Christina the Astonishing

Christina the Astonishing - St. Victor Diaries

Christina the Astonishing Born in Belgium in 1150 and soon orphaned. At the age of 21 Christina suffered a massive seizure after which she was declared dead and said to have visited God who gave her a glimpse of both Purgatory and Hell where she saw numerous friends suffering. She made a deal with God […]

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The Martyrdom of St. Cecilia

Martyrdom of St. Cecilia Patron Saint of Music - St. Victor Diaries

The Martyrdom of St. Cecilia A second century Roman known for having the voice of the angels was condemned by the Catholic church for singing the liturgies of which women were not permitted to do. Although she bowed to the churches threats – she was soon accused of heresy for aiding two brothers condemned for […]

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Katrina the Unforseen

Katrina the Unforseen - St. Victor Diaries

Katrina the Unforseen Since the dawn of human awareness three basic questions have burned on the tip of our collective cerebral cortex: Where did we come from, why are we here and what’s going to happen to us when we die. But there is a fourth question that soon arose as likely the result of […]

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Sister Marteen of Tours

Sister Marteen of Tours - St. Victor Diaries

Sister Marteen of Tours The Patron Saint of GypsiesI saw a bumper sticker the other day that read, “Not all who wander are lost”. For much of my life I have felt a connection to this, not because I’m constantly in search of a place to call home but because it’s all home and exploring […]

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Dragons of St. George

Dragons of St. George - St. Victor Diaries

Dragons of St. George This painting is about tolerance and communication, more specifically, the deluge of intolerance due to the limits of language and experience. I use George, the Patron Saint of England as the symbol in helping pave the way out of religious intolerance as a result of the self inflicted near genocide of […]

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Spiderlilly

Spiderlilly - St. Victor Diaries

Spiderlilly The cross is an ancient pagan symbol that dates back to Egypt 1500-2000BC.It represents the merging of the physical form on the mundane plane (horizontal bar) with that of the true spirit nature (vertical bar) to present us with our unique roles of consciousness (spiritual) evolution.I’ve coupled those images with a verse from the […]

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The Roch

The Roch - St. Victor Diaries

The Roch Roch was a French noble who early developed a sympathy for the poor and sick. While on pilgrimage Roch encountered an area afflicted with plague. He stayed to minister to the sick, and affected several miraculous cures, but contracted the plague himself. He walked into a forest to die, but was befriended by […]

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Mary Mary Quite Contrary

Mary Mary Quite Contrary - St. Victor Diaries

Mary Mary Quite Contrary The adage that states, “a picture paints a thousand words -” was clearly speaking of Mary Mary Quite Contrary. This provocative painting explores the relationship between Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary: Lover and Mother, Prostitute and Perpetual Virgin as signified by the early fathers of the Catholic Church.Interestingly enough, this […]

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St. Rita

St Rita - St. Victor Diaries

St. Rita Quantum physicists call the world that we see before us the classical world. The basic needs of which are met with warmth, shelter, food, and light. However, the real world, that which lies within matter, but beyond its limits is the quantum world – reflected in the mirror. It is the world where […]

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