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Art wakes us up to the world

Just about every day I walk by McMichael Academic Building on our college’s campus where the art program is housed. Typically, I am running late for a meeting, racing to beat the chimes tolling on the top of Wallace Hall with my nose pressed to my smartphone to make sure I don’t miss a single email or message via Facebook. 353 more words

MY GUEST POST: Icons, the Church and the People of God

A thick piece of wood. Clay. Chalk, linen and the skin of rabbits. Colored dirt from various regions of the earth. Duck eggs, vinegar and water. 53 more words


A tattoo too

When great tragedy happens, there is often an outpouring of compassion. This has certainly been the case in Manchester over the past week, with many anonymous acts of kindness and generosity. 507 more words

Community And Society

Holy ground at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

There is no such thing as coincidence, rather it can be defined as God’s providence.

My beautiful niece and God-daughter, Emma Grace Donovan was born on the feast day of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, January 4, 2001. 387 more words

Sacred Art

Arvo Pärt and The Deer's Cry: Sacred Art in a Profane Age


After experimenting for much of his early career with twelve-tone serialism and dissonance and other modern techniques, for which he was of course censored by the Communist authorities in Estonia, Arvo Pärt found a much deeper history and spiritual beauty in his studies in Renaissance polyphony and religious music such as Gregorian chant. 2,278 more words


Today is the 100 Year Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady said that the rosary can stop wars, and can bring world peace. We have to do what she said, and live good lives. There’s no other plan from heaven that’s so specific, for what we’re going through now. 267 more words

Sacred Art

Interesting exhibitions in Venice

Campo Santo Stefano

Madonna della Salute

Isola di San Giorgio

Lady Laynard, Ca’ Cappello

La Salute

Mercatino antiquariato

Pietro Longhi, Ca’ Rezzonico

Palazzo Fortuny

Gentile Bellini… 88 more words