Aleteia logoAleteia logo
Aleteia
Friday 24 September |
The Blessed Virgin Mary—Our Lady of Walsingham

Holy smokes!

Photo of the Day | Wed Apr 25 2018
CARDINAL NICHOLS,INCENSE

©Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk

Photo of the Day: April 25, 2018

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, England, incenses the altar at Westminster Cathedral at the beginning of the Liturgy of the Eucharist on Palm Sunday 2018.

The smoke and fragrance of the incense is symbolic of sanctification and purification, as well as of the prayers of the faithful ascending to God.

Photograph by Marcin Mazur | © Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk| CC BY NC SA 2.0

LEARN MORE Holy smoke! Why the Church uses incense at Mass

Follow us on Instagram!

Tags:
EnglandLiturgy
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
1
SLEEPING
Cecilia Pigg
7 Ways the saints can help you sleep better at night
2
OUR LADY
Philip Kosloski
An alternative Hail Mary to Our Lady of Sorrows
3
Our Lady of La Salette
Philip Kosloski
How Our Lady of La Salette can give us hope in darkness
4
PRAY
Philip Kosloski
Pray this Psalm when you successfully recover from an illness
5
Tolkien
Philip Kosloski
Why J.R.R. Tolkien loved to attend daily Mass
6
ANMOL RODRIGUEZ
Domitille Farret d'Astiès
Attacked with acid as a baby, Anmol Rodriguez overcomes and inspi...
7
CHILDREN, PRAY, ROSARY
Aid to the Church in Need
What happens when a million children pray the Rosary?
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.