Spring Has Sprung! And so has our Mary Garden
Spring has finally arrived down under in Australia and while we built this beautiful new Mary Garden in late May, sickness descended and we were unable to fill it with flowers. So we waited. We waited for our spring, planning to have the flowers in by the time another Marian month came around ~ the month of October and the month of the Holy Rosary. This display of our new Mary Garden filled with delightful spring flowers has coincided with the first of a new season of "Living Lives of…
This pretty outdoor shrine honoring St. Joseph is a wonderful place to pray. He is the patron saint of working people and the heads of families. In devotional art, St. Joseph is almost always depicted holding the Infant Jesus.
Catholic Garden Gifts, Religious Outdoor Decor
Decorating your garden and outdoor spaces with religious garden decor is a great way to let the faith of your heart radiate into your everyday surroundings. A garden is naturally a peaceful place to rest and soak up the beauty of nature. When sprinkled with religious garden statues and other Catholic garden gifts that call our hearts and minds to heaven, a Catholic garden becomes a special place to pray and draw spiritual encouragement. This works not only for the avid gardener, but for the…
Virgin Mary Alter in garden
These were found in house gardens throughout the Phillipines, sometimes complete with waterfalls, Christmas lights and burning incense--once more, very similar to how I've seen Buddhist shrines decorated throughout SE Asia