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New for February 2019

February 1, 2019

New for February 2019

In this month between Epiphany and the beginning of Lent, the new artworks presented from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection illustrate a biblical narrative spanning Christmas and Easter in its theme of the hope of salvation: the Flight into Egypt. The story of the Holy Family's journey in search of a safe haven in Egypt, recorded in Matthew 2:13-23,…

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New for January 2019

January 1, 2019

New for January 2019

We begin the New Year with the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6, celebrating the visit of the Wise Men to the Christ Child. This month's five featured images of the Adoration of the Magi from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection are the work of graphic artists from Czechia, all of them, small format prints for use on…

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New for December 2018

December 1, 2018

New for December 2018

We are celebrating Christmas Ukrainian-style this year. My selections for December from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection are all creations of young Ukrainian Greek Catholic icon-makers from Lviv, a city close to the nation's western border with Poland. Their church, formed on the boundary between the Latin West and the Byzantine East, acknowledges the Pope in Rome but worships…

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New for November 2018

November 9, 2018

New for November 2018

To commemorate the 80th anniversary this month of Kristallnacht, the infamous Night of Broken Glass, when Nazi supporters carried out an officially-sanctioned pogrom against the Jews of Germany, I am presenting three new images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection of the Prophet Moses and the Ten Commandments by three international Jewish artists working in a variety of styles. …

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New for October 2018

October 1, 2018

New for October 2018

October is the time of year to celebrate the life of Francis of Assisi.  Endearing images of the saint who loved God's creation, surrounded by animals, are a staple of Western Christian art. There is a less familiar genre of Franciscan imagery, where the saint communes with a bleeding Christ on the Cross or holds a skull to remind…

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New for September 2018

September 2, 2018

New for September 2018

Christians pay homage to the Hosts of Heaven this month at Michaelmas on September 29th. In keeping with this feast day, I am adding four new images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection to the From Realms of Glory gallery of the Themes of Faith section depicting angels as administrators of divine justice at the End of Time.  Berlin-based…

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New for August 2018

August 1, 2018

New for August 2018

For those of you who have not had the chance to spend any vacation time this summer admiring the beauties of nature, I have four new images to offer from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection in August depicting the Creation of the World in the opening chapter of the Book of Genesis. Southwestern American Saint-Maker Marie Romero Cash shows…

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New for June 2018

June 1, 2018

New for June 2018

With the summer season just around the corner, I am presenting four new works for the month of June from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection on the always popular pastoral theme of the Good Shepherd. Japanese Master Printmaker Sadao Watanabe offers an Asian variation on Christ's Parable of the Lost Sheep, showing the Good Shepherd returning the stray to…

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New for May 2018

May 1, 2018

New for May 2018

May is a time traditionally devoted to the Virgin Mary.  I have five Marian images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection to show this month, adding more diversity to the already varied mix of works by international artists on The Magnificat page in The Coming of Christ gallery of The Life of Christ section. These new art offerings for…

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New for April 2018

April 1, 2018

New for April 2018

Easter Sunday falls on the first of April this year, so, I have selected four images of the Resurrection by international artists in very different styles as this month's new art offerings from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection. American Artist Edward Medina gives us a three-color giclee print of a burial-shroud concealing variation on Michelangelo's famous black chalk drawing…

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New for March 2018

March 1, 2018

New for March 2018

As we continue on in the Season of Lent, I have two complete cycles of Stations of the Cross images to present for the month of March from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection by East European artists. Stanislaw Koguciuk, a folk art painter from the village of Plawanice, near Poland's eastern border with Ukraine, brings together all fourteen Stations…

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