In 1980 a decision was made in the Vatican to restore the frescoes inside the Sistene Chapel where art works many of us have seen in books are painted upon the walls. Most renown are the works of Michelangelo…that famous picture of a man’s finger reaching out to touch the finger of God…or is it … Continue reading Restore Us, O God!
During Advent, Mary takes center stage in the Biblical story. Believers who speak a historical creed speak of her as the Virgin Mary, underscoring the miraculous nature of Jesus' birth. Some whose faith lives outside of the historical creeds speak of her as a young girl, pregnant before she was married; they see in God's … Continue reading For the Love of Mary