Paschal candle makers highlight symbolism, artistry in ancient craft
Mar 24 2015
Martin Marklin has been fascinated by paschal candles since he was an altar server.
Not just pretty pictures: Church art is catechetical storybook of faith
Mar 22 2015
Having so much world-famous art housed in Rome’s churches and chapels has risked turning the city’s sacred spaces into sightseer circuses.
Fewer take up pipe organ, but its place as ‘voice of church’ secure
Mar 14 2015
From the softest pianissimo to the most dramatic swells of sound, the pipe organ’s range and capacity to lift the voice accord it “pride of place."
Shroud of Turin helps deepen faith
Feb 28 2015
William Wingard calls the Shroud of Turin “made-to-order” for the new evangelization.
Work now underway on $400 million Museum of the Bible in Washington
Feb 15 2015
On an overcast morning in Washington, just a short walk from Capitol Hill, construction work began on a 430,000-square-foot museum.
Train gardens capture wonder of Christmas
Dec 24 2014
Father Michael Carrion, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Baynesville, still pulls out the trains, trolleys and ceramic houses his father bought.
Sacred and human: New Washington art exhibit shows both sides of Mary
Dec 05 2014
A new exhibition of Western European artwork portrays Mary during the 14-17th centuries.
Beyond the Bell: With school-wide support, annual musicals take John Carroll’s spotlight
Dec 03 2014
“Everyone needs to pay attention to detail!” Kimberly Brueggemann commanded the 50 John Carroll actors.
‘Without God, you can do nothing,’ says Scottish singer Susan Boyle
Oct 25 2014
If you think singing in front of Simon Cowell would be terrifying - well, you’re not far wrong.
Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren
Oct 20 2014
One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.