Posts by Anne Leader

June 3, 2021
Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ or Corpus Domini) celebrated in the Western Church since 1246 on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday .

May 30, 2021
Today is Trinity Sunday, celebrated in the Western Church on the first Sunday after Pentecost as a day to focus on the doctrine that God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit at once.

May 23, 2021
The Feast Day of Pentecost is celebrated in the Western Church as the day when the Holy Spirit descended on Jesus’s disciples, giving them “tongues of fire” that enabled them to preach the gospel in multiple languages.

May 13, 2021
Today is the feast day of the Ascension, marking the last appearance of Jesus on earth after his Resurrection at Easter.

April 4, 2021
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

April 2, 2021
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

April 1, 2021
Today is Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, when Jesus washed his disciples’ feet in an act of humility that is seen as a reminder of the cleansing waters of Baptism and a foreshadowing of the purification brought by the Crucifixion .

May 23, 2019
Italian sculptor, painter, caricaturist, and author Adriano Cecioni died on 23 May 1886 in Florence.

May 16, 2019
Italian-American sculptor Attilio Piccirilli was born on 16 May 1866 in Massa Carrara.

April 11, 2019
Architect Donato Bramante died on 11 April 1514 in Rome.

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