Sr. Mary of the Compassion Stations of the Cross: Mary Nona McGreal, OP, Center for Dominican Historical Studies, Dominican University

A special Holy Week edition of #HiddenCatholicCollection: a Stations of the Cross series created by Sr. Mary of the Compassion of the Society of the Perpetual Rosary of Union City, NJ, held at the Mary Nona McGreal, OP, Center for Dominican Historical Studies. 

Sr. Mary of the Compassion was born Constance Dorothy Rowe in Wandsworth, England on March 17, 1908. Before entering the Society of the Perpetual Rosary in 1938, she studied at the Clapham School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She won the prestigious Prix de Rome. She worked in a range of media, including paintings, book illustrations, greeting and holy cards, silver and gold jewelry, mosaic reredos, and embroidered panels. 

The finding aid for the collection has not yet been established, however, researchers are welcome to make an appointment to visit the archive in person.


Contact:

Aaron Reisberg, MLIS
Archivist
areisberg@dom.edu

Christopher Allison, Ph.D.
Director
callison@dom.edu

Mary Nona McGreal, OP, Center for Dominican Historical Studies
Dominican University
7900 W. Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305

(708) 524-6546 (office)
(708) 524-6677 (office)


Photos

Jesus condemned to death
Jesus condemned to death
Jesus made to bear his cross
Jesus made to bear his cross
He falls the first time,
He falls the first time,
He meets his mother,
He meets his mother,
Simon of Cyrene is made to bear the cross,
Simon of Cyrene is made to bear the cross,
Veronica wipes Jesus’ face,
Veronica wipes Jesus’ face,
He falls the second time,
He falls the second time,
the women of Jerusalem weep over Jesus,
the women of Jerusalem weep over Jesus,
He falls the third time,
He falls the third time,
He is stripped of his garments,
He is stripped of his garments,
He is nailed to the cross,
He is nailed to the cross,
He dies on the cross,
He dies on the cross,
He is taken down from the cross,
He is taken down from the cross,
and he is placed in the sepulchre.
and he is placed in the sepulchre.