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The Rosary, Ceaseless Prayer & Joan

The Rosary, Ceaseless Prayer & Joan by Mary Martin As I thought about what to include in this brief reflection, my mind and heart were drawn to two prayer forms and a person. The first prayer form that sustains me is the rosary.  While I have been a practicing Catholic my whole life, I admit…
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My Soul Glorifies The Lord 2021 Exhibit: Karen Kurka Jensen

My Soul Glorifies The Lord: Art Exhibit 2021 September see’s the monastery reopening.  And to welcome you back a new art exhibit from sumi-e artist Karen Kurka Jensen will grace our gallery.   Creations Dawn, Morning Stars Still Sing Together I love how the fingers of the sky in this piece are reaching towards each…
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Re-Entry in the World

Re-Entry in the World by Mary Elizabeth Ilg Summer has returned to Minnesota after an extremely dark and lonely winter.  Following the gentle tulips of spring, perennial gardens have now exploded in a pageantry of color, and the frilly pink dresses of peonies.  Recently, there have been many days of oppressive, record-breaking heat.  What could…
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God Is Everywhere And Does Everything

God Is Everywhere And Does Everything Created by Sarah Allen "When you regain a sense of your life as a journey of discovery, you return to rhythm with yourself….When the destination becomes gracious, the journey becomes an adventure of beauty." - John O’Donohue I created this piece to illustrate my experience of God. I have…
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Seeing God 2021 Virtual Exhibit: Duncan, Eckes, and Fleming

Seeing God: An Exhibit of Sacred Art 2021 Enjoy this year's virtual exhibit! We invite you to pause with each image as if you were walking our Gallery at St. Paul’s Monastery and read the artist’s statement about their piece. The rest of the exhibit will be posted on the blog throughout February and March.…
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Seeing God 2021 Virtual Exhibit: Stein and Pleau

Seeing God: An Exhibit of Sacred Art 2021 Enjoy this year's virtual exhibit! We invite you to pause with each image as if you were walking our Gallery at St. Paul’s Monastery and read the artist’s statement about their piece. The rest of the exhibit will be posted on the blog throughout February and March.…
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Seeing God 2021 Virtual Exhibit: Sr. Virginia Matter

Seeing God: An Exhibit of Sacred Art 2021 Enjoy this year's virtual exhibit! We invite you to pause with each image as if you were walking our Gallery at St. Paul’s Monastery and read the artist’s statement about their piece. The rest of the exhibit will be posted on the blog throughout February and March.…
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Seeing God 2021 Virtual Exhibit: Fleury and Goodwin

Seeing God: An Exhibit of Sacred Art 2021 Enjoy this year's virtual exhibit! We invite you to pause with each image as if you were walking our Gallery at St. Paul’s Monastery and read the artist’s statement about their piece. The rest of the exhibit will be posted on the blog throughout February and March.…
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Seeing God 2021 Virtual Exhibit: Carlson, Brick, and Allen

Seeing God: An Exhibit of Sacred Art 2021 Enjoy this year's virtual exhibit! We invite you to pause with each image as if you were walking our Gallery at St. Paul’s Monastery and read the artist’s statement about their piece. The rest of the exhibit will be posted on the blog throughout February and March.…
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Seeing God 2021 Virtual Exhibit: Ilg and Lysdahl

Seeing God: An Exhibit of Sacred Art 2021 Enjoy this year's virtual exhibit! We invite you to pause with each image as if you were walking our Gallery at St. Paul’s Monastery and read the artist’s statement about their piece. The rest of the exhibit will be posted on the blog throughout February and March.…
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