Sr. Cristina Covers Madonna’s Raunchy “Like a Virgin”–And Turns It Into a Prayer

Sister Cristina

You remember Sister Cristina--the Italian nun who made a splash on social media last year after winning first-place in Italy's version of "The Voice"?  The peppy nun has released her first single from her debut album, a cover of Madonna's 1984 hit "Like a Virgin."The Madonna video, filmed on gondolas in Venice, was downright raunchy.  Sister Cristina has taken the controversial song and turned it into a heartfelt prayer.  Instead of copying Madonna's suggestive writhing and skimpy clothing, S … [Read more...]

You’re Driving Along and… I Know! You Should Pray the Rosary!

The Rosary CD - Dominican Sisters

Just in time for Christmas giving (or holiday devotions), the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist have released a new CD.  The Rosary- Mysteries, Meditations & Music was released by De Montfort Music on November 11, 2014.I've told you before about the Dominican Sisters of Mary:  The Ann Arbor-based Dominican Sisters gained a national audience when they made several appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show.  Then, in March 2013, they appeared on The Game Show Network--placing i … [Read more...]

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

Bill Murray - St. Vincent

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...]