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Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Happy Feast Day!


Sadly Turgot's life of his penitent does not appear to be on the web, so instead I have dug out this rather fine print. If I had more pennies I would buy this (see title link): if we all buy this chap's prints it might encourage him to do more, as I gather each one took several years to prepare and is therefore something of a major investment.
Today in Poland is the feast of Our Lady of Ostrobrama, also known as Our Lady Mother of Mercy, who features prominently in the life of St Faustina Kowalska. It is the second Polish Marian shrine after Czestochowa. Here is an amusing pile of rubbish on the subject of Black Madonnas which happens to feature a photo of an icon of Our Lady of Ostrobrama in Falkland Palace chapel. And the icon itself I put in here.