Holy family


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Holy family (Art) a picture in which the infant Christ, his parents, and others of his family are represented.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Holy Family the infant Saviour with Joseph, Mary, &c
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hálig, lit. whole, perfect, healthy—hál, sound, whole; conn. with hail, heal, whole.


In literature:

He received orders for some portraits of nobles and wealthy men, as well as for madonnas and Holy Families.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
Holy family, the, from Goethe, 178.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
A Holy Family, by Ippolito Andreasi, represents angel children gathering and bringing grapes to the Saviour.
"Child-life in Art" by Estelle M. Hurll
In truth, you appear to me as the Holy Family.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
On the R. is 1565, Holy Family, by Perugino.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
It is of small dimensions, and represents the Holy Family, with the Saviour asleep.
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison
He had died in the Holy Land; but his bones had been brought home, that they might rest in the family vault.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
After an old fashion the Holy Family is represented as seen in a painting before which a curtain is partly drawn.
"Artists Past and Present" by Elisabeth Luther Cary
Bless our families, Holy Father.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20, September, 1877." by Various
"The Children of the Poor" by Jacob A. Riis

In poetry:

Whether at church, at home, or if abroad,
Observe the sabbath, thou and all thy race,
And make thy family adore their God
As well at home, as in his holy place.
"Concerning The Sabbath" by Rees Prichard

In news:

No criminal charges in Holy Family case.
On the day that Holy Family University suspended basketball coach John O'Connor and former player Matt Kravchuk faced off on Good Morning America, the Philadelphia District Attorney announced there will be no criminal charges in the case.
John O'Connor, the first-year head men's basketball coach at Holy Family , has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations that he assaulted a player.
Eudora Holy Family sesquicentennial display to be open this weekend.
Holy Family Parish sesquicentennial continues with display in old church.
Mary Ann (Scherer) and Rex Nicolay and the wedding dress and suit on display at the old Holy Family Catholic Church they worn when they were married on Oct 2,1954.
My little sister Gail and I happily helped decorate the Christmas tree as far as we could reach, but it was the manger under the tree that was most meaningful, as we reverently arranged the angels, shepherds, animals and the Holy family.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Maurice J Ruddy of Emmetsburg will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday, June 26, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.
SOUTH OGDEN — The beauty and majesty of Holy Family Catholic Church has just received a colorful boost.
You still have the chance (until Thursday afternoon, anyway) to order your tickets for the Avera Holy Family Foundation Wholly Grape & Ale event 5-9 pm Friday at the Estherville Golf Course.
Holy Family High's 75th Anniversary Celebration.
The event will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 E 5550 South, in South Ogden.
Helen was a member of Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph's Church and Catholic Daughters of the Americas.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Bridget Fogarty of Emmetsburg was held Saturday, Sept 29, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.
Members of the Vermilion Festival Chorus rehearse for their concert at Holy Family Catholic Church.