Tag: Statue

Baltimore’s Italian American community plans new statue to honor Columbus

Baltimore’s Italian American community plans new statue to honor Columbus

| Tim Swift | July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Weeks after protesters toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, members of the city’s Italian American community are developing a plan to reproduce the marble monument so it can be displayed in a more secure location.

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Why “What are the bishops doing about it?” is the wrong question

Why “What are the bishops doing about it?” is the wrong question

| Bishop Robert Barron | July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Recently, the bishops of California made a statement regarding the attacks on the statues of St. Junipero Serra in San Francisco, Ventura, and Los Angeles. While acknowledging that there are legitimate concerns about racism both historical and contemporary, we insisted that the characterization of Serra as the moral equivalent of Hitler and the missions he founded as tantamount to death camps is simply unconscionable.

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San Francisco archbishop leads prayer, blesses site of toppled Serra statue

San Francisco archbishop leads prayer, blesses site of toppled Serra statue

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Several dozen people joined San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone as he led the rosary June 27 and recited the prayer of St. Michael the Archangel for protection from evil at the site of the now-toppled statue of St. Junipero Serra in the city’s Golden Gate Park.

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Italian Americans, others call for New York to honor saint with statue

Italian Americans, others call for New York to honor saint with statue

| Andrew Pugliese | October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The outrage over the snubbing of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini by New York City first lady Chirlane McCray’s She Built NYC commission culminated in a march and Mass Oct. 6 to support a public statue of Mother Cabrini, as the patron saint of immigrants is best known.

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UST students destroy Virgin Mary statue; leaders say act ‘deeply hurt’ community

UST students destroy Virgin Mary statue; leaders say act ‘deeply hurt’ community

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

“The destroying of a holy object of any religion is a grave act of disrespect and is completely inconsistent with St. Thomas’ values and convictions,” university leaders said.

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St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

| Susan Klemond | October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The statue, accompanied by a carved owl, is giving the couple, parishioners at St. Joseph in West St. Paul, the opportunity to tell neighbors, dog walkers and others passing their Smith Avenue home about the 13th-century Italian saint, whom some don’t recognize.

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Basilica to install ‘Homeless Jesus’ statue on its campus

Basilica to install ‘Homeless Jesus’ statue on its campus

| July 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis has commissioned a cast of “Homeless Jesus,” a bronze sculpture of a life-sized Christ-figure sleeping in a blanket on a park bench. It will be installed on the Basilica campus Nov. 19, which Pope Francis has designated as the World Day of the Poor.

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Pilgrim Virgin statue to be in Mendota Oct. 10

Pilgrim Virgin statue to be in Mendota Oct. 10

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Veneration of the statue will be open to the public from 1:30-to-3 p.m. Oct. 10 at St. Peter Church, Mendota.

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In Pictures: August 14, 2014

In Pictures: August 14, 2014

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

LIGHT THE NIGHT
OUR LADY ARRIVES

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