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Pop Art as Sacred Art?

Blog Published: November 18, 2013

When Pope John XXIII threw open the window opening the Church to the modern world, I'm not sure he specifically had pop culture in mind, but why not? ... I started thinking about this after reading an interesting article called "The good books: how church used pop art to guide young"... It's an interesting read with a look at the covers of several pamphlets that pose tantalizing questions related to sexuality, vocation, drinking, and well, more sexuality.  

Nuns and Pope John XXIII

Blog Published: July 9, 2013

I have a special fondness for Pope John XXIII who to me exemplifies a spirit of "humility, simplicity, and zeal" (to borrow from Saint Alphonsus and Redemptorist spirituality).