Pictures for the 21st 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 twenty-first 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.


Christ's Charge to Peter

Artist:     Raphael (1483-1520)

Christ gives the keys of the kingdom to Peter, detail

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Pietro Perugino (1448–1523)


Peter with the keys of the kingdom of heaven

Artist:      Unknown - Relief sculpture in Santo Niño Basilica, Cebu City, Philippines

Peter with Cross and Keys

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown - adapted from a photograph
License:    Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license

St Peter


Christ Giving the Keys to St. Peter

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770–1844)

Line Art

Christ Giving the Keys to St. Peter

Source:    Adapted from Wikimedia
Artist:      Adapted from a work by Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770–1844)

Skeleton key

Source:    Wikimedia


On this Rock I will Build my Church

Source:    Adapted from Wikimedia

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