Windows into heaven

Poust, Mary DeTurris
February 2010
Our Sunday Visitor;2/7/2010, Vol. 98 Issue 41, p11
The article discusses the role of religious icons in leading Catholics into a deeper form of prayer and improving their spiritual life.


Related Articles

  • Here's looking at you, Lord. Wright, Boyd // U.S. Catholic;Sep97, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p50 

    Discusses the relevance of icons to the traditions of the Catholic Church. Role of icons to remind the faithful of the divine images of Christ; Motivation for early Catholics in portraying the objects of their beliefs.

  • signs of the times.  // U.S. Catholic;Aug2010, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p9 

    This section offers news briefs about the Catholic Church and Catholicism. The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is opposing plans to introduce a sex education program to public schools, stating that the job is better left to the children's parents. Archaeologists of the...

  • Art and prayer. Zaleski, Carol // Christian Century;8/6/2014, Vol. 131 Issue 16, p29 

    The author offers insights on praying before holy images and sacred objects. Topics explored include the use of small devotional objects by individuals to aid private praying, the veneration of images by Christians and Muslims, the significant works of art featured in the film "The Monuments...

  • Light from the East: Icons in Liturgy and Prayer (Book).  // Christian Century;12/14/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 25, p23 

    Reviews the book "Light From the East: Icons in Liturgy and Prayer," by Michel Evdokimov and translated by Robert Smith.

  • WHEN IKONS ARE PLACED IN CATHOLIC HOMES. LaFarge, John // America;8/14/1937, Vol. 57 Issue 19, p443 

    The article discusses the significance of putting ikons or religious images in Catholic homes. It is said that ikons would mark in homes as places where Christ dwells. It would symbolize the presence of Christ in the family and the dedication of the family to His holy presence. It is also said...

  • CHAPTER IX: VILLAGE JUSTICE. Benson, Robert Hugh // By What Authority?;1/ 1/1904, p59 

    Chapter 9 of the book "By What Authority" is presented. It depicts the feeling of amazement felt by Isabel on her stay at the Maxwell Hall wherein she had come to see statutes that symbolizes Catholic belief but apparently does not hold any significant value to her. However, it left her awed at...

  • what she looks like: on the recognition and ├é┬íconization of the virgin mary at apparition sites in the twentieth century. scheer, monique // Material Religion;Dec2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p442 

    Knowledge about Mary's appearance, which shapes apparition experiences, is transmitted primarily via well-known images, which themselves are increasingly representations of visions. Though there has been increased homogenization of images of Mary in the twentieth century resulting from template...

  • An icon's extraordinary travels. Olsen, Ted // Christian History & Biography;Fall2004, Issue 84, p9 

    Reports on the conflict between the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church regarding an icon. Intention of Pope John Paul II for Christian unity with the return of the icon; Claim of patriarch Alexis II that the icon is one of the copies of the miraculous image; Contention of Vatican...

  • Pope Benedict and the Divine Mercy Image. Allard, Robert R. // Priest;Apr2012, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p45 

    The article discusses the recommendations given by Pope Benedict XVI regarding the reintroduction of icons and images in Catholic churches. It reports on how a misunderstanding in the Second Vatican Council led to the removal of sacred art in every church. The Pope encourages the adornment of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics