Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
About Traditional Art / Hobbyist Member is of the Popish PersuasionFemale/United States Groups :iconthe-crusades: The-Crusades
 
Recent Activity
Deviant for 7 Years
Needs Premium Membership
Statistics 560 Deviations 22,953 Comments 185,166 Pageviews

Newest Deviations

Random Favourites

Groups

Journal History

  • Mood: Noble
  • Listening to: Veni Creator Spiritus
  • Reading: "The God who loves you" - Peter Kreeft
  • Playing: Age of Empires II


“Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest,
and in our hearts take up Thy rest;
come with Thy grace and heav'nly aid,
To fill the hearts which Thou hast made.”

- Veni Creator Spiritus (www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQGBMl… )

Salvete all!

I hope you all had a spiritually fruitful Lent and a joyous Easter! I thought I’d just do a quick update of life since it just so happens to be my 24th birthday (AHH! I’M GETTING OLD!!!) and in time for the great Solemnity of Pentecost.

Well, I finished up this past semester and now I’m working on lots of commissions that have been keeping me busy. This summer, I’m sure, will end up being a full one. My summer job will probably be starting soon, so then I’ll have less time to do art, but I need to save up so I can pay for school next semester. I finished reading the collection of essays by Cicero that I’d been working on for a good while. I also managed to finish reading Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s Life of Christ (which was AMAZING). And yesterday I finished H.F.M. Prescott’s The Man on a Donkey, a historical fiction novel set in England around the year 1536 after Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the monasteries. It’s a very good book. A friend recommended it to me a long time ago and I’ve only now finished it.

First big piece of news…in a week I’m going to be headed off to Germany!! YAY! I’ve missed Europe so much and I’ve been wanting to get back ever since before I left Italy. :XD: My brother was just going to go to a strength and conditioning seminar held in Cologne himself, but then his wife was like, “Hey, I want to go to Europe too!” So she invited me and we’re going with her brother and one of my cousins. EEEE! I’m so excited!! I think the plan is to take a train from Cologne to Paris and stay there for a couple days. We’ll only be in Europe for a week, but hey, I’ll take as much time in Europe as I can get! :D We’re still trying to figure out our itinerary, so I’ll let you guys know how the trip went once we get back.

Second (and more important) big piece of news is that my brother Peter was just ordained to the transitional deaconate (which means next year he’ll be ordained a priest) on the 16th!!! We’re all so excited for him! He still can barely believe he’s a deacon now and that he’s got one more year until priesthood. Please keep him in your prayers, if you would! His gave his first homily on the Feast of the Ascension and there’s a podcast available to listen to it, if you’d like. Here’s the link: hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/4/6/a/46a74…

Well, those are the big things that I can think of as way of a quick update. Pentecost is coming up everyone! COME HOLY SPIRIT!

I was also tagged by VeronicaQuill. I don't have time to do the whole tagging thing, but I'll answer her questions:

1. Your favorite book?
Oh gosh, that's a hard one. Ummm...I guess I'll go with The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. 
2. What do you do in your free time?  That is, if you have free time.
Waste my time playing computer games. ;-) 
3. What is your favorite food?
New York Strip steak cooked medium. 
4. Have you ever used the word hippopotomonstrousesquipidaliophobia in a sentence?
Nope.
5. Milk or Dark Chocolate?  Or white chocolate?
Dark Chocolate. 
6. If you had to move to one country, which one would it be?
That's another hard one...hmmm...Ireland maybe? Israel too...if I were feeling adventurous. :D
7. What do you normally have for breakfast?
Two eggs and two slices of toast. Occasionally some fried up potatoes to go along with it. If I'm in a hurry it's a poached egg on a piece of toast.
8. Do you have any pets?
Nope. 
9. If you could own one mythical creature, what would it be?
A dragon would be pretty cool...and that's only assuming you could control it.
10. What is your favorite color?
Prussian blue.
11. What time is it where you live right now?
6:18 P.M. 
12. Do you have a favorite avenger?
Eh...not a big superhero fan. Maybe Tony Stark/Ironman from the movies. 
13. Tea or coffee?
Tea. :D Still have never had a drop of coffee in my life.



Come, Holy Spirit,
send forth the heavenly
radiance of your light.

Come, father of the poor,
come, giver of gifts,
come, light of the heart.

Greatest comforter,
sweet guest of the soul,
sweet consolation.

In labor, rest,
in heat, temperance,
in tears, solace.

O most blessed light,
fill the inmost heart
of your faithful.

Without your grace,
there is nothing in us,
nothing that is not harmful.

Cleanse that which is unclean,
water that which is dry,
heal that which is wounded.

Bend that which is inflexible,
fire that which is chilled,
correct what goes astray.

Give to your faithful,
those who trust in you,
the sevenfold gifts.

Grant the reward of virtue,
grant the deliverance of salvation,
grant eternal joy.


