Author Archives: Mary Jane Miller
Mary Jane Miller

New Catholic Icon

Thoughts and reflections   I have been a practicing Christian all my life and half of that time dedicated to the practice of painting (writing) icons. Biblical text, liturgy, and prayer are my source of strength and comfort, just like … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Message

There are some who say the traditional large christian denominations are dyeing. There are those who say the Baptist and evangelical communities are thriving. It might be better to ask why Chruch at all? Our interior movement can happen within … Continue reading

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Icon Painting In Mexico

The idea of moving small particles of sand around with a brush to create a divine image is exhilarating, it is contemplative. Others find solace in yoga, meditation and prayer; I find it in icon painting. The practice requires considerable … Continue reading

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Thoughts by Jimmy Carter about Women and Church

Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. Well said Jimmy! Bible verses claiming that Eve was created second to Adam and also responsible for original sin, paved the … Continue reading

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Iconography workshops in Mexico

Más información al 01 (442) 212 44 70 ó al museodeartesacrodequeretaro@gmail.com More on our website, Sacred Icon Retreat   Students say, “I’m surprised to be here, or I have no painting experience or this is amazing”. It is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Sacred Body Parts

Reliquary is a place that was used to house Sacred Body Parts  of people. In this work i have bagged up the words which no longer seem to be important or useful in our day to day life. They are … Continue reading

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Mary Magdelene from Egypt to France

Her feast day is July 22. There are more and more scholars today trying to prove or identify the“Cult of Mary Magdalene”, which arose in Provence France during the 11th century. They seek evidence for Mary and her companions having … Continue reading

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