“After suffering at the tongue of another, I had to leave the premises in some anger and upset, but something caught my eye: the glimmer of sunlight traveling through the church and illuminating the stained glass window from inside. I had never seen that before, but what the illumination was of—Christ’s feet on the cross—reminded […]
“The windows of the chapel at Sorin Hall at the University of Notre Dame. They go from dark amber to a light clear blue, ‘from dark to light as you get near the altar,’ moving closer to the light of God.” “Statue of Jesus at Notre Dame, inscribed in Latin, ‘Come to me all.’” “I […]
“In church this morning, watching the light streaming through our beautiful window and singing, ‘You are all I need; it’s your face I seek. In the presence of your light, we bow down.’” Submitted by Janice Poole.
“This stained glass image of Mary, above the main altar of our church, graces my prayer each morning. Mary, Star of the Sea, pray for us.” Submitted by Brenda Callahan.
“In today’s Examen, I saw myself just inside a cell, watching a horizon in which the face of God is calling me to come out from where I stood hiding. Then, if only to savor His love, I came out.” Submitted by Ophelia Moreno Lacre.
“Stained glass window at the chapel of the Peruvian Bishops Conference, Lima, Peru. Very important for me, as a Jesuit school student.” Submitted by Armando R. Venegas Atencio. In honor of St. Ignatius’s feast day July 31, join in 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality.
“Look what I found! To accompany Reemberto Rodriguez’s photo of the spires at St. Mary, Star of the Sea (Key West). Christmas, 2008.” Submitted by Robin Craig. You might also like: Five Things the Spiritual Exercises Taught Me about Mary The Joyful Mary and St. Ignatius Fears and Dreams
“In the colors of the morning sky.” Submitted by Vukica Vera Jirak. Use Flickr? Sharing your photos with Picturing God is as easy as sending the link!
Autumn leaves around window. Share your autumn pictures with us! Photo by Gelli Ma.
“At the chapel at the provincial house of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Latham, NY…light streaming through the beautiful windows.” Submitted by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn. Share your photo of where you find the faces and traces of the divine. Find out how.