"Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord…"

A beautiful illustration of the Annunciation, celebrated every March 25th, as interpreted by one of my favorite biblical artists,  James Tissot: [Read more...]

Homily for December 19, 2010: 4th Sunday of Advent

“The Anxiety of Joseph” by James Tissot In the late 19th century, one of the most sought-after realist portrait painters was a Frenchman by the name of James Tissot.  He made his reputation painting society women and the wealthy in and around Paris.  But at one point in his life, while doing research for a [Read More...]