Pictures for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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 sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

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


The Enemy Sowing Weeds

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Heinrich Füllmaurer (1526–1546)


Artist:     Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

Faith, Hope, and Charity

Bas relief sculpture of the three theological virtues, St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh
Scripture: Wisdom 12: 13,16-19
Artist:      Unknown

Saying Grace

Scripture: Romans 8:26-29
Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Cornelis Pietersz Bega (approx 1631-1664)

Parable of the Wheat and the Tares

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Abraham Bloemaert (1564–1651)


Sämann und Teufel. Zweite Fassung - The Sower and the Devil

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Albin Egger-Lienz (1868–1926)

Parable of the Mustard Seed

A painted window at the YMCA training center for German leadership in Kassel.
Artist:      Unknown
License: Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License

Tares among the Wheat

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:       Biblical illustrations by Jim Padgett, courtesy of Sweet Publishing, Ft. Worth, TX, and Gospel Light, Ventura, CA. Copyright 1984. Released under new license, CC-BY-SA 3.0

Line Art

Illustration Lolium temulentum: the weeds or "tares" were probably darnel

Source:    Wikimedia

The parable of the tares

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      M. Bihn & J. Bealings - The New Bible Symbols

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Ellen Gould Harmon White (1827-1915) - in Christ's Object Lessons, circa 1900.

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