In His Rising is Our Hope

March 27, 2016 Sandra Miesel 0

In him, who rose from the dead, our hope of resurrection dawned. The sadness of death gives way to the bright promise of immortality. — Preface for Christian Death I Sacred images do not instantly […]

The Joy of Painting the Pope and Saints

December 26, 2012 CWR Staff 0

Ann Kissane Engelhart ( is a watercolorist based in Long Island whose paintings have been featured in the Empire State Building, St. Francis Hospital, the DeMatties Center, Brooklyn College and Wagner College and in private […]

Caravaggio’s Sacramental Realism

May 4, 2011 Thomas S. Hibbs 0

In the 1986 film Caravaggio, the director Derek Jarman takes the turbulent life of a gifted artist as an occasion to reinvent him as a lascivious, romantic- existentialist anti-hero. An irascible man, whose public fortune […]