Pictures for Christmas Mass at Midnight


This is a small selection of free-use illustrations, photographs or images based on the readings and prayers/propers in the Roman Catholic lectionary for Christmas Mass at midnight (years A, B and C).  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

See hymn suggestions for midnight Mass at Christmas for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.



Classical

Adoration of the Christ Child by the Shepherds

Source:     http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46469
Artist:     Carlo Crivelli, 15th century



Adoration of the Christ Child by the Shepherds

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46735
Artist:     Giorgione (1477-1511)



Nativity Scene

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46662
Artist:      Gerrit van Honthorst(1590-1656)



Contemporary

Adoration of the Shepherds

Stained-glass composition by J. Le Breton (glass studio of Gaudin, Paris.), 1933, Cathédrale d'Amiens
Source:     http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=51557
Artist:      Le Breton, Jacques ; Gaudin, Jean



Gloria in excelsis deo!

Prince of Peace Abbey, Stained glass, Oceanside, CA
Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54912



Nativity

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46095
Artist:      Dr. He Q, 2001
License: Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 Licens



The Song of Angels

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46122
Artist:      Dr. He Q, 2001
License: Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 Licens




Line Art

Angel

Source:    http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=111116&picture=angel-silhouette-clipart&large=1



Star of Bethlehem

Source:    Wikimedia
      



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