Art is the John the Baptist of the heart, preparing its affections for Christ. Jacques Maritain

Visual meditations

Georges Rouault: The Old King

This king sits alone, hunched, and in prayer. Through his bent posture we can perceive a humbled soul and, through his broken shape, we see a broken spirit.

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Nanias Maira: Adoration of the Magi

Adoration of the Magi from Papua New Guinea

In 2011 Wycliffe commissioned artist Nanias Maira, who belongs to the Kwoma people group of northwestern Papua New Guinea, to paint Bible stories in traditional style. 

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Exhibitions and events


List of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches.

Plus a list of conferences, lectures and events, with a special focus on Europe.

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Christian calendar

Advent - Care for the Earth

Mary holds up a globe threatened by environmental disasters, in the format of an apple.

Jesus turns his head away and holds on tightly to his comfort blanket. 

read moreFrans Franciscus: Sick Child / The Eighth Work of Mercy

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar.

There are also materials about the Old and New Testament.

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Church of the month

England: All Saints Parish Church, Tudeley

by Jonathan Evens

Inside the church I am immediately immersed in intense colours – rich and deep marine blue, with blends of burgundy and bottle green.

read more Marc Chagall

Art and Poetry

Luci Shaw & Worku Goshu

Angels everywhere

Some days I notice angels everywhere, light glancing through windows, flying through window glass as if it were air. Often in the blue heaven a trail of light from a plane to me appears

read more Worku Goshu: Silent Night

Art and Music

Geerten tot Sint Jans: Nativity by Night

Sufjan Stevens & Geertgen tot Sint Jans

This painting from 1490, made by the painter and lay brother Geertgen tot Sint Jans who lived in Haarlem, the Netherlands, is full of the still attentiveness of the Devotio Moderna.  

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In the Spotlight

Sacred Geometry in Christian Art

by Sophie Hacker

This blog unravels aspects of sacred geometry and how it has inspired art and architecture for millennia including contemporary art. 

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