Pettigo, Lough Derg- Basilica of St. Patrick’s Purgatory- Harry Clarke (1889 to 1931) was undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest stained glass artist. Internationally the name of Harry Clarke is synonymous with quality craftsmanship and imaginative genius in his stained glass work.

Lough Derg, Co. Donegal

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Sixth Station
Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
(B)
Number of Windows:
14
Number of Lights:
1
Date:
1929
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Basilica of St. Patrick’s Purgatory,
Pettigo,
Lough Derg,
Donegal.
6th
Sixth Station: Veronica wipes the face of Jesus


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Philip holds the sixth station. He is depicted in blue and green robes, decorated with tiny white flowers, and he carries a pilgrim’s staff (Duffy: 2002). The inner station shows Veronica wiping the face of Jesus. The imprint of Jesus' face is left on the towel.

References

Duffy, J., Bishop of Clogher, The Way of the Cross, St. Patrick’s Basilica, Lough Derg, 2002

Photos Michael Cullen 2009 and Text by Lucy Costigan 2009