Category Archives: Painting

St. Teresa of Jesus (Avila)

Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Teresa of Jesus, also known as St. Teresa of Avila. She has long been a favorite of mine and is the namesake of my dearest sister, St. Therese of Lisieux. They share … Continue reading

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The Beauty Collective

Seven Beautiful Paintings by Bouguereau, by Stacy Trasancos Accepting Abundance Mary, Motherhood, Womanhood, and Faith, by Susan TerbayCatholicMom.com An Eye for Beauty, by Daniel McInerny High Concepts Beauty As a Call, by Daniel McInerny High Concepts The Power of Beauty, … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows

“Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted and you yourself a sword will pierce so … Continue reading

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