The Annunciation...commemorates the most sublime moment in the history of time,
the moment when the Second Divine Person of the most Holy Trinity assumed human nature in the womb of the Virgin Mary.
"Never was there a more entire or humiliating defeat than that which this day befell satan. ... The result of so glorious a triumph is that Mary is to be superior not only to the rebel angels, but to the whole human race, yea, to all the angels of heaven. ..."... More