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  • Boxing Day with St. Stephen

    By December 26, 2020

    According to the Catholic calendar, the second day of Christmas commemorates St. Stephen. He was a young deacon in the community of Jerusalem who became the first martyr in the name of Jesus, an event recounted in Acts...

  • Painting of the Week: Gentile da Fabriano, Adoration of the Magi

    By December 20, 2020

    More than 2 billion people in more than 160 countries will celebrate Christmas this coming Friday. To mark this global Christian holiday, we explore a beautiful altarpiece which features scenes of great pomp and circumstance. Let us venture...

  • Paintings for Chanukah

    By December 11, 2020

    Discover more paintings depicting celebrations and holidays:

  • Art Advent Calendar of Nativities

    By December 1, 2020

    Today December starts and that means it is the countdown until Christmas Day. To celebrate, here is an art advent calendar of nativity scenes, arranged in chronological order. 1. Domenico di Ghirlandaio Domenico Ghirlandaio was an Italian Renaissance...

  • All the Prodigal Sons in Art

    By November 27, 2020

    A quick internet search for “the Prodigal Son in art” yields some 13,000,000 results! What makes this 2,000-year-old story so compelling that artists keep returning to it again and again? The Prodigal Son is one in a series...

  • the detail the painting of the hevajra mandala with the deity and his consort in the center, eight dancing deities in the surrounding lotus petals the detail the painting of the hevajra mandala with the deity and his consort in the center, eight dancing deities in the surrounding lotus petals

    The Art of Mandala – Matrix Reloaded

    By November 15, 2020

    The art of the mandala is like a secret language of the soul. It represents both a map of the cosmos and the soul’s progress through meditation toward enlightenment. With an unlimited wealth of motifs and symbolic allusions,...

  • Top 10 Weird Christian Relics

    By October 30, 2020

    Heads, shoulders, knees, and toes… Saintly toes? The variety of saintly relics really offers it all. I hope all of this is not too morbid for you. We do have a lot of articles about nice things, like...

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