Catholic Art

Thumbnail the passion 1 credit fox cna All-star 'Passion' musical aims to tell the Gospel story in a new key

Actor and singer Jencarlos Canela will play the role of Jesus in a live musical dramatization of The Passion on Palm Sunday. Only he’s still not...

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Thumbnail transfiguration  crist bal de villalpando A luminous mystery from the New World

Cristóbal de Villalpando (1649-1714), born and trained in Mexico City, was arguably the most important painter in the New World of the 17th...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 111719006 Art, for God's Sake

When movie directors want us to know that a church is Catholic, what do they show? Art. The camera scans a row of stained-glass windows...

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Thumbnail cassie w poster catholic news agency credit cassie pease cna 73114 Catholic artist touches hearts one Facebook pic at a time

If you have seen an artistic Facebook cover photo with a saint and a powerful quote, there's a good chance it came from Cassie Pease.The...

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Thumbnail roaming catholic iii Catholicism off the Beaten Path, Part III: Be bold, step out on your own --- and celebrate faith, wherever you go

As Catholic travelers, my wife and I enjoy researching and visiting Catholic sites, including churches and cathedrals, and especially churches and...

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Thumbnail fortune in her studio portsmouth hr fortune pmca E. Charlton Fortune at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

“E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit” is on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) through Jan. 7, 2018. The exhibit...

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Thumbnail giovanni lanfrancos saint luke healing the dropsical child c 1625 detail cna Faith, science, beauty: what doctors can learn from Catholic art

The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re a doctor. “Catholic art has a...

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Thumbnail father frank sabatte art Father Frank Sabatté: Random-stitch embroiderer and champion of the arts

Father Frank Sabatté is a Paulist priest and a random-stitch portrait embroiderer who heads up an arts collective in NYC called “Openings.”In...

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Thumbnail stained glass architecture credit unsplash cna How do we fund sacred art in the Church? This priest has an idea

The John Paul II Foundation for the Sacred Arts is rethinking how the Catholic Church should fund well-crafted art. But why is good art in the...

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Thumbnail vatican sv 04 In Simi Valley: ‘A window to the infinite’

They were linked, bizarrely, by would-be assassins’ bullets that struck them within seven weeks of each other in the spring of 1981.They were...

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Thumbnail korean manuscript true meaning of the lord of heaven courtesy archdiocese of seoul cna Korea exhibit at Vatican shares history, peace through art

An exhibit at the Vatican this month shows the 230-year history of the Catholic Church on the Korean peninsula, highlighting the faith of its...

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Thumbnail judith beheading holofernes by artemisia gentileschi public domain wikipedia cna Meet the woman who helped revive Catholic art after the Reformation

Rome, Italy, Jan 20, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Baroque Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi is hailed as a ‘feminist icon’ based on her...

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Thumbnail mysteries of the rosary cover courtesy of daniel mitsui cna So, Catholic coloring books for grown-ups are a thing...

Chicago, Ill., Jul 10, 2016 / 04:03 pm (CNA).- Coloring books for adults have exploded onto the bookstore scene in the past two years. What was...

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Thumbnail artist brushes credit vasilev evgenii via wwwshutterstockcom cna The Catholic Church desperately needs artists.

New York City, N.Y., Aug 3, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA).- “Man can live without science, he can live without bread, but without beauty he could no longer...

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Thumbnail created book  courtesy of cory heimann cna Why bother with beauty? A book for right-brained Catholics

Just a few weeks after Catholic artist Cory Heimann got married, a close friend of his, who had been planning on travelling to Africa to film a...

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