An Artist Shares in the Mystery of the Annunciation

An artist, John Meng-Frecker, emailed me wondering if I was interested in his first religious painting and the wonderful, grace filled  process he went through as he painted Mary. This story is perfect for the Feast of the Annunciation. The title that immediately came to mind for this article was An Artist Shares in the…… Continue reading An Artist Shares in the Mystery of the Annunciation

Saying ‘Yes’ to the Unexpected with Mary

I have experienced a bit of the shock and wonder that Mary must have gone through when the angel Gabriel announced that she would become a mother. I can only imagine her initial sense of bewilderment at the idea of becoming a virgin mother of God; just becoming an ordinary mother was dramatic enough for…… Continue reading Saying ‘Yes’ to the Unexpected with Mary