Michael E. DeSanctis

Michael E. DeSanctis, Ph.D. is Professor of Fine Arts and Director of the Honors Program at Gannon University in Erie, PA. He writes widely on Catholic church architecture and serves as a liturgical designer and consultant. He can be reached at desancti001@gannon.edu.

Articles by Michael E. DeSanctis

Conjoining Rood and Road

There’s a scene that unfolds at weekend liturgies in the place where I worship with stunning predictability. At a point somewhere in the midst of the Communion Rite worshipers begin migrating toward the exit doors, lured, one assumes, by the promise of more exciting Sabbath hours spent elsewhere.