“Go Fish” Friday – The Infant of Prague

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Today is the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. I always think of the “festival” at OLMC in Niles, Ohio. Such great memories! My beautiful Infant of Prague came from that church/festival. It is one of my most cherished possessions. Enjoy this blog from 2011!

Just a Catholic Girl

I spoke briefly about my most cherished possession in my last “Go Fish” Friday Blog.  For as long as I can remember, on a corner shelf in the dining room of my maternal Grandma and Grandpa’s house in Niles, Ohio there was a statue.  He was wearing a jeweled crown and wore a yellow lace and silk gown.  His right hand was giving the peace sign and the other one was holding a round ball.  (Sounds similar to an Alanis Morisette song, right?)  He was always there, for as long as I can remember. I always thought he was a doll to be played with when I was very young.  He was haunting, beautiful and comforting.  I would just stare at him.  He always stared back at me and I knew he really wanted to hop down from that shelf and play with me.  He was my baby.  My Grandpa…

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