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July 7th and 14th at 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
Art and Reflections on the Maternal Heart of God with Brother Mickey McGrath - SAINTS who were MOTHERS and MOTHERS of SAINTS and some GRANDMOTHERS too!
Our Church and our world are in desperate need of the Grace-Filled Spirit and Feminine Wisdom of these extraordinary women. Among the heroic saints whose lives we will explore are Mary, Elizabeth, Dorothy Day, Jane de Chantal, Zelie Martin, Elizabeth Anne Seton, and Monica and Martha Jane, the mothers of two boys named Augustine.
Two-Session Webinar Workshop with Br. Mickey’s presentations and guidance in creating quilt patches on paper.
Bro. Micky McGrath an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, lives and works in Camden, NJ. He is an award winning artist, author, and speaker whose work celebrates the connections between art, beauty, and religious faith. No matter the subject or topic, Bro. Mickey’s work highlights themes of art for meditation; social justice and cultural diversity; and the healing power of beauty in all its forms.
Bro. Mickey currently holds the title of visiting artist at De Sales University in Center Valley, PA. In recent summers, he has taught graduate spirituality classes at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and Boston College. He is a Guild Master at the Grunewald Guild, an interfaith art community in Leavenworth, WA, where he has taught for thirty-three years.
In the last several years, Bro. Mickey has had solo exhibits at Villanova University (2018); The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in New York City, and Cabrini University in Radnor, PA (both in 2020.)
Bro. Mickey is a popular presenter at conferences and retreats throughout
the US and Canada where he shares his colorful interpretations of Gospel stories and
the lives of saints and prophets from across the ages.
Most recently, Bro. Mickey has been overseeing the creation of murals as communal events incorporating the prayerful nature of art and beauty and their connections to social justice and Catholic social teaching.
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*Program fee is non-refundable