Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Laetare Sunday Photopost 2018 (Part 1)

We had a good number of submissions for Laetare Sunday this year, so there will be two photoposts this time. This one starts with something very interesting and unique from Douai Abbey in England, a vestment with pieces of 15th century embroidery, remounted in 1963 on a dark rose-colored cloth. (Special thanks to Dom Hugh Somerville-Knapman!) We also have photos of the Byzantine Third Sunday of Lent, the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross, which might broadly be seen as the Eastern equivalent of Laetare, and a blessing of golden roses. Thanks as always to all our readers who sent these in - evangelize through beauty!

Douai Abbey - Upper Woolhampton, England
St Paul - Birkirkara, Malta
St Peter Eastern Catholic Church - Ukiah, California
Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross - Vespers
Divine Liturgy
St Catherine Labouré - Middletown, New Jersey
Annuniciation Catholic Church - Houston, Texas
St Stephen - Exeter, Nebraska
The blessing of golden roses as gifts to parishioners.
St Stanislaus - South Bend, Indiana
Tradition is for the young!
Cathedral of St Eugene - Santa Rosa, California
San Felipe Chapel - Los Angeles, California
St Mary - Kalamazoo, Michigan
Mass in the Ordinary From
Mass in the Extraordinary From
St Mary - Chinatown, Washington, D.C.

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