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Catholic Word of the Day: CROWN, 09-20-11 ^ | 09-20-11 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 09/20/2011 8:32:32 AM PDT by Salvation

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An emblem of royalty, honor, and victory. Found most frequently in representations of Christ as King, illustrative of his majestic power, and of Mary as Queen of Heaven, where she is crowned above all the angels and saints. A crown of glory in ecclesiastical usage symbolizes those saints who have won their race and are now reigning triumphant with Christ.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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From a crown of thorns to a crown of glory.
1 posted on 09/20/2011 8:32:38 AM PDT by Salvation
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2 posted on 09/20/2011 8:34:05 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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