Today is the feast day of St Jerome who retired to the desert to lead a life of prayer & penance, and befriended a lion by removing a thorn from its paw. This tempera & oil painting on panel from the circle of Giovanni Bellini, on display in Gallery 43, shows the saint reading in a rocky wilderness (with the lion behind the rocks). In the background is a landscape typical of the northern Veneto. Devotional images were often given specific local settings to help with prayer and meditation.

Today is the feast day of St Jerome who retired to the desert to lead a life of prayer & penance, and befriended a lion by removing a thorn from its paw. This tempera & oil painting on panel from the circle of Giovanni Bellini, on display in Gallery 43, shows the saint reading in a rocky wilderness (with the lion behind the rocks). In the background is a landscape typical of the northern Veneto. Devotional images were often given specific local settings to help with prayer and meditation.

Saint Peter the Apostle

Saint Peter the Apostle

Autocollants bougies de neuvaine avec prière Saint Michel par 6

Autocollants bougies de neuvaine avec prière Saint Michel par 6

Saint Nimatullah (Grace of God). Lebanon's Catholic Saint. He consecrated his life to monastic service. He was a role model for priest and Christians, he influenced St. Sharbel and St. Rafka. His daily life was divided between prayer and work. He exemplified the motto, ora et labora, pray and work. Many miracles have been attributed to him

Saint Nimatullah (Grace of God). Lebanon's Catholic Saint. He consecrated his life to monastic service. He was a role model for priest and Christians, he influenced St. Sharbel and St. Rafka. His daily life was divided between prayer and work. He exemplified the motto, ora et labora, pray and work. Many miracles have been attributed to him

San Martin praying before the cross. This Cross still exists in the convent. San Martin en prière devant la croix. Cette croix existe encore dans le couvent

San Martin praying before the cross. This Cross still exists in the convent. San Martin en prière devant la croix. Cette croix existe encore dans le couvent

Inspiring Religious Stories on Various Topics — SAINT JOSEPH PATRON OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH AND...

Inspiring Religious Stories on Various Topics — SAINT JOSEPH PATRON OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH AND...

"Saint Philip Neri" for laughter

"Saint Philip Neri" for laughter

San Martin de Porres: patron saint of public health!

San Martin de Porres: patron saint of public health!

Creation!

Creation!

Sts Philip and James left all to follow Jesus, to become His heralds to the whole world.   They faced only difficulties, opposition and – finally – death by violence.   We cannot avoid the difficulties that come with professing our faith and we are all called to be ........#mypic

Sts Philip and James left all to follow Jesus, to become His heralds to the whole world. They faced only difficulties, opposition and – finally – death by violence. We cannot avoid the difficulties that come with professing our faith and we are all called to be ........#mypic

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