During the Advent Season, which we are in, we celebrate many aspects of Mary's life. One of the feast days that come up in this month
The gospel readings during Ordinary Time, the liturgical season we are now in, speak of the calling of the disciples, the casting of nets, and the invitations to be open to healing. Some tell of the miracles performed by Jesus while other readings are of the wedding feast and how we do not fast when
This week I am going to show the next part of the carving that I showed last week which is the pregnant Virgin Mary. Mary sits in a receiving position with her hands open to respond to God’s will. In her stillness the word becomes flesh.
In the fall of 1994 I was privileged to go to Stuttgart, Germany and to study with a Franciscan Sister who was quite renowned for her woodcut prints and liturgical work in many churches. I was able to study and work with her for six months. Her name is Sister Sigmunda May, OSF. This by