• The rise of millennial Catholic artists – and here's a chat with one of them

    Luke Spehar was an aspiring musician with a girlfriend when he couldn’t shake the feeling that God was calling him to enter the seminary and consider the priesthood.

  • The otherworldly photography of John Chiara

    I first encountered the work of San Francisco-based photographer John Chiara at a current exhibition at the Getty: “Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography.”

  • Behold the newly-discovered painting in Rome's Catacomb of Callixtus

    A recent discovery in the Catacomb of Saint Callixtus, an early Christian series of tombs beneath Rome which once held the bodies of 16 Popes, has been christened the “Orpheus cubicle” after the figure from Greek mythology.

  • Winged portraits at the cathedral

    Politicians, pregnant moms, homeless, youngsters, police officers, artists — the many faces of Los Angeles are on display at a new photographic exhibition at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels that reveals the “angelic” side of Angelenos.

  • Randyland: A luminous folk art shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe

    I don’t know about you, but I personally love a folk art installation, looming 40 feet above the street, made of glass bottles filled with colored water that form a giant light-refracting image of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

  • Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent

    Walking into the expansive space at the current exhibition, “Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent” at the Pasadena Museum of California Art feels as if you are entering a fresh new world of a present-day artist whose powerful images speak of big issues and spiritual intimacies.

  • Images as windows into the spiritual world

    “The belief that the ‘eyes are the windows to your soul’ came from the Middle Ages and that by looking at an image of a saint or a biblical person, you would be connected to that soul in heaven or divine figure. Images then became windows into the spiritual world,” says Bryan Keene, assistant curator of manuscripts who co-curated the current exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Center, “Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts.”

  • 3D technology takes pilgrims 'back in time' to Medieval Church

    For fans of Church history and architecture, 3D imaging may be the second-best thing to time travel, allowing them to experience a medieval church as it existed hundreds of years ago.

  • Paris' stunning Sainte-Chapelle gets a makeover – with lasers

    Known for its ornate rose window and towering stained glass glory, the thirteenth century Sainte-Chapelle in Paris has finally been pieced back together after a seven year laser-cleaning project.

  • Beauty will save the world – Gaudi's basilica inspires conversions

    Though the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi died nearly 90 years ago and his best-known work remains under construction, the beauty of the Sagrada Familia basilica continues to draw people to Christ.

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Voices

The promise and potential of Catholic schools

Kevin Baxter

As the remaining days of summer slip by and students return to their schools for another academic year, there is great hope and promise for Catholic schools throughout the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

 

 

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  • Saturday, August 29

    Family Foster Care and Foster Adoption Info Meeting, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Children’s Bureau Family Center, 1910 Magnolia Ave., Los Angeles. Children’s Bureau invites willing adults to become a resource family to children in foster care. Qualifying individuals (single or married) receive training, certification and support. (213) 342-0168. www.all4kids.org.

    A Pattern of Love and Forgiveness, 10 a.m.-4p.m., Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Cheryl Wunsch, Med RNCS, will share her faith journey to forgive the young man who murdered her mother. $50, lunch included. (310) 377-4867. www.maryjoseph.org.

    Grand Marian Procession, 3 p.m., Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W Temple St., Los Angeles. Banners, flags, color guards and bagpipers will highlight the processional parade which starts at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels with a Votive Mass and will end at Our Lady Queen of Angels Church “La Placita” with the benediction. www.thequeenofangels.comhttps://www.facebook.com/events/451624838374689/.

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