Monthly Archives: March 2014

What Did Jesus Look Like?

What did Jesus look like? You know, nobody knows for sure, and it really doesn’t matter.  Christ lives in each of His followers, in everyone who believes in and follows Him,  reflected through them. Artists all over the world have … Continue reading

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The Penitent Magdalene and True Conversion of Heart

Originally posted on Biltrix:
By Fr Jason Smith I have found no better representation of conversion and penance in art than The Penitent Magdalene, by George de la Tour. Though simple, it expresses the essential elements behind every conversion, and…

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Lenten reminders

I was on a short vacation last week, and tried to continue my Lenten practices faithfully every day.  It was not difficult to do that at all–every step I took, every minute that went by, seemed to be a reminder … Continue reading

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Icons for Lent

Lent is almost here.  I have set up my “beautiful corner” for the prayers and images for the season.   I find myself drawn to certain of my icons during Lent, and create a home altar to contemplate and prepare … Continue reading

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