Arts

Knights of Columbus founder a witness for the world

The story of Blessed Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, is being retold to ensure that Catholics everywhere know of the immigrant son who heralded the birth of a modern Catholic Church before a deadly pandemic took him in 1890 — two days after his 38th birthday.

Graham Greene: a saint who would be sinner

On fortuitous occasions, the right biographer finds the right subject at just the right time. 

Anishinaabe actor hits Sundance screen

Martha Wilson first noticed the performing gene in her son Phoenix when he was just two years old.

Musical flips script, adds nuances of history

WASHINGTON -- Danny Schur, a Ukrainian Catholic from Winnipeg, thought he knew all about the 1919 general strike that brought life in his native city to a standstill.

Restorer breathes life back into statues

QUEBEC CITY -- A self-taught hobby to save and restore religious statues has led Lyn Robichaud to reflect on French Canadians’ relationship with these objects of piety that often end up in the garbage.

Film to chronicle Our Lady of the Cape

Canadian Catholic filmmaker Kevin Dunn was spellbound when he first heard the story of Our Lady of the Cape.

New casting of Schmalz immigration artwork unveiled

WASHINGTON -- A new casting of a 3.5-ton bronze sculpture commissioned by the Vatican has made a temporary stop in Washington before it eventually finds a permanent home there.

Murals help artist reconcile a difficult past

Through a commission to paint murals at three Catholic schools, Indigenous artist Ryan Willert has been able to find his own healing and reconciliation with the Catholic community.

Netflix's 'Cuties': Exploration of immigrant experience or child exploitation?

NEW YORK -- Controversy has surrounded the airing on Netflix of the French film "Cuties" ("Mignonnes").

Podcast aims at Catholic authenticity

Several years ago, Lance Rosen was striving to identify a Catholic podcast that would truly speak to him. 

Faith is Quebec filmmaker’s 'Destination'

Though he grew up in a religious household in Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire), West Africa, it was in 2009, at age 26, when Hermann Boya sanctified his bond with God by entering into the Catholic faith.

Catholic poet, artist put spotlight on COVID

Patria and Joe Rivera met the challenge of day-to-day life during a pandemic by pouring their energies into creative pursuits. 

Book on Catholic parenting a real family affair

“How did you do it? How did you raise kids who are passionate about their faith and have the heart of a missionary?”

  • By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register