Salvatore Mundi: Lost and Found

Salvator Mundi is a painting of Christ as Salvator Mundi (Latin for “Savior of the World”) by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, dated to c. 1500. The painting shows Jesus, in Renaissance dress, giving a benediction with his right hand raised and two fingers extended, while holding a transparent rock crystal orb in his left hand,…

August 26, 2018: Mass Propers for the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 122 Reading 1 Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b Joshua gathered together all the tribes of Israel at Shechem, summoning their elders, their leaders, their judges, and their officers. When they stood in ranks before God, Joshua addressed all the people: “If it does not please you to serve the LORD,…