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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…

Celebrating the Feast of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

“The Spirit of God does all things in peace. Let us have recourse to God with love and confidence, and He will receive us into the arms of His mercy.” – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690) One of the perks of being Catholic is getting to know and love the saints that became before us. Not that I’m a saint, far from it but, God willing, I hope to be some day. Right now, I fail miserably on a daily basis. Wait… who am I kidding, I fail many times on an hourly basis. Fortunately for us, God’s mercy, forgiveness…