Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Artists in the Sacristy Have Been Busy

Our thanks once again to Fr Jeffrey Keyes and the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa at the Regina Pacis Convent in Santa Rosa, California, where Fr Keyes serves as chaplain, for these photos of the clever designs which the sister sacristans make with the amice ties when laying out the vestments for Mass.

St Jean Marie Vianney, the Curé d’Ars
St Theresa Benedicta of the Cross (feast on August 9)
For St Clare, a monstrance, in reference to the miracle by which she defended Assisi from a Saracen attack by bringing the Blessed Sacrament to the place where they were scaling the city walls. As she raised It on high, the soldiers fell off the ladder and away from the wall as if dazzled.
Fr Keyes’ birthday, August 17
Pope St Pius X
A rose for St Rose of Lima
Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart
The Immaculate Heart of Mary
During a retreat for the sisters at a local Carmelite monastery, OCD for “Ordo Carmelitarum Discalceatorum.”
September 14th, the tenth anniversary of the motu proprio going into legal effect.
The Holy Name of Mary
Ember Friday
Salve Regina

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