Dear Brothers and Sisters,

In this period I have recalled several times the need for every Christian, in the midst of the many occupations that fill our days, to find time for God and for prayer.  The Lord himself gives us many opportunities to remember him.  Today I would like to reflect briefly on one of these channels that can lead to God and can also be of help in the encounter with him.  It is the way of artistic expression, part of that "via pulchritudinis" -- the "way of beauty", of which I have spoken several times and whose deepest meaning must be recovered by men and women today.  Read more...

Pope Benedict XVI
General Audience, August 31, 2011

 

 

Painting Restoration

   

CIVIL WAR ERA PAINTING FOUND AND RESTORED

Catholic Fine Arts Council member Bob Swain has spent much of 2011 restoring a painting of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary by James O'Neill, a Wisconsin artist who was embedded with the Union Army during the Civil War in Lawrence, Kansas.  Read the entire story.

Savior Pastoral Center

Sacred Art and New Evangelization July 11-13, 2014

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I highly recommend to any lover of beauty to attend the courses that the Office of Evangelization has organized with David Clayton and Dr. Caroline Farey. It is a profound and beautiful experience - wish I could go again! It's such a gift for us to have this opportunity in our archdiocese!" – Michelle Strauss

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"Lumen Fideii" Exhibit Opening Reception
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Archdiocese of Kansas City In Kansas

Office of Stewardship and Development
12615 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, Kansas 66109
Phone: 913.647.0325 | Fax: 913.647.0333
stewdev@archkck.org

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