In this Lüthen Lecture, Brother Martin Erspamer, OSB, will explore examples of contemporary liturgical art and architecture. By exploring historical and theological precedents, this lecture will show numerous examples that embody the best of liturgical spirituality and catechesis.
Samples of Brother Martin's artwork (including note cards, ceramic tiles, and small drawings) will be available for purchase during the reception.
About the Presenter:
Martin Erspamer, OSB, is a monk of St. Meinrad Archabbey, a Benedictine monastery located in rural southern Indiana. Brother Martin is a designer and painter of stained glass windows for Emil Frei and Associates of St Louis, one of the oldest stained glass studios in the United States. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Boston University and certification as a Liturgical Design Consultant from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. His artwork has appeared in numerous prominent Catholic publications and liturgical resources and his liturgical furnishings and stained glass windows can be found in churches throughout the United States.
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Thanks to the support of benefactors and friends, each of the lectures in the Lüthen Lecture Series is free and open to the public; no registration is required and all are welcome.
Each lecture begins at 7:00pm and is followed by a reception. A free-will offering will be collected after the lecture to help support Casa Hogar de los niños, a Salvatorian-sponsored orphanage in Venezuela.