01 February 2019, The Tablet

Faith in Pictures: God's love 'is deeper than snow'



Faith in Pictures: God's love 'is deeper than snow'

A marquee outside St. Matthew Church in Allouez, Wisconsin, offers a warm message to passers-by.
Photo: CNS/Sam Lucero, The Compass

The photo above shows the response by St. Matthew Church in Allouez, Wisconsin to the snow sweeping across parts of the United States. Many Catholic schools and parishes were closed due to extremely cold temperatures. The polar vortex took wind chill temperatures down to around minus 40 degrees both days.

 

Ampleforth in the snowAmpleforth Abbey in the snow. Photo: Ampleforth

 

St Paul's at dusk by Ruth GledhillSt Paul's Cathedral, London at dusk showing the Shard in the background. Photo: Ruth Gledhill

 

A statue of Mary outside St. Vincent de Paul Church in Peoria, Ill., is seen Jan. 13 with nearly a foot of snow around it. (CNS photo/Tom Dermody, The Catholic Post)

 

29 January 2019, Bavaria, Aitrang: The tower of the pilgrimage church Sankt Alban casts a long shadow in the sunshine on the freshly fallen snow. Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa

Bavaria, Aitrang: The tower of the pilgrimage church Sankt Alban casts a long shadow in the sunshine on the freshly fallen snow. Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa

 

Bararia church tower in snow

Bavaria, Aitrang: The church tower of Huttenwang rises from the landscape covered with fresh snow. Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa

 

A view of the Memorial of Glory. Alexei Andronov/TASS

Surgut, Russia: A view of the Memorial of Glory. Photo: Alexei Andronov/TASS

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. - Pastor John Steger, with Grace In The City church, embraces Jearline Cyrus, a homeless woman, in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday night, Jan. 29, 2019 while delivering cold-weather gear, hot chocolate and food with Minneapolis Police Sgt. Grant Snyder. (Credit Image: © Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Pastor John Steger, with Grace In The City church, embraces Jearline Cyrus, a homeless woman, in downtown Minneapolis while delivering cold-weather gear, hot chocolate and food with Minneapolis Police Sgt. Grant Snyder. Photo: Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS via ZUMA Wire

 

Bavaria, Rottach-Egern: Skiers run to the piste below the snow-covered Wallberg Chapel "Heilig Kreuz", behind which the Alpine panorama stretches. After days of heavy snowfall in southern Bavaria, the sun shines again over the Free State of Bavaria. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa

Bavaria, Rottach-Egern: Skiers run to the piste below the snow-covered Wallberg Chapel "Heilig Kreuz", behind which the Alpine panorama stretches. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa

 

St Anne's Moscow

A view of the Church of the Conception of St Anne in Moscow's Zaryadye Park. Dmitry Feoktistov/TASS

 

 

 

 

 

 


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