Among the literary titans of the Catholic Church, Cardinal John Henry Newman holds an impressive place. Anglican priest, poet, and professor of theology, Newman underwent a bitter intellectual struggle which resulted in his conversion to Roman Catholicism. His autobiography, “Apologia Pro Vita Sua”, is considered a masterpiece of Catholic theological writing. Cardinal Newman is the founder and patron of “Newman Centers”: university organizations devoted to keeping the faith alive on campus. Cardinal John Henry Newman was canonized a Saint of the Catholic Church on October 13, 2019.
"Jesus answered, 'Amen, amen, I say to you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.'" -John 3:5
A reminder of the sacrament of baptism, dipping one's fingers in holy water and making the sign of the cross is an ancient and beloved tradition of the Catholic faith. Bless your sleeping children, the rooms of your home, or yourself with water from our elegant and theologically-charged Holy Water Fonts. Employing a unique bowl in the shape of a seashell, the ancient Christian symbol of Baptism, these fonts are designed to call to mind the each Christian's rebirth through water and the Spirit.. Available in 4 different colors to suite all tastes and occasions, these holy water fonts are an excellent gift for sacraments, house blessings, birthdays, or for simple home beautification and spiritual emphasis.The Nelson Fine Art & Gifts holy water font collection is made from resin, 100% handcrafted in Steubenville, Ohio.These powerful faith pieces feature a beloved religious image digitally printed onto a 4in x 6in wood plaque, inset in a 5.25inx 8.5in stonecast frame.
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