Holy Martyr St. Tarcisius Patron of Altar Servers 271 poster by William Hart McNichols. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Fr. Bill modeled the young acolyte St. Tarcisius on his own grand-nephew, capturing the innocence of the 3rd century acolyte who was murdered while... more
Fr. Bill modeled the young acolyte St. Tarcisius on his own grand-nephew, capturing the innocence of the 3rd century acolyte who was murdered while trying to deliver the Holy Sacraments to imprisoned Christians in 3rd century Rome. St. Tarcisius has become the Patron Saint of Altar Servers and First Communicants.
About William Hart McNichols
Artist Statement on Iconography
�There is only Christ: He is everything and He is in everything." St. Paul, Colossians 3:11
I honor and revere the Byzantine icons and the profound spirituality of the Othodox churches. I try to bring true devotion and prayer into the process of writing an icon, dependent upon the inspiration of the Blessed Trinity, the saints, holy ones, and the Mother of God. As a Roman Catholic iconographer, I have no intention of assuming to be Orthodox, but continue to pray with many others, for unity brought about by the Spirit, amongst the churches.
2014 is my 24th year as an Iconographer and I am very grateful for the tremendous support from around the World. The great bulk of Icons are commissions from...