"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Patroness of Chile

Praying for the 33 trapped miners.  Did you know Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is patroness of Chile?


  1. Beautiful image!
    Praying for the miners; our Lady help and comfort them!

  2. No...but St Barbara is the patron saint of miners:

    "Mine names frequently indicated wishes and hopes, in both Freiberg and Marienberg there was a mine named "St. Barbara Bonanza". There is also the "St. Barbara Good Hope Vein" in the Harz Mountains on the German-Austrian border.:


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