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Praying with Art

Praying with Art

Are you interested in learning ways to incorporate art into your prayer life? An article on CatholicPhilly by Jem Sullivan / Catholic News Service discusses the practice of “lectio divina” and how to use sacred art to reflect, meditate, pray and contemplate the mysteries of our faith:

Moving between the sacred text and its visual representation in a silent pondering of word and image draws mind, heart and will into the beauty of faith. Identify key artistic symbols and reflect on their meaning in the light of God’s word.

If you haven’t tried lectio divina, I definitely recommend it. You can learn more about it via Word Among Us where Father James Martin describes lectio divina in four easy steps.

Lectio divina WITH sacred art? Now that’s what I call a win-win!

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