Religious Items

May 7, 2012

“Madonna and devotions” Submitted by Letitia Ibarra. You might also like: Relating to the Mother of God Jesus Appears to Mary, His Mother

The Agony in the Garden

April 5, 2012

“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 […]

Face of Jesus in Soot

February 8, 2012

“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 […]

St. Joseph and Jesus

October 24, 2011

“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.

Divine Mercy in Nicaragua

July 18, 2011

“Statue of Jesus overlooking San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua.” Submitted by Francine Worthington. Have you been on a particularly meaningful trip? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on Picturing God.

Awaiting Planting

June 2, 2011

“Beauty, life, God. This photo was taken on the Boston College campus as flowers were awaiting planting.” — Kathy S., Boston College Photo by Sean Smith.


April 25, 2011

“We see lives changed by the encounter with the risen Jesus, and we believe that no person stands beyond the pale of his love. We have seen with our own eyes the truth of what […]

Holy Thursday

April 21, 2011

“When I have washed feet, I have realized that it is only from below that I can really see what is above.” —Gary Smith, SJ, The Living Presence of the Heart of God: Washing the […]

Crucifix in Florence

April 8, 2011

Crucifix in a Florence, Italy, museum. What touched me about this particular crucifix was that I was able to get very close to it for a moment of private reflection. Submitted by Denise. You may […]

Stations of the Cross

March 18, 2011

At each station in the Stations of the Cross, we use our senses and our imagination to reflect prayerfully upon Jesus’ passion and death. See Ignatian Resources for Lent.

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