In this, the 25th episode of St. Luke’s Gallery, we study two churches in Chicago: one offering an incredible holistic sacred experience and the other, the exact opposite following a tragic modernist renovation in the late 1960s.
In this 24th episode of St. Luke’s Gallery, we take a look at this incredibly moving work of art by an unknown 18th Century artist.
In this 23rd episode of St. Luke’s Gallery, we take a look at the very detailed works of Hans Memling, a Flemish painter from the 15th Century.
A run-in with a blasphemous mural on the side of a Catholic school in my neighborhood has inspired me to put together this episode, featuring some beautiful and inspiring images of Our Blessed Mother in sacred art.
Up until now, St. Luke’s Gallery has focused primarily on sacred paintings and icons. In this 21st episode however, we’ll take a more holistic look at some of Philadelphia’s Churches to appreciate the beauty of the exterior, as well as the interior architecture and features.
Recorded during Holy Week 2023, this 20th episode studies Christ’s Descent Into Limbo by the Renaissance painter, Andrea Mantegna. For Easter Meditation, please see episode 7: Christ’s Appearance to Mary Magdalene.
Recorded the Third Sunday of Lent, 2023. In this episode, we meditate upon seven works of art while praying the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
In this 18th episode, recorded at the start of Lent, 2023, we study Christ in the Wilderness by the 19th Century Russian painter, Ivan Kramskoi.
I wish all visitors to St. Luke’s Gallery a Blessed Advent Season. Enjoy this short video with some highlights from the Gospels of the season, along with some accompanying sacred art.
Recorded on the 24th of October, the Feast of St. Raphael. In this 16th episode, of St. Luke’s Gallery, we study this incredible series of the Archangel from the Old Testament’s Book of Tobit, painted by the 17th Century Italian painter, Andrea Vaccaro. Link to The Book of Tobit: https://www.drbo.org/chapter/17001.htm