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Leading Artists, Architects, and Philosophers to Gather in Chicago for Sacred Arts Conference This October 29th, the Catholic Art Guild, a Chicago-based community of artists, will host a landmark conference bringing together leading philosophers and artists to rediscover the power of Beauty in the modern world. The conference, entitled “Beauty and the Restoration of the Sacred”, will feature English philosopher Sir Roger Scruton, well-known for his BBC documentary “Why Beauty Matters,” as well as architect Duncan Stroik, classical artist Anthony Visco, and art historian and educator Denis McNamara. The ground-breaking conference opens with a Solemn High Mass featuring Renaissance choral…

Sacred Arts Conference is Almost Here!

Leading Artists, Architects, and Philosophers to Gather in Chicago for Sacred Arts Conference This October 29th, the Catholic Art Guild, a Chicago-based community of artists, will host a landmark conference bringing together leading philosophers and artists to rediscover the power of Beauty in the modern world. The conference, entitled “Beauty and the Restoration of the Sacred”, will feature English philosopher Sir Roger Scruton, well-known for his BBC documentary “Why Beauty Matters,” as well as architect Duncan Stroik, classical artist Anthony Visco, and art historian and educator Denis McNamara. The ground-breaking conference opens with a Solemn High Mass featuring Renaissance choral…

Mercy and Malice of Rep. Joe Kennedy III

On Tuesday Mar 7, Speaker Paul Ryan defended the American Health Care Act 2017 by calling the healthcare bill an “act of mercy”. The next day Representative Joe Kennedy III gave a grandstanding rebuttal, twisting the truth on mercy and accused Speaker Paul Ryan of malice. Rep. Kennedy’s definition of mercy is misleading at best. Instruct the ignorant is a spiritual work of mercy that each Christian is obligated to do. That is what I’m attempting to do here, correct the false information in order that Rep. Kennedy’s words do not lead a stray the faithful. Lucky for me, both…