Weather Forecast

A member of St. Joseph's works on an icon Tuesday morning. The icons depict Jesus, saints and sacred events.

At St. Joseph, artwork with meaning

Email News Alerts

An icon is a window to heaven -- a visual scripture written through a meditative and prayerful process. St. Joseph's pastor Paul Jarvis has long appreciated the deeper meaning of the art, and has a collection.


Last year he used them during a service at St. Joseph's, and it got parishioner Sue Duggan to thinking she could paint the depictions. She told Jarvis as much, and he encouraged her to do it.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
(651) 460-6606