River Scene

July 13, 2016

“I had a very peaceful morning walk down by the local river (Manawatu). The birds were singing their morning chorus, and the sun gradually rose behind the ranges. (It was hard to believe that just […]


March 17, 2016

“Alone, in a canoe, in Lectio Divina on the Potomac at Loyola on the Potomac during a seminarian retreat.” Submitted by C. Matthew Hawkins.

River View

March 1, 2016

“By the river, with family.” Submitted by John Patrick McGinty.


December 21, 2015

“River Ancholm that runs alongside my house.” Submitted by Mandy Deane.

National Park

October 18, 2013

“Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, located in the St. Paul mountain range in Palawan. I said ‘yes’ to a call to take part in biodiversity conservation efforts two and a half years ago in […]

Columbia River Gorge

October 1, 2012

“One of my favorite views of God’s grandeur: the Columbia River Gorge.” Submitted by Robin. Sign up for E-Magis, the free monthly Ignatian e-newsletter.


August 22, 2012

“God is in all things. Not only the river (St. John River, FL), but also the marvel of engineering in the bridge as well.” Submitted by Joseph Dao.

Mara River Migration

June 27, 2012

“In Kenya at the Masaai Mara, at the Mara River, where migration of wild beasts takes place every year.” Submitted by Celestine. Have you wanted to contribute to Picturing God, but think I’m not much […]

River Moy

December 9, 2010

River Moy, Ballina, Mayo, Ireland, with St Muredach’s Cathedral in the background Submitted by Fiona.