Images of Pentecost Through The Ages

  When light shines through stained glass windows, they can lift our souls up from our own narrow miserable awareness into His presence as we contemplate them. Light is more powerful than darkness and beautiful colourful glass works of art can touch us with a mystical, heavenly light that moves our hearts and souls towards…… Continue reading Images of Pentecost Through The Ages

Images of Pentecost

When the Holy Spirit inspires artists to create art with, through and in Him, their creations touch our inner selves. They are not only beautiful but also imbued with a mystical essence which gives them spiritual power. When light shines through stained glass windows, they can lift our souls up from our own narrow miserable…… Continue reading Images of Pentecost

Obscure, Captivating Images of Mary

I really do not like some religious art. You know the type, pale, weak looking saints with their eyes rolled back in their heads as they gaze into heaven,  pained expressions on their faces. In some of these works, Mary is contemplative or solemn but there is depth to her. Some picture her as delicate,…… Continue reading Obscure, Captivating Images of Mary

The Many Names and Faces of Jesus

CATHOLIC FEAST STARTED A NEW BOARD ON PINTEREST CALLED DIVINE COUNTENANCE. http://www.pinterest.com/catholicfeast/cf-divine-countenance/   I love that title. I have secretly wanted a board just for images of Jesus for a long time. So I went a little crazy today and pinned over 500 images, neglecting writing, crocheting, cleaning… but I had a blessed time. It was…… Continue reading The Many Names and Faces of Jesus

Christ the King in Glorious Artwork

In 1925, in an encyclical entitled Quas Primas, Pope Pius XI instituted the Solemnity of Christ the King on the last Sunday of the liturgical year, as “the crowning glory upon the mysteries of the life of Christ.”  Pope Pius’s insights are powerful; in order for Jesus to be enthroned as King, he must first reign in…… Continue reading Christ the King in Glorious Artwork

Feast of the Guardian Angels

A thought for the feast day of the Guardian Angels : “Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.” — St. Augustine  Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided…… Continue reading Feast of the Guardian Angels

7 Quick Pinterset Takes

1 It all began at the beginning of this week when I started searching for great art for The Feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Since then, I have spent hours this week swimming in images on Pinterset. Some images are gorgeous, Spirit saturated images which bring me into the presence of…… Continue reading 7 Quick Pinterset Takes