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by Courtney Mares Assisi, Italy, Dec 17, 2021 / 15:17 pm Saint Francis’ hometown of Assisi has once again been illuminated with Giotto’s frescoes this Christmas season. The frescoes from the interior of the Basilica of St. Francis are being projected each night onto the town’s churches from Dec. 8

The University of Dayton’s first building dedicated to visual and performing arts will be named for local entrepreneur and philanthropist Roger Glass ‘67, president and CEO of Marion’s Piazza. The Roger Glass Center for the Arts, at the southeast corner of Main and Stewart streets, will elevate the arts on

A new course at Saint Ursula Academy provides students with the opportunity not only to find meaning in the sacred, but to uncover the sacred amidst the secular. “Art and Soul: Theological Imagination” originated with Saint Ursula religion teacher Lisa Woodall after she took what she describes as an “impactful

St. Joseph’s example of faith, humility and courage has inspired local artist Holly Schapker to share her talents to create images of the saint during this Year of St. Joseph. Schapker, whose studio is in a renovated 140-year-old building in Over-the-Rhine, is a 1992 graduate of Xavier University’s art program.

by CNA Staff Rome, Italy, Jul 28, 2021 / 13:00 pm The Vatican unveiled Thursday the official image of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome. The image, painted by the Slovenian Jesuit Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik, was released July 28 by the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life

By Autumn Jones Helena, Mont., May 12, 2021 / 17:03 pm America/Denver (CNA). Father Stuart Long, who was a priest of the Diocese of Helena, is set to be the main character in a motion picture starring Mark Wahlberg as the priest himself and Mel Gibson as the priest’s father.

CNA Staff, Mar 5, 2021 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- A tattoo artist has restored the Stations of the Cross at a church in Belarus at the invitation of the local pastor. Julia Kulba — known in the tattoo business as Pipetka — applied her skills to the 14 bas-relief

When we moved across town last February, one of the first things I did was hang our wall decor to make our new home feel like it belonged to us. The first thing to adorn our new walls was a crucifix. Modest in size, our crucifix packs a punch when

During this time of pandemic, it has been very important to me to persevere in my work as a sacred musician. Not only do our liturgies still need music, but it seems to me that during this time, in which much of our focus has been on bodily survival, the

by Bonny Van Sam Wittmann is not a typical high school junior. He’s an exceptional artist who has drawn the connection between his art and his faith, thanks to a class assignment. “The project was a study of drawing hands from life,” explained Renee Merland, chair of the visual arts