Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mobsters aren’t the only ones who need God’s mercy

By Tom Siebert During the warmer months here in the Chicago area, my mother and I visit the grave sites of our departed loved ones at Mount Carmel––a predominantly Italian-American Catholic cemetery located in suburban Hillside. Our family monuments are … Continue reading

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Van Gogh’s bedrooms reveal artist’s yearning for a home

By Tom Siebert Vincent Van Gogh painted several self-portraits in his brief but brilliant career. But none are as revealing as his three versions of “The Bedroom,” now on dazzling display for the first time in North America at The … Continue reading

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