Tag Archives: Art

Blowform, Feast of the Annunciation

My longer term readers may recall that some years ago we acquired a blowform nativity set.  Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, ox and donkey, a shepherd with sheep,  Magi with camel move about our property from Thanksgiving until 12th Night in … Continue reading

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Brown Signs: Cusco, Peru, Textile Studios

  Weaving the past.  Weaving the future.

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From the Bookshelf: The Ecumenism of Beauty, edited by Timothy Vernon

A couple of decades ago, my father visited me, a sort of father-son weekend in Washington, D.C.  Given that he has an ardent faith, I suggested that we attend the Sunday worship service as the Grace Church, in Georgetown.  This is … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 36: Paul’s Elevation to the Third Heaven

2 Timothy 4:7 – 8 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will aware … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 35: Martyrdom of St. Paul

Eusebius (263-339 ACE), Ecclesiastical History, Book II, Chapter XXV The persecution under Nero, in which Paul and Peter were honored with martyrdom in the cause of religion at Rome. But Nero now having the government firmly established under him, and henceforth plunging … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 34: Peter and Paul say Farewell

2 Peter 3:14 – 16 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.  Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 33: Paul in the Mamertine Prison

Philippians 1:12 – 14 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel.  As a result,  it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard, and to everyone else … Continue reading

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