“A faith that does not become culture is not fully accepted, not entirely thought out, not faithfully lived.”

-Pope John Paul II, Ecclesia in America

The artist studios of the Renaissance did not exist within a vacuum. The lives and imaginations of the artists and faithful were formed by opportunities to encounter all areas of human creativity. Thus, our attention to knowing the faith needs to be joined with our attention to living the faith in every facet, including cultural opportunities. In creating arts opportunities domestically and in the larger community, we allow the beauty of the faith to enrich our lives and relationships. Our Mission 》

Engagement Ideas

Below are some ideas provided by active Catholic Arts Organizations that you may find helpful in initiating arts opportunities in your home, parish, or larger community. By supporting these efforts to build on the interests, needs, and talents of the community, we hope to till the soil for a true Renaissance within our own time. Our Methods 》