Art St. Luke and the Virgin Mary

St. Luke and the Virgin Mary

Happy Feast Day! Today, we celebrate St. Luke, one of the four evangelists who wrote a book of the gospel! So, who is St. Luke? That’s a good question! So, in honor of today, I would like to look at him as an evangelist, an artist, and then look at how artists commonly portray him! …

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Art The Tender Father

The Tender Father

My husband is an amazing man, of course! I wouldn’t have married him if he weren’t. But, sometimes he’ll just blow me away and leave me super impressed. For instance, take today. I’ve been feeling under the weather lately — I haven’t been sleeping well and I’ve felt a bit sick to boot. This, of …

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Art Seeing Christ in My Son

Seeing Christ in My Son

Here’s a picture of my son when he was a baby! Wait… whoops, no, that’s definitely Jesus. In fact, it’s a picture of the whole Holy Family! Mary and Joseph are resting for a brief moment while they flee to Egypt to protect Jesus. But, oh my goodness! Jesus looks like my son did when …

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Art Bringing Our Children to the Lord

Bringing Our Children to the Lord

As a mother of an infant, I kind adore this picture. What can I say? Yes, it’s not the best-executed artwork of all time and in many ways the brush strokes are very simplistic. And yet, it is great. Let me explain… As related in Luke 2:22-40, Jesus’ parents bring the infant Jesus to the …

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