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Eastern and Western images of Our Blessed Lady
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Poster MariyaNJ Offline
Posted 11/22/12 05:13 PM
Inside of the side chapel of the Sacred Heart RC Church in Suffern, NY
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#388429 - 11/24/12 11:47 AM Re: Eastern and Western images of Our Blessed Lady [Re: MariyaNJ]
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Nice photo, Mariya. I like the contrast.

Many years,

"One day all our ethnic traits ... will have disappeared. Time itself is seeing to this. And so we can not think of our communities as ethnic parishes, ... unless we wish to assure the death of our community."

#388459 - 11/25/12 07:50 PM Re: Eastern and Western images of Our Blessed Lady [Re: Irish Melkite]
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This is me, Mariya, using a new account because I'm having trouble logging into mine. Yeah, it's a nice picture and I actually have a vintage book published in 1954 entitled [i]Mary, God's Masterpice[/i], and it says:

In this Marian Year, 1954, the Redemptorists lovingly dedicate this little book to our Blessed Lady under her chosen title of PERPETUAL HELP. As sons of St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori, one of the foremost champions of the Immaculate Conception, they offer this humble tribute to


May this Madonna from the East, so ardently received and cherished by the nations of the West, be a lasting bond between them! May this Marian link help to bring about the much desired union of the separated Oriental Churches with that of Rome!


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