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The artwork that lines the walls, windows and altars of our Catholic churches point the faithful to higher ideals. Throughout the decades, many notable artists in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have contributed their talents to this endeavor, leaving their marks of faith for generations to enjoy. Gerhard Lamers (1871-1964) •

by M.D. Pitman “When Dan and I got married, we had no idea that we were creating a future,” said Martha Dorff. “We just thought we were getting married.” As the Over-the-Rhine couple, formerly of Loveland, discovers life as a retired couple – Dan from a career as a graphic

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 2, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican Museums reopened Monday revealing newly restored frescoes in the Raphael Rooms depicting scenes from early Church history to the public. “Today is a way that we can in some way share [beauty] with the entire

Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Fargo.
by Perry West Denver Newsroom, May 7, 2020 / 06:01 pm MT (CNA).- A young Catholic artist has drawn an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary on her parents’ driveway bringing religious art to her local community during the quarantine. The Diocese of Fargo posted on Facebook May 4 an

Matthias Grünewald’s Isenheim Crucifixion (1512-16)
by Perry West Denver, Colo., Apr 9, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- As churches and museums remain closed, Catholic artists have encouraged people to be inspired this Holy Week by finding beauty online or even attempting to create projects themselves. Andrew Julo is the director and curator for the Verostko

By Margaret Swensen When I spoke with Paul Melia on the phone in July, I told him I wanted him to be the first featured artist in what I hoped would become a series of videos on Catholic artists living and working within the archdiocese. He humbly accepted and warned

The Elder Art Department participated again this year in the Holiday on the Hill Painting Contest. This year’s painting contest theme was “Holiday Traditions” and the painting is located at Warsaw Federal. Elder’s window won 1st place in the high school category.

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

One of Cecilia Brendel’s favorite works is that of Father Angelo Caserta. (Courtesy Photo)
A Dayton artist has turned her talents into a way to evangelize. In recent years, Cecilia Brendel, owner of the Olde Masters Galleria in Centerville, has been inspired to paint sacred art, often using family members, friends and acquaintances as her models. Originally from St. Louis, Brendel’s art education was