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The Cause of Fr Jean-Claude Colin Founder of the Society of Mary

The Icon (Part 2 of 2) Through an icon we are able to encounter the person portrayed. In this icon we are brought into the presence of three persons: the Word Made Flesh, his Mother Mary and Jean-Claude Colin, Founder of the Society of Mary. In this icon the central life-event of Jean-Claude is represented […]

Icon of St John Vianney, Curé of Ars

St John Vianney’s feast day is 4th August. He has Marist connections and was patron of the Year of the Priest. The cover icon was created in the St John the Baptist Studio, info@sacredart.co.nz . Used with permission.  

Pompallier Madonna

The Pompallier Madonna is a painting of the Blessed Virgin brought to Rome from Byzantium (modern-day Istanbul) by the nuns of the Immaculate Conception in the Campus Martius in the year 750. It was given to Bishop Pompallier by Pope Pius IX when the bishop visited Rome in 1847 and the bishop brought it to […]