Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible will open in June 2014. The exhibition was realized through the collaborative efforts with the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minn.

Illuminating the Word will present 68 original pages from all seven volumes of The Saint John’s Bible along with tools, sketches, materials and rare books. It will remain on view through October 2014. More




Sunday, August 10
Catholic Biblical School Information Fair
The Archdiocese of Hartford’s Office of Religious Education and Evangelization will host a free information fair on Sunday, August 10, that includes guided tours of the St. John’s Bible exhibition. More




Saturday, Aug. 23 • 2 p.m.
Christ, Image of the Invisible God, and His Beauty
An exploration of Christ’s beauty in the gospels — the manger at Bethlehem, the Transfiguration, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection — with a spiritual and theological analysis of manuscript illumination
Presented by Alphonso Lopez Pinto, S.T.D.
Associate Professor of Theology
Holy Apostles College and Seminary




Saturday, Sept. 20 • 2 p.m.
The Ancient Art of Illumination
The history and process of gilding and painting manuscripts
Presented by Valerie Weilmuenster, Scribe & Illuminator
Faculty Member, St. Michael Institute of Sacred Art