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crosses and sheep and (dead) languages, oh my!

The Isle of Man has a huge collection of stone crosses. 

The stone crosses don’t always look like crosses.

The crosses date from the early Celtic christian period through the Norse period and into the high medieval period. 316 more words

My Last Resort

Yesterday’s Gospel reading for Mass included a story of a woman who has suffered from hemorrhaging for twelve years. She was supposed to be isolated from everyone and yet she had the courage to seek out Jesus and touch His clothes so that she could be healed. 698 more words


Donahoe Monument, Calvary Cemetery

An unusual classical monument: a pediment with two columns flanked by curved benches. The effect is something like a gateway, with the repaired cross behind representing the destination.

Classical Architecture

The Trauma

John 19:31-34, 36-37

In John 19:31, it is revealed that the time of preparation had come. Because of this time, the Jews asked Pilate to break their legs so that they would die quickly. 188 more words

The Gospel Of John

Notre Dame de Paris Rosary by Ghirelli

 The Notre Dame de Paris Rosary has features that reminds pilgrims of their trip to this historic cathedral.

 The rosary has a crucifix reminiscent of the Pieta.  238 more words

Diana's Cross ~ A Merlin Custom Amulet

A cross commissioned for my friend Diana,
To be worn for her liturgical practices at her church:
giving blessings and communion.
This over-sized pectoral cross had enough room for detailed design, 190 more words