MOSAIC Spring 2016 - Page 10

MERCIFUL LIKE THE FATHER Two-fold gratitude: In this woodcut from the nineteenth century French artist Gustave Doré, the son begs the forgiveness of his father while the grateful father thanks the Father of Mercies for the return of his wayward son (Luke 15:11-32). (Courtesy of the Digital Image Archive, Pitts Theology Library, Candler School of Theology, Emory University.) 8 Sacred Heart Major Seminary | Mosaic | Spring 2016