May 28, 2023
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 18, 2023
Today is the feast day of the Ascension, marking the last appearance of Jesus on earth after his Resurrection at Easter.

April 9, 2023
The First Easter Sunday Illustrated in Early Modern Italian Painting

April 9, 2023
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

April 6, 2023
The First Holy Thursday: A Momentous Day and Night.

April 6, 2023
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 .

April 1, 2021
Caravaggio’s Denial of St. Peter commemorates the dramatic predawn Holy Friday event of the apostle’s denial of Jesus.

March 31, 2018
The Passion Narrative of Jesus during the Triduum of Holy Week furnished a plethora of liturgical traditions across all of Christendom during the medieval era.

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