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A very special visit

Wednesday 18th October 2012 was a very special day for St. Mary’s parish church in Aylesbury.  Bishop Chad Gandiya of Harare, Zimbabwe came to visit personally to collect the icon of the cross I had written for him earlier in the year, to meet Father Shane  and to talk with the members of the Zimbabwean diaspora in Aylesbury who are members of the congregation of St. 177 more words


A Great Premiere

This post is a few weeks late but I have been busy with a week long icon retreat.

On the 25th July, 2012 St. Mary’s Icon School joined together with the little art group from Space to put on an exhibition of their work for an evening.  690 more words


More Blessings - St. Mary's Icon School

Back row (Left to right): Eric (with a commissioned icon of the Virgin of the Sweet Kiss for his daughter); Bella with Archangel Raphael; Gina with St. 718 more words


Iconography Summer School

There are still places available at the St. Mary’s School of Iconography Summer School:

July 30th to August 3rd.

Please Contact Constantina on 01296 338310  ASAP to secure a place.  31 more words


The Patchwork Madonna

Created from small sections like a jigsaw, the Space Artists did not know what the final image would be.  The Patchwork Madonna is a symbol of our fragmented lives – the little broken pieces that we are – but when all assembled into the whole, the beauty is sublime, moving and wonderful. 488 more words

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Archangel Michael Defeats the Enemy

Here is a rather cool painting of Archangel Michael, I recently completed in watercolour for a private commission and one of two  requested. Very loosely after a version by Guido Reni, which hangs in the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rome. 481 more words

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The Extraordinary Ordinary

It seems I have some space this morning and there are three thousand and one things that need my attention but I am strongly moved to write this post because of the simple beauty of the experience. 682 more words

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