Mother Teresa of Calcutta once said: “I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing.” Her statements are here echoed in more depth, through the article linked below. May it be not only an inspiration but a comfort to you, readers: Divine Mercy and the Role of the … Continue reading The Role of the Artist
A friend and fan of Star Wars: The Clone Wars* was kind enough to send me these videos, readers. While I am not a fan of the prequels and have difficulty watching the series that fills in the blanks between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, I have to say that these … Continue reading The Night Before Christmas – Clone Wars Style!
The last Sunday of Advent is upon us, readers. How time flies! As the holiest night of the year approaches, it might be well to remember how those who came before us prepared for that sublime celebration. St. Margaret of Scotland had a particular devotion – one which might have harmed her health. Click the … Continue reading Christmas Preparations
Professor Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings* series has been hailed repeatedly for its extensive worldbuilding. But something even devoted fans can occasionally miss is the significance of the dates within the story. A contributor to Voyage Comics and Publishing*’s blog tackles the challenge of reminding us about the meaning behind the dates in the … Continue reading Dates, Fellowship, and Professor Tolkien
Does your church have a hole in the roof – one that was put there and left open intentionally? If you go to several churches in Europe, there might be a really cool reason that hole was left there for centuries: Why some medieval churches would leave a hole in the roof Philip Kosloski - published on … Continue reading A Medieval Reminder
Learn more through the link below, readers: Artist Neilson Carlin explains masterful new icon of Vietnamese martyr J-P Mauro - published on 05/16/21 Carlin expressed how the stories of the martyrs "haunt" him and inspire his faith and art. The Catholic artistic tradition is filled with masterpieces from the greatest painters mankind has to offer. These masters … Continue reading Modern Art for a Modern Martyr
Click the link to learn more, readers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-w-dQMTEkk French nuns record thousands of hours of Gregorian chant for new app J-P Mauro - published on 03/02/21 The Neumz app compiles every Catholic chant of the 3-year liturgical calender. A community of Benedictine nuns from France are using their God-given talents to spread their love of Gregorian chant. … Continue reading The Music of Eternity
Can and will pray together. Take a look at the link below to learn more, readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atrm3CLBgKQ Mother and son band DUPREE releases stellar second album J-P Mauro - published on 02/16/21 The sophomore record experiments with pop tones, still driven by ripping guitar solos. The sensational mother and son led band DUPREE is back with its … Continue reading The Family that Sings Together….
In honor of Father’s Day it seemed appropriate to post these links to information about the patron saint of fathers. St. Joseph is a relatively enigmatic and underappreciated figure in the Bible; here are two articles about the oft-overlooked member of the Holy Family: 10 Things you should know about St. Joseph Renata Sedmakova … Continue reading Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother
The Sabaton reference was too good to pass up, readers! Though Brother Zenon was not a member of the Polish military, he was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s order and helped to print their monthly magazine, “Knight of the Immaculate.” His heroic love for his adopted people following the bombing of Nagasaki has not … Continue reading A Winged Hussar in the Land of the Rising Sun