Janet McKenzie: Holy Mother of Comfort and Solace

Sheen Center Virtual Gallery NY

“Holy Mother of Comfort and Solace" by Janet McKenzie 36” x 48” Oil on canvas 2019 www.janetmckenzie.com See larger image below “COVID-19 is stealing our beloveds. Every part of our collective soul hurts and it is impossible to absorb the concept of how many have died and been taken from us so quickly across New ... Read more

A Conversation with Jeannie Gaffigan

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Producer, television writer and author Jeannie Gaffigan joins The Sheen Center's David DiCerto for a conversation about the importance of faith, family and laughter in getting us through these difficult times. She will also share how her own life-threatening health scare has given her a new perspective on the redemptive power of suffering, recounted in ... Read more

Elina Kim sings “Villanelle”

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The Sheen Center, in partnership with Pro Musicis presents Elina Kim and pianist Jinju Oh performing "Villanelle" by Eva Dell'Acqua.

Frank Sabatté: St. Bernadette Soubirous

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“St. Bernadette Soubirous” Fr. Frank Sabatté, CSP 52” x 30” embroidery/appliqué www.sabatteart.com See larger image below "Bernadette was a peasant girl who suffered from severe chronic asthma her whole life resulting in tuberculosis of the lungs and bones. Ironically her visions led to the shrine at Lourdes becoming a center for healing. Bernadette is seldom ... Read more

A Conversation on Foster Care and the New Film, “The Ride”

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powered by Crowdcast From the inspiring true story of extreme sports legend John Buultjens, THE RIDE follows John McCord, an athletically gifted youth who triumphs over a troubled upbringing. After a violent, racially-charged incident lands John (Shane Graham) in juvenile detention, he is finally placed with an unlikely set of foster parents, Eldridge (Ludacris) and ... Read more

“Distance” – Screening and Conversation

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WATCH THE SHORT FILM DISTANCE AT 3:00 PM ET https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWQnNKzxheo WATCH A CONVERSATION WITH THE FILMMAKERS AT 3:20 PM ET. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqRkdIXX_Jo The Justice Film Festival presents Distance.  Distance is told through the eyes of everyday people dealing with very real emotions. This timely 15-minute drama examines fear, anger, sadness, desperation, frustration, and most importantly hope in ... Read more

Yazhi Guo : Amazing Grace

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC8IwfL30fg Yazhi Guo, a Chinese-American artist based in Boston, plays a hauntingly beautiful Asian-inspired version of "Amazing Grace" on the suona, a double reeded horn. This piece was recorded for The Sheen Center in a sun-drenched church in partnership with Pro Musicis.

DOEprojekts: Mandalas for a Time of Quarantine

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DOEprojekts Deborah Adams Doering and Glenn Doering This artwork is a part of our current on-going “Mandalas for a Time of Quarantine” series. It incorporates DOEprojekts’ coreforms. At its center is the word “home” which is also at the center of all of our daily lives right now. While home is surrounded by viruses, new ... Read more

Black Mothers and Their Sons

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D-_7iJkgFo Sheen Center Interim Executive Director David Di Certo talks with actress and playwright Angela Polite about her play Mary Speaks and what it means to be an artist of faith and an artist of color at such a pivotal moment in our nation's history. The playwright explores the history of Black mothers and their sons in America, through a spiritual ... Read more

Hannah Schaefer

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Multi international award-winning, Christian singer-songwriter, Hannah Schaefer shares a powerful message

Poetry in America – Live featuring “Finishing The Hat” by Stephen Sondheim

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX3gIaU6d2I During the celebration of his 90th birthday, Poetry in America Live will focus on Stephen Sondheim’s song “Finishing The Hat” from Sunday in the Park with George. This live event will celebrate the work of Sondheim through performance of his songs and discussion of the lyrics to this particular song. PBS's "Poetry in America" ... Read more

Kristone Capistrano

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Kristone Capistrano "Breathe" Kristone writes “A friend of mine posted a short video of her new-born baby on Instagram. The child went from a stern resolute face—trying to fight off drowsiness—to a giant all-encompassing yawn that took my breath away. The video ended with the baby resting with a self-satisfied smile of acceptance. A sort ... Read more

Art, Faith & the Journey to Sesame Street

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AFxFV6K6BA&live=1 A Conversation with Louis Henry Mitchell “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?” is familiar refrain taking us back to our childhood. “Sesame Street” is a show that has impacted generations for over 50 years. Join us for an intriguing conversation about art, inspiration, and faith with Louis Henry Mitchell, Creative ... Read more

Vanessa Williams with Fr. Matt Malone, S.J.

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Join America Media for a powerful conversation on how Catholics can fight racism with Sheen Center board members America editor-in-chief Fr. Matt Malone, SJ and actor, singer, dancer, author Vanessa Williams.

Inna Faliks

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Ukrainian-born American pianist Inna Faliks

“I Can’t Breathe” by Bro. Mickey McGrath, OSFS

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“I Can't Breathe” by Brother Mickey McGrath, OSFS. See image below Brother Mickey writes, “Like everyone else around the country - and the world - I was shocked and horrified to watch over and over again the hideous murder of George Floyd. As always when I encounter or experience something which cuts into my heart ... Read more

Black Stories Matter with Judy Tate

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRAnZYI9OsE&live=1 A conversation with Judy Tate about the power of using personal narratives to illuminate moments of historical significance. Judy is the Co-Founder & Artistic Director of The American Slavery Project.  In case you missed American Slavery Project’s “Black Women and the Ballot” event featuring Phylicia Rashad, you can view it here through June 30th. ... Read more

Joe Melendrez – “Sacred”

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https://youtu.be/kEk6tIdJjWU Joe Melendrez is one of America’s most exciting and dynamic Catholic performers, a natural MC. Joe decided to dedicate his life to sharing the Good News at age 15. Now a husband and father, his ministry includes four major Catholic hip-hop albums, a faith-based clothing line, as well as speaking and leading retreats for ... Read more

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