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Sister of Mercy

Sister of Marcy (R.S.M.) – the photo taken during the Civil War.

Crux fidelis

Father Pius (Pio) of Pietrelcina during the adoration of the cross on Good Friday. According to the pre-Pius XII liturgy, the crucifix …


High Pontifical Mass celebrated on Holy Thursday in Norbertine Abbey of Our Lady of Tongerlo, Belgium at the beginning of the 2nd …


A Franciscan friar providing alms to poor children at the gate of the monastery.


A crosier, a pectoral cross and a stole worn in a deacon’s way.

Grand Master

Eugen Ferdinand Pius Bernhard Felix Maria von Habsburg-Baudemont-Vaudemont-Lorraine dressed as the Grand Master of the Order of Brothers of the German House …

Bp. del Corona

Pio Alberto del Corona, the last titular bishop of Draso, later Bishop of San Miniato and titular archbishop of Serdica, beatified in …

In the crypts

A friar praying in the crypt of the Capuchin church of Our Lady of the Conception in Rome.


The Public Consistory, December 22, 1927. Among the five newly created cardinals were three religious, who unlike the other two, Hlond (first …


Cardinal Karol Wojtyła with mother Alina Imelda Niewmierzycka, the Abbess of the Benedictine monastery in Staniątki, on the day of her benediction, …

Card. Boggiani

Tommaso Pio Cardinal Boggiani O.P. in a choir dress characteristic to prelates belonging to the Order of Preachers.

Bp. Lefebvre

Episcopal consecration of Father Marcel Lefebvre C.S.Sp. in the St. Christopher’s Church in Tourcoing, September 18, 1947.


Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at prayer in the choir, Nazareth convent in Tegelen, the Netherlands. Each of …

Abbot Pothier O.S.B.

Dom Joseph Pothier O.S.B., the Abbot of the Benedictine monastery of Fontenelle which was founded by St. Wandregisel (Wandrille) in Normandy in …

Gaudeamus omnes

Gaudeamus omnes in Domino, diem festum celebrantes sub honore beatae Mariae Virginis, de cuius solemnitate gaudent Angeli, et collaudant Filium Dei, alleluia, …

Bp. van Lierde

Bishop Petrus Canisius van Lierde O.S.A. during the preparatory prayers before the celebration of a Pontifcal High Mass from the faldstool in the …

A Clare

A nun of the Order of Saint Clare kneeling during a meal in front of the cross lying on the ground. The …


A solemn religious profession in the Benedictine Archabbey of St. Vincent in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Bp. Castrillo

Agostino Ernesto Castrillo O.F.M., the bishop of the Diocese of San Marco Argentano – Bisignano, in a zimarra and a ferrariolo characteristic of …