Part 5: The Wedding at Cana and the Passion of Christ

Duccio di Buoninsegna. Maestà (back, predella): The Wedding at Cana. 1308-11. The final part of Fulton Sheen’s reflections on the wedding at Cana and Christ’s Passion, death and resurrection. The Cross is everywhere. When a man stretches out his arms in relaxation, he unconsciously forms the image of the reason for the Son of Man’s [Read More...]

Part 4: The Wedding at Cana and the Passion of Christ

Gerard David. The Marriage at Cana. c. 1503. More of Fulton Sheen’s observations about the wedding at Cana and Christ’s Passion, death and resurrection. The six water pots were filled, making about one hundred and twenty gallons, and in the beautiful language of Richard Crashaw, “the conscious water saw its God and blushed.” The first [Read More...]

Part 3: The Wedding at Cana and the Passion of Christ

Giotto. The Wedding Feast at Cana. 1304-1306. Continuing with  Fulton Sheen’s insights connecting the wedding at Cana and Christ’s Passion, death and resurrection. At the Resurrection He gave Himself back to her, to show that while she had gained new children, she had not lost Him. At Cana the prophecy that Simeon had made to [Read More...]