- Veni Sancte Spiritus (www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3oVsU… )


O Come Holy Spirit by Theophilia


:peace: Pax Vobiscum! :peace:
Valete!
~Omnes ad Iesum per Mariam~

Your Sister in Christ,
* ~ Theophilia ~ *

:iconbeigerose1plz::iconbeigerose2plz::iconbeigerose3plz::iconrose1plz::iconrose1plz::iconbeigerose4plz::iconbeigerose5plz::iconbeigerose6plz:

My art e-mail address: theophilia.art@gmail.com
:rose: Please contact me at this address if you’d like to request a commission or if you’d like to order prints. Or you can send me a note.

How to Order Prints:
Send me a note/e-mail that:
:bulletblack: Indicates exactly what picture(s) you want
:bulletblack: Indicates the size and number of the print(s) you want.
:bulletblack: Sends me your address (or whatever address you want me to send it to).
:bulletblack: (And if applicable) gives me the date when you need it by so I can make it a priority.

Then I will reply with my address and the amount owed for the purchase of the requested prints. Then you can send me a check for the amount, and once I have received the check and it has cleared, I will send the prints your way. If you decide to cancel an order, let me know as soon as possible. I usually take a long time about cashing my checks anyway, so you’d probably be fine. ;-)

Print Prices:
Shipping: $3.00

4x6 - $5.00
5x7 - $8.00
8x10 - $20.00

POSTERS
Shipping: $6.00

11x14 - $35.00
12x18 - $50.00
16x20 - $65.00
18x24 - $90.00
20x30 - $110.00
24x36 - $150.00

Shipping covers the costs of purchasing the container (shipping tubes for the bigger ones) and mailers in which to ship your item, and then for the actual postage.

:iconbeigerose1plz::iconbeigerose2plz::iconbeigerose3plz::iconrose1plz::iconrose1plz::iconbeigerose4plz::iconbeigerose5plz::iconbeigerose6plz:

:iconusa-plz1::iconusa-plz2:


Visitor Map
Create your own visitor map!



free counters

:iconrose5plz::iconrose6plz::iconrose7plz::iconrose1plz::iconrose1plz::iconrose-2plz::iconrose3plz::iconrose4plz:

deviantID

Theophilia's Profile Picture
Theophilia
is of the Popish Persuasion
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
I'm just an aspiring artist from the lovely Mitten State. I'm a Roman Catholic who loves her Faith and everything pertaining to it (especially her philosophy, theology and history!). Like everyone else, I have an insatiable thirst for the Three Great Transcendentals: the Good, the True, and the Beautiful. I make art because I simply enjoy doing it. Historical and theological themes and subjects are what fascinate me the most, and I think that the human figure in particular is one of inexhaustible beauty. The Incarnation of Our Lord, after all, changes everything. For that reason, I also love to depict Our Lord and Our Lady, because they are the summit of human perfection (being the New Adam and new Eve and all that. ;-)). Our Incarnate God and His Mother are my favorite subjects to depict. :meow:
Interests

Critiques

AdCast - Ads from the Community

Comments


Add a Comment:
 
:iconkellkrull87:
Kellkrull87 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Happy birthday! Hug :squee: Have your cake and eat it too 
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THANK YOU!!! :glomp:
Reply
:iconveronicaquill:
VeronicaQuill Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthdayyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 


Pat pat Tight Hug Man Hug High-five! Handshake Airborne Huggle! Hug Clap :happybounce: La la la la :eager: by darkmoon3636 Boogie! Dance! :squee: Woohooooo! Nuu I am a dummy! Meow :3 

I apologize for my excessive use of emoticons.  I figured it was for a good cause.

Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWWWW! THANK YOU!!! :iconiloveitplz:
Reply
:iconneoconvoy:
Neoconvoy Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
Happy birthday!

God bless you!
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! God bless you too! :hug:
Reply
:iconkmygraphic:
KmyGraphic Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Filmographer
Cake for your BDay by KmyGraphic  Rise-and-Shine by KmyGraphic  Cake for your BDay by KmyGraphic  
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 16 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! :iconlaplz:
Reply
:iconhamundr24:
hamundr24 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Writer
Happy birthday! God bless! :)
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! God bless you too! :hug:
Reply
:iconhamundr24:
hamundr24 Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Student Writer
Thank you! :hug: :D
Reply
:icondcjbeers:
DCJBeers Featured By Owner 2 days ago
:Dominican emoticon: by DCJBeers  Oh MY!  My dear friend! I almost forgot to say happy birthday to you. I must be losing my mind. I hope that your day is blessed and happy!

God bless you my dear friend!
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 16 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww! :meow: Thank you for keeping me in your thoughts! God bless you too! :glomp:
Reply
:icondcjbeers:
DCJBeers Featured By Owner 14 hours ago
And you also!Hug 
Reply
:iconparan0i:
paran0i Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday, and may you be infinitely blessed!
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THANK YOU!!!
Reply
:icontomquovadis:
TomQuoVadis Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D
Reply
:iconbadmillennial:
BadMillennial Featured By Owner 2 days ago
:iconhappybirthdayplz:
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww, thanks!
Reply
:iconskoshi8:
Skoshi8 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Best wishes on your birthday!
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
Reply
:icontheaser9:
theaser9 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! Party 
Reply
:icontheophilia:
Theophilia Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
Reply
:iconhoshinodestiny:
HoshinoDestiny Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday :la:
Reply
Add a Comment: