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Religious orders and congregations

Diplomat-abbot

Lu Zhengxiang (1871-1949) dressed as a Chinese diplomat and in abbot’s pontifical vestments. Born in a Chinese Protestant family, he made a …

Fr. Zavoral O.Praem.

Fr. Metoděj Jan Nepomuk Zavoral (1862 – 1942) in choir dress with a mozzetta made of white watered silk. From 1906, the …

Grand Master Chigi

His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ Ludovico Chigi della Rovere Albani Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint …

Trappists from Kentucky

The chant of the Passion of the Lord according to St. Matthew on Sunday in Ramis Palmarum at the Abbey of Our …

Benedictines from Krzeszów

Nuns from the Benedictine convent in Krzeszów during a choir prayer in the monastery chapel. In the centre, on a platform, you …

Amadeus de Bie O.Cist.

Gerardus Franciscus Amadeus de Bie O.Cist., Abbot of the monastery in Bornem in Belgium, and then the Abbot General of the Cistercian …

Prostration

Prostration during the singing of the Litany of All Saints at the liturgy of the Holy Saturday before the great altar of …

Granada

Priestly ordination celebrated probably on Saturday preceding Passion Sunday, i.e. Palm Sunday, in the Dominican church of Santa Cruz La Real in …

Burning of palms

Nuns burning last year’s palms, from which the ash was used during the celebration of the Ash Wednesday, the Cathedral of the …

Jesuits

Jesuit novices during the meditate in cemetery at their formation house in Los Gatos, California, USA.

Card. Canali

Nicola Cardinal Canali, the Grand Prior of Rome of the Order of Malta from 1938 to 1961, with the ribbon of the …

Malta

Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta Ludovico Chigi …

At St. Andrew’s

The adoration of the Cross on Good Friday in the Belgian Benedictine Abbey of St. Andrew in Bruges, A.D. 1935. Next to …

Adoratio crucis

The Archbishop of Lima Juan Landázuri Ricketts O.F.M. adoring the cross during the service on Good Friday. The bishop celebrating the liturgy …

Pulvis

Remember, man, that thou art dust and unto dust thou shalt return.

White cappa

Fr. Bernard Pennings O.Praem., the Abbot of St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere, during the recitation of preparatory prayers before a Mass.

Pius

Father Pio O.F.M. Cap. during the celebration of a Holy Mass. We pay attention to the good visible shaven of the tonsure.

Carthusian nun

The Carthusian nuns have retained the privilege of the consecration of virgins, which they have inherited from the nuns of Prébayon. The …

Dakar

Bp. Marcel-François Lefebvre from the Congregation of the Holy Spirit under the protection of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. From 1947 Vicar …

Rest

Brother Martin, a Capuchin friar, at rest on the construction of water supply system leading to a Catholic college in East Midlands, …