Upcoming event: Professor Francesca Murphy on Literature and the Incarnation, Saturday, March 12th, 7.30pm

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Upcoming event: Father Anthony Giambrone, OP on Biblical poetry, Saturday, 5th December, 7.30pm

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Dr. Robert Royal, Faith and Reason Institute, opens Spirit and Flesh lecture series

Announcing the 2015-16 Art of the Beautiful series

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CAS Annual Mass – Sunday, 10 May 2015, 3.30pm

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Rev. Bruno M. Shah, O.P. on Film and Culture, Saturday, 14 February 2015

Father Bruno M. Shah, O.P. is a Dominican friar of the Northeast USA Province of St. Joseph. Prior to entering the Order of Preachers, he studied at Fordham University in the Bronx and taught at LaSalle Academy on the Lower East Side. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2009, and has since been assigned to the churches of St. Vincent Ferrer (NYC) and St. Thomas Aquinas (VA). He is currently pursuing a doctorate in systematic theology at the University of Notre Dame. He is from Queens.

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Anglo-Catholic Modernism: Writing Religious Beauty in the Modern Era

We’re looking forward to the continuation of The Art of the Beautiful with Yale University’s Julia Yost, a frequent contributor to First Things.

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Advent Evening of Recollection – Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Audio for Father John Saward’s lecture, 10/11/2014: The Poverty of the Church and the Beauty of the Liturgy

Father John Saward of Oxford University addressed a full house for the opening lecture of 2014-15 Art of the Beautiful series. Father’s lecture began with the question: “Is there a place for liturgical beauty in what Pope Francis calls ‘the Church that is poor and for the poor’?”

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Here is the audio for Father Saward’s lecture. Enjoy!

As always, we thank our series co-sponsors at the Thomistic Institute and our hosts at the Catholic Center at NYU. Looking forward to seeing you at the next lecture on Saturday, November 8th.

Annual Solemn Requiem Mass – 6 November 2014 (Duarte Lobo à 8)

Our annual Solemn Requiem Mass, co-sponsored with the New York Purgatorial Society and the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny, will be offered next Thursday, November 6th at the Church of St. Agnes in Manhattan.

The Mass will be offered for our deceased family members, friends, and fellow artists. Please send names of intentions in an email marked “Requiem Mass intentions” to catholicartistssociety@gmail.com. All the names will be given to the priest offering the Mass, and placed in the catafalque.

The Schola Cantorum of St. Agnes, led by James Wetzel, will sing Duarte Lobo’s glorious Renaissance setting for 8 voices, Missa pro Defunctis (Requiem à 8). This is a rare opportunity to hear this treasure of sacred polyphony in the service of the liturgy for which it was composed.

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