Preparing the Christmas Crib

On December 7, 2013 there will be an Advent Day of Reflection based on art at  St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Richmond, VA.  It will begin at 8:30 with a celebration of the Memorial Mass of St. Ambrose.

Saint Ambrose in His Study ca. 1500. Spanish, Palencia. Wood with traces of polychromy. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Saint Ambrose in His Study
ca. 1500. Spanish, Palencia. Wood with traces of polychromy. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

This will be followed by coffee and doughnuts after which we will proceed to St. Anselm Hall located in the basement of St. Benedict School 3100 Grove Avenue.  For further information please contact info@saintbenedictparish.org

The program will consist of two presentations:

His Mother in Art

Master of St. Lucy National Museum of Art

Master of St. Lucy
National Museum of Art

and

“Who Invited All These People?”  The Christmas Crib in Art

 Domenico Ghirlandaio Adoration of the Shepherd 1483-85 Santa Trinità, Florence

Domenico Ghirlandaio
Adoration of the Shepherd
1483-85
Santa Trinità, Florence

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About Monsignor Mark Richard Lane

I am a Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Richmond. I am also a presenter in the Theology and Symbolism in Art from the art of the catacombs to modern art. My current research is on the duplicity of art in 19th Century America.
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