Archive for the ‘Religious Figures’ Category

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With a Small Bird on His Shoulder and Another in His Hand, an Extremely Thin Saint Francis of Assisi Stands Next to a Gravestone at Pine Grove Cemetery in Westborough, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 12, 2016)

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An Imposing Statue of John Wesley, the Anglican Minister and Theologian Who Cofounded the Methodism Evangelical Movement, Seems to Guard the Front Entrance of the Wesley United Methodist Church on Main Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 19, 2016)

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A Small Wooden Statue of Saint Nil Sorsky Seen on Display at the Museum of Russians Icons in Clinton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 13, 2018)

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Special Thanks to My Cousin Dwayne Szlosek for Giving Me Permission to Post This Photograph of an Intriguing Statue of Three or Possibly Four Bearded Men in Robes Standing Back to Back (Most Likely Unidentified Saints or Apostles Perhaps?) That He Discovered at the Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Chester, Virginia (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 15, 2017)

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In Addition to the Bronze Statue of Him Standing Outside Trinity Church at Copley Square in Boston, the Likeness of the Reverend Phillips Brooks Can Be Found Carved in Stone on the Facade of the Church Itself With a Long-Neck Gargoyle Peering Over His Shoulder (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 18, 2020)

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A Buddha Sitting in the Lotus Position Spotted Among Various Other Statuary For Sale in the Better Living Center at the Big E Held on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on  August 31, 2019)

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A Marble Statue of the Virgin Mary Holding Baby Jesus Found at the Entrance of Mount Vernon Cemetery on the Grounds of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church on Worcester Street in West Boylston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 26, 2017)

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A Hooded Saint Francis of Assisi Pets a Bunny Rabbit While Holding a Lantern at Mount Vernon Cemetery in West Boylston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 3, 2019)

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A Shrine for the Holy Family Featuring Statues of Joseph, Mary, and the Child Jesus Found on the Grounds of St. Anne Shrine in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 10, 2018)

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A Roly-Poly Hoi Toi Seen Lounging on the Grounds of the Yak Arts International Gallery in Orleans, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 18, 2018)