Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Phoenixville, PA

News from St Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Phoenixville, PA

Phoenixville, PA,  Mar. 3, 2013   St Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church will host painter, artist, and iconographer CHRISTINA DOCHWAT on Sunday, Mar. 3, 2013.  This remarkable lady has painted the interiors of churches, individual icons, and iconostases in over 75 Ukrainian Catholic, Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches in the United States.  Perhaps the most well-known is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the BVM in Philadelphia, the ornamentation of the Byzantine Chapel of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in DC and the Vyshhorod icon of Virgin Elevsa, Ukrainian Catholic University in Rome.

The parish of St. Peter and Paul is proud that the beautiful iconostas in the church is the work of Christina Dochwat.  She will share her perspective and insight about religious art and her creative works that enrich our place of worship.  The seminar will begin immediately after the 10 am Divine Liturgy, at approximately 11:30 am.

Following the lecture everyone is invited to a reception in the church hall. Seminar is FREE and open to the public.  Reception $10 , no reservations necessary.

Christina Dochwat was born in western Ukraine and emigrated to the US in 1947.  She studied art at the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, FL and at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.  She resides in Jeffersonville, PA.

St. Peter and Paul is located at St. Mary St. and Fairview St. Phoenixville. PA 19460.

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