So Bill Murray Likes the Latin Mass? Well, His Sister Nancy, a Catholic Nun, Likes Catherine of Siena

Everyone's talking today about Bill Murray, after he said that he liked the Traditional Latin Mass.  The actor was in Toronto promoting his new comedy "St. Vincent", and he talked with The Guardian about the recent canonizations, sacred music and the Latin Mass.Speaking about the liturgy, Murray tells The Guardian reporter Catherine Shoard: "...I tend to disagree with what they call the new mass. I think we lost something by losing the Latin. Now if you go to a Catholic mass even just in Har … [Read more...]

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Heaven Is For Real: Secrets Colton Burpo Didn’t Tell You in the Book or the Movie

Now, Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples that are not written in this book. --John 20:30SAY WHAT?!  I've always found that single sentence in the Gospel of John to be one of the most compelling.  I mean, you're telling me there are other things that happened--other miracles, other healings, other resurrections, other multiplications of loaves and fishes--which the evangelist saw, but which he doesn't tell us about?Well, for gosh sakes, TELL ME MORE!! *     *     … [Read more...]

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Two Lucky Moms Can Win a Trip to Hollywood, Meet the Stars, Walk the Red Carpet!

I just came back from Hollywood, where I was privileged to see an advance screening of the new film Heaven Is For Real and meet members of the cast, the director, the producer, and the Burpo family whose real-life story is told on the big screen.If you watch this page in the coming days, I'll be sharing reflections and reports based on two days of interviews and opportunities.  Today, though, I want to mention this:YOU, TOO, CAN GO TO HOLLYWOOD, and attend the Red Carpet Premiere of a g … [Read more...]

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