Art is God’s idea

Visual meditations

Father Bernard: Baoro Church Murals

Once in the church I started to look at the paintings thoughtfully, hearing their voice through their basic linearity underpinned by strict geometric patterns.

read more Father Bernard: The Baptism of Jesus


Betty Spackman: A Creature Chronicle, detail

Betty Spackman: A Creature Chronicle

When I consider the heavens, the moon and the stars that you have made, what are mere mortals that you are mindful of them… Psalm 8

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Exhibitions and events


List of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches.

Plus a list of conferences, lectures and events, with a special focus on Europe.

read more French Anonymous: The Christian Soul Accepts the Cross, ca. 1630, Prado, Madrid

Christian calendar


Cross by Madeleine Dietz

In the earth I see potential fertility. Now it looks dead and lifeless, but a little water is enough to waken hidden seeds to life and make them bud from mud.

read moreMadeleine Dietz: Cross  

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar.

There are also materials about the Old and New Testament.

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Church of the month

England: All Saints Parish Church, Tudeley

by Jonathan Evens

Inside the church I am immediately immersed in intense colours – rich and deep marine blue, with blends of burgundy and bottle green.

read more Marc Chagall

Art and Poetry

Annukka Laine

Call to prayer for Ukraine

Finnish artist Annukka Laine calls on us to pray Psalm 91 with the believers in Ukraine every afternoon at 5 p.m. (local time): 'God, my refuge and my fortress, I trust in you.' 

read more Annukka Laine: Wounded - The Price for Freedom

Art and Music

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All Sons & Daughters

All Creatures of our God and King

All Sons & Daughters had the amazing opportunity to sing these ancient words penned by Saint Francis in his hometown of Assisi. With cicadas in the background!

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In the Spotlight

The Seven Works of Mercy in Art

by Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker

This overview will show that
these artworks from different ages
mirror the theological ideas
and the charitable works of their times.

read more Britt Wikström