Art Decoration Applied to Furniture by Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford

By Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford

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Indb 26 10/14/10 12:18:12 PM FAITH without the integration of the spirit throughout all domains of life. 12 Notwithstanding differences between them and their eventual parting of company, Maritain and Mounier occupied considerable common ground in religious, philosophical, and political spheres. Maritain, like Mounier, articulated his philosophy in opposition to the two competing ideologies of individualism and collectivism. Both men elaborated a social theory in which the person, rather than society, the state, or a systematic ideology, was understood as the foundation of political philosophy; as opposed to the atomistic “individual,” the “person” implies intersubjectivity, community.

The plans were presented to the bishop, who equated anything modern with communism. And I tell you [the plans] were almost pseudo-gothic, very traditional, without anything aggressively modern at all. 25 John’s position on church architecture is stated emphatically in a letter that he wrote to the Reverend Father Cemon in relation to another project proposed by St. Michael’s Church: When Father Roach called me some time ago to serve on the board that was going to raise funds for the new seminary, I told him I would be glad to accept if the seminary that was to be built is contemporary and good architecture.

In the twelfth century, Catholics did not build Greek Basilicas, nor did they build medieval cathedrals in the eighteenth. At all times, except since the last century, have Catholics promoted the best of their time. It was the best architects and the best painters who erected and decorated the churches. indb 36 10/14/10 12:18:12 PM FAITH The split that now exists between church and creative art is of concern to many. It is also a challenge. Ever since Father Couturier made it clear to me, I have promised myself to encourage, within my means and reach, any attempt made to keep up the great tradition of the Church.

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