Holy Spirit Home - Carseldine mosaic murals
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"Show your True Colors"
History and mosaic fabrication of murals to come soon.
Here are a few photos:
Mosaic Mural 1:
Blessed Josepha Stenmanns
Co-Foundress, Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters
Beatified by the Catholic Church on 29 June 2008.
The ceremony took place in Steyl, Holland, inthe Parish in which the Congregation was founded in 1889.
"Weaver of Silk"
"Weaver of Souls"
Blessed Helena Stollenwerk S.Sp.S
Beatified in Rome May 7th 1995
Co-Foundress of the Missionary Sisters,
Servants of the Holy Spirit
"A dream of China"
Words of Blessed Josepha:
"Our task is to open all hearts to the love of God."
"Live from hour to hour and day to day and leave the future to the Lord."
Saint Joseph Freinademetz
April 15, 1852 - January 28, 1908
Missionary in China
Saint Arnold Janssen
Saint Arnold Janssen, S.V.D., (November 5, 1837 – January 15, 1909) was a Roman Catholic priest and missionary, and is venerated as a saint. He is best known for founding the Society of the Divine Word, a Roman Catholic missionary religious congregation, also known as the Divine Word Missionaries, as well as two congregations for women.
Mosaic Panel featuring the Logo.
Contemporary Mosaic Church Mural inspired by original stained glass window - photograph provided by client.
Detail of lower section of St Arnold mosaic mural panel installed at Holy Spirit Home, Carseldine, Church - April 2012, by Sandy & Dave Robertson, Studio OzMosaics.
The making of the mosaic murals and story will be uploaded to OzMosaics website in due course. It was a wonderful experience to be involved in these mosaic artworks, installed in time for the 50 year celebrations in June.
Installation day, Tuesday 17th April 2012.
Thank you to Sr Bernadette for your advice, understanding and friendship during the mural design, fabrication and installation.
Materials used in the mosaic murals:
Dynasty Smalti (traditional and antique smalti - beautiful shades!), mirror, china, Mosaic glass tiles, cermaic tile, Smalti bricks and blocks tesserae, smalti glass sheets, fused smalti, Laticrete (Professional cement products and more - best mosaic products!): grout, epoxy paste, thinset, waterproof membranes, Mac glue, mosaic mesh, cement sheeting, sealers, slate sealers, slate. Tools: Leponitt mosaic wheeled cutter, scorer/snapper tool. All products available from OzMosaics Studio Specialty supplies. contact Dave Robertson, Studio/Store Manager for enquiries or shop in our online store. The murals show the diversity of mixing mosaic tesserae and the fantastic performance of Laticrete products in OzMosaics Art Works.
These mosaic contemporary mosaics bring a merging of traditional techniques and materials with modern mosaic style, techniques and materials. A happy mosaic melding.
Installation: Team OzMosaics.
No holes were drilled into the artworks. We aim to please!