Grape clusters and leaves

Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, New York

The Richard Perry Morrison Monument in the Forest Lawn Cemetery at Buffalo, New York, above is decorated with grape clusters and leaves.  In Christianity the Eucharist, which is part of a religious ceremony also called Holy Communion, is a time when Christ’s followers are to do as Jesus instructed at the Last Supper.  Jesus broke bread and said, “This is my body” and drank wine and said, “This is my blood”.  The grape in cemetery symbolism represents the blood of Christ.
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1 Response to Grape clusters and leaves

  1. Loren Rhoads says:

    That’s a spectacular monument. Thanks for sharing your photos!

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