"One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek:
...to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD
and to seek Him in His temple."
Psalm 27:4

Praying with the Arts

Retreats or single sessions where prayer,
art, poetry, music, and Scripture meet


    To experience the riches of the arts as inspiration for prayer
  • Purpose:
  • A deeper communion with the LORD, engaging seeing and hearing, heart and mind, in contemplative prayer
  • Goal:
  • Guided meditation on masterpieces of devotional art and poetry, with sacred music and relevant Scripture texts
  • Format:

"We must be still and still moving
into another intensity
for a further union, a deeper communion..."
Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot

Available by Invitation:
Rev. M. Louise Holert
E-mail Louise

The Supper at Emmaus - Caravaggio