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South Transept Mural: Ite ad Ioseph
Buffalo Religious Arts Museum
Formerly St. Francis Xavier RC Church

The murals that adorn the sanctuary and the side altars were executed in 1913 by the Benedictine Monk Fr. Raphael Pfisterer.
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Ite ad Ioseph: Go to Joseph (and you will find Chist)
Genesis 41:55 (New International Version): When all Egypt began to feel the famine, the people cried to Pharaoh for food. Then Pharaoh told all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph and do what he tells you."

St. Joseph, Protector of the Holy Church,
Example of the worker, Patron of the dying.
Pray for us.


St. Peter's Rome, Italy

Border: symbols of trades and professions
Pope Pius X / Boy Scout / Laborer / 

holding palm branch

The artist: Fr. Raphael Pfisterer, O. S. B.

Special thanks to Buffalo Religious Arts Center Founder and President Mary Holland for her cooperation in 2010
Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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