Relevant Radio & The Patrons of the Arts


As a one-hour interview program centered on current events, A Closer Look™ with Sheila Liaugminas features notable experts, newsmakers, elected officials, scholars and clergy. By applying her many gifts and decades of experience in print and broadcast journalism, Sheila and her guests put the news of the day into sharp focus from a uniquely Catholic perspective.

Ms. Liaugminas spoke with Fr. Daniel Hennessy, The International Director of the Patrons of the Arts, Romina Cometti, The Vatican Museums Restoration Project Manager, and Fr. George W. Rutler, The Delegate of the Cardinal to The New York Chapter.

In this one hour interview segment, Ms. Liaugminas engaged in a dialogue with her guests about the importance of The Vatican Museums collection and the relevance of The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums as benevolent donors of the museums restoration projects.  Ms. Cometti and Fr. Hennessy shared a newly completed restoration project, The Bernini Angels, sponsored by The New York Chapter providing an example of The Vatican Museums restoration needs.

Ms. Liaugminas also engaged in conversation about the Arts as ‘a universal language’,  with Fr. George W. Rutler speaking on ‘beauty, goodness and truth’ in our world today.

To listen The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums feature on  A Closer Look™ with Sheila Liaugminas please click the link provided below: