Robert’s Religion: Explained

Brother Robert has identified himself as Eastern Rite Catholic and as Orthodox at different times in his life.  As a Franciscan friar he continues to accept Orthodox doctrine as the clearest expression of what he believes about God.  He is not alone in doing this.  Since the Second Vatican Council, many Eastern Rite Catholics have… Read more »

Episode 1 – Religion

Many artists will tell you that their inspiration frequently comes from unexpected places. For Br. Robert Lentz, though he may not have realized it at the time, the inspiration for his work began at a very young age. From the time he was a small child, both religion and creation were woven into the fabric… Read more »

Portrait of an Iconographer

Robert Lentz is a painter of Byzantine icons. He is a Franciscan Friar, a scholar of Christian history and theology, and an advocate for those living on the margins of traditional religious institutions. An artist with a kind, caring and hopeful outlook on God’s message, Robert lives a life full of inspiration that has shaped… Read more »