Thursday, 24 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Ourselves

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Ourselves: Read: 1 John 4.7-12   Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God...

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Jesus

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Jesus: Glykophilousa Icon Mt Athos, Greece, before 9 th C. Read: John 1.1-18 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with G...

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Anna

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Anna: The presentation of Christ Picture from the Mafa people of Cameroon/ Eastern Nigeria 20 th C Read: Luke 2.36-40 Ther...

Monday, 21 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Simeon

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Simeon: Simeon’s Song of Praise Aert De Gelder 1645-1727 Maritshuis, The Hague Read: Luke 2.22-35 When the time came for their puri...

Sunday, 20 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The people of Egypt

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The people of Egypt: The Rest on the Flight into Egypt Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665 Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Read: Matthew 2.14-15, 19-23 Then Jose...

Friday, 18 December 2015

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Herod

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Herod:   Massacre of the Innocents Matteo di Giovanni 1482 Sant’Agostino, Sienna Read: Matthew 2.13-19   Now after they had left...

Monday, 14 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The Magi

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The Magi: Adoration of the Magi Albrecht Dürer 1405 Ufffizi Gallery, Florence Read: Matt 2.1-12   In the time of King Herod, after Jesu...

Sunday, 13 December 2015

Saturday, 12 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The sheep

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The sheep: Annunciation to the Shepherds De Lisle Psalter British Library 1310 Read : Matthew 19.27-30 Then Peter said in reply, ‘Look, we ha...

Friday, 11 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The Shepherds

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The Shepherds: Adoration of the Shepherds Andrea Mantegna 1431-1506 Mantegna’s shepherds are a ragged pair. Their trousers have holes in the k...

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

How is your Advent colouring coming along?

How is your Advent colouring coming along? Here is mine so far. It's not too late to join in , if you don't mind doing some catching up. It's a form of Lectio Divina - look up the Bible verse for each day, numbered around the edge of the picture, then colour in, draw, write etc. As you want to. Many of us at St Peter and Paul, Seal are enjoying this. You can download the sheet herehttp://sealpeterandpaul.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/advent-candle-light-colouring.

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The people of Bethlehem

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: The people of Bethlehem: The Arrival in Bethlehem Luc Olivier Merson 1897 Read: Luke 2.7    And Mary gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him ...

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Monday, 7 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Augustus Caesar

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Augustus Caesar:   The Meroë Head 27-25 BC The  British Museum Read: Luke 2:1 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all t...

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Saturday, 5 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Joseph

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Joseph: The anxiety of Joseph James Tissot  Read: Matthew 1.18-25 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When ...

Friday, 4 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Mary

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Mary: Virgin of the Annunciation Antonello da Messina 1430-1479 Alte Pinakothek, Munich Read: Luke 2. 19 But Mary treasured all t...

Thursday, 3 December 2015

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Gabriel

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: In the Picture: Gabriel: The Cestello Annunciation Sandro Botticelli 1445 -1510 Read: Luke 1.26-38 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by...

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Tuesday, 1 December 2015