Listen to this Chant in English

by David Clayton on August 26, 2014

Chant that Competes With Praise and Worship Music! I have been contacted by a seminarian based in Boston called Pat Fiorillo who directs the choir of a young adults group in Boston. He told me that through his influence of introducing this sort of music at groups he has worked with, he has seen a […]

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Painting Class in Columbus, Ohio; October 20-24th; Qualifies for Continuing Education Units. Apply now

Individual tuition in a class makes it suitable for both experienced artists and beginners. I now have full details of the painting class to take place in Columbus, Ohio in the Fall. Where: St. Therese Retreat Center, 5277 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213 When: October 20-24, 2014 Cost: $595 (includes registration, supplies, accommodations, meals). More Information and Registration: Gina Switzer, Continuing Education Units: […]


Paintings from Students at the Gothic School of St Albans Painting Classes in July

And a review by Fr John Bambrick from St Aloysius, Jackson, NJ Here are some of the paintings done by the recent’ classes teaching the gothic style of art using the 12th century English illuminations of the School of St Albans (with one contemporary French image there as well). As usual what strikes me hear […]


Diploma in the New Evangelisation launched by the School of the Annunciation, Buckfast Abbey, Devon, England

Consideration of the liturgy and beauty is central to evangelization. Visual art in particular has a role to play – it teaches and informs us through its content, it’s beauty helps to direct and deepen our worship of God in the liturgy and in a context outside the church, it’s beauty draws all men to […]


Photos of a Monastery in Argentina that is Devoted to the Creation of Sacred Art

A student of mine at Thomas More College, who is Brazilian, sent me a link to to the Facebook page of this monastery in Argentina. This monastery he told me, has a strong emphasis on the creation and worship with iconographic sacred art. I do not speak Spanish so can’t comment on any of the […]


We can build Jerusalem amongst the Satanic housing projects of our inner cities

Even mass housing can be made uplifting by using traditional proportions What makes a beautiful building? I would say that traditional proportionality is one vital component that is virtually ignored by all modern architects. The new online course of the Way of Beauty (see the page of that name on this blog) gives the most […]

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Plus progress report on where they are being used, from New Hampshire, Britain and Australia! Just to let those who have been using the psalm tones that I have been steadily improving and adding and the latest version of the tones is up. Go to the Psalm Tones page on this blog! Not only can […]


Announcing a New Online Course on the Way of Beauty - continuing education for teachers, homeschoolers...and all those interested in cultural transformation

This is the most thorough and complete presentation yet of how to follow the via pulchtritudinis, to teach others how to do it too and transform the culture in the process! Includes detailed material available for the first time which is not available anywhere else.   A course for teachers, home-schoolers, parents, educators, artist, architects, those involved in […]