4th Sun Easter
Looking at art works or movies is a great way to open ourselves to the meaning of the Gospels. Seeing can bypass our preconceived notions, giving us new vistas of enlightenment. With painting or sculpture one needs to sit quietly and absorb the dynamics of the piece. The drama of movies more easily engages us and offers a way to conversation about the Gospel with other members of your family.
This Sunday's Visual Meditation
The image of Jesus as Good Shepherd has been a favourite since the beginnings of the Church.
- There are a number of the earliest images of Jesus (click red text) as the Good Shepherd at this page. For the first few centuries of the church’s history that was how Jesus was represented.