Wednesday, December 13, 2017

St. Lucy, pray for us!

The most striking image of St. Lucy that I have ever seen is not one with her eyes on a plate or something like that, although this image did refer to her torture by being blinded. Is is the image of a Botticelli-esque figure with a light veil draped so as to cover her eyes. It is so powerfully evocative. (The sketch belonged to Fr. Conly, the pastor of the Episcopal Church in which I was raised.)

We need light. Pray to the blinded St. Lucy for light in our world, in our lives, in our souls.

Bishop Foley, RIP

The retired Bishop of Birmingham in Alabama, the Most Reverend David Foley passed from this life on Tuesday night. Here is his obituary. I ...

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