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April 30, 2021

Pope St John Paul II introduced a new set of Mysteries of the Rosary, called the Luminous Mysteries, in 2002.

The first  Luminous Mystery is the Baptism of the Lord. This window in Sts Peter and Paul, Noubalay, France, shows the scene: against protestations about his unworthiness, John baptised Jesus in the River Jordan. … More

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St Anne and Her Daughter Mary

By Frances Mazur
Photos: Fr Kerry Prendeville SM

This small art-piece was made in Edinburgh, Scotland, in about 1678. It was displayed in a roadside shrine on the Inverness road.

After the Battle of Culloden in August 1745, orders were given to destroy churches and shrines in and around Inverness and the Scottish Highlands.… More

The Tollet Portrait
of Fr Jean-Claude Colin

Tony (Jean Jules Antoine) Tollet was born on 6 November 1857 at 19 rue Bourgelat in the district of Ainay in Lyons, France. When he was young he was immobilised by sickness, and it was at this time that he began to learn to draw.… More

Sorrowful
 Mysteries 
in Stained Glass

In the Mary Chapel of St Mary of the Angels, Wellington, are three sets of windows portraying the Mysteries of the Rosary. The left set contain the Joyful Mysteries (see September 2020 issue) and the first Sorrowful Mystery. The right set has the Glorious Mysteries (see October 2020 issue) and the last Sorrowful Mystery.… More


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