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 ›

Art: “Protection”

Protection In this colored sketch, I portray the intimate embracing between mother/father and child. Two small figures surrounded by a giant shoulder receive loving care as they put trust fully in the power from above. This composition is inspired by… Read More ›