All posts tagged: catholic

Stained Light

I captured these ethereal scenes mid afternoon on a winter’s day. The colors bathing the walls and columns from the setting sun shimmering through the stained glass is so lovely.

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Cherubs

These little angels were initially painted as chubby nudes; however, such illustrations were not acceptable in the early 1900’s.  So the artist, father Charles Maillard, covered them up with wisps of flowing fabric.

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Saint Philomena

St. Philomena: the daughter of light and the enlightener of a dark and corrupt age.  I photographed a few of the paintings depicting her life, located above the nave windows of Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral in Gravelbourg, SK.   Two of the last three paintings reside by […]

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Sanctus

The paintings on the ceilings of Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral in Gravelbourg, SK depict eternal salvation.  This particular scene is located above and behind the altar. These magnificent works of art were painted by Monsignor Charles Maillard, a French born priest who devoted 10 years […]

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Stained Glass

This beautiful piece depicting the assumption of Mary resides in Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral, in Gravelbourg, SK. The stained glass was crafted by Frederic Rault, at the Rault Studio in Rennes (Brittany). This breathtaking window features vivid rays of light, curving earthward as […]

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