Monday, August 26, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

A 15th century engraving by Israhel van Meckenem, from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

A study of the Angel of the Annunciation by Guido Reni, from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Monday, August 12, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The Solemnity of the Assumption falls this Thursday; check your parish bulletin for Mass times!

This week's Annunciation is a 15th century engraving by Martin Schongauer from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

For the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St Mary Major ("Our Lady of the Snows"), a lovely Flemish Annunciation by Franz Francken II from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. The vividness of the color is enhanced by the oil paints being applied not to wood or canvas, but copper.