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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
Angel holding palm branch
The artist: Fr. Raphael Pfisterer, O. S. B.