Christmas became a celebrated occasion during the nineteenth century in England. Its ethos is about giving love and life, of which the tree is a powerful symbol
Faith lights up the whole world is the simple message of Mary of Magdela, in a movie about this sainted lady in history, directed caringly by Garth Davis (Lion)
Christmas is a time to enjoy special experiences, and annually with their stunning Noël Noël concert, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra (ABO) ensures their patrons, sponsors and supporters enjoy a Merry Christmas with a special night out second to none. The First Noel, the Angels did say Was to certain poor…
At Easter the challenge in Christian theology is managing the two sides of the coin together, commerce and Christianity. They must be held in a unique tension.
Good Friday; what better day to take time out to pause, reflect and think quietly on what we are really about in today’s world, and how we can see the way ahead
Creating images from tiny pebbles to ornament floors was a technique developed in ancient Greece that Romans turned into a technical tour-de-force at Ravenna
When Easter Sunday dawns for many it is more than a relief it’s a joy. Why? Because it’s about the hope of re-birth, about being allowed to have second chances
A movie about Philomena and her 3 year old son and a journey she takes to find out who purchased him 50 years ago from Nuns at the convent where she gave birth
What is the test of a great portrait – is it about the power of the artist to enter the sitter’s emotions and convey their feelings so we might experience empathy?
During the first century the Roman Emperor called Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census, (an official count of all the people in the population) should be taken of the entire Roman world. And everyone went to his own town to register. A man called Joseph went up from…
Although an aim of art, over the centuries, has been illumination, some people have been so blinded by the light that they remain unable to see.