THE GIFT OF ART

Local artist creates masterpieces at St. William Catholic Church

 

March 14, 2019

Shana Neesvig

THE GIFT OF GOD is shared by Kathy Altman. She has spent the last four years creating stained-glass panels and paintings that she has gifted to Saint William Catholic Church in Thompson Falls. Each panel serves as a memorial for members of the congregation. Altman has completed 10 of the 12 panels and will have them all complete within the next year.

It all began with a painting of Saint William of Vercelli, an Italian who was born in the year 1085 and soon after became an orphan. His story is that he later dedicated his life to God and even healed a blind man.

This painting, depicting Saint William with his wolf assistant, was gifted four...



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