St Cecilia, designed by Edward Burne- Jones, St Mary's parish church, Oxted

St Cecilia, stained glass designed by Edward Burne-Jones, produced by Morris & Co in about From St Mary's parish church, Oxted.

St. Cecilia's Tomb, Rome, Italy (Cecilia is the Patron Saint of Music, and one of my Beloved Patrons)

Cecilia's Tomb, Rome, Italy (Cecilia is the Patron Saint of Music, and one of my Beloved Patrons)

St. Cecilia - Martyr, Patroness of Church Music; Feast: November 22 St. Cecilia, glorious Virgin and Martyr of Jesus Christ, I admire the courage with which you professed your faith in the face of severe persecution, and the generous love with which you offered your life in witness to your belief in the Blessed Trinity. I thank God with you for the wonderful graces He had bestowed upon you to make your life holy and pleasing to Him even in the midst of the wealth that was yours.

Cecilia - Martyr, Patroness of Church Music; Cecilia, glorious Virgin and Martyr of Jesus Christ

gravesite sculpture art | Stefano Maderno (1575-1636) | Betty Baroque

Stefano Maderno (1575-1636)

Saint Cecilia Church of Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, Rome Stefano Maderno’s masterwork

St Cecilia - Guido Reni

St Cecilia by Guido Reni, 1606 - I always find it interesting how artists project their idea of "the beautiful woman" onto their representations of saints. in this case, the patron saint of musicians and Church music.

St. Cecilia window by Christopher Whall in St Oswald's Church Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Whall (1849 – 1924) was a leading figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

Cecilia window by Christopher Whall in St Oswald's Church Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Whall – was a leading figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

St. Cecilia, Patron Saint of Music Activities and Prayers

Cecilia, patron saint of music falls perfectly right around Thanksgiving on November

A scientific look at the bodies of Catholic saints that do not corrupt.  The oldest incorruptible is St. Cecilia who was martyred in 177 A.D.  Her body remains much as it was 1700 years ago when it was discovered.  These bodies defy the natural order and 5 of the 8 stages of natural death.  Click here to read more about this phenomena! http://www.cracked.com/article_20567_5-unintentionally-hilarious-legacies-famous-figures.html/?wa_ibsrc=fanpage

6 Unintentionally Hilarious Legacies of Famous Figures

A scientific look at the bodies of Catholic saints that do not corrupt. The oldest incorruptible is St. Cecilia who was martyred in 177 A. Her body remains much as it was 1700 years ago when it was discovered. These bodies defy the natural order.

Church History and Pictures | St. Cecilia Parish

Stained glass designed by Edward Burne-Jones, produced by Morris & Co in about From St Mary's parish church, Oxted, in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England.

St. Cecilia - Martyr, Patroness of Church Music; Feast: November 22 St. Cecilia, glorious Virgin and Martyr of Jesus Christ, I admire the courage with which you professed your faith in the face of severe persecution, and the generous love with which you offered your life in witness to your belief in the Blessed Trinity. I thank God with you for the wonderful graces He had bestowed upon you to make your life holy and pleasing to Him even in the midst of the wealth that was yours.

St. Cecilia - Martyr, Patroness of Church Music; Feast: November 22 St. Cecilia, glorious Virgin and Martyr of Jesus Christ, I admire the courage with which you professed your faith in the face of severe persecution, and the generous love with which you offered your life in witness to your belief in the Blessed Trinity. I thank God with you for the wonderful graces He had bestowed upon you to make your life holy and pleasing to Him even in the midst of the wealth that was yours.

St Cecilia, patroness of musicians <3

St Cecilia, patroness of musicians Saint Cecilia, pray for me and my children.

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