My “Death Metal” Kids: Closet Sacramentalists

A father muses on the musical and existential journey of his eldest son and daughter. Could Easter and new life be at the end of their fascination with the grave and death? I confess to taking a perverse pleasure from walking through supermarkets, restaurants, and other public places with the eldest of my four children, […]

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About Michael E. DeSanctis

Michael E. DeSanctis is Professor of Fine Arts and Theology at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, as well as the director of its honors program. He serves as a design consultant to Catholic parishes involved in the construction or renovation of places of worship and has written for a number of publications, including Emmanuel.