Religion & Faith.

Golden Gate Headlands, 1950, Ansel Adams.
Click on URL to link to entry. PROFILE: In a time when conscientious objection was unthinkable, an Austrian farmer refuses to fight in the army of the Third Reich in World War II. Photographs. Video.  FILM: In thirteenth century Italy, St. Francis of Assisi embraces a leper. From Roberto Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950. PROFILE: Based on her writings, the life and death of St. Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), a French Carmelite nun. VISIT: St. Michael Church in Old Town (Chicago)— a major church building  survives the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. PHOTOGRAPHS (11): Angels in Stained Glass (1902), Franz Mayer & Company (Munich), St. Michael Church, Old Town, Chicago. ART: Advent 2015.   PERFORMANCE: Messe et Motets Pour La Vierge by Marc Antoine Charpentier (French, 1643-1704). Jordi Savall in the Chapel of the Palace of Versailles. Video.