Posted by: matt25 | April 29, 2013

Colorado silver to be part of papal liturgical vessels

Originally posted on CNS Blog:

Zachary Urban, parishioner of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Wheat Ridge, Colo., sent Colorado silver to an Argentine silversmith who is making the pope’s new liturgical vessels. “It all kind of fell together,” Urban told the Denver Catholic Register. He shipped three ounces of silver extracted from the gold in a mine in Alma, Colo., to silversmith Adrian Pallarols in late March. The silver will be used to craft one of several vessels needed during papal Masses.

“We wanted to make this happen as a gift on behalf of our parish and the citizens of Colorado,” Urban said.  Before the silver was sent, Father Jason Thuerauf, pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul blessed it with holy water. Urban met Pallarols, a seventh-generation silversmith, on his honeymoon when he and his wife purchased an item from his store. When he found out an Argentine silversmith would be making liturgical vessels for the pope he sent Pallarols a message to…

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