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Dr. Laura Zane Kolmar

 

“He is the image [Greek: icon] of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation” (Colossians 1:15).   When an icon is created it is referred as being “written,” not painted. Iconography is a prayerful practice, one exercised humbly before God. Usually incorporating highly symbolic images, including shapes, colors, and forms, icons contain symbols of […]

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Today is the Feast of the Visitation. Each year I marvel at how the day’s Scriptures surprise and challenge me. This year is no different. However, this year I decided to prepare for this feast day in a way I never have before.   Almost two months ago, on April 8, the feast of the […]

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As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the promulgation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church it is an interesting time to reflect on the first of the four pillars of our faith, the Creed. Agreements and disagreements aside, “old” vs. “new” translation, I never made it past the first two words without having to […]

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St. Andrew has a special place in my heart and in my devotional life. When we think of St. Andrew, most of us remember that it is held that he was the first Apostle, a fisherman, and brother of Simon Peter. There are two principal reasons he is important in my life. First, he is […]

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