Chapter: Body and Soul

Mother of Perpetual Help - Framed Picture

"Mothers are always perpetual helpers"
1920s Framed Mother of Perpetual Help, from Ukrainian immigrant farm house Mother of Perpetual Help icon

Story

This 1920s framed Mother of Perpetual Help icon is from a Ukrainian immigrant farm house in Beaudry, Manitoba. Every home and church of Ukrainian Catholics had an icon or holy picture – the window to God. The "Mother of Perpetual Help" was a very popular holy picture among the faithful, and the namesake for many a church.