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Why do we use purple during Lent?

Those of us who grew up in denominations that don’t use liturgical colors often find the change of vestments with the seasons a bit confusing. After all, if our pastors… Read more Why do we use purple during Lent?

Rare Find Part II

A few days ago, I shared some new treasures with you relating to A Rare Find of Ecclesiastical  Embroidery Patterns. These wonderful hand embroidery designs are always something precious to behold. They are the keys to a puzzle that has many missing pieces. They connect us with a rich past and provide inspiration for the future projects . At the monastery near  my home where I do volunteer work, I have been helping catalog the collection of Ecclesiastical Embroidery Designs from the Art Needlework Department. The department was active from the late… Read more Rare Find Part II

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