Favorite Things: Jesus Images

The Christian faith, especially in the Catholic Church, offers rich imagery for believers to assist in their worship.  After all, God created us with five physical senses and desires us to love Him with all of our heart, soul, strength, and mind.  Some images, however, fall flat for me, or are too pink-and-blue pretty.  For example, I seriously doubt that Jesus had blond highlights.

Since they say that a picture is worth 1000 words, in this post I’m sharing some of my favorite images to keep me mindful of my Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus…

Sacred Heart of Jesus stained-glass

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, Texas; photo by MaryLea

Sacred Heart on wood

Sacred Heart of Jesus on parchment, by Linda Bucklin via shutterstock

Sacred Heart

The Treasures of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus statue, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica, Canada

Sacred Heart, Icon

Sacred Heart Icon

Sacred Heart of Jesus drawing

Drawing copyright of Sr Laurette Roy of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Mammoth Rd., Manchester, NH

Sacred Heart France

Revelation of the Sacred Heart to Sainte Marguerite-Marie, Paray le Monial, artist unidentified

Two images of Christ from my newly discovered  favorite, Heinrich Hofmann

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Heinrich Hofmann, Head of Christ (c. 1883), oil on canvas, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Jesus and rich-young-ruler-by-heinrich-hofmann-motionage-designs

Christ and the Rich Young Ruler by Heinrich Hofmann, 1889

© 2017 Christina Chase

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