The Rev. Ronald L. St. Pierre, the pastor of St. Mary Magdalen in Tyngsborough [pictured,] is pleased that the work of Johannes Kirchamyer is present in his church. St. Pierre hopes the stations make the church a destination for Kirchmayer disciples.
“There are a lot of people who follow his work,” he said. “They’re welcome to visit, as are the former parishioners of Blessed Sacrament. We’re blessed to have these here.” Next
In the last few years, the parish outgrew a small church in Dracut, and they moved to Tyngsborough.
“We wanted to preserve the past while moving to the future,” St. Pierre said.
Pictured: A detail of The Risen Lord by Johannes Kirchmayer at St. Mary Magdalen Next
Stained-glass windows from Saint Catherine of Siena in Charlestown — including one depicting the patroness St. Mary Magdalen on Easter morning — are a blessing for the ages, St. Pierre said. Next
The old church’s oak benches were carved up and remade into an altar, pulpit, baptismal font, and frames for the Stations of the Cross in the new church.
“We wanted to bring memories from our past,” said St. Pierre, pictured here with a parish member. Next
The 100-year-old stations [one pictured here] help to create a blend of old and new culture at Saint Mary Magdalen. Back to the beginning
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