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Egg Tempera painting demonstration by Mary Jane Miller in San Miguel de Allende.

No artistic experience is necessary for the iconography classes in egg tempera. The iconography classes are taught inclusive of time for meditation, watching the mind and seeing your hand move as an … More
Bishop William Gregg said, “The original icons demonstrate a deep understanding of the inconographic tradition woven with a stretching of that tradition to express the content of the faith in new … More
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Sacred Icon Retreat -- A Spiritual Icon Painting Retreat

A spiritual retreat focused on the ancient tradition of Icon painting, using traditional process and materials.
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Mary the Mother of Christ

Mary the Mother of Christ appears in 12 Feast Day Icons; The Presentation of Mary as a child, The Annunciation, Visitation, Virgin Birth, Nativity, Presentation of Jesus, Flight into Egypt, Finding … More
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Love and Image

We have been taught we are created in the image of God, (energy, light, wholeness, the absolute), we have come from spirit and to there we return. This experience of divine life is temporary along … More
PURPOSE OF ICON PAINTING. Icon painting appeared as far back as the 4th and 5th century and it was from the beginning meant as a spiritual movement rather than an Art movement. From that time the … More
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Modern Catholic Iconography and Catholic Art

Catholic Iconography and Catholic Art from Mary Jane Miller
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Peace without Desire

Saint Mary is the saint to assist you in the search for the truth. The level of asceticism we develop is dependent on the depth of our search. For the ascetic, Saint Mary is the figure manifesting … More
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St George

Warrior for a better world, "And God watched from the heavens as they fought over what they did not create or love. After the fighting, all that will be left is death". Such a sad quote but rings … More
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Necessary to go back to Mary

A theologian once said, “it is necessary to go back to Mary if we want to return to: truth about Jesus Christ, truth about the Church and truth about humankind." This is an amazing statement and one … More
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THREE KINDS OF MARY

The first group - iconography called Mary of the "Sign" Orans, from Latin Orans - praying. Iconographic scheme: Maria is represented with raised hands to the sky, at prayer. At the level of her … More
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Mary the Universal Mother

Mary is the Queen of Heaven. Few mothers, matriarchs of our myths, have been so confusing to us: so powerful and so trivial; so central and so peripheral; so mysterious and so obvious; so comforting … More
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An equal but different place in the kingdom

Part of learning to be a great Christian Woman is being prepared to acknowledge that parts of the Bible are considerably misogynistic, not because the men who wrote the words were ignorant of … More
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HOW MUCH HAS CHANGED?

Women's Voices in the Early Church Are there TOO few women in the new testament scripture, Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene and a few other women, Priscilla , Nympha, Phoebe, Junia, Euodia… More

Difficult Realities

If you were ever wondering why the priesthood continues to think woman are somehow less than men, remember in their catechism and seminary, for centuries they have stumbled across text like those … More
charisma
Pls keep posting these :-) Marvellous pieces. God bless you from Hungary. More

Saint Mary the gift of Christmas

Saint Mary is gifted to us as an idea, an image and a model but more than anything she is the house of prayer. Her example still pushes us to become more than we can ever imagine. Clearly I am not a … More
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Traditionally there have been too few images of women in icons, too few Orthodox women iconographers, and too few Catholic women who teach, or are recognized as female mystics. In light of this … More
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Modern Catholic Iconography and Catholic Art | Mary Jane Miller

Catholic Iconography and Catholic Art from Mary Jane Miller
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There have not been too few images of women in icons. Why would you even express your opinion as a fact?
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Mary is the most popular image in church even today

Mary the Mother of Christ appears in 12 Feast Day Icons; The Presentation of Mary as a child, The Annunciation, Visitation, Virgin Birth, Nativity, Presentation of Jesus, Flight into Egypt, Finding … More
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Chirstmas a time of love and fullfillment

Saint Mary is the saint to assist you in the search for the truth. The level of asceticism we develop is dependent on the depth of our search. For the ascetic, Saint Mary is the figure manifesting … More
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Preserving the practice, divine image, sacred art

Icon painting classes today celebrate this ancient art form. In the 21st century most of the icons we view in books and museums have only become available to the public eye in the past 100 years. … More
charisma
Beautiful, thanks for sharing
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Why Icons are painted in Egg Tempera

“In all of my experience, of all the mediums and genres I have worked with, there is nothing as intimate or soul reaching or meditative as paining icons with ground earth pigment to make divine … More
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Womens Voices

If you were ever wondering why the priesthood continues to think woman are somehow less than men, remember in their catechism and seminary, for centuries they have stumbled across text like those … More