Tags » Vatican Museum

Photo of the Week: Ceiling Art

I can’t tell you which ceiling this is or who is responsible for it, but I can tell you that it’s beautiful. Walking through the Vatican Museums, you don’t know where to look. 60 more words


Buongiorno Italia! (Part One: Roma)

One of the best and most exciting parts about teaching in Abu Dhabi is that it has given my husband and I the gift of travel. 1,874 more words

In the Darkness of the Tomb, there Is Still Hope

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.

15 more words


The Vatican Museum, 2010.  One of the most conspicuous things to see in the Vatican Museum is right on the courtyard – that round ball called the “Sphere Within Sphere” (Sfere Con Sfera) and it was created in 1990 by Italian sculptor Arnoldo Pomodoro. 159 more words

{europe reflections} rome/vatican city

Rome was our first and favorite city in Europe. Rome is a force to be reckoned with. Rome, before we met in person was constrained in nifty pictures in textbooks and stories of its height and doom. 542 more words


Station Passiontide Tuesday I: Statio ad St Cyriacum

May our fasts be acceptable to Thee, O Lord,
and expiate our sins;
may they make us worthy of Thy grace,
and lead us unto life everlasting.

766 more words