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… Liz Lev on Benedict XVI on beauty and the arts. Greg Wolfe, Brian Zahnd, Stratford Caldecott take up similar themes.         Ego sum … William Congdon.

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If you are going to be anywhere in the vicinity of New Haven, Connecticut between now and September 16, you owe it to yourself to get to the Knights of Columbus Museum. The goal of your visit is an art exhibition of paintings by William Congdon, accompanied by excerpts from “Meditations on Holy Week” written […]

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Adriaen Brouwer’s Bitter Medicine … “But medicine has a bitter taste in his own arena, which no technological progress can sweeten. In its fight against evil and death, medicine can win a battle but lose the war. The disease that seems to be beaten, rises embodied in new, more powerful figures, like an evil alien […]

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Akira Kurosawa’s Red Beard will be shown Friday April 20th at 7:00 pm in the 4th floor auditorium at Benedictine College. Pizza at 6:30pm … discussion to follow the movie. Yasumoto is a recent medical graduate assigned to a rural clinic for his post-graduate training. In his arrogance, he is livid that he should have […]

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Gods, my gods! How sad the evening earth! How mysterious the mists over the swamps! He who has wandered in these mists, he who has suffered much before death, he who has flown over this earth bearing on himself too heavy a burden, knows it. The weary man knows it. And without regret he leaves […]

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  Quality of life is the provoking theme launched by Medicine and the Person as the subject of a systematic review for this year. Science offers us adequate tools for understanding the biological side of a disease. Nevertheless, we need different methods to understand the sick person who relies on us. Looking at the sick […]

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… “ … the hour has come … His death and resurrection is the hour of glory and what happened to Him happens to each one of us in death … when death comes to us it is our hour of glory.” Bishop Eugene Gerber reflecting on the new series of statues depicting the Wedding […]

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Dou, in his painting, seems to perceive that this was the beginning of a new path that would lead medicine to modernity, a path along which medical practice would be increasingly exerted on the patient, rather than with the patient. The painting is composed as a theatrical scene, and the tapestry acts as a drop-curtain. […]

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The artist as a young woman turns her face toward the viewer and surprises us with her lively eyes, which make her appear to be responding to a call. Her right eye, different in color and without a pupil, suggests the words of M0digliani: “Because with one eye you see the world outside, and with […]

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