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St Therese in St Aloysius church

Happy Easter to everyone who celebrates it today. For me, Easter has never been about chocolate egg hunts or Easter bunnies. So, today I would like to show my new Catholic doll in the appropriate setting. I took these photos in my parish church during Lent.

The doll is from a new Catholic (!) doll company called Dolls from Heaven. She was their very first doll and her name is St Therese. I will post a full review about this amazing doll later but for the moment just enjoy her photos.

The church is the Catholic church of St Aloysius (also known as Oxford Oratory) in Oxford, UK.

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This church has their own St Therese.

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8 Comments

  1. Line says:

    The doll is beautiful and so is the costume you made for her.

    • Olga says:

      Thank you, Line! Yes, I love this doll (and she has the most beautiful hair!). As for the costume, the credit must go to the company itself – it’s St Therese’s meet outfit! And it’s amazing. It has very high quality (much higher than the AG outfits!) and the details are stunning.

  2. tanya says:

    Очень красивые фото http://www.swish-swirl.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-monalisa/icons/wpml_good.gif Особенно понравилось фото в профиль, которое третье. Лицо ожило при свете свечей… Буду ждать полную рецензию !

  3. Xyra says:

    She is stunning and the photos are perfect! The cathedral is a perfect backdrop for St. Therese. My favorites are the ones by the candles and, of course, with her portrait.

    Thank you for sharing. I hope you had a lovely Easter.

    • Olga says:

      Thank you so much, Xyra! I had a lovely Easter (with lots of baking with my children!). This is not, actually, a Cathedral (I think, the only Catholic Cathedral in the UK is in London – Westminster Cathedral – not to be mixed with Westminster Abbey). This is just one of the Catholic churches in Oxford – the one where we go to a Latin mass. It’s very very traditional and beautiful. There are only 3 churches in this order (Oratorians) in the UK – one in London (Brompton Oratory), one in Birmingham and one in Oxford.

  4. Your photos are lovely. I have St. Therese too! I love her face, and I am looking forward to their new John Paul II doll which is coming out later this year. (I have already pre-ordered mine.)

    • Olga says:

      Thank you so much!! She is gorgeous, isn’t she!! And yes, I have also pre-ordered John Paul II!! On the very first day. He is awesome! I hope he will come in time for my son’s First Communion in June.

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