The Hidden Beauty and Holiness of Sacred Icons

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The Hidden Beauty and Holiness of Sacred Icons

Explore the profound significance of sacred icons within the rich tapestry of our Catholic heritage. Join us on an hour long journey as iconographer Manuela Lu guides us through the intricacies of icon painting. Delve into the timeless beauty of icons found in both the Orthodox and Catholic churches, and deepen your spiritual connection through moments of contemplative prayer. Immerse yourself in the realm of sacred art, forming connections you never imagined possible.

“The Hidden Beauty and Holiness of Sacred Icons” will take place on Monday, March 4 at 7:00 pm in the Parish Life Center (PLC).

Manuela Lu, a parishioner of The Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission in Norcross, has extensive experience in teaching and painting in Iconographic Arts in multiple cities in Taiwan and the United States.

She also leads many Catholic retreats on St. Benedict spirituality/Lectio Divina and Contemplative Prayer and has written in columns for catholic newspapers and magazines about Iconography in Taiwan. She has a Master degree of Monastic Study, School of Theology, from St. John’s University, MN.  Recently, she participated in a wall painting project in an Orthodox Church in Jeonju, South Korea with a group of Greek and Korean iconographers.