“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


Mary and Her Child

March 25, 2014

in Religious

Today we celebrate the Annunciation of the Lord. Photo by Richard Milligan.


In the Tomb

March 21, 2014

in Religious

“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.


Sacred Heart Statue

June 7, 2013

in Religious

“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.

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Sacred Heart

January 25, 2013

in Places,Religious

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) […]


Face of Jesus in Soot

February 8, 2012

in Home

“I have a fireplace in my backyard where my men’s faith sharing group frequently meets. A lot of spirituality, prayers, and healing are done in front of that fireplace. One of my buddies commented on the face of Jesus etched in black soot on the brick surround. He is with us.” Submitted by Steve Schaefer. […]


St. Joseph and Jesus

October 24, 2011

in Religious

“Here is a photo of St. Joseph and the child Jesus I took from a corner of a church in Vietnam, where I came from.” Submitted by Trieu Tran.