Monthly Archives: October 2013

Developing a New Icon: St. Anthony

Dozens of drawings later, I am closing in on a final design for an icon of St. Anthony of Padua.  There have been lots of challenges, and although last night I thought maybe I had a final drawing, a close … Continue reading

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And God Weeps

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
And God weeps. It is brother disowning brother. It is another Inquisition and another stone to throw– another believer staked to the plumb-line of your position.…

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A Virtual Icon Exhibit

I’ve spent the last several days preparing for, and installing, a small local exhibit of icons in a Catholic gift store.  Four iconographers shared their work. The display will run for a month. The theme is “Mary, the Mother of … Continue reading

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“Each of us is precious in your eyes…”

This is just a beautiful prayer, and a wonderful occasion.

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Catholic Iconographer Struggles

Originally posted on reinkat:
There is a certain amount of confusion in being an iconographer, especially a Catholic one.  The icon is doctrinal and theological, and is the Eastern Church’s liturgical art.  The Western church long ago turned to self expression…

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Encouraging words from Haggai

I sometimes feel overwhelmed with the attacks on our Church.  Some we bring on ourselves with our own hypocrisy.  Scandals and coverups.  Some are completely false and undeserved.  The attacks are physical and violent in some places, emotional and spiritual … Continue reading

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Happy Feastday of the Holy Guardian Angels!

Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God’s love commits me here, ever this day be at my side, to  light and guard, to rule and guide.   Amen. For He commands His angels with regard to you, to … Continue reading

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On a lighter note . . .

I saw this cartoon and decided to share it:   I just love this Pope, and hope this brings a smile to your face, too.

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