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St Anne and Her Daughter Mary(0)

March 31, 2021

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

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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

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

Glorious Mysteries in Stained Glass

Last month I wrote about the history of the beautiful stained glass in St Mary of the Angels church in Wellington, and in particular the sets featuring the Mysteries of the Rosary. 

I was interested to read in one of the church handouts that “It was left to the parish priest, Fr Stanislaus Mahony SM, to organise and complete, even to literally giving a hand himself to save costs.… More

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