Becoming a Peacemaker

As we see in this fresco by the Italian artist Fra Angelico (1395-1455), Christ and his disciples sit at the center of the composition, forming a circle of fellowship. Christ’s right-hand raises in a gesture of teaching, referring to the theme… Read More ›

Transformation in Christ

This wooden cross portrayed a beautiful Salvadoran landscape, replete with colorful nature senses. This reminds us in Genesis, all creatures are made by our Creation God. It seems that the designer is trying to bring us to the place with… Read More ›

Art: Annunciation

The Annunciation, an essential theme reminds Christians the love of God for human beings. In the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, this love is contemplated in the account of the incarnation. Through Mary’s unreserved self-surrender in response to the… Read More ›

Film Review: Silence

Japanese Catholic novelist Shusaku Endo’s novel Silence (Chinmoku) is a profound yet controversial work published in1966. Japanese film director Masahiro Shinoda made it into a film in 1971 under the title 沈黙 (Chinmoku)–SILENCE in Japan. Endo collaborated with Shinoda for… Read More ›