How can you journey with Mary in a way that would open up new horizons during this Advent season?
How can images of our sister, Mary, found at the Chartres Cathedral in France support your desire to know more about how God is present during birth?
How faith can be transmitted from generation to generation?
How love, beauty, and learning shape growth?
What might Mary show you about how your own journey can lead to new life?
I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD!” Psalm 122:1 NRSV
(Reading from the Lectionary for the first Sunday in Advent)
Visions of Mary: Art, Devotion, and Beauty at Chartres Cathedral is at once a treasure of visual devotion to Mary and an invitation to a unique meditative journey. This volume explores the story of Mary through nine centuries of artistic work, theological reflection, and faith.
During Advent, Jill is leading weekly art and prayer sessions related to Marian imagery at Chartres for Birthing the Holy, an online retreat offered by the Abbey of the Arts.