Sacred Spaces

  • It’s How The Light Gets In

    Alisha Ruiss

    As our pandemic winter shadows withdraw like halting springtime snow, Alisha Ruiss reminds us that even the tiniest crack in the darkness can begin to illuminate God’s promise anew.

  • The Year of Smashing Statues

    Gavin Miller

    Along with COVID-19 and a sanity-challenging American election, 2020 made rampant the demolishing of monuments. Gavin Miller warns iconoclasm is more than vandalism: it threatens civil life.

  • What Child Is This?

    Ruth Dick

    Ottawa photographer Ruth Dick reminds viewers that the gift and mystery of life can, more often than not, be found in the form of a child. 

  • In

    Ruth Dick

    Ottawa photographer Ruth Dick delights in catching the magic of music created in a moment. 

  • Choir

    Peter Stockland

    Photographer Jeff Sheldon conveys the expanse of space that matches what we imagine to be the soaring notes of the choir's holy song. 

  • Perspective

    Rob Wilson

    Photographer Rob Wilson captures a stunning sunrise view of Artist Point, near Deming Washington. 

  • Signposts of the New Creation

    Hannah Marazzi with Makoto Fujimura

    As the Convivium Team reflects on the launch of the Sacred Spaces Gallery, Hannah Marazzi sits down with Makoto Fujimura, artist, writer, and catalyst to understand the role of beauty, belonging, and art as signs of the New Creation. 

  • Leap of Faith

    Rob Wilson

    Photographer Rob Wilson captures the reflection of a mountain peak in a glacial lake, giving the illusion of a floating mountain range. 

  • The Shared Path

    Rob Wilson

    Photographer Rob Wilson plays with leading lines in this image, leading us down a shared path of history and experience.

  • Rain & Imperfection

    Rob Wilson

    Photographer Rob Wilson presents this lakeshore dock as a sacred space even in the pouring rain. 

  • Dusk

    Hannah Martin

    Photographer Hannah Martin captures this fleeting view of the sunlight at dusk in Tofino British Columbia. 

  • A Familiar Tune

    Hannah Martin

    Wedding photographer, Hannah Martin captures this simple response of love from a wife to her husband's song, a tune she knows so well. 

  • Attitude is Everything

    Hannah Martin

    Photographer Hannah Martin photographs her husband Joey on the beach in Tofino, British Columbia. Her image prompts us to consider what posture we might take either before or after attempting the sport of surfing. 

  • A Moment of Rest

    Hannah Martin

    Photographer Hannah Martin invites the Sacred Spaces viewers into a moment of peace by imagining you could sit in these chairs with this view and just be. 

  • Solitude

    Peter Stockland

    Photographer Peter Stockland is struck on his rush hour commute by a figure of stillness and solitude along the canal's edge. 

  • Entering In

    Peter Stockland

    To follow in the footsteps of the faithful who have come before shapes our path to glory. 

  • Remembered Lamb

    Peter Stockland

    Photographer Peter Stockland encounters a flock of sheep and is prompted to reflection on the risen Lamb. 

  • Bowed

    Hayley Lockrem

    Photographer Hayley Lockrem captures men in prayer, a posture common to those across time, space, and tradition.