Category Archives: Great Art

Our Lady of the Rosary

Thursday, Oct. 7,  is the Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. In honor of the story, I’d like to point you to a post that I did a couple of years ago that explains the origins of the … Continue reading

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New Banner Art – Lent

  I took this image from a great website that produces funny Catholic cartoons: the appropriately named Catholic Carton Blog.  Bookmark the site for a daily laugh.

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Thursday, July 16, is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Our Lady Queen of All Saints is celebrating the Feast during 5:30 pm Mass.  The Mass is also part of the novena of Masses held to celebrate the … Continue reading

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July 2 — Happy Independence Day!

Yep.  You read it right. Today, July 2, is actually the day that the American colonies declared independence. What?  You thought it was July 4? Well, check out the Banner Art page and read the interesting history of the Birth … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

 Tomorrow is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This has become a very important day of prayer in the Church, and I’d like to provide a little background information about it for three important reasons: It is a … Continue reading

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New Blog Feature – Banner Art Page

I am adding a new feature to the blog:  A page describing the banner art. I usually change the banner art to reflect the Church calendar. For example, today is Pentecost Sunday.  So, I’ve chosen a fresco depicting the descent … Continue reading

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Blessed are they who believe without seeing

A reader, Kathy, asked a good question:  “why would you put a man putting his finger in another man’s loose skin as your web page? Aren’t you supposed to be religous?” She’s talking, of course, about the banner art for … Continue reading

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