Tag: religious statues

  • Roses in December

    The image of “roses in December” calls to mind Our Lady of Guadalupe and how roses blooming in December helped Juan Diego convince a skeptical Bishop. In the card shown below, Mary is dressed in a blue mantle and light red patterned robe reminiscent of Our Lady of Guadalupe. She holds Jesus in her left…

  • Much More Than a Statue: The Meaning of Catholic Figurines and Icons

    For centuries, Catholic figurines and icons have been images of faith and inspiration. Typically depicting the Saints, Mary, or Jesus, Catholic icons and figurines are full of deep spiritual meaning and symbolism. This includes the types of colors used, the material used and even the way the image is depicted. Gold, wood, or canvases are…