Monthly Archives: March 2012

Saint Joseph in the chapel of Smakt, Limburg.

The statue of Saint Joseph and Child jesus in the chapel is a replica. The original is a 50 cm tall carved statue, polychrome. From its description it is clear that the Child is pointing in the direction of the … Continue reading

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March 19, on a pilgrimage to Saint Joseph

This pilgrim left early on March 19, in thick fog, as icicles sometimes fell from branches,   to attend Holy Mass on the solemnity of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed  Virgin Mary.  A small pilgrimage indeed, but after one hour … Continue reading

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Kept in her heart

the Mother of God in her heart she does keep the sayings of Simon and Hanna so deep and drawn to these tidings she inwardly goes with joys of a mother she blends coming woes. The Little Flower of Jesus … Continue reading

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Sweet Jesus

An ardent love His lips do show He wants to kiss and to be kissed Awaits your head to make a bow ‘T is not a moment to be missed The ebony coloured oak carving was difficult to make a … Continue reading

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Station of the Cross

The Lord falls down, is pulled to rise A hand that grabs, a voice that cries During the bombardment of the city of Cleves in the year 1944, the Stiftkirche was heavily damaged and of the Stations of the Cross … Continue reading

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Pietà

The One who did not break the reed and to the smoking flax gave heed in dying does commend His Soul into the Hands that keep the Whole.

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