Pictures for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

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-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

Note:   the long form of today's Gospel tells the story of the Prodigal Son - see pictures for the 4th Sunday of Lent, Year C for image suggestions based on that story.

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


The Good Shepherd

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Jean Baptiste de Champaigne (1631–1681)

Parable of the Lost Drachma

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Domenico Fetti (1588–1623)

La drachme perdue / The Lost Drachma

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

The Adoration of the Golden Calf

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665)


Lost Coin

Artist:           Unknown
Attribution:  Lost Coin, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.[retrieved August 30, 2016]. Original source:  Google

The Lost Coin

From The Life and Lessons of Our Lord: Unfolded and Illustrated (1864) by John Cumming Rev John Cumming DD FRSE (1807-1881)
Artist:       Not stated

Worshiping the golden calf

Illustration from a Bible card published 1901 by the Providence Lithograph Company, as in Exodus 32:1-35.
Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown

Line Art

Coin of Antiochus IV Epiphanes.

This is one suggestion of what a drachma may have looked like.

Source:    Wikimedia

Sweeping out the house


Good shepherd / Bon pasteur. Extrait d'un recueil de dessins.

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unidentified

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