Read it and Weep

The Crescat is running a competition for the ugliest church art. You can view submissions of the, gruesome, gory, and gloriously ghastly here.

Read it and weep.

  • kkollwitz

    Looks like it's All About Jesus.

  • fried chicken strips

    What's the deal? In an effort to curb costs Catholics have substituted for poor taste in sacred art. Are decent artisans in short supply? Or is it the OCP of carved images turned for profit?

  • Alyson

    Do the bishops/priests not have a say in what goes into the churches???

  • romishgraffiti

    Hillare Belloc described the Modern Phase as an assualt on Truth and Goodness. Plenty of examples of those for sure, but he also talked about an assualt on Beauty, and those entries drive that point home.

  • HermitCrab

    After filling all of the multi-colored balloons with Heavenly Helium, el Padre transmorphed into Elle Soprano – He had some ‘splainin’ to do.