News and Updates: ARTIST AND ICON WRITER VISITS GSRRE

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

ARTIST AND ICON WRITER VISITS GSRRE

Sister Antonia Cooper, OSF, artist and icon writer, gave a workshop session on “Icons: Doorways to the Sacred,” for students in the course, Spirituality and the Arts, on February 14, 2012. Sister Antonia demonstrated the process of icon writing and explained its symbolism. She discussed the use of icons in prayer and meditation, and together with Prof. Gloria Durka, gave an exposition of key elements of iconography. Students were then invited to participate in various aspects of meditating with icons.

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