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Being Catholic is part of who I am. Things that relate to my faith.

Explicación y Jerarquía de los 9 Coros de Ángeles [Infografía]

Explicación y Jerarquía de los 9 Coros de Ángeles [Infografía]

Los ángeles son mi tema favorito para mi arte. Mi conexión personal con ellos se extiende a lo largo de la mayor parte de mi vida y no puedo evitar…

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Light of the Guardian [Painting Process]

Light of the Guardian [Painting Process]

The Process The Painting “Behold, I send an angel before you, to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place which I have prepared” Exodus 23:20 Luz del Guardian…

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Painting of the Martyr, S. Óscar Romero

Painting of the Martyr, S. Óscar Romero

11x14 Oil on Panel Original by Cristóbal Almanza Symbols of the Painting Archbishop Romero with Pope Paul VI The Office of Bishop He is wearing a traditional black bishop’s cassock…

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You Have Seen the Father Painting

You Have Seen the Father Painting

Has Visto al Padre (You Have Seen the Father) 48x36 inches oil on canvas painting. I had the first idea for this painting back in June 2016 when going to…

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5 Ways You Can Show Gratitude to Your Guardian Angel

5 Ways You Can Show Gratitude to Your Guardian Angel

Since the moment of your conception, you are accompanied by a great spiritual being known as a guardian angel. Their mission is to guide and protect you and do everything…

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Masculine Spirituality Thrives Best in Brotherhood

Masculine Spirituality Thrives Best in Brotherhood

Adult men often have a difficult time making friends. It’s easy to have passive relationships with coworkers, guys at the gym, or even at church, but intentional friendship takes work.…

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Diversity in Ministry Part III – Financial

Diversity in Ministry Part III – Financial

In my latest post at

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Saint William [Painting]

Saint William [Painting]

My parish has an obscure saint as its patron - Saint William of Montevirgine (or Vercelli). He is often confused for other saints like St. Francis because of some of…

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Austin DCYC 2017 – SANCTUS

Austin DCYC 2017 – SANCTUS

The Diocese of Austin holds a yearly event known as the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference for teens, and I was contracted to create the visual marketing materials for the theme…

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Sanctus Mural Panels [Painting and Explanation]

Sanctus Mural Panels [Painting and Explanation]

In January 2016, I debuted a large 48x48 painting that was enlarged to 16x16' for the Mass setting of the Austin DCYC (Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference) held in Waco, Texas…

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