Wednesday, May 2, 2018

His Body

Your hand holds up the world
and the universe rests in your love.
Your life-giving body is the heart of your Church;
your sacred blood protects the Bride. 

Corpus from a Crucifix, Italian, Doccia, ca. 1745-50Hard paste porcelain, h. 25 3/8", Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Used with permission. Supplication to God by Cyrillonas, Syrian, 4th century.