A reader sent this my way: a video tour for Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Glenview, Illinois. In a word: Wow. I’ll say this: the explosion of lip dub videos across the internet has been a real boon to steadicam operators—and it’s raised the bar for anyone who wants to produce a little [Read More...]
So says this video from Rome Reports, which notes: During the audience with the members of the Italian Federation for Spiritual Exercises, Pope Francis got a unique request. A priest approached him with cell phone in hand, and asked him to bless the 25-year-old woman on the other end of the line. Pope Francis did not hesitate one second and quickly [Read More...]
This is pretty remarkable: a visual representation of an idea I was trying to get across in my homily for this weekend. It uses two performers from Cirque du Soleil to illustrate the notion of trust. And if you are wondering: yeah I look just like that guy. Sure. Uh huh. [Read more...]
This has been making the rounds for a while. But I think it’s worth revisiting now, just several days before the start of Lent. It’s a video compilation of people who almost met their Maker—but survived to live another day. It reminds us how close any of us might be to the end of our [Read More...]
Those words kick off this extraordinary video that is rapidly working its way around the world: Anglican Bishop Tony Palmer, addressing a group of evangelicals, and introducing a brief video, shot on his iPhone, featuring his old friend, Pope Francis. This is, in a word, stunning. It’s 45 minutes long, but take time to watch [Read More...]
This rendition of the award-winning song from “Frozen” is pretty fantastic—and not just because the kids in the choir all look like little deacons . Check it out. It’s Lexi Walker with the One Voice Children’s Choir, and they’re just great. For my money, this is the version they should perform on the Oscars. [Read more...]
Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon serving the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. In February 2011, he was named the Executive Editor of ONE, the acclaimed magazine published by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).
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