Blessed Carlo Acutis was only fifteen years old when he died of leukemia in 2006. Yet this teenager made a huge impact on his community, living out holiness in our modern world. He had a gift for turning the most ordinary tasks into acts of love--including the way he used technology. Sr. Allison Regina highlights four tips for holy use of media technologies inspired by Carlo.
If you live anywhere near Brooklyn, you'll have to check out the new Emmaus Center which celebrated its grand opening on December 13th. Just like Jesus with the disciples on the road to Emmaus, the new center aims to bring people into contact with Jesus through what is true, good, and beautiful, the arts.
Shang-Chi is a story about family inheritance. Sr. Orianne explores the reality of inheriting both good and bad from those before us, and what it means to hold both in the light of our baptism.
Sr. Orianne Pietra René reflects on the theme of waiting in "Dune" and how it can help us live the Season of Advent.
Duncan Idaho claims that "dreams make good stories, but everything important happens when we're awake." Sr. Allison Regina expounds on the similarities between "Dune's" concept of dreaming and Christianity's. Includes a prayer to Sleeping Saint Joseph.
Initially, I had a less-than-positive view of this film but the more I thought about it, the more I came to realize just how deep this film goes. Read on to see how time and reflection, and a conversation with director Stephen Chbosky, converted me to a fan of "Dear Evan Hansen."
Ideas of how a woman should be have changed throughout the years and this has been reflected in portrayals of women on screen. What hasn’t changed is what women are. The most timeless films are those which avoid dictating how women should be and succeed in touching on the truth of what women are. This is exactly what happens in the "Lord of the Rings" films. See how Arwen, Galadriel, Eowyn, and Rosie, can be inspirations for all women.
All about the Clericus Cup, a unique soccer tournament between Rