While various artists have painted depictions of the visit in our first reading, few have achieved the sublime insight of Andrei Rublev, in his icon the Holy Trinity. One of the most famous of Russian icons, or of any icons, it depicts the Lord’s appearance to Abraham in the form of three visitors as the Holy Trinity gathered around a table. Check out the Wikipedia article Trinity (Andrei Rublev). Find out who is who, and much, much more! If you are not familiar with iconography, this icon is not a bad place to start!

Sunday, July 17, 2016