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THE ANGELICO PROJECT

A lay Catholic initiative that promotes the Good, the True and the Beautiful in our region through the arts and culture

The Angelico Project is lighting a beacon of hope.

The Season

Thursday, October 24, 2019: MASTERPIECES Film Screening, a “Small Bites, Big Ideas” Guild Event with Filmmaker Cristian Murph from 7-10pm at St Peter in Chains Cathedral, Synod Room. Film showcases 5 distinct artists in “portrait film mode”. Each artist shares his/her vocational story and allows the viewer to connect this to their own story.

Friday, October 25, 2019: MASTERPIECES Film Screening, a “Small Bites, Big Ideas” Guild Event with Filmmaker Cristian Murph from 7-10pm at St. Monica St George. Film showcases 5 distinct artists in “portrait film mode”. Each artist shares his/her vocational story and allows the viewer to connect this to their own story.

CATHOLIC LIFE IN POP CULTURE WEEKEND – November 15th and 16th

Leah Libresco Sargeant and Alexi Sargeant Word on Fire Institute Fellow, Leah Libresco Sargeant and her husband Alexi Sargeant, Catholic tabletop game designer present:

Friday, November 15, 2019: Talking Pop Culture with Leah and Alexi:

“Heroism and Authority in the Marvel Cinematic Universe”
(joint talk by Leah and Alexi)

What do the blockbuster films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have to say about power and responsibility, and how is it best for us to view them (and talk about them!) as Catholics?
“Gaming While Catholic”
(talk by Alexi)

Drawing on his experience running and designing storytelling and tabletop games as a Catholic, Alexi addresses how playing the right games can help us tell truer, more Christian stories.

St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Sycamore St, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Saturday, November 16, 2019:
Saturday Afternoon
“Autumn Triduum Game Day”
Alexi will run a live actual play demo of his in-development roleplaying game about religious sisters confronting the forces of evil, Autumn Triduum. Join us to watch as Alexi and a panel of roleplaying gamers including Leah work together to weave an original story about darkness, sisterhood, and faith. (1pm to 5pm)

Saturday Evening
“Building the Benedict Option” (talk by Leah)
Leah gives a talk and workshop on her latest book, a practical guide to building thicker Christian community, even on a short timescale. Guests will leave with ideas for what they can do in the coming weeks or even days to gather two or three together in Christ’s name.

St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Sycamore St, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Friday, January 10, 2020: Tangled, the movie – with Catholic Analysis” presented by Joan Ratajczak at 7pm at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center. The movie, Tangled, about the familiar fairy tale of Rapunzel, is actually an allegorical story of the Christian life. Whether it was intentional by the scriptwriters or not, this enjoyable film is loaded with symbolism to be discovered and discussed. Come to hear an overview of Christian symbolism in fairy tales, see the movie, and share insights on the timeless truths of our faith featured in this fine film.

Saturday, February 15, 2020: Retreat – Faith and Beauty, Fr Gabriel Torretta OP, in collaboration with the Aquinas Society at St Gertrude Church, Madeira, OH. Morning mass and retreat followed by an Arts Guild workshop in the afternoon. More details coming soon!!!

Upcoming

MORE THAN DRUMS – the Exciting World of Percussion!”, An Evening with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Dave Fishlock, Spring 2020. David Fishlock, principal percussionist with the CSO, presents a performance featuring the variety of instruments in the world of percussion. Dave’s engaging style is a real treat, so get ready for a delightful and energetic show! Dave may have a few extra surprises up his sleeve – a unique opportunity, specially created The Angelico Project audience! Check back for details!

“Juried Art Competition and Show”, Spring 2020. Brought to you by the Angelico Catholic Art Guild

“Theatrical Events for 2019-2020 are in progress.

Experience, Learn and Connect through Beauty with The Angelico Project!

Additional 2019-2020 Season details published soon.

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