The Art of the Beautiful lecture series – Fall/Winter 2013-14

The Catholic Artists Society and the Thomistic Institute are pleased to announce a 6-part lecture series on the nature, purpose and value of the arts…


The monthly, Saturday-night series will take place in the heart of New York’s Greenwich Village at the Catholic Catholic Center at NYU , and will feature talks by six renowned philosophers, theologians and artists. It is directed to professional artists in all disciplines, students and patrons of the arts, and to all those who take in interest in culture and artistic endeavor. Each lecture will be followed by a reception and the liturgy of sung Compline.

Attendance is free but space will be limited. For more information, please contact or visit


Annual Mass for Artists Highlights, June 28th 2013

On June 28th, 2013, the CAS celebrated its third annual societal Mass for Artists at the Church of Our Saviour in New York City. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was offered in the ordinary form, ad orientem.

Father Gerald Murray, pastor of the Church of the Holy Family in NYC, was the celebrant, assisted by Father James Ferreira from St. Margaret of Cortona parish, also in NYC.

Father Murray’s homily can be heard in its entirety by clicking on this link…

Catholic Artists Mass June 28th 2013 Homily