The Epiphany
Acrylic on Panel, 2003, Br. Jerome Pryor, S.J.

The three wise men come to honor the infant Jesus.  God is reaching out to the whole world, not just to the Jews, in His extravagant generosity.  Christianity was spread throughout the then-known world by the fabulous conquests and organizational abilities of the Roman Empire.  But the Arch of Triumph of Rome is crumbling, and a New King, seated in the triumphal arch, reigns with the power of love rather than force.

 

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