Patron Saint of Artists

Feb 18, 2022

We celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed John of Fiesole (Fra Angelico) today. Are you familiar with the work of this Patron Saint of Artists? We’re taking this opportunity to share a few of his famous paintings. How does spiritual art inspire your faith? Share your thoughts about his artwork in the comments.

“Artists—painters, sculptors, musicians—have long known that being attuned to the light,
the ability to see deeply, connects us with the holy in a fresh and new way.” ~J. Brent Bill


By Fra Angelico – carulmare ANGELICO, Fra Annunciation, 1437-46 Taken on 2 February 2008, CC BY 2.0,


By Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi (1395 – 1455) – painter (Italian)Born in Italy, Mugello, Vicchio. Died in Italy, Rome.Details of artist on Google Art Project – _wFPekHefj84QQ at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level, Public Domain,


By Fra Angelico – The Yorck Project (2002) 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. ISBN: 3936122202., Public Domain,