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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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The Universal Touch

Mary of Tenderness, The Hodegitria or  Mary of the Sign, each  of them offers a unique manifestation of the binding force that keeps the universe together; love. The beauty that is a manifested in the heart of a mother’s love … Continue reading

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Saint Mary the Mother of God In Feast day Icons

A theologian once said, “it is necessary to go back to Mary if we want to return to: truth about Jesus Christ, truth about the Church and truth about humankind.” This is an amazing statement and one worth thinking about Feast day icons and Mary the mother of God. Continue reading

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At Birth and Death we are touched by our Mothers

The beauty that is a manifested in the heart of a mother’s love for her child is universal, and marks the beginning of our journey. Continue reading

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Hodegitria, Mary the Saint

Saint Mary’s face reflects courage, sorrow and understanding, gazing at the viewer, silently waiting. She speaks volumes without words – Continue reading

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Saint Mary, Friend and Guide

Saint Mary, the Saint for centuries, has inspired Catholics to performed rituals, consecrating her divinity through books and images, personal devotions, as well as; homilies praising the glories of her being, Continue reading

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Organic Egg Tempera Technique

The face of Christ has been my favorite subject matter for many years. For some time now I have been reducing His iconic image to just the face. I’d like to get rid of the hair as well! After the … Continue reading

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