Archive for the ‘Saints’ Category


A Wooden Sculpture of Saint Francis of Assisi Found For Sale at the Big Chicken Barn Books & Antiques on Route 3 in Ellsworth, Maine

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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 Close-Up Detail From a Marble Statue of the Virgin Mary, Whose Right Foot Crushes a Serpent With Forbidden Fruit Clenched in Its Jaws, Found at St. John Cemetery in Plainfield, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 8, 2019) 

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Saint Francis of Assisi Tends to a Fawn, a Squirrel, and a Bunny on the Front Lawn of a Home on Birch Hill Road in Holden, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 7, 2014) 

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A Bronze Statue of Saint Joan of Arc in Full Battle Armor Seen on the Grounds of St. Anne Shrine in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 23, 2017)

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A Statue of the Virgin Mary Praying (With a Large Celtic Cross Looming Behind Her) Found in the Small Cemetery on the Front Lawn of St. Anne’s Church Located on Route 9 in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 14, 2018)

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A Severely Weather-Beaten Statue of an Unidentified Saint Found on the Grounds of St. Hedwig’s Church in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 12, 2018)

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A Carved Wooden Icon of Saint Nikolai of Mozhaisk (a Russian Variation of Saint Nicholas), With a Brass Sword and a Silver Halo Studded with Gemstones, Seen Hanging on the Wall at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 22, 2017)