Trending Catholic Art | June, 2015

Wisemen at Epiphany Adore Infant Jesus
Adoration of the Magi - Nunez
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Jesus Speaking with Rich Man
Christ & the Rich Young Ruler – Hofmann
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Jesus Fasting in Desert
Christ in the Desert – Kramskoi
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Jesus Holding Book Icon
Christ the Teacher
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Angel Instructs Joseph in Sleep
Dream of St. Joseph - Mengs
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Holy Family
Heavenly & Earthly Trinities – Murillo
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Holy Trinity Glorified in Heaven
Holy Trinity – Giaquinto
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Lord I am Not Worthy
Jesus & the Centurion – Veronese
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Tongues of Fire
Pentecost – Restout
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Descent of Holy Ghost
Pentecost – Titian
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Bishop falls asleep
Sleeping Cardinal – Rosenthal
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Archangel Michael Crushing Devil
St. Michael Trampling the Dragon – Raphael
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Why the web-images are free to download this month

September 02, 2014

Our Lady of the Holy RosaryLast month, I was on a Marian retreat for five days. I wasn't thinking about work at all, but a thought came to me out of the blue to make all our web-quality images free (needless to say, I made a note of the inspiration and then didn't think about it the rest of the retreat. by the way, you should go a Marian retreat someday). I asked the boss about it after the retreat, he said yes, we talked some more about Kansas weather and Irish tin whistles, and here we are.

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An Image of Saints Peter and Paul by el Greco

June 28, 2014

Apostles Peter and Paul

June 29th is the feastday of the Apostles St. Peter and Paul. The artist Doménikos Theotokópoulos is commonly known as el greco (the Greek). He painted this lovely image of Saint Peter and Paul around the end of the 16th century. You'll notice Paul holding his symbol in art, the sword, and Peter holding his art symbol, the keys of the Catholic Church. The two great Apostles, who are distinctly eyeing the viewer, extend their hands in a manner suggesting they will connect wrists. 

 

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May is Mary's Month

May 08, 2014

Madonna Praying The month of May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. People have used a variety of traditions, prayers, customs and hymns to manifest this special devotion. A few examples are singing Marian hymns after the family rosary, making sure there are always fresh cut flowers at her statues, pilgrimages to local Marian shrines, extra rosaries and more. If you hurry, you can catch the tail 

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