Mr. Lenar established Christian-Miracles.com because of his personal growth as a Christian and practicing Catholic, resulting from several spiritual encounters with Jesus and Our Blessed Mother. The events were life-changing and transformed him into a faithful believer of the Gospels.
Mr. Lenar has also shared his spiritual journey of faith several times as a guest speaker on Radio Maria. Mr. Lenar and his spiritual director, Fr. Richard Tartaglia were both interviewed by Kathie Duggan on the radio program Sacred Treasures.
As our millennium unfolds, Mr. Lenar believes that God the Father is calling our world to move forward with Christian unity by awakening church leaders and promoting efforts to instill peace into religious denominations through constructive change and evangelization. Mr. Lenar also believes that it's essential for all nations to make positive changes in order to live in peaceful coexistence with one another.
Further information on Christian unity is noted in Tribute to King: Signs from the Heavenly Kingdom. The spiritual locution from Jesus can be examined and studied by visiting the above link. Mr. Lenar has also shared the locution with his spiritual director, Fr Richard Tartaglia.
Mr. Lenar's spiritual director for over twenty years is Fr. Richard Tartaglia of Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Denville, New Jersey, USA. In addition, Fr. Richard is a source for providing testimony on behalf of Mr. Lenar in connection to the spiritual events unfolding. Loci B. Lenar is also a parishioner of Saint Mary's Parish.
Additionally, Mr. Lenar was a parishioner for nearly twenty years at Saint Mary's in Wharton, NJ, before making a change several years ago to the parish in Denville.
Mr. Lenar's affection for fine art can be seen through his photographs taken of stained glass windows. While visiting Catholic churches in various parts of New Jersey, he began photographing colorful window art.
By exhibiting photographs of church windows, Lenar believes that people will come to enjoy and appreciate the beauty of Christian art. Stained glass windows are designed by talented artists with a gift of illustrating bible scripture. Appealing to the eye, many of the decorative windows make reference to the Gospels of Jesus Christ.
To view Lenar's photography, please visit the following links:
This new school book is compiled by Chantale Samuel and Charles Vendette and published in the French language. The learning guide was released in July 2011 by Les Editions CEC of Anjou (Quebec) Canada.
Lenar is happy to announce that his photograph of a miniature stained glass window of Saint Isaac Jogues is published in the new social studies book on page 133. Credits for photographs are listed on page 139.
Lenar photographed the stained glass window inside of Saint Jude's Catholic Church, 40 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA.
The book is a social studies learning guide for grade 3 students entitled: Signes des Temps and is used as a student's book, teacher's guide and digital key. (ISBN # 978-2-7617-3358-8)
For more information about the book, please visit the publisher at the following link: Les Editions CEC
Loci Lenar's photograph of the Genealogy of Jesus is published as a front book cover to the 2011 New Jersey Provincial Directory. The directory was released in March and has listings for all six New Jersey Catholic Dioceses. The directory supplies useful information about NJ parishes and organizations.
The directory is published by the Catholic Star Herald for the Diocese of Camden and has more than 440 pages.
FPR Editions, a Christian book publisher which is located in Quebec, Canada, published Lenar's photograph of the Transfiguration of Jesus. Lenar photographed the colorful stained glass window inside of St. Peter the Apostle Church, Parsippany, New Jersey, USA.
The photograph appears inside The Major Characters of the Bible on page 80 while credits appear on page two. The book is published in the French language and has beautiful illustrations and artwork to complement stories of the bible.
Published in 2010, The Major Characters of the Bible, (ISBN: 978-2-89499-108-4) is available through FPR Editions at the following link: FPR Catalogue
Joan Wester Anderson - renown author in writing books about angelic visitations, wrote an article in 2009 about a remarkable statue that Loci Lenar photographed in St. Michael's Catholic Church in Netcong, NJ.
In 2007, Hazel Street Productions released The Joy of Life Poetry Collection (ISBN 0-9786988-2-7). Two light hearted poems by Lenar are published in the chapbook.
"Golfo de Mexico" reflects on the adventures of his two children while vacationing in Florida, and "September's Child" is written as a tribute to his daughter for graduating from college.
Although Lenar has not engaged in promotional work for artists since 1992, he is recognized for arranging editorial articles and commissioned assignments for publication on behalf of artists in the following noteworthy periodicals:
American Artist, January 1991, (USPS 494-930)
Art Today, Summer 1987, and Winter 1987/1988, (ISSN 0885-9361)
Art Gallery International, July/August 1987, (ISSN 0884-8769)
To read an excerpt of the article, click on the above link.
Featuring the Christian artwork of Benny Andersson
By Loci B. Lenar
Magazine Published by the Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima,
Washington, NJ, USA
(ISSN 0893-536X) and (USPS 003-636)
Locus, April 1991, (ISSN-0047-4959)
Omni, December 1990, (ISSN 0149-8711)
Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine, August 1987. Feature story about artist Jeffrey Jones' early work as a science fiction illustrator before making a transition to romantic art. (ISSN 0279-6090)
Mr. Lenar is recognized as an artist representative - noted within "Success Stories: Selling Romantic Paintings" - featuring the works of Jeffrey Jones in the January 1991 issue of American Artist.
During the 1980s, Mr. Lenar exhibited the art of Jeffrey Jones at the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in Dover, New Jersey, and prearranged with artists the consignment and sale of works through established galleries including Illustration House of New York City, owned by Walt and Roger Reed.