Holy Week: Good Friday - Jesus Dies on the Cross

HOLY WEEK: GOOD FRIDAY - JESUS DIES ON THE CROSS

Joseph Criscuoli. The Crucifixion. JESUS DIES ON THE CROSS The Cross was his glory. Jesus did not speak of being crucified; he spoke...

Part 5 - The Wedding at Cana and The Passion of Christ

PART 5 - THE WEDDING AT CANA AND THE PASSION OF CHRIST

Duccio di Buoninsegna. Maestà : The Wedding at Cana. 1308-11. The final part of Fulton Sheen's reflections on the wedding at Cana and...

 
 
 
Litany of the Cross

LITANY OF THE CROSS

What else for Good Friday? Bergen Crucifix Litany of the CrossThe cross is the hope of Christians. The cross is the resurrection of...

". THE GESTAPO OFFICER SNEERED: 'NOW YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR JEWISH CHRIST.'"

Although struck with an iron rod until one of his arms had to be amputated, the doctor would not be quieted. Finally, as DeMille's...

 
 
 
Stations of the Cross - Vatican, Bishop Barron

STATIONS OF THE CROSS - VATICAN, BISHOP BARRON

Sculpture at Church of the Condemnation and Imposition of the Cross , Jerusalem Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share...

Holy Week: Holy Thursday - The Lord's Last Supper

HOLY WEEK: HOLY THURSDAY - THE LORD'S LAST SUPPER

Pietro Lorenzetti. The Last Supper. 1320-1330. THE LORD'S LAST SUPPER Singular events took place in that period, which the evangelists...

 
 
 
Part 4 - The Wedding at Cana and The Passion of Christ

PART 4 - THE WEDDING AT CANA AND THE PASSION OF CHRIST

Gerard David. The Marriage at Cana. c. 1503. More of Fulton Sheen's observations about the wedding at Cana and Christ's Passion, death...

Illustrated Guide to the Triduum

ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE TRIDUUM

Triduum. What a word. What a concept! I remember how hard it was, as a new convert, to understand what happened then and why. That's...

 
 
 
Part 3: The Wedding at Cana and The Passion of Christ

PART 3: THE WEDDING AT CANA AND THE PASSION OF CHRIST

Giotto. The Wedding Feast at Cana. 1304-1306. Continuing with Fulton Sheen's insights connecting the wedding at Cana and Christ's Passion,...

Holy Week: Wednesday - The Way to Calvary

HOLY WEEK: WEDNESDAY - THE WAY TO CALVARY

Maurice Denis. The Road to Calvary / Montace au calvaire ou Le Calvaire. 1889. THE WAY TO CALVARYForming part of the procession, their...

 
 
 
Part 2 - The Wedding at Cana and The Passion of Christ

PART 2 - THE WEDDING AT CANA AND THE PASSION OF CHRIST

Hieronymus Bosch. Marriage Feast at Cana. Continuing the connections Fulton Sheen makes between the wedding at Cana and Christ's Passion,...

Holy Week: Tuesday - Before Pilate

HOLY WEEK: TUESDAY - BEFORE PILATE

Nikolay Gay. "Quod Est Veritas?" Christ and Pilate. 1890. The Passion of Our Lord BEFORE PILATE: JESUS CHRIST, THE KINGThinking that...

 
 
 

NOTRE DAME BURNS

Just got back from running errands and Rose and Tom told me about the Notre Dame Cathedral burning. I've been there twice... but am...

Part 1 - The Wedding At Cana and the Passion of Christ

PART 1 - THE WEDDING AT CANA AND THE PASSION OF CHRIST

Jan Steen. The Marriage Feast at Cana. c. 1665/70. Fulton Sheen makes some wonderful connections between the wedding at Cana and Christ's...

 
 
 
Holy Week: Monday - Peter's Denials

HOLY WEEK: MONDAY - PETER'S DENIALS

Duccio di Buoninsegna. Maestà : Jesus Accused by the Pharisees. 1308-11. The Passion of Our Lord PETER'S DENIALSJesus having been much...

The Beginning of the Celebration of Our Lord's Paschal Mystery

THE BEGINNING OF THE CELEBRATION OF OUR LORD'S PASCHAL MYSTERY

This post is from several years ago but it hits me where I live even now. Some of the liturgy quoted may not relate to this year because...

 
 
 

WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS

Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard...

Almond Blossom

ALMOND BLOSSOM

Vincent van Gogh, Almond blossom

 
 
 

LITANY FOR LENT

This seems the perfect litany to prepare us for Palm Sunday and Holy Week. Via a spot with many litanies for you to explore. Christ,...

ROSE FELL ASLEEP IN THE MOVIE THEATER AND MISSED HER BUS HOME

Now that she's back, Hannah & Rose discuss gang wars, acting with accents, and why sometimes star-crossed lovers should just be friends...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The painting is inspired by my research and fascination with astronomy. The bands and waves of Jupiter are mesmerizing and I think you will be fascinated and intrigued with all... Read more ...

Woollahra Courtyard House / CO-AP

Woollahra Courtyard House / CO-AP

© Ross Honeysett Architects: CO-AP Location: Woollahra, Australia Category: Houses Design Team: Will Fung, Tina Engelen, Patrik Braun, Rachel Harris Area: 337.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The painting is inspired by my research and fascination with astronomy. The bands and waves of Jupiter are mesmerizing and I think you will be fascinated and intrigued with all... Read more ...

JL House / Martín Montone Arquitectura

JL House / Martín Montone Arquitectura

© Luis Barandiarán Architects: Martín Montone Arquitectura Location: City Bell, Argentina Category: Houses Lead Architect: Martín Montone Area: 173.32 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "Kim's Run" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "Kim's Run" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

10"x10" Mixed Media on Panel/sold Commissions welcome. Read more ...

House in The Center / Arkosis

House in The Center / Arkosis

© Roberto D´Ambrosio Architects: Arkosis Location: San Ramón, Costa Rica Category: Houses Lead Architects: Iván Delgado Area: 1399.3 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Roberto... Read more ...

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Found poetry 56

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Good Friday - Duccio 1255-1319

Good Friday - Duccio 1255-1319

1308-11 Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319) Jesus Accused by the Pharisees 1308-11 Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319) The Flagellation Good Friday marks the day on which Jesus... Read more ...

Good Friday - 1510 Lucas Cranach the Elder Crown of Thorns

Good Friday - 1510 Lucas Cranach the Elder Crown of Thorns

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German Northern Renaissance Painter, 1472-1553) Christ Crowned with Thorns c 1510 Read more ...

Good Friday - 1268 Cimabue

Good Friday - 1268 Cimabue

Cimabue (Italian Byzantine Style Painter, 1240-1302) Crucifix 1268-71 In the Christian religion, Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus. As early as the 1C, the... Read more ...