Gospel From Generation to Generation


Legendary radio personality, producer and writer Vy Higginsen, Executive Director of the Emmy Award-winning Mama Foundation for the Arts and her daughter, Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson Creative & Program Director, discuss their theater and music initiatives, the Mama Foundation, and the history and impact of gospel music.

Edwin Fawcett


A UK-based contemporary Catholic soul and gospel composer and performer, Edwin Fawcett performs “Stronghold” with the Hearts Ablaze choir of St. Antony’s Church in East London.

Christopher Alles


Christopher Alles The Pietà See work in progress images below "I have often wondered why the Pieta is such a powerful and moving image. The simplicity of the subject matter seems to carry with it the weight of all of humanity. Since the Middle Ages, the depiction of Mary holding her dead son Jesus after ... Read more

Witness Theater


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CV2KsmCSszk PLEASE REGISTER HERE. Join us for a look behind the scenes of Witness Theater, a unique intergenerational drama therapy program that connects a small group of teenagers with survivors of the Holocaust. Together they explore issues of discrimination, war, loss, trauma, and the power of human resilience. The program culminates in a live performance ... Read more

Diane Monroe


Diane Monroe performs “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.”

Erin McAtee


For today’s Contemplative Tuesday in our Faith, Hope & Love series, we feature the work of Erin McAtee. See images below Erin McAtee, former Sheen Center artist-in-residence, seeks to facilitate, through various mediums of art and beauty, encounters with Christ in the poorest of the poor: Both to bring Christ to the poor, and meet ... Read more

Convicted By Mercy


Can a man turn his life around, from an addict in the streets – and jail – to a living saint? By God’s grace he can! That’s the story of the late Frank Simmonds, which his widow, poet Rita A. Simmonds tells in Convicted by Mercy: The Journey of Frank Simmonds from the Streets to Sanctity.

Connor Flanagan


Connor Flanagan is a hip-hop artist who is passionate about encouraging others to step into God’s dream for their life. In a world where people are crippled by fear, scared of the unknown, and longing for purpose, Connor desires his career to serve as a witness of what can happen when you don’t settle for what ... Read more

Anne Smith


GABRIEL Quilt by Anne Smith See image below The inspiration behind the Gabriel quilt is from a thought: what does angel Gabriel do on his days off? I imagined him wearing sneakers and being very active in the world. All angels are active, especially our guardian angels, who are very much with us, guiding and ... Read more

Gigfest @ home


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVBElTusfBc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMRbqcw-8Q0&live=1 Celebrate your Faith! Founded by Father Paulus Maria CFR in Germany in 2016, Gigfestival is a Catholic music festival that usually tours all over Germany, this year however, Gigfest is happening via video stream! Catholic artists and musicians from all over the world join the festival to celebrate the joy and freedom of ... Read more

A Conversation with Harry Connick, Jr.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKGhpzp1y90&live=1 With a music, film, television and Broadway career spanning three decades, New Orleans native son Harry Connick, Jr. is the essence of a Renaissance man. Join Sheen Center Interim Executive Director David DiCerto for a conversation with the Grammy and Emmy Award winner about his musical career, his Catholic faith, his work with the Ellis Marsalis Center ... Read more

Skid Row Marathon with Judge Craig J. Mitchell

YouTube NY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7DmRTjqrjU&live=1 Skid Row Marathon, directed by Mark Hayes, part of the Justice a Film Festival Summer Films. A Justice Film Festival favorite, the documentary Skid Row Marathon returns along with its subject, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Craig J. Mitchell, who will be in conversation with the filmmakers and David DiCerto after the film. Judge Mitchell, a ... Read more



Flannery is the lyrical, intimate exploration of the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists.

The Family That Cooks Together: A Conversation with Geoffrey and Margaret Zakarian

YouTube NY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpJQP1XsB1g&live=1 Join us for an appetizing hour of conversation  with celebrity chef, restaurateur and author Geoffrey Zakarian and his wife Margaret, a producer and entrepreneur. They will talk about food, family and the role meals play in bringing people together, as well as their charitable work to help in the fight against hunger and their ... Read more

The Family That Prays Together: “Pray” The Story of Patrick Peyton

Livestream NY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XDKd5xAL2Q&live=1 The Sheen Center's David Di Certo talks with producer/co-writer Megan Harrington about her new documentary, Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton, the true story of the man behind the famous phrase, “The Family That Prays Together Stays Together.” He was a poor Irish immigrant whose plan to become a millionaire was derailed when, through Our Lady’s ... Read more

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