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Art at new Diocesan Museum exhibit lifts hearts, faith; student winners featured

Sixth-grader Drew Lauritsen of St. Mary School in Pontiac captures an image of Jesus, the Good Shepherd, from "Lift Up Your Hearts: Sacredness, Art, Beauty," the new exhibit at the Diocesan Museum. The icon was made in 1942 by Wilbur H. Burnham of Boston for the private chapel of former Peoria Bishop Joseph H. Schlarman. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

The beauty seen and expressed in a new exhibit at the Diocesan Museum is enough to give anyone a faith lift. “Lift Up Your Hearts: Sacredness, Art, Beauty” is the theme of a display that opened in March and will continue through December. The Diocesan Museum is located in the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria […]

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