Aureoles of Heaven



Wounded Reaching & Holy Wednesday by Joshua Alan Sturgill

Righteous Seed (Holy Monday) & Lamentations by Mark Mosley


arthur-1920wThe East in the West:  The symbolism is of heaven brought down to earth, of the priest standing a mortal amidst a host of the undying. The awful orders of the angels are about him, about him are the companies of the saints, around him stand the martyrs in dyed robes, having exchanged earthly anguish and the flames of burning torment for the eternal aureoles of heaven. With the prayers of the priest and of the people their prayers ascend to the place of the Majesty on high, and there is represented in a mystery the High Sacrifice of Calvary.

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