Sister Cristina on “The Today Show” but not in Jackson, MS?

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    Sister Cristina won Italy's "The Voice" and here sings Madonna's "Like a Virgin." While some raise an eyebrow at this song choice, Sr. Cristina believes it can have different meanings for different people, and for her, it's about Jesus and consecrated life. I am in Jackson, MS and although The Today show anchors have been saying all morning that Sr Cristina will be coming up - so far, at 9:30am, no Sr. Christina in Jackson, MS. Wonder why? No big news here to interfere with the show. I … [Read more...]

25 year-old nun blows away the judges on “The Voice” Italy singing Alicia Keys’ “No One”

Suor Cristina's co-nuns like her performance, too

 You all know by now that I love "The Voice" and now an Ursuline Sister in Italy has blown away Italian judges on their version of "The Voice."Here's what The Daily Mail has to say about Sr Cristina getting all four judges to turn around.Brava, Sr Cristina!The Daily Mail:Dressed in full religious regalia Sister Cristina Scuccia, who hails from mafia hotspot Sicily, managed to get all four chairs to turn around during her blind audition.She was joined by three … [Read more...]

“Son of God” to sweep theaters nationwide on February 28 – and my review

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As The Hollywood Reporter noted in an article on February 12, "Son of God: Church Leaders Buying Out Theaters for Screenings," thousands of people across the country will be seeing producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett's new film that tells the life of Christ when it opens on February 28. Archbishop Gomez of Los Angeles and Cardinal Wuerl of Washington, DC have endorsed the film.Here's my review on "The INNdustry with Sister Rose" on the Jesuit run INNetwork  where I ask Roma and Mark how m … [Read more...]

The Voice 2012 – who will win? Jermaine Paul gets my vote!

What I love about "The Voice" - the blind auditions. What I don't like about "The Voice"  - The judges, especially Christina, turned snarky this season. The first season was so kind and nurturing to the singers. It takes such courage for them to perform as they do.I loved Katrina but she didn't make it.If you watch the performances of the final four, however, they were amazing. I love Chris Mann for singing "Ave Maria". But to me, Jermaine Paul stands out over and above. See what you think. … [Read more...]


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