New York

Film, the Aesthetics of Death, and the Culture of Life: Picturing Motion after Modernity
February 14
The Thomistic Institute is hosting Rev. Bruno M. Shah for the next installment in “The Art of the Beautiful” lecture series. His lecture is entitled Film, the Aesthetics of Death, and the Culture of Life; Picturing Motion after Modernity.

Vespers for the Feast of the Transfiguration
February 15
St. Peter’s Church is holding a participatory Vespers service combining ancient Christian prayer forms with contemporary popular and improvisatory music.

Singing Through the Liturgical Year
February 19
The Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D., S.T.D., will guide us through some of the most popular Lenten hymns in Latin and English, analyzing their theological content and seeking to apply those insights to our Christian life in union with the Church’s feasts and fasts. Each session includes the singing of the selected hymns. The session is free of charge.

Donatello Exhibition
February 20-June 14
The Museum of Biblical Art is putting on a exhibition entitled, “Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral,” which will include works by Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Nanni di Banco.

Elsewhere

The Catholic Roots of Religious Freedom
February 20-21
Birmingham, AL: Robert Louis Wilken will deliver this lecture at Beeson Divinity School. More details to come.

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