By: Tom Dermody - June 20, 2018 -
Bill Mucci, Father David Kipfer, Naplate, shrine, St. Mary Church, tornado
An architect's drawing of the shrine to be built this summer at the site of the former St. Mary Church in Naplate.
NAPLATE — A shrine in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be built this summer on land that until a tornado hit in early 2017 was the site of a Catholic church under her patronage. The open-air shrine will include many items salvaged from St. Mary Church after it was structurally damaged by a […]
By: Tom Dermody - September 9, 2016 -
Carol Donton, Father Joseph Donton, Mother Teresa, shrine, St. Teresa of Kolkata
Carol Donton with her home shrine to Mother Teresa in Edwards. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)
EDWARDS — When visitors come to Carol Donton’s home, moments after being greeted by her smile, they are made aware of her love for newly canonized St. Teresa of Kolkata. Just inside the doorway is a small shrine to the saint, with some of the treasured pieces made possible because Mrs. Donton’s son is Father […]