Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The work of bees...

...and of your servants' hands" (from the Exsultet). The convent's Paschal candle was hand-decorated by our Provincial superior, Sister Mary Leonora. Since we are, in this year of consecrated life, focusing more intensely on the sacrament of Baptism, she made that the special focus of her artistry. Everything comes from Christ, the center, and from his pierced heart. The green plants are fed by the flowing waters (to the left), and the "fruits" produced by grace are manifest in gold.

The novices continued the theme by creating a flowing fountain next to the candle stand.

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