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The Creative Catholic

http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2017/04/28/the-creative-catholic-fr-george-w-rutler/ The Creative Catholic: Fr. George W. Rutler – Catholic … www.catholicworldreport.com Fr. George William Rutler during a 2013 appearance on EWTN’s “Bookmark” program (YouTube) Fr. George William Rutler is a well-known preacher and prolific author …

Pope’s August Prayer Intention: Artists

“Artists of our time, through their ingenuity, may help everyone discover the beauty of creation.” Pope Francis Read more at the Catholic Culture.org: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=32237

A Poem by St. Hildegard of Bingen

The Love of All Love overflows into all Glorious from ocean’s depths beyond the farthest star, Bounteous in loving all creation; For to the King most High Love has given her kiss of peace.   from Poems Every Catholic Should Know compiled by Joseph Pearce

Catholic art after the Reformation

Artemisia Gentileschi’s “Judith Slaying Holofernes” (1620-21). (Credit: Catholic News Agency.) Art historian Elizabeth Lev explains how Artemisia Gentileschi, a post-reformation painter, expressed her childhood trauma, her constant battle with sin and the teachings of the Church though her art. Through a careful examination of her most famous works we learn how Artemisia is a true […] Read More

The May Magnificat

  The May Magnificat is a poem by the Jesuit priest and poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1899).  It is a beautiful meditation on why the month of May has traditionally been associated with our Blessed Mother.  We are experiencing so much suffering in our world due to wars, terrorism, abortion, attacks on Christian marriage, and […] Read More

Beauty Does Not Lie In The Eyes of the Beholder

I have never liked Tim Burton movies. Call me crazy, but I think it is because I know that beauty is objective; and not only objective but also important. As our world steeps itself deeper and deeper into relativism, it argues that beauty, like truth, depends on the eye of the beholder. The transcendentals are […] Read More