Clemens Schmidt, Designer; Placid Stuckenschneider, OSB, Editor
The Church Year and the Art of Clemens Schmidt provides selections from the work of noted liturgical artist Clemens Schmidt in a convenient book/CD-ROM format that illustrate themes organized according to the liturgical year. The variety of line drawings and calligraphy offers a wealth of opportunities for illustrating bulletins, programs, church, school, or personal documents with clip art. The Church Year and the Art of Clemens Schmidt CD-ROM provides a listing of over 105 black-and-white clip art images each saved in three formats: TIFF, BMP, and JPEG. Average image size is 2 ½ x 2 ½ inches at 100%. Each is saved at a resolution of 300 dpi. A set of contact sheets on the CD displays thumbnail black-and-white images. The indexed, searchable contact sheets can be viewed in Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is included on this CD. The clip art images are stored in folders labeled according to the image format (TIFF, BMP, or JPG). They can be inserted into a document using the normal graphic import functions of the word processing or page layout program. System requirements: WINDOWS 95/98/NT i486 or Pentium processor-based personal computer Microsoft Windows 95 or 98 or NT (with Service pack 3 or later) 8 MB of RAM on Windows 95 and Windows 98 (16 MB recommended) MACINTOSH Apple Power Macintosh computer Apple System Software version 8 or later 4.5 MB of RAM available to Acrobat Reader (6.5 MB recommended) 8 MB of available hard disk space This application is designed to be completely self-contained. Nothing will be loaded onto your computer system; everything needed to run the application software is on the CD-ROM. The CD is an "autoload" CD. Insert the CD into your CD reader and Adobe Acrobat Reader will start and display a catalog of images. Clemens Schmidt (1901-1984), is a noted liturgical artist whose designs and calligraphy have appeared for over thirty-five years in publications of The Liturgical Press, particularly in the Bible and Liturgy Sunday Bulletins. Placid Stuckenschneider, OSB, is a liturgical artist at The Liturgical Press and curator of art at St. John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota. He has designed book covers and illustrated texts for books and the Bible and Liturgy Sunday Bulletins published by The Liturgical Press. He has compiled clip art for Clip Art for the Liturgical Year, More Clip Art for the Liturgical Year, and Even More Clip Art for the Liturgical Year. His most recent publication is Clip Art, More, and Even More Clip Art for the Liturgical Year: CD-ROM Edition.
Share expert liturgist Johan van Parys's helpful and engaging answers to questions on the liturgy in your parish bulletin! Based on church teaching and rooted in sound theology, Johan's responses invite inquiring minds to continue to think about what is happening in the church and to be engaged in learning more about liturgy and the arts. This CD-ROM includes all 91 questions and answers from the popular book, What's the Smoke For? And Other Burning Questions about the Liturgy, provided in .pdf, .tif, and .doc files for your convenience. Each file's title identifies the topic of the content. With purchase of the CD-ROM, all files may be reproduced without charge for bulletins, newsletters, programs, and announcements prepared by noncommercial organizations such as parishes and schools. They may also be reproduced for personal use. The designs may not be reproduced for commercial use.Johan van Parys is the author of Symbols That Surround Us, is a native of Belgium, and has been Director of Liturgy and the Sacred Arts at The Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis since 1995. Since 1997 he has been managing editor for the award-winning Basilica Magazine. He is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgists and Societas Liturgica.