“The ‘Cosmic Christ’ by Sr. Mary Beth Kemper, CPPS (Sisters of the Most Precious Blood, O’Fallon, MO), located in convent chapel. I’ve been very much influenced by the writings of Richard Rohr and others.” Submitted by Sr. Mary Beth Kemper, CPPS, who explains the symbolism of her painting here. For more about artists who use […]
“In this amateur painting of the Blessed Mother and baby Jesus, I see a faithful mother who stood by her son in his suffering.” Submitted by Mary Presciutti. We’re celebrating the fifth anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com! Learn about the celebration here.
“Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” Charcoal and pencil, 3 hrs. “I often wonder at the Lord’s last moments on the cross. One night my pencil seemed to be on fire as I pondered Matthew 27:46. How overwhelming his grief must have been to cause him to say this. May our Lenten journey this year draw us […]
Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, as depicted at the Shrine of Christ’s Passion in St. John, Indiana. Submitted by Denise. You might also like these Holy Thursday links: The Living Presence of the Heart of God Washing Feet Holy Thursday at Okusijoni 3-Minute Retreat: The Lord’s Supper
Today we celebrate the Annunciation of the Lord. Photo by Richard Milligan.
“Way of the Cross, St. Mary’s Church, Harborne, Birmingham, UK.” Submitted by Bernard Gallagher. Share an image from the Stations of the Cross at your church for possible use on Picturing God.
“This statue welcomes me with open arms every time I arrive at the Mater Dolorosa Retreat House in Sierra Madre, CA.” Submitted by Helene Markel.
Statue at Sacred Heart School–Ateneo de Cebu. Submitted by Steve-Penny Villabert. Share your photo of where you find the faces and traces of the divine. Find out how.
“Madonna and devotions” Submitted by Letitia Ibarra. You might also like: Relating to the Mother of God Jesus Appears to Mary, His Mother
“One of my favorite prayer spots at the university. Seeing Christ’s agony in the garden is a reminder that he, too, was abandoned and persecuted—comforting at times I feel abandoned and persecuted too.” Submitted by Chayie, Philippines. During this Holy Week, you may be interested in these resources. The Seven Last Words (online Flash meditations) […]