Monday, September 19, 2016

General Council Meeting in Bigorio Swiss

 Morning Eucharist and Prayer was led by Ivan, vice secretary.....ancient chapel....artistic chapel.....you just feel like sitting in the chapel and it leads one to enter into a dialogue...with God
 A beautiful Icon Mother Mary and Child Jesus...painted on the wood....since 1535....still fresh and attractive....

 Ivan is celebrating the Holy Eucharist.....he preached a short homily......
 General Minister is sharing the history of the chapel and the various icons....

 Old Crucifixion.....Wooden one.......

The stained glass window...where crucified Jesus is depicted in fire.....

 There are many painted pictures in the chapel and on the wall of the friary.....these days i will try to put them on the blog.....they are as old as 450 years old...
 St. Anthony with baby Jesus...

 Another old Crucifix.......

 The old breviary and old Bible.....Olden days......the friars in 1536 did not have individual breviaries and Copies of Bible but one common one.......
 A very attractive......crucifix of San Damiano........

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