Monday, December 21, 2015

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

This contemporary triptych in tropical hues invites us to draw close to the stable where we will soon find Jesus in Mary's arms:


Monday, December 7, 2015

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

In view of tomorrow's Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, this breathtakingly lovely Annunciation by Fra Angelico speaks of Mary as the New Eve, untouched by the sin which expelled our first parents from the earthly paradise:


Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

From St Alban's Cathedral (St Albans, England), a detail from the Annunciation window: