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'History painting'

St. Kateri portrait unveiled at Schenectady church

Siena College senior Lauren Godas, 21, of Long Island, poses for a picture in front of a painting by Scott Nelson Foster  of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, which she modeled for. The painting was unveiled during a ceremony at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Schenectady on Monday.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Siena College senior Lauren Godas, 21, of Long Island, poses for a picture in front of a painting by Scott Nelson Foster of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, which she modeled for. The painting was unveiled during a ceremony at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Schenectady on Monday.
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A portrait of St. Kateri Tekakwitha that was months in the making was unveiled Monday night at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish church on Rosa Road. One of two commissioned by the church in honor of the first anniversary of the Native American woman’s canonization, the portrait was made possible by a donation from parishioners John and Lucy Halstead. Kateri was born more than three centuries ago in what is now Montgomery County, and last October ...


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rjk1915
October 22, 2013
9:57 a.m.

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A careless use of language bothers some people, including me. This can't be a "portrait"; no one can say what she actually looked like.

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