There's plenty of ugly around, but also chances to see God's majesty in picture form
A priest recently quoted me the words of famous theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar who once said there are three things that can save the world: truth, justice, and beauty. It was beauty Father was encouraging me to focus on in my photography hobby, because contemplating beauty inspires the human person towards the pursuit of what’s good and true.
In case you hadn’t noticed, there is a lot of ugly in the world, but photography gives both the artist and the viewer the opportunity to see in picture formGod’s majesty in our mundane and sometimes drudgery-filled lives.
This is one of the reasons I love the social media photo-sharing site Instagram. Almost every time I scroll through the images decorating my feed, I’m reminded about the saving work involved in capturing a fleeting moment of beauty, joy or love. Here are five Catholic Instagram accounts that rock a beautiful picture and in turn promote the Good News.
Spoken Bride Their tag line: Discover the Beauty in the Truly Sacred. A Catholic Lifestyle Blog for Brides and Newlyweds.
This business account founded by Jiza Zito and Stephanie Calis desires to establish purposeful connection between wedding vendors and brides as well as to provide visually stunning wedding photography. The account highlights the photos of talented women whose images reflect a love for Catholic liturgy, the sacrament of marriage, and the unique relationship of each married couple.