Monday, March 11th, 2013
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

A group of palm weaving instructors gather Saturday to practice the art at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics in preparation for upcoming workshops. Participants may have their completed palm designs blessed at Mass on Palm Sunday.

Related online story:
MARIA STEIN - The yellow palm leaves didn't always bend in the direction the crafty women planned during a special workshop Saturday morning.
Sister Barbara Ann Hoying's first attempt at creating a tightly-weaved cone with four lengthy palms wasn't her best. [More]
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