Made the Advent Candle for our Church.

Started by Greg, December 03, 2023, 04:59:41 AM

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drummerboy

Indeed.  We are extremely spoiled.  Its essentially a replica copy of a medieval high German church, I can't recall which one though.  The statue is German though, 17th or 18th century. 
"My hope is the Father, my refuge is the Son, my protection is the Holy Spirit.  Holy Trinity, glory to You." 
"All my hope I place in you, O Mother of God; keep me under your protection."

Kaesekopf

Quote from: drummerboy on December 05, 2023, 01:09:39 PMIndeed.  We are extremely spoiled.  Its essentially a replica copy of a medieval high German church, I can't recall which one though.  The statue is German though, 17th or 18th century. 

Blutenburg Chapel ;)
Wie dein Sonntag, so dein Sterbetag.

I am not altogether on anybody's side, because nobody is altogether on my side.  ~Treebeard, LOTR

Jesus son of David, have mercy on me.

Lynne

Quote from: Greg on December 04, 2023, 04:00:06 AMI double wicked the white candle as it is supposed to represent Christ and is lit on Christmas night, so I wanted it to appear extra bright compared to the outer 4.  The two wicks are 7/8 inch apart which usually mean you get a merged triangular flame and a steady burn without any flickering.

Brilliant!
In conclusion, I can leave you with no better advice than that given after every sermon by Msgr Vincent Giammarino, who was pastor of St Michael's Church in Atlantic City in the 1950s:

    "My dear good people: Do what you have to do, When you're supposed to do it, The best way you can do it,   For the Love of God. Amen"

Greg

I like this 45 degree design.  Allows people in the pew to see the decorated wreath.



I might borrow that design next year
Contentment is knowing that you're right. Happiness is knowing that someone else is wrong.

The Curt Jester

Quote from: drummerboy on December 05, 2023, 10:40:43 AM
Quote from: dueSicilie on December 05, 2023, 10:31:49 AMHey, neighbour! Do you go to St. Mary's in Wausau or the one in Milwaukee?

Wausau.  Although I do darken the doors of St. Patrick's in GB on occasion.

Is Patrick Burkhardt still the MD there?
The royal feast was done; the King
Sought some new sport to banish care,
And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool,
Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!"

The jester doffed his cap and bells,
And stood the mocking court before;
They could not see the bitter smile
Behind the painted grin he wore.

He bowed his head, and bent his knee
Upon the Monarch's silken stool;
His pleading voice arose: "O Lord,
Be merciful to me, a fool!"

drummerboy

Quote from: Kaesekopf on December 05, 2023, 03:13:13 PM
Quote from: drummerboy on December 05, 2023, 01:09:39 PMIndeed.  We are extremely spoiled.  Its essentially a replica copy of a medieval high German church, I can't recall which one though.  The statue is German though, 17th or 18th century. 

Blutenburg Chapel ;)

Of course you would know.... :cheeseheadbeer:
"My hope is the Father, my refuge is the Son, my protection is the Holy Spirit.  Holy Trinity, glory to You." 
"All my hope I place in you, O Mother of God; keep me under your protection."

drummerboy

Quote from: The Curt Jester on December 05, 2023, 07:06:29 PM
Quote from: drummerboy on December 05, 2023, 10:40:43 AM
Quote from: dueSicilie on December 05, 2023, 10:31:49 AMHey, neighbour! Do you go to St. Mary's in Wausau or the one in Milwaukee?

Wausau.  Although I do darken the doors of St. Patrick's in GB on occasion.

Is Patrick Burkhardt still the MD there?

The name doesn't ring a bell.  Sorry
"My hope is the Father, my refuge is the Son, my protection is the Holy Spirit.  Holy Trinity, glory to You." 
"All my hope I place in you, O Mother of God; keep me under your protection."

The Curt Jester

Quote from: drummerboy on December 05, 2023, 08:41:43 PM
Quote from: The Curt Jester on December 05, 2023, 07:06:29 PM
Quote from: drummerboy on December 05, 2023, 10:40:43 AM
Quote from: dueSicilie on December 05, 2023, 10:31:49 AMHey, neighbour! Do you go to St. Mary's in Wausau or the one in Milwaukee?

Wausau.  Although I do darken the doors of St. Patrick's in GB on occasion.

Is Patrick Burkhardt still the MD there?

The name doesn't ring a bell.  Sorry

Music Director (Organist) in case MD means doctor to you.  The Institute around here publishes the MD's name on the front of the bulletin.
The royal feast was done; the King
Sought some new sport to banish care,
And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool,
Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!"

The jester doffed his cap and bells,
And stood the mocking court before;
They could not see the bitter smile
Behind the painted grin he wore.

He bowed his head, and bent his knee
Upon the Monarch's silken stool;
His pleading voice arose: "O Lord,
Be merciful to me, a fool!"

drummerboy

Ah.  Gotcha.  I've never scene the MD's name on their bulletin.
"My hope is the Father, my refuge is the Son, my protection is the Holy Spirit.  Holy Trinity, glory to You." 
"All my hope I place in you, O Mother of God; keep me under your protection."

Greg

#24
What do you think of the concept of a Christmas Crib Advent candle combination?

The slanted wreath above gave me the idea.  You could have a cave opening in a 45' cliff with the crib inside lit by LED bulbs (battery powered), then integrate the candles into the hillside with the white one above the cave.

Crib would be empty (maybe an OX and Ass in it) until Christmas Eve, when Mary and Joseph would arrive on a donkey (was the donkey the Ass or were there both an Ass and a Donkey?  I am not sure.  Then Shepherds before midnight mass and then Jesus put in afterwards.


Contentment is knowing that you're right. Happiness is knowing that someone else is wrong.

drummerboy

I'm left wondering if there are any decent Catholic prayers one says with the Advent wreath throughout the season.  I know Bishop Sheen had a book but they were meditations.
"My hope is the Father, my refuge is the Son, my protection is the Holy Spirit.  Holy Trinity, glory to You." 
"All my hope I place in you, O Mother of God; keep me under your protection."