Vatican Museum movie in 3D

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 One of our Sisters in Boston, Sr. Margaret Joseph to be precise, shared this information today. I think this will be quite an experience!Fathom Events, SpectiCast and Nexo Digital are delighted to bring the world’s greatest art collection to the big screen for the first time when The Vatican Museums 3D comes to select cinemas nationwide for one night on Wednesday, December 10.Presented in RealD 3D (2D showings available in select locations), The Vatican Museums 3D takes a … [Read more...]

Pope Francis on 60 Minutes – awesome coverage

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Major KUDOS to CBS' "60 Minutes" tonight for their cover story on Pope Francis' first year. It was reverent and used accurate terminology! I loved the piece with Pope Francis' friend Rabbi Abraham Skorka and their soccer rivalry. This is a gift from CBS and "60 Minutes" for Palm Sunday … Thank you.Click here to see the segment on Pope Francis.And blessings for Holy Week and for Passover to our Jewish brothers and sisters. … [Read more...]

‘God’s Not Dead” lacks imagination and mystery

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It would be too easy to disparage “God’s Not Dead” from almost any perspective except that it has made almost $25 million since its domestic release on March 21. This is more than respectable for an independent Christian film. It is a mark of success that most filmmakers would die for.But herein lies the problem for me. This story of a freshman college student, Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper), who, along with his fellow philosophy students, is forced by Professor Radisson (KevinSorbo) to sign a s … [Read more...]

“Open Mind, Faithful Heart” new book by Pope Francis FREE today on Kindle

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 I just got an email from Sister Jennifer saying that this book OPEN MIND, FAITHFUL HEART: REFLECTIONS ON FOLLOWING JESUS by Pope Francis when he was Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio, is FREE today (December 14) on Kindle on Amazon. The hardcover edition on Amazon is $21.96Share and spread the word!The book's publisher is Crossroads.   … [Read more...]

Is it a good thing Pope Francis was named TIME’s Person of the Year?

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Some time ago I was asked to be an expert contributor on film, TV and popular culture to ALETEIA news of the world from a Catholic perspective). Today one of the editor's asked several contributors to consider four questions and I commented for the first time (I didn't have a lot of time so I responded to the questions very briefly):1) Are you surprised Pope Francis was picked?  2) Is this a good thing or a bad thing for the Church and her mission of evangelization?3) Was Pope Francis … [Read more...]

Pope Francis speaks to journalists about his name, wanting a church that is poor, and role of media

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  This morning Pope Francis revealed why he chose the name Francis and then spoke encouraging words to 5,000 members of the press who have been covering the events of the last weeks since Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI announced his retirement.Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter has been in Rome covering the conclave and wrote the following this morning: Pope Francis: I would love a church that is poor.In another post NCR added the complete text of the … [Read more...]


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