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Liturgical Vestments Department busy in late 2011

Liturgical Vestments Department busy in late 2011 - (07-12-2011)

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The Tucson, Ariz., Sisters who create beautiful works in our Liturgical Vestments Department have been busy lately.

That includes finishing a large order of 20 albs for the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia. These beautiful vestments were lovingly handcrafted by our Sister Marie-Jona Yoo, OSB.

Sisters have also been busy on several Christmas-related orders, including a banner made by Sister Joy Ann Wege, OSB and a Christmas frontal crafted by Sister Patricia Vereb, OSB for St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Parish.

History of the LVD

 Within our congregation, the history of this work goes back to our beginnings in the Alps of Switzerland in the middle of the 19th century. When a small band of women founded the community of Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, their dedication to prayer was centered in the Eucharist and found expression in their daily duties and work. One of these was stitching, embroidering and weaving altar linens, chasubles, stoles, copes, banners and other articles needed for church services. When our pioneer Sisters journeyed to America they continued the work learned at their Swiss motherhouse. Their dedication to Jesus in the Eucharist again extended itself to their works, one of which was making exquisite hand-embroidered vestments and altar linens. This beautiful tradition was carried on at our Clyde, Mo., for nearly 100 years and then continued in our other monasteries.

Our Catalog

We invite you to visit our online catalog. We design each item according to your specifications, making every effort to fulfill personal requests for designs and materials - a service for which our patrons show much appreciation. In turn, we are most grateful for the loyal support of our customers. The photos that you see are only a few selections of articles that we have made. Our ministry is to provide vestments and other liturgical items that match your present needs in regard to designs, symbols and fabrics of your choice.

Gift Certificate

When a liturgical gift is appropriate for someone in God's service, please consider giving a gift certificate. This allows the person the opportunity to choose vestments that are appropriate for their needs. If funds are limited, we will try to help you design something to fit your budget.

Please click here to view samples and learn more.