Bro. Mickey McGrath
Brother Mickey O’Neill McGrath, OSFS, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, is an award-winning artist, author, and storyteller. He is a popular presenter and frequent keynote speaker at conferences, parishes, and retreat centers throughout the United States and Canada. Using his own paintings and the stories which inspired them, Bro. Mickey makes deep and often humorous connections between art, social justice, and religious faith around a wide variety of themes and subjects.
Bro. Mickey also paints on commission for parishes and schools, and his most recent commissions can be viewed on his website. He has created illustrations and/or written articles for many of today’s leading Catholic publishers, including America Magazine, Commonweal, and St. Anthony Messenger. In 2010, his painting “Christ the Teacher” was presented to Pope Benedict XVI. God only knows where it is now.