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Br. Michael has been doing calligraphy for years. He has attended many workshops, taught classes on the art in the seminary, and giving calligraphy retreats. In early August, Br. Michael, had two calligraphy retreats- one for beginners and one for intermediate students. He weaved in the Benedictine practice of lectio divina into the lettering process.

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Br. Michael mixes colors for his illuminated letter.

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Br. Michael instructs his students on the proper way to letter.

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This particular illumination was made to adorn the monastic room of our Fr. Guerric.

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20140827-135613-50173484.jpg A closeup of Br. Michael’s illuminated letter.

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