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Mar 8, 2019

A Better Lent, Catholic Art, and Adoration

The Ascension Team

For our Editors’ Choice this time around, we’re featuring work by Colin MacIver, Taylor Tripodi, Anthony Visco, and Andre Zachman. Colin talks about what Lent is really about in his podcast. Taylor explains why society needs Eucharistic Adoration. Anthony encourages young Catholic artists to devote their talent to God, and Andre offers an explanation for the many symbolic objects in Catholic churches.


Should You Give Up Swearing for Lent?

with Colin MacIver

Should you give up swearing for Lent? Well, yeah. But there’s more to it. 

Lent is a season of repentance, where we attempt to conform ourselves evermore to Christ. We should always be striving to detach ourselves from sin and bad habits, like swearing, but this time of year we go even further. Listen to podcast …


Why Society Needs More Eucharistic Adoration

by Taylor Tripodi

It may seem like a bit of a stretch, but society needs you to spend more time in Eucharistic Adoration. Taylor Tripodi writes:

When I think of the direction our society is headed, it really makes me question how I’m living my life. I am constantly concerned and frustrated because it seems like no matter how many prayers I pray, or how many people I try to help, I feel like the downward spiral that our society has been in for a while now just keeps getting worse. Read More …


Anthony Visco: Story of a Vocational Artist

An Ascension Presents Production

Church artist Anthony Visco talks about the many aspects of religious art that have inspired him to make it his vocation. He encourages young artists to never be dissuaded, and to always imitate their Creator in their work. Watch video …


The Sacred That Surrounds Us: How Everything in a Catholic Church Points to Heaven

by Andrea Zachman

The Sacred That Surrounds Us helps reveal Catholic churches as shrines of devotion. Sacred Tradition and Sacred Scripture are made tangible with this book, which explains with clarity the symbolism and history behind the sacred items we see in every Catholic church. Find out more …

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