Beautiful Churches

I’ve been writing a lot about the beautiful churches we saw in California, with some pictures in my Small Success Thursday and Quick Takes Friday posts, but I wanted to share one particular church today: Saint Joseph’s Basilica Cathedral in San Jose. My daughters and I had gone to The Tech, and after we had…

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Longing of Our Souls: Visible Beauty

A church should be a refuge from a harsh and ugly world, a place where deprived senses may swim in beauty. To deny us that refuge or to deny the poor a chance to be awestruck seems an injustice to me. This idea is why I am so excited that our parish has a stained…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

“Madonna and Child” Artist: Sassoferrato (Giovanni Battista Salvi) “Sacra Famiglia” Artist: Pompeo Batoni “Madonna Litta” About the Artwork Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519) was a Renaissance Master whose genius also profoundly impacted mathematics and the sciences. Insatiably curious and inventive, Da Vinci possessed unparalleled intellectual diversity. While scientifically studying light and shadow, he was…

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