Articles Tagged ‘Bl. Pope John-Paul II’

Zachariah

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Our January artist, Justin Jensen, studied illustration at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. After graduation, he traveled through Europe and decided there was an amazing potential for beauty in art. He decided to continue studying painting at Colorado State University. He currently teaches online at RMCAD and is collaborating with a friend on illustrating a children’s book about the Eucharist. What is this piece about? This is a depiction of Zachariah—the father of St. John the ... (Continue reading)

Don’t be nice: speak the truth in love

When I ask my First Communion class to give examples of how to live as a child of God, I can always count on at least one of my students saying that we  have to "be nice." "What do you mean by nice?" I ask. That question is followed by sweet responses from lovely seven-year-olds: be nice to everybody, be good, be a friend. Those are lovely school-age sentiments and no doubt adhering to them helps keep order in the schoolyard. The problem ... (Continue reading)

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