David Clayton

Episode 35 - Fr Brad Elliot O.P. : Why Do Christians Flirt with the Errors of Marxism and Democratic Socialism?

Episode 35 - Fr Brad Elliot O.P. : Why Do Christians Flirt with the Errors of Marxism and Democratic Socialism?

Marxism and socialism sees man and his freedom as despensible to the ‘greater good’ which is a flawed understanding of the Christian idea of the common good; it is deliberately decietful in its aims and promotes conflict and misery within society in order to achieve them.

Episode 29 - Lawrence Klimecki - Deacon, Artist and Evangelist for Cultural Renewal

Episode 29 - Lawrence Klimecki - Deacon, Artist and Evangelist for Cultural Renewal

Art speaks in way that words alone cannot for as well as presenting the image, it is instrinsic to art that it connects and establishes relationships, between the viewer and the prototype, via the image and using the imagination. This stimulates the faculty by which we ‘see’ the invisible through the visible and so is essential to the development and retention of faith in God.

Episode 20 - The Prayer Life That Will Help Us Create the Cloister in the Cul de Sac

Episode 20 - The Prayer Life That Will Help Us Create the Cloister in the Cul de Sac

You don’t need to take vows, you don’t need a third order, or for there to be a community already in existence to have a community. Do the prayer of community and fellowship will come to you. It starts with the Spirit and then people will come.

Episode 19 - Jonathan Pageau on his art and evangelizing the culture through symbols

Episode 19 - Jonathan Pageau on his art and evangelizing the culture through symbols

Iconography and Iconology are the study of the sacred image and the symbolism of the content respectively. Jonathan Pageau is someone who is both a master craftsman and and a deep understanding of both. This has relevance in the Christian life way beyond the church building, it extends out into every human endeavor.

Episode 2 - Sacred Art: More Important than Life and Death

Episode 2 - Sacred Art: More Important than Life and Death

Why did people die for the principle of worshiping God with Holy Icons? Would anyone bother today? David Clayton talks to Charlie Deist about why we really should care about this, and how today it is indifference, rather than hostility to images is taking us to oblivion.

Episode 1 – The Vision for You: Finding Your Perfect Life

Episode 1 – The Vision for You: Finding Your Perfect Life

David Clayton talks to Charlie Deist about how a chance meeting, 30 years ago, lead to his life as an artist, at teacher and, most importantly as a happy Catholic. He met someone, also called David Birtwistle, who offered him a series of spiritual exercises to change is life. What is more remarkable is that David Clayton was ready to follow the directions even though he was a bitter and cynical atheist. What was it that David B had that persuaded David C to follow his directions?