Gabriel said to Mary, ‘Rejoice; you are highly honoured! The Lord is with you.’ Mary was very worried by these words and asked herself what all this could mean, but the messenger said to her, ‘Mary, do not be afraid; God is to do you a great honour. Listen! You are to have a son and you are to name him Jesus. He will be a great man and will be called Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his ancestor David; your son will rule over the descendants of Jacob for ever and his reign will have no end.’ Mary said to the messenger, ‘But how can this come about, since I do not yet have a husband?’ The messenger answered, ‘The Holy Spirit will come to you and the power of the Most High God will be at work within you. And so the child will be holy and will be called Son of God.’ Mary said ‘I am at the service of the Lord for him to do to me what you have said.’ Then the messenger left her.
The Taizé Picture Bible, Stories from the Scriptures, adapted from the Jerusalem Bible with illustrations by Brother Eric de Saussure of the Taizé Community, Fortress Press, 1969, pp. 178-180.
And from the Bradford Catholic Youth Choir, “O Mary of Promise”
“…may all of our journeys be blessed by your grace,
as when you said yes to the angel’s embrace.”