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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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When Christ gave the bread, he did not say, "This is the symbol of my body," but, "This is my body." In the same way, when he gave the cup of his blood he did not say, "This is the symbol of my blood," but, "This is my blood."
— Theodore, Bishop of Mopsuestia, writing in the 5th Century

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Catholic Line Art, Black and White • Installment #66
published 12 January 2015 by Cynthia Ostrowski

T HAS BEEN my pleasure to post these lovely images, and I will continue doing so. But let no one think these downloads can replace holding the actual Jogues Missal in your hands. The entire book is a work of art, and its typesetting will astound you.

Today’s image (#66 BELOW) was not used in the Jogues Illuminated Missal because we found other images of a higher quality … but it’s still very nice. It depicts the Nativity of our Lady, which formerly was celebrated with great solemnity.

      * *  66. Our Lady’s Nativity • 8 September (version B)
      * *  65. Easter Sunday • Our Lord’s Resurrection (not used)
      * *  64. The Angel Raphael • With Tobias
      * *  63. Christmas • Fifth Version
      * *  62. Holy Thursday • Last Supper (Second Version)
      * *  61. Immaculate Conception • 8 December (Third Version)
      * *  60. Presentation of Mary • 21 November … Not to be confused with 2 Feb
      * *  59. Purification (Presentation) • Alternate Image
      * *  58. Nativity of St. John the Baptist • 24 June
      * *  57. Immaculate Conception • 8 December (Second Version)
      * *  56. Our Lady’s Nativity • 8 September (version A)
      * *  55. Our Lady’s Assumption (VIGIL) • 14 August, OF
      * *  54. Easter Vigil (Holy Saturday) • Christ’s Resurrection
      * *  53. Celebration of Mass • St. Bernard’s authorship of the Salve Regina
      * *  52. Holy Thursday • Last Supper (First Version)
      * *  51. Sacred Heart of Jesus • Draw waters from the Savior’s Fountains
      * *  50. Low Sunday • Doubting Thomas
      * *  49. Palm Sunday • Christ riding a donkey
      * *  48. Epiphany • Second Version
      * *  47. Good Friday • Removing Christ from the Cross
      * *  46. Corpus Christi • Two Angels incensing Sanctissimum
      * *  45. Good Friday • Christ being mocked
      * *  44. St. Joseph the Worker • 1 May, EF
      * *  43. St. Joseph • Dying in the arms of Jesus
      * *  42. Pentecost • Our Lady with the Apostles
      * *  41. Purification (Presentation) • 2 February
      * *  40. Most Holy Trinity • Father, Son, & Holy Spirit
      * *  39. Passion Sunday • Our Lord’s Agony in the Garden
      * *  38. St. Joseph • 19 March
      * *  37. Immaculate Conception • 8 December (First Version)
      * *  36. Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary • St. Dominic with Mary
      * *  35. Good Friday • Crucifixion
      * *  34. Holy Saturday • Paschal Mystery
      * *  33. Ss. Peter & Paul • 29 June
      * *  32. Requiem Mass • Monks praying with Catafalque
      * *  31. Holy Thusday • The Lamb which was slain
      * *  30. (Color) Beautiful Vestments • Blessing of the Wheat (1857)
      * *  29. Our Lady • “MARIA” Monogram
      * *  28. Celebration of Mass • Eucharistic Miracle of St. Gregory
      * *  27. St. Joseph Emblem • Patron of the Universal Church
      * *  26. (Color) Sacrifice of the Mass • Holy Trinity and Saints
      * *  25. (Color) Celebration of Mass • St. Gregory the Great sings
      * *  24. (Color) Te Igitur Image • Crucifixion
      * *  23. Precious Blood of Our Lord • 1 July, EF
      * *  22. Easter Sunday • Our Lord’s Resurrection
      * *  21. St. Peter: First Pope • The Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven
      * *  20. Feast of the Holy Name • Our Lady holding Christ
      * *  19. Corpus Christi • Multiple Angels incense Altar
      * *  18. Catholic Wedding • Nuptial Mass
      * *  17. Holy Family • Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
      * *  16. Circumcision of the Lord • 1 January, EF
      * *  15. All Saints’ Day • Alternate Image
      * *  14. Corpus Christi • Eucharistic Procession
      * *  13. Christmas • Fourth Version
      * *  12. Christ the King • Our Lord with Saints
      * *  11. Our Lady’s Assumption • Mary with Chorus of Angels
      * *  10. Ascension • Our Lord’s Feet are visible
      * *  09. Annunciation • 25 March
      * *  08. All Souls’ Day • Our Lord the Judge
      * *  07. All Saints’ Day • Saints adoring the Lamb
      * *  06. All Saints’ Day • 1 November
      * *  05. Christmas • Third Version
      * *  04. Exaltation of the Holy Cross • 14 September
      * *  03. Christmas • Second Version
      * *  02. Epiphany • First Version
      * *  01. Christmas • First Version