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Sculptor
Music and Art

“Killing the Rock”: How One Sculptor From Syria Transformed His Suffering into Something Beautiful

The civil war in Syria is now into its seventh year and the country that once was known for its…

Nativity Birth of Jesus explained
Advent and Christmas

What Was the Original Meaning of the Manger in the Nativity Scene and Why Was Mary Absent?

Since the beginning, Christian artists tended to reflect the theological developments that were going on at the time. Before the…

art
Desire for Infinity

4 Ways God Surprised Me in An Art Gallery

I’m not really interested in art. I know that sounds terrible but what I mean is that most pieces of…

8beats catholic millennials
Catholic Media

Millennial Catholics Are Revolutionizing Film With The “8BEATS” Project

Seventy of the top Catholic filmmakers throughout the US and Canada are coming together to create an 8-part anthology film…

Vocation
Faith & Life

If You’re Confused with What God Wants You to Do with Your Life, Be Encouraged by This Beautiful Testimony

Last week Ascension Presents published this beautiful “Spotlight of a Calligrapher” video, which tells the story of Erica Tighe, a designer…

communication
Faith & Life

Communication and Cooperation: What One Home’s Bizarre Architecture Can Teach Us About Life

In 2016, artists Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder built a house that spins and tilts on one pivot point. Once it…

Meaning of Suffering

Jesus’ Passion in Sacred Art: Meditating on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

To mark the start of Holy Week, we resume our series on sacred art as an aid to praying the…

Joyful annunciation
Music and Art

5 Works of Art to Help You Pray The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary

Today, we resume our series on sacred art as an aid to praying the Holy Rosary. Sacred art makes sense,…

St. Pope John Paul II

The Vocation of the Artist: Creative Intuition that Deepens in Christ’s Incarnation

”With this Letter, I turn to you, the artists of the world, to assure you of my esteem and to…

Thomas Merton

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”