Picture Study & Liturgical Living Synchronization – August

1 August – Saint Aethelwold of Winchester

The Benedictional of Saint Aethelwold (viewer)

Miniature showing Saint Aethelwold with King Edgar and Saint Dunstan in Cotton MS Tiberius A III (11C)

Stories of the Saints Fifth Series by Mary Seymour.

1 August – The Seven Maccabees and their Mother

Fresco in Santa Maria Antiqua in Rome (descriptionphoto photo)

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

6 August – The Transfiguration

6C Mosaic at Mount Sinai 

Transfiguration by Raphael

Matthew 17; Mark 9; Luke 9 

7 August – Saint Donatus of Arezzo

Miracle of Saint Donatus by Ribera

The Golden Legend

12 August – Saint Clare of Assisi

13C Altarpiece of Saint Clare 

15C Saint Clare Rescuing a Child from a Wolf 

Maidens of Hallowed Names by Charles Piccirillo.

15 August – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Fra Angelico, El Greco, Titian (Smarthistory

16 August – Saint Hyacinth

Apparition of the Virgin and Child to Saint Hyacinthe by Ludovico Carracci

Stories of the Saints Fifth Series by Mary Seymour.

16 August – Saint Roch

Christ Appointing Saint Roch as Patron Saint of Plague Victims by Rubens

St. Roch Interceding with the Blessed Virgin for Victims of the Plague by Jacques-Louis David.

Stories of the Saints for Children Second Series by Mary Seymour.

16 August – Saint Joachim

Joachim Series in the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua  

Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple by Giovanni da Milano in the Rinuccini Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence

Expulsion of Joachim by Taddeo Gaddi in the Baroncelli Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence

Expulsion of Joachim by Domenico Ghirlandaio in the Tornabuoni Chapel in Santa Maria Novella in Florence

Annunciation to Joachim by Guido Reni in the Cappella dell’Annunziata al Quirinale

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

19 August – Saint Louis of Toulouse

Altar of Saint Louis of Toulouse by Simone Martini 

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

20 August – Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

The Virgin Appearing to Saint Bernard by Fra Filippo Lippi

The Virgin Appearing to Saint Bernard by Pietro Perugino

The  Virgin Appearing to Saint Bernard by Filippino Lippi

Little Lives of the Great Saints by John O’Kane Murray.

22 August – Saint Symphorian

The Martyrdom of Saint Symphorian by Ingres

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

24 August – Saint Bartholomew

Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew by Ribera

Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew by Tiepolo

Stories of the Saints Third Series by Mary Seymour.

25 August – Saint Louis

Bible moralisée 

True Historical Stories for Catholic Children by Josephine Portuondo.

27 August – Saint Joseph Calasanz

The Last Communion of St. Joseph Calasanz by Goya

Stories of the Saints Third Series by Mary Seymour.

28 August – Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine in His Study by Botticelli (Ognissanti)

Saint Augustine in His Study by Carpaccio

Little Lives of the Great Saints by John O’Kane Murray.

29 August – The Decollation of John the Baptist

The Altar of Saint John by Rogier van der Weyden

Beheading by Caravaggio

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