Paintings to feature in sermons

19 Jan

Famous paintings will feature in sermons for the Spring season of Choral Evensongs at St Mary’s Parish Church, Bridport.  The theme is “The power of passion and resurrection in three paintings.”

The first at 4 p.m. on Sunday 7th February is “Christ after the flagellation” by Diego Valáquez, the second on Sunday 6th March is “St Francis embracing the Crucified Christ” by Francisco de Ribaltá, and the third on Sunday 3rd April “The incredulity of St Thomas” by Leonardo Strozzi.   The first and third paintings are in the National Gallery, London and the second in the Museo de Bellas Artes, Valencia.

Canon Andrew Evans, Bridport Team Rector says ‘Art like faith moves us at our deepest level. Combine the two and we see into our souls.’  

FURTHER INFORMATION OR CLARIFICATION

Canon Andrew Evans or Barry Gibbs 01308 422373