05-Mary & St. John the Apostle

Mary receiving holy communion in Ephesus from the hands of St. John the Apostle, to whose care the dying Redeemer had commended her. In the window, angels are holding the houseling-cloth which ws held in front of the communicants to prevent the falling of the body and blood of Christ to the ground.

St. John by Peter Paul Rubens (c.1611)