Wednesday, August 12, 2015

International Religious Stamps

Fr. Austin just sent me these: beautiful stamps from Macau, the Portuguese-speaking Chinese province, depicting the Jesuit saints! The Diocese of Macau was founded in 1576! The stamps were designed by an award winning Italian artist.

I looked and couldn't find a lot more about this international religious stamp award, but I did find three past winners. The Saints Cyril & Methodius stamp won by Slovakia in 2014 is gorgeous!

In looking for more information online I found this page with all of these gorgeous international stamps of St Ignatius Loyola, Number One's confirmation saint! Just look at  this Spanish one: 

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