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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Priest's mosaic art a form of prayer

A Texas priest turns discarded beer and wine bottles into beautiful mosaics that depict both religious and secular topics. Father Jairo Lopez, of Marble Falls, Texas, tells The Austin American-Statesman that creating the art, which he began doing in 1999, is a form of prayer for him:

"It's become part of my prayer life, my spirituality. Sometimes it's best being almost in the dark and looking at something you've created. What can you change to improve it?

"When you meditate, you see the beauty of God in the materials, the colors and the textures."

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