Illuminated Manuscript Gothic Calligraphy

The Pater Noster in Latin Workshop

Hosted by The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square

1904 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA 19103
215-567-1267 *

Wednesday evening series February 24, March 9, 16, from 6pm – 9pm

HolyTrinRittenStudents will learn the Gothic script and make an illuminated page, lettering and decorating the Latin Our Father, with lectures on the history of the prayer.

Decorations will be made using mineral pigments and 23K gold leaf in the manner of the scriptorium of the middle ages in a series of Wednesday evenings.

No artistic experience is necessary, all materials will be provided.

The workshop will be led by artist, iconographer and teacher Susan Kelly vonMedicus.

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Fee: $150.00 tuition plus materials $25.00.

Registration with $100 deposit is needed to hold your place. Minimum of 10 students needed to hold the workshop.

Questions? Email

Please send registration including your name, email, phone number and $100.00 deposit* to: Susan Kelly vonMedicus, 408 Skippack Pike, Fort Washington, PA. 19034 or Paypal accepted at email:


Come pray our most familiar prayer in our hearts and with our hands.

*Deposit is non-refundable for student cancellation. If for any reason the teacher needs to cancel the workshop, deposits will be refunded.