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New for March 2017

March 1, 2017

New for March 2017

Ash Wednesday is celebrated this year on March 1. For the first month of the Season of Lent, I'm presenting six works by international artists from the Sacred Art Pilgrim collection showing Jesus in prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane (the Mount of Olives). This opening scene in the drama of Christ's Passion, recorded in the three Synoptic Gospels…

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New for February 2017

February 1, 2017

New for February 2017

In the current empassioned debate over immigrants and refugees, we need to remember that Joseph, Mary, and the Baby Jesus once sought shelter in a foreign land to escape political violence. My new art selections from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection for the month of February are works by international artists who have used the theme of the Flight…

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New for January 2017

January 1, 2017

New for January 2017

In the opening days of the New Year, we celebrate the coming of the Wise Men to worship the Baby Jesus. The Adoration of the Magi is one of the most popular themes in Christian art, and I've selected six new images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection for the month of January highlighting the rich diversity of contemporary…

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New for December 2016

December 1, 2016

New for December 2016

For the holiday season this year, I've created a special meditation in the Themes of Faith section, bringing together the sights and sounds of Christmas. Before the Wonder of This Night presents an international assortment of manger scenes from the Sacred Art Pilgrim creche collection alongside the texts of much-loved anthems, hymns, and carols from around the world celebrating…

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New for November 2016

November 1, 2016

New for November 2016

The Season of Advent begins the end of this month. As we make ready to celebrate Christmas, I am adding a new page to The Coming of Christ Gallery of The Life of Christ section with text and five new images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection, presenting the second act of the Incarnation drama, recounted in Luke 1:39-45,

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New for October 2016

October 1, 2016

New for October 2016

The Western Church marks the 790th anniversary this month of the death of St. Francis of Assisi. In honor of this beloved saint, I am adding six images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection to the Francis of Assisi: Troubadour of God gallery in the Themes of Faith section. There are two new portraits of Francis. French Artist Michel…

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New for September 2016

September 1, 2016

New for September 2016

We honor the Hosts of Heaven at the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels on September 29. In this month devoted to our divine messengers, I am presenting five new angelic images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection by Konstantin Kalynovych, a Russian-Ukrainian printmaker who creates a surreal visual world of supernatural mysteries, rich in signs and symbols…

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New for August 2016

August 1, 2016

New for August 2016

My selection of images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim collection for the month of August depicts one of the most mysterious stories in the Hebrew Scriptures, the Three Guests of Abraham, recorded in Genesis 18:1-16. Abraham offers hospitality to three wayfarers who later prove to be angels. During the meal, one of the guests announces that Abraham's wife, Sarah,…

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New for July 2016

July 1, 2016

New for July 2016

During the month of July, I am celebrating the work of American printmakers, displaying six new graphic pieces from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection on biblical themes from the Creation of the World to the End of Time. Jewish Artist Ben-Zion leads the way with an expressionistic etching of the moment when Adam receives the breath of God and…

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New for June 2016

June 1, 2016

New for June 2016

The month of June summons up thoughts of blue skies, green meadows, still waters--and the Good Shepherd. My selection of works from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection on this favorite theme has a different twist this time around. All eight new images are "text art" pieces incorporating words and passages from Psalm 23. Ohio Woodworker Elijah Pierce gives us…

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New for May 2016

May 1, 2016

New for May 2016

The Virgin Mary is traditionally honored in May.  I have selected six new images this month of the Mother of Christ from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection, taken from the lithographic suite, La Vie de la Vierge, by French Printmaker J. Frederic Loisel. The Virgin's radiant white face is the visual focus in each of these richly toned chiaroscuro…

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New for April 2016

April 1, 2016

New for April 2016

My six new art offerings from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection for the month of April depict Christ's post-Resurrection appearances to his disciples. Mary Magdalene is the first to see the Risen Lord in John the Evangelist's account of the events of Easter morning, a popular subject in sacred art known as Noli me tangere, the Latin translation of…

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