Icons: The Essential Collection
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Icons are an invitation to go beyond our world; to take a moment to look as through a window into heaven. ICONS: The Essential Collection provides you with the opportunity to deepen your spirituality with 60 color images by Sister Faith Riccio. They will help you see through and beyond each picture into the glorious presence of God. Each icon is accompanied by a Scripture or quotation relevant to the image on the opposite page. Hardcover Gift Book.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 7.00 X 5.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1612618316
ISBN-13: 9781612618319

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This lovely gift book about approaching and praying with icons everyday has over 60 full color images of Sr. Faith's icons, each paired with a scripture and an inspirational word. Experience how these beautiful icons help us live a good life, what they have to offer, what they did for Sr. Faith, and what they can do for you. Icons are an invitation to go beyond our world; to take a moment to look as through a window into heaven. The space they create gives us a wonderful and open access to reach out toward God and know him deeply in a new way. They are meant to enrich our spiritual lives. They were created to touch and form us and have an ability to soothe and confront where necessary. They provide a place to gather our wandering attention and direct it toward God.
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Author Bio

Sr. Faith Ricco is an iconographer and a religious sister at the Community of Jesus on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. She studied extensively with Ksenia Pokrovsky. Her icons can be seen in private collections and exhibits, both nationally and internationally, and at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, MA.

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Sr. Faith Ricco is an iconographer and a religious sister at the Community of Jesus on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. She studied extensively with Ksenia Pokrovsky. Her icons can be seen in private collections and exhibits, both nationally and internationally, and at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, MA. With "Icons: The Essential Collection" she draws upon her years of experience and expertise to a study about approaching and praying with icons everyday featuring more than 60 full color images of Sr. Faith's icons. Each individual icon is paired with a scripture and an inspirational word. The reader can easily experience how these beautiful icons help Christians to live a good life, what they have to offer, and what they did for Sr. Faith. Icons are an invitation to go beyond our world; to take a moment to look as through a window into heaven. The space they create gives us a wonderful and open access to reach out toward God and know him deeply in a new way. They are meant to enrich our spiritual lives. They were created to touch and form us and have an ability to soothe and confront where necessary. They provide a place to gather our wandering attention and direct it toward God. "Icons: The Essential Collection" is an extraordinary and highly recommended addition to personal, church, seminary, community, and academic library Christian Studies collections. —Midwest Book Review

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