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St. Cecilia

“The musical tradition of the universal Church is a treasure of inestimable value, greater even than that of any other art. The main reason for this pre-eminence is that, as sacred song clos…

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Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr Mass Propers: Friday of the Twenty-Seventh Week After Pentecost: Friday of the Fif.

St. Michael the Archangel #icône

30 Day Orthodox Challenge Day 18 – Your favorite Archangel For many personal reasons, I have to say Holy Archangel Michael. However, the other Archangels -especially St. Selaphiel- are also very close to my heart. O Holy.

By the Master of the Legend of Saint Ursula (Netherlandish), Virgin and Child, last quarter of 15th century, oil on wood.

By the Master of the Legend of Saint Ursula (Netherlandish): Virgin and Child (last quarter of century, oil on wood. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Monastic Garments of Dominican nuns in the 18th century.  http://world4.eu/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Monastic-clothing-Dominican-nuns.jpg

Dominican nuns in Religious Orders. Founded by Saint Dominic de Guzman in Roman Catholic religious order.

Sex, Enclosure, and Scandal in Medieval Monasteries :http://www.medievalists.net/2012/04/02/sex-enclosure-and-scandal-in-medieval-monasteries/

Best Clothes and Everyday Attire of Late Medieval Nuns A ‹Kruseler› under a nun’s veil. ‹Liber animarum capituli Monasterii s. Quirini Nussiensis› (n.

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Cistercian nun

My summary of a paper given at the Institute of Historical Research on: Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England.