'Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea,
but the encounter with an event, a Person,
which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.'
Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est, 2006
Painting: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Conversion on the Way to Damascus (detail)
Love this quote! and the painting its perfect companion!ReplyDelete
I love the quote too, and the painting is one of my favorites. Thanks!Delete