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Visual meditations

Rembrandt van Rijn: The Supper at Emmaus

From the gospels it is evident that Christ himself eschewed the sensational. So unassuming was his appearance that his disciples did not recognize him.

read more Rembrandt van Rijn: The Supper at Emmaus, detail

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Timothy Schmalz, Homeless Jesus, 2013 - detail

Stations of the Cross - Washington, DC 2017

by Aaron Rosen

We realized that the Stations needed to speak to the acute anxiety facing so many minorities in today’s America and beyond. 

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Exhibitions and events

2017

Here you find a list of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches in the winter and spring. There is also a list of conferences, lectures and events all over the world, with a special focus on Europe.

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Christian calendar

Fra Angelico: Christ in Limbo

This is my kind of Jesus. Not the wimp who timidly taps at Holman Hunt’s cottage door in his The Light of the World. Nor the misty eyed Jesus of Warner Sallman who looks as though he is posing in the photographer’s studio.

read moreFra Angelico: Christ in Limbo, detail

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar. There are also materials about the Old and the New Testament.

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Church of the month

France: Metz Cathedral

Nicknamed “God’s Lantern,” Metz Cathedral is renowned for its vast expanse of stained glass—covering 6,496 square meters, three as much as in Chartres. The amount is impressive, but so too is its variety. 

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Art and Poetry

Denise Levertov & Diego Velazquez

She listens, listens, holding
her breath. Surely that voice
is his—the one
who had looked at her, once, across the crowd,
as no one ever had looked?
Had seen her? 
Had spoken as if to her?

read more Diego Velasquez:The Servant Girl at Emmaus, detail

Art and Music

Erica Grimm: Lament, detail

Come... Help me Lament

David Squires: Music

Erica L. Grimm: Paintings

For some time I have been concerned that many of us do not know how to lament—or at least we do not often allow ourselves to do so.

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In the Spotlight

Modern Art and the Life of a Culture - Review

The authors focus on what they see as Rookmaaker’s dark take on modern art rather than giving proper weight to his appreciation of the good job modern art does in addressing the negative implications of a culture that is turning its back on God.

read more Paul Klee: Bust of a Child, detail