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Online Edition: May 2009

Vol. XV, No. 3

Table of Contents

The Calling of Saint Matthew by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
(1599-1600, oil on canvas, 322 x 340 cm) Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome

The Conversion of Matthew: Pope Benedict XVI - General Audience - Wednesday, August 30, 2006

News and Views -- Msgr. William Smith, Dunwoodie Dean, Dies | TAC President Dies in Car Accident | USCCB Meets with Publishers on Missal | New ICEL Executive Director Named | FCS 2009 National Convention

Sacred Art as a Pedagogical Tool -- An Example from Rome: Caravaggio's "The Calling of Saint Matthew" -- by Matthew E. Peszek

Art at the Service of the Liturgy - Selections from Vatican Documents

Rebuilding for the Twenty-first Century -- After a devastating fire, a parish recovers continuity with its past, hope for future -- by William Buckingham

Beauty Restored to Historic Church -- Saint Francis Xavier in Vincennes -- the Oldest Parish in the Indiana Territory by B. Gunar Gruenke

Catechismus in Lapidem -- How can we make our churches true "Catechisms in Stone"? -- By Duncan Stroik

Readers' Forum -- “Christ the Redeemer King” | Hymn Writers of Early Pennsylvania | “Missalette” | Cleansing Altar Linens | Footwashing Confused?


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