Dear Bishops: Remember St. Dominic

Once, when he visited the pope, the Holy Father showed off some of his bling and remarked “Peter can no longer say, ‘Silver and gold I do not have.’” To which the pithy saint replied “Neither can he say, ‘Rise and walk.’” Here’s the deal: I totally agree with Dorothy Day that when it comes [Read More...]

And who is my neighbor?

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So beautiful

I’d never heard of toroidal bubbles till this video. Turns out cetaceans have been in on this for a millions of years: [Read more...]

Beautifully Done, The Internet!

Following the loss of his infant daughter, Sophia, a mourning father took to Reddit to ask for a single request – a photo without all her medical tubes The response was overwhelming, and many artists volunteered to give this father the beautiful portrait of Sophia he never had the chance to take. People can be [Read More...]

Beauty Everywhere!

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“My Beautiful Woman” is a beautiful short film

Reader Garrett Johnson has a nice piece about it too. [Read more...]

Some things are just beautiful

Thanks be to God through our Lord Jesus Christ. [Read more...]

Want Truth?

Work for beauty. [Read more...]

The Most Beautiful Thing You Will Hear Today

Thank you, Lord, for creating J.S. Bach and Robert Tiso, who make the world immeasurably better. [Read more...]

I love things like this

So my friend Joyce Crain is a Catholic convert who divides her time between San Juan Island and a little town south of Seattle. When she’s up in the San Juans, she divides her time between being an artist and doing work with Catholic catechesis for the Catholic community scattered across the islands. She writes [Read More...]

Hooray for Dappled Things!

Bernardo Aparicio writes: Hope you’re doing well. I just wanted to let you know that there’s a new DT available online, and we’ve posted a lot of the content online for free because it really deserves to be shared. First, we just published an interview with Ron Hansen, who is both one of the most admired [Read More...]

In Defense of Beauty

In which Yr Obdt Svt looks at questions like “Why were these things not sold and given to the poor?” and similar tropes protesting the gorgeousness of the Faith. [Read more...]