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New for July 2019

July 6, 2019

New for July 2019

For the month of July, I have selected three images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection depicting the Return of the Prodigal Son, the climactic moment in Christ's much-loved parable in the Gospel of Luke, when the wayward younger son is welcomed home in an fatherly embrace. Although these works, now on view in The Prodigal Son page in…

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New for June 2019

June 1, 2019

New for June 2019

For the month of June and the start of the summer season, I have selected three new images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection of the much-loved biblical figure who makes us to "lie down in green pastures." The Good Shepherd is a favorite subject of artists around the world, depicted in a variety of ways in many different…

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New for May 2019

May 1, 2019

New for May 2019

May is the time of year to remember the Virgin Mary. The quartet of Marian-themed works from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection on display this month on The Magnificat page in the The Coming of Christ gallery of The Life of Christ section are the work of Ukrainian Greek Catholic women artists from the city of Lviv in West…

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New for April 2019

April 1, 2019

New for April 2019

As the Season of Lent continues into April, I have two sets of images of the Passion of Christ to present this month from two editions, printed 30 years apart, of French Writer Paul Claudel's 1911 poem cycle, La Chemin de la Croix. The first set of fourteen woodcuts of the Stations of the Cross (far left) was carved…

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New for March 2019

March 1, 2019

New for March 2019

Ash Wednesday falls this year on March 6. During the first four weeks of Lent, I will be featuring prints from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection depicting the Agony in the Garden, when Christ prayed in Gethsemane for the cup of his suffering to pass. A trio of works by artists from the German-speaking world all display the distortion…

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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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