Forever Free: A Presentation on the Life and Legacy of Sculptor Edmonia Lewis

NY

Born a free woman of African-Haitian and Native-American parents in 1844 and orphaned at an early age, Edmonia Lewis overcame the prejudices and racism of her day to become the first American sculptor of color to achieve international fame. Finding creative harbor in the Rome of Pope Pius IX, where she converted to Catholicism, Edmonia was ... Read more

Wonder Woman at 80: Femininity and the Power of Virtue

NY

Since first appearing on the pages of All Star Comics in 1941, Wonder Woman has become a pop-culture icon, with the Amazonian princess holding her own against the likes of Superman and Batman and headlining her own 1970s television series and now a hugely successful film franchise. But beyond her famous golden lasso and bullet-deflecting bracelets, Wonder ... Read more

I Am with You: Lessons of Hope and Courage in Times of Crisis

NY

We’ve lived a difficult year and in his new book, I Am with You: Lessons of Hope and Courage in Times of Crisis, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan invites us to see where God has been in the pandemic year we’ve lived together, from one March to another. It’s a help to see how in the ... Read more

8beats Roundtable and Screenings

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The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in association with Docs/ology Films, the presenting partner of the "8beats" anthology -- a series of 8 shorts by Catholic filmmakers inspired by the Beatitudes -- will host a roundtable on Wednesday, March 3 featuring filmmakers and talent, moderated by David DiCerto, Interim Executive Director of The Sheen Center. ... Read more

BLACK LIVES MATTER: Question or Statement?

NY

The Office of Black Ministry of the Archdiocese of New York (“OBM”), The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, and the OBM/Divine 9 Leadership Committee, which is comprised of Catholic members of the 9 historic Black Greek letter fraternities and sororities, will host a timely discussion titled Black Lives Matter: Question or Statement? tomorrow, Friday, April 23 ... Read more

The Silence Between: Finding God in Classical Music

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A Conversation with Composer Kevin Allen Classical music is often misperceived as a dusty or intimidating art form, reserved for experts or aficionados. Renowned composer, Kevin Allen begs to differ. Join us for an engaging masterclass with Mr. Allen, founding director of the Collins Consort, American Composer’s Project, and Schola Immaculata, that will unlock a deeper appreciation for and understanding of ... Read more

FATIMA

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David DiCerto sat down with Bob Berney, CEO of Picturehouse, the North American distributor of the feature film FATIMA, to discuss the film and its exclusive theatrical release this week. The much-anticipated film FATIMA, which tells the inspirational story of the events leading up to the astonishing Miracle of Fatima in Portugal in 1917 is being ... Read more

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