Archives for March 2011

How to communicate: babies teach the way

My sister posted these on Facebook and I could not resist sharing them with you! Look at the body language, facial expression, voice tone, laughter. What are they talking about? … [Read more...]

10 Commandments re-released (the ones by De Mille) for 55th anniversary with new features

 Paramount released the 55th anniversary edition of "The Ten Commandments" in DVD and Blu-ray today. For my capsule review click here and scroll down.Did you know that Charlton Heston's son Fraser played the baby Moses? Son Fraser narrates the new documentary included in the new release - and says he was born just in time to play this key role!Here's an interview with Fraser by James Plath Fraser Heston talks about the making of The Ten CommandmentsAs one of the best movies ever m … [Read more...]

Religious Education Congress 2011: A vibrant human mosaic

The labyrinth ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Ask anyone who participated in the Religious Education Congress March 17-20 how they would describe the event in terms of art, and they will tell you: It’s the people. Ask author/speaker Jesuit Fr. James Martin and he will tell you that the congress -- not Disneyland across the street -- is the happiest place on earth.Charity Sr. Edith Prendergast, who heads the Los Angeles archdiocese’s Office for Religious Education, told me that she loves the con … [Read more...]

When a nun dies

When a nun dies … [Read more...]

The Rite premieres at the Vatican

  It is so exciting that The Rite premiered at the Vatican! I think it is only the second film to ever do so (the first was The Nativity in 2006). Click on the link and you go to Vatican Radio for the news report and you can hear the broadcast.Congratulations. This is a wonderful film for Lent. … [Read more...]

“Death of the Critic” Panel April 2, 2011, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena

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National Film Retreat 2011 – At Sea! Oct 7 – 10, 2011

 The Catholic Media Group of Southern California, with the Partnership for Spirituality & Film invite you to the  Theme: Peace MakingFilm Slate: TBDDate: Friday, October 7 – Monday, October  10, 2011Long Beach, CA – Ensenada, Mexico – Long Beach, CA Columbus Day weekend Prices:Oceanview Double Cabins: $461.63 total ppDeposit 100.00 PP due  March  18, 2011Includes $50.00 onboard ship creditIncludes donation to Daughter … [Read more...]

The Adjustment Bureau: A cry for freedom

See my review ofThe Adjustment Bureau: A cry for freedom.  … [Read more...]