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SAINT JOHN’S BIBLE ON DISPLAY IN ANCILLA DOMINI CHAPEL

May 5, 2015
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St John s Bible EventOn Sunday, May 31, The Saint John’s Bible will be on display in the Ancilla Domini Chapel at The Center at Donaldson from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

 

The Gospels & Acts as well as The Books of Wisdom from the The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition are the full-size fine art reproduction of the original. Measuring two feet tall by three feet wide when open, it is the exact size of the original manuscript.

 

The Saint John’s Bible, the world’s newest handwritten, hand-illuminated bible, was commissioned in 1998 by the monks of Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota and produced under the leadership of artistic director Donald Jackson, scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

 

The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ invite the public to The Center at Donaldson on Sunday, May 31 to view these beautiful books from the Heritage Edition and to learn more about the creation of The Saint John’s Bible.  Refreshment will be available in Cana Hall between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EDT.  All are welcome.

 

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