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September in Stained Glass(0)

August 30, 2021

Following the Gospel readings each day in September, especially during the first few days, reveals a busy Jesus. On the 1st he healed Peter’s mother-in-law. On the 2nd he was forced by the press of the enthusiastic crowd to step into Peter’s boat and preach from there.… More

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Luminous Mysteries in Stained Glass

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

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

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