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St. Ignatius Mission Banners

Church banners come in many shapes, and sizes, colors and designs. Indays gone by, church banners were rendered in detailed and elaborate Ecclesiastical Embroidery¬† designs such as the Great Processional Banner at York Minster, which makes them works of art in themselves.When looking though books which document the history of Ecclesiastical Sewing, the lavish use of hand embroidery on banners was quite common. Church banners received the same care and attention as did altar frontals and Church Vestments such as stoles, copes and chasubles. In the book Church Embroidery and… Read more St. Ignatius Mission Banners

Frontal at St. Ignatius Mission

Summer vacations always include at least one stop related to Ecclesiastical Sewing. This year’s trip included a stop at the St. Ignatius Mission. The Mission is in the tiny town of St. Ignatius, MT, at the southern edge of Flathead Lake, and about forty miles north of Missoula. This is one of those remote churches that have been on the “Must See” list. With a trip to Glacier Park, it was the perfect time to visit. For those interested in seeing the inside of a beautiful church, the St. Ignatius… Read more Frontal at St. Ignatius Mission