December 21, 2107

Tree in light snow (Barbara Schwarz, OP, of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, N.Y.)

"The decoration was natural.
The starry night told the tale.
Joy to the world!"

- Dominican Sr. Barbara Schwarz, whose gallery in the Ministry of Preaching Through the Arts of the Sisters of St. Dominic can be viewed at

Don't miss GSR's two-part series exploring how black spirituality has shaped religious life for black women. Read part one.