Sanshin / 三線 is an Okinawan musical instrument and precursor of the Japanese shamisen. Traditionally, it was covered with the skin of the Burmese python, but today, due to CITES regulations, the skin of the python reticulatus is also used.
Exeter Cathedral pipe organ, case designed by John Loosemore
Saint Vincent Seminary · Congratulations to Eric Andriot, Thomas Picchioni, and James Schaeper who were ordained to the Diaconate this past Saturday in Covington's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. They were among the five ordained to the Transitional Diaconate by Bishop Roger J. Foys. Fr. Patrick Cronauer, O.S.B., Academic Dean, and Fr. John-Mary Tompkins, O.S.B., Vice Rector, concelebrated the Ordination Mass. Photo by the Diocese of Covington's Messenger