When the Saints Go Marching In

All-Saints 1


So many artists have imagined the saints together!



Kandinski – All Saints Day

Tracy Christenson

A new one by Tracy Christianson, including some recently canonized saints.




All-Saints-Day 2



Brother Mickey O’Neil McGrath


A Monumental Altar Screen Depicting Famous Saints of North and S

Altar screen in the Cathedral of St. Francis,  Santa Fe NM

dancing saints

Dancing Saints




beato-fra-angelico_-coronazione-delle-vergine_-tempera-on-wood_1435_galleria-degli-uffizi-florence-italyFra Angelico


depaul desales dechantal demarillac

One of my favorites: Four saints who were friends on earth, and also were founders of religious communities in France:  from left: Jane Frances de Chantal,  Francis de Sales, Vincent de Paul, and Louise de Marillac.

Art by Brother Mickey O’Neil McGrath OSSF


and, on the lighter side, St. Francis of Assisi and friends, including a Saint Bernard!





Published by ahiggins2013

poet, birder, senior citizen, cancer survivor, Catholic sister. Eight books of poetry published: At the Year’s Elbow, Mellen Poetry Press 2000; Scattered Showers in a Clear Sky, Plain View Press 2007; chapbooks: Pick It Up and Read, Finishing Line Press 2008, How the Hand Behaves, Finishing Line Press 2009, Digging for God, Wipf and Stock 2010, Vexed Questions, Aldrich Press 2013, Reconnaissance, Texture Press 2014, and Life List, Finishing Line Press, 2015.

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