Dominic | Mar 20, 2015 | 13
Top 10 Free Catholic Wallpaper Sites
Who doesn’t love a good wallpaper? Here is a selection of the best sites offering free, HD wallpapers for your desktop and smart devices. Keep the devotion digital with these free wallpapers of monasteries, stained glass windows and paintings of Christ, the Blessed Virgin and more. These came from a quick google search, so if I’ve missed your site, or if you have a suggestion, drop it in the comments!
1. Cassie Pease Designs
Absolutely #1 in our list is Cassie Pease Designs. These selection of 79 wallpapers (and counting!) for your desktop and smart devices are repeatedly gorgeous and original. She has a unique texture style, and loves featuring inspirational quotes with beautiful imagery. “Cassie is a Catholic graphic designer living and working in South Dakota. Her mission is to combine the wisdom and joy of the Catholic faith with beautiful and colorful imagery that inspires people to discover (or rediscover) the joy of a life lived for Christ. The saints, who are great examples of this joy, have become a main source of inspiration for her work.”
2. Catholic Quotations
A fun and eclectic selection of around 324 wallpapers with plenty of photographs of the Vatican, classic paintings, quotes and vector art. Someone scoured the interwebs and compiled a list for your convenience. And clickability. Go ye forth and wallpaper up!
3. Catholic Religion Teacher
Now here are 330 wallpapers you’ll want to bookmark. A selection of gorgeous photos of St Peter’s, basilicas and monuments worldwide, along with modern-themed quote graphics and a dash of classic art. Plenty here to fill you wallpaper cravings for a while!
Although not technically a wallpaper site, nor Catholic, Wikimedia holds a huge – and growing – selection of photographs and art from around the world. Many are high definition enough for the most pixel-hungry afficionado. Plenty of other searches will bring you hours of other options. This link takes you to a search for ‘Jesus Christ’.
Also not not technically a Catholic wallpaper site, WikiArt is a massive database of paintings and artwork. They seem to be generally high-defition, and should provide a buffet varied enough for any art-lover’s cravings. This link takes you to a search for ‘Jesus Christ’, with over 1,619 hits. Be sure to click the link below the image for the individual page, and then explore ‘View all sizes’ below the image to download the image.
Around 34 wallpapers that the Reddit community votes according to popularity. Some paintings and really fantastic photos of world sites.
Here are 10 wallpapers with some statues, paintings, and devotional items.
8. Desktop Nexus
Around 45 wallpapers with photography from churches, processions in Spain, artistic creations and various painting. This is not a Catholic site, but has a neat roundup of options.
9. Full HD Desktop Wallpapers
An initial search pulls up around 10 initial options. As you keep searching, more seems to show up. Not a Catholic site, though. Enjoy!
10. Catholic Digital Studio
Around 18 wallpapers on a simple theme; photos from Coos Bay, Oregon overlaid with quotes from Scripture. Sometimes less is more!
11. Bonus: CatholicViral
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So, which are your favorites? Have I missed any?
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