An interesting quote by Xenophon on the subject of agriculture sparked John Cuddeback to write this short essay, "The Mother of All Arts" for Bacon from Acorns.
The architecture of the Belgian guild houses in TIA's "When Men and Affairs of Commerce were Placid" reflects the beauty and orderliness that flowed from a thoroughly Catholic culture.
A newly designed processional cross by Philippe Lefebvre earned a photo essay on New Liturgical Movement. The cross is plain, the corpus lovely and dignified. The essay features a quote from Pius XII's Mediator Dei on modern art.