Absulutly beautiful images of The Sao Francisco Church, Brazil

I love St. francis

I love St. francis

A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just. -Pope Francis

A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just. -Pope Francis

medieval:

Wheel of Hypocrisy.
1) He stands by Pride 2) He falls by Negligence. Put down in sorrow 3) He lies there by Poverty. The shame of him who has nothing 4) He rises by money.
13th C. (via)

medieval:

Wheel of Hypocrisy.

1) He stands by Pride
2) He falls by Negligence. Put down in sorrow
3) He lies there by Poverty. The shame of him who has nothing
4) He rises by money.

13th C. (via)

magictransistor:

Illuminated Gospel
Late 14th-early 15th Century Ethiopia, Amhara region. Parchment (vellum), wood (acacia), tempera, ink.[The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City]

magictransistor:

Illuminated Gospel

Late 14th-early 15th Century Ethiopia, Amhara region. Parchment (vellum), wood (acacia), tempera, ink.

[The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City]

agaperomani:

"Let Peace be your quest and aim." -St. Benedict

agaperomani:

"Let Peace be your quest and aim." -St. Benedict

allaboutmary:

A street shrine in Cassino, Italy.

allaboutmary:

A street shrine in Cassino, Italy.

I pray that as we join in crying out for justice we may find change in our hearts, and in our world. Join me today in praying a Prayer for the Human Tragedy Behind the Immigration (via A Prayer for the Human Tragedy Behind the Immigration.)

I pray that as we join in crying out for justice we may find change in our hearts, and in our world. Join me today in praying a Prayer for the Human Tragedy Behind the Immigration (via A Prayer for the Human Tragedy Behind the Immigration.)

Perhaps my new favorite religious image

Perhaps my new favorite religious image

Over the weekend I read through Phyllis Tickle’s new book The Age of the Spirit. For those who don’t know Tickle, she is considered by many to be the godmother of the emergent church movement. She has traveled the country preaching that the church is in the midst of a new epoch which she has called “The Great Emergence.” This book is a continuation and deepening of her previous work on this subject. In this book Tickle traces seeks to look back at church history to try to make sense of where we are today. (READ MORE)

Over the weekend I read through Phyllis Tickle’s new book The Age of the Spirit. For those who don’t know Tickle, she is considered by many to be the godmother of the emergent church movement. She has traveled the country preaching that the church is in the midst of a new epoch which she has called “The Great Emergence.” This book is a continuation and deepening of her previous work on this subject. In this book Tickle traces seeks to look back at church history to try to make sense of where we are today. (READ MORE)

I love this illustration of the Apocalypse 

yuri-rimsky:

10th century illuminated manuscript of the Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana, Spain