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Rosary Shrine Vestments III

Inspired by the designs in the Rosary Shrine church, this High Mass set was a gift to St Dominic's on the occasion of its 150th anniversary last year. It was first used on the feast of Our Lady of … More
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Rosary Shrine Vestments I

Inspired by the designs in the Rosary Shrine church, this High Mass set was a gift to St Dominic's on the occasion of its 150th anniversary last year. It was first used on the feast of Our Lady of … More
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Rosary Shrine Vestments II

Inspired by the designs in the Rosary Shrine church, this High Mass set was a gift to St Dominic's on the occasion of its 150th anniversary last year. It was first used on the feast of Our Lady of … More
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Saint Margaret of Antioch

"Saint Margaret, whose feast is celebrated on July 20, is a virgin and martyr. She is also called "Marina". Margaret belonged to Pisidian Antioch in Asia Minor, where her father was a pagan priest. … More
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Shoulder My Yoke

"Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdened, and I will give you rest. Shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your … More
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Sweetest Heart of Mary windows

This shot gives you a sense of the scale of the windows in this church. "The church includes several impressive stained glass windows created by Detroit Stained Glass Works, the successor to the … More
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Apse of the Sweetest Heart of Mary

View of the rear of the Sweetest Heart of Mary church in Detroit, MI. Of note is the size of the transept window which takes up the entire wall! Source: Lawrence OP on Flickr More
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Jesus Blessing Children

"Jesus exclaimed, ‘I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and of earth, for hiding these things from the learned and the clever and revealing them to mere children. Yes, Father, for that is what it … More
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Church of the Sweetest Heart of Mary

Exterior view of Detroit's largest Neo-Gothic church. Source: Lawrence OP on Flickr More
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Nave of the Sweetest Heart of Mary

The Polish church called "The Sweetest Heart of Mary" in Detroit is one of the largest Gothic Revival churches in the Midwest, and perhaps the most impressive. It was begun in 1892 to a design by … More
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

"Wear the Scapular devoutly and perseveringly . . . It shall be a sign of salvation, a protection in danger, and a pledge of peace." – Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Stained glass from the Sweetest Heart … More
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Saint Bonaventure

From a contemporary account of St Bonaventure: "In Bonaventure we meet a unique personality. He was unsurpassed in sanctity, wisdom, eloquence, and gifted with a remarkable skill of accomplishing … More
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The Call of Amos

"Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, said to Amos, ‘Go away, seer;’ get back to the land of Judah; earn your bread there, do your prophesying there. We want no more prophesying in Bethel; this is the … More
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Christ Sends Out His Apostles

"Jesus made a tour round the villages, teaching. Then he summoned the Twelve and began to send them out in pairs giving them authority over the unclean spirits. And he instructed them to take … More
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St Kateri with American Saints

"Kateri Tekakwitha was born in today’s New York state in 1656 to a Mohawk father and a Christian Algonquin mother who gave to her a sense of the living God. She was baptized at twenty years of age … More
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St Henry

"O God, whose abundant grace prepared Saint Henry to be raised by you in a wonderful way from the cares of earthly rule to heavenly realms, grant, we pray, through his intercession, that amid the … More
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I Took Them In My Arms

"I myself taught Ephraim to walk, I took them in my arms; yet they have not understood that I was the one looking after them. I led them with reins of kindness, with leading-strings of love. I was … More
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Father of Western Monks

"O God, who made the Abbot Saint Benedict an outstanding master in the school of divine service, grant, we pray, that, putting nothing before love of you, we may hasten with a loving heart in the … More
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Death of Saint Benedict

"On the sixth day of his illness he commanded them to carry him into the church, and there to give him the Eucharist. He then stood between the hands of his brothers, with hands outstretched towards … More
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Saint Benedict

"There was a man of venerable life, Benedict, blessed by grace and by name, who, leaving home and patrimony and desiring to please God alone, sought out the habit of holy living." – Introit for the … More
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