Painting by Steve Hawley (oil, wax, alkyd resin and gold leaf; 2003)
Donated by the artist and his wife Barbara to Saint Gregory the Great, January 26th, 2013
Father Liias receives the painting from the artist and his wife, Steve and Barbara Hawley.
The painting is blessed: “…grant that all who in its presence pay devout homage to your only-begotten Son may by His merits obtain your grace in this life and everlasting glory in the life to come.”
Father Liias’ homily.
“Sacred art…is a visual language corresponding to that of sacred writing…My paintings…represent my attempt to integrate spiritual reality with material reality.”