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Cynthia Ostrowski holds a bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science and a minor in Computer Science from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (2005). She is currently a stay-at-home mother of two children. A former GIS analyst, Cynthia's interests include photography, french horn, and singing polyphony.
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“Sacred music, being a complementary part of the solemn liturgy, participates in the general scope of the liturgy, which is the glory of God and the sanctification and edification of the faithful. It contributes to the decorum and the splendor of the ecclesiastical ceremonies, and since its principal office is to clothe with suitable melody the liturgical text proposed for the understanding of the faithful, its proper aim is to add greater efficacy to the text, in order that through it the faithful may be the more easily moved to devotion and better disposed for the reception of the fruits of grace belonging to the celebration of the most holy mysteries.”
— Pope Saint Pius X

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Catholic Line Art, Black and White • Installment #30
published 14 July 2014 by Cynthia Ostrowski

Jules Breton won a prize in 1857 for his painting: Blessing of the Wheat, Artois.

268 The blessing of the wheat fields in Artois (1857)


Look closely … do those vestments look familiar?

267 Jules Breton


Wow! Similar vestments were used in the Campion Missal:

262 Confiteor


All the vestments used in the Campion Missal were more than 200 years old.

Here’s an extremely high quality download for you:

      * *  1857 • Jules Breton — Blessing of the Wheat Fields in Artois (PDF)