Catholic Art

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  • Planting a Rosary Garden

    by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB

    The Rosary is one of the more familiar devotionals associated with the Catholic faith. It sets forth the entire life of Christ and the unwavering devotion of his holy mother Mary.    The word rosary comes from the Latin word rosarium, meaning… read more

  • Could Your Child Draw Our Christmas Cover?

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Have your kids enter our Christmas Cover Contest!   The Cover Contest is open to children ages 5-18. Young artists can submit a color drawing of any Christmas scene. Entries should be scanned as a jpg at least 6x9 @300 dpi and emailed to editor@… read more

  • January 2013 Cover Art

    by Catholic Digest Staff

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  • December 2012 CD Cover

    by Catholic Digest Staff

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  • July 2012 Prayer and Reflection

    by Living with Christ Staff

    After using her PC tablet and stylus to design tile inlay pat­terns for her sons’ tiling busi­ness, Nellie Edwards (1955- ) began experimenting further with her virtual canvas and brush to create works of sa­cred art. She begins with the… read more

  • June 2012 Prayer and Reflection

    by Living with Christ Staff

    Artist Corbert Gauthier began drawing as a child and even now places an emphasis on the drawing stage before he begins to paint. As Gauthier layers on the colors, he uses both opaque paints as well as glazing techniques, creating scenes and subjects … read more

  • May 2012 Prayer and Reflection

    by Living with Christ Staff

    The landscape paintings of Father Arthur Poulin (1950- ), a Camaldolese monk and priest, are created through a highly contemplative process. He first covers a blank canvas in layers of black gesso; then, using dots of color, he brings his light-filled images out … read more

  • April 2012 Prayer and Reflection

    by Living with Christ Staff

    Bold colors and dis­tinctly contemporary influences character­ize the inspiring artwork of Chinese artist He Qi (1950- ). Blending the folk art and tra­ditional painting techniques of his Chinese heritage with aspects of both medieval and… read more

  • March 2012 Prayer and Reflection

    by Living with Christ Staff

    Having retired after decades of teaching and administrative work, Benedictine Sister Paula Howard (1922-) discovered her talent for creating icons at the age of 77. One of her early works, Vatopedi Virgin: Mother of Consolation (2000), is inspired by… read more

  • February 2012 Prayer and Reflection

    by Living with Christ Staff

    The Flood, from the Atrium, detail of Noah receiving the white dove (mosaic) Veneto-Byzantine School (13th century)   The story of Noah (Genesis 6–9) has always captured the imagination of believers; even the youngest children are captivated… read more

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