Angels in Icons

Angels in Icons

Holy Cross Monastery, West Park, NY

Tuesday May12- Friday May 15, 2020

                     Holy Cross Monastery,  West Park, New York

Angels in Icons_Archangel Michael Icon by Andrei Rublev
Archangel Michael Icon by Andrei Rublev

May 12-15: Tuesday evening through Friday lunch.

Angels in Icons

Angels in Icons – God’s messengers! Always a great gift or  special Icon to add to your collection or prayer corner.  We need lots of angels!! To learn more about Holy Cross Monastery or to register click here.


From the early centuries to today, angels in Icons continue to be an important part of our spiritual lives especially for prayer and contemplation.  Egg tempera painting includes prayer and painting of the Saint whose image is depicted.  Christine will demonstrate step by step the process of Icon painting.  We will paint one of the Archangels, Michael, Gabriel, or Raphael- if you are experienced and wish to paint a different Icon, email Christine with the drawing at least two weeks before class. Beginners, intermediate and advanced students will all benefit and find new insights in this class.

Reflections from past students:

“Christine Hales is a wonderful, loving and patient teacher. Her skills and competencies are great, and her faith inspiring!” SR

“Covered much in a short period of time. Instruction was such that even a complete novice as myself was able to write a first Icon, learning important basics, and even more advanced aspects of Icon writing.” PJ

For more about Christine Hales click here.


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