Posts Tagged ‘art’

Summer Excursions: Encountering the Sacred at the National Gallery of Art

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

When going on vacation or a quick trip for the day or weekend, some people like to simply get away from it all and leisurely sit on the beach and perhaps read a good book. Others go to historic sites  or festivals, while still others prefer to spend some time in museums where they might […] [Read more]

“Picturing Mary” in our Lenten and Easter Journeys

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

At the heart of Sandro Botticelli’s Madonna of the Book is the sadness that pervades the face of Mary as she looks on the child Jesus in her arms. Her hand rests on the Bible, which has already announced that the Messiah would be the suffering servant of God. The painter intends us to see […] [Read more]