Saint John Paul II bronze coin

Saint John Paul II Bronze coin commemorating the Pope’s visit to Korea and the canonization of the Korean martyrs. On the obverse is a profile of Pope John Paul II with a staff, with the words JOANNES PAULUS II PONTE. MAX. (Latin: Pope John Paul II). On the reverse are various images depicting temple, palm leaves and figure of a …

Pewter chalice and ciborium

Pewter chalice with patterned surface and engraved “PX” ciborium. Used during Eucharistic celebrations. While liturgical law stipulates that chalices be made of gold or silver, an exception is made during times of persecution or emergency (war etc.), or in circumstances of extreme poverty and a ‘calix stanneus’ (pewter chalice) is permitted. However, the inside of the chalice must still be …

Fr-Laurent-Imbert (MEP)

Fr-Laurent-Imbert (M.E.P.) 23 Mar 1796 – 21 Sept 1839 During his time as a replacement teacher in the College General (Penang), April 1821 to January 1822, the young Father Laurent Imbert was asked to make a visit to the island of Singapore. Monsignor Esprit-Marie-Joseph Florens, the Vicar Apostolic of Siam, had been wondering whether to open a mission station in Singapore, …

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