Pictures for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B

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 the twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

Today's Gospel, the miracle of the loaves and fishes, has inspired many art-works.  The ones suggested below are only a sample of images available for free-use.

See Hymn Suggestions for this Sunday for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.


Head of a Pharisee

Artist:      Міхай Мункачі/Mihály Munkácsy (1844-1900)
Source:    Wikipedia

Moses with the Ten Commandments 

Artist:      Philippe de Champaigne (1602–1674)

Moses repeated the commandments to the people

Artist:   Detail by a Carolingian book illuminator circa 840

The Pharisees and the Herodians Conspire Against Jesus

Artist: James Tissot (1836–1902)
Original title: Les pharisiens et les hérodiens conspirent contre Jésus)
Source:   Wikimedia

Insidious questions of the Pharisees and Herodians

Artist:   James Tissot (1836–1902)
Source: SacredSpace


Moses Laying Down the Law

Origin:     Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Source:  Alpha Stock Images - via
Artist:    Nick Youngson
License: Creative Commons 3 - CC BY-SA 3.0

Line art

Jesus explains the teachings about tradition 

Artist:   Jerome Nadal (1507-1580)


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