Drawing Closer to God: Writing an Archangel Icon

Sewanee, TN
Nov. 16-18
Event Title
Drawing Closer to God: Writing an Archangel Icon
When does it start?
11/16/2018
When does it end?
11/18/2018
Event Location
770 St. Mary’s Lane
Sewanee, Tennessee 37375
What kind of event is it?
Workshop
Event Details
In preparation for the Advent season, St. Mary’s Sewanee is hosting an icon writing workshop.

Icon writing is a rich spiritual practice, a meeting place between the divine and the human. Part of the icon’s symbolism is transmitted through the step-by-step technique used to create it, including style, materials, stance, and actions.

This three-day workshop is an exploration of visual prayer using a traditional Byzantine image of an archangel (Michael, Gabriel, Rafael, Uriel) to draw closer to God. Each session opens with a prayer of intention. Participants work on their icons in silence, listening to Gregorian chants, giving the participant an experience of deep contemplation.

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www.stmaryssewanee.org/about/events/2018/11/16/drawing-closer-to-god-writing-an-archangel-icon.3178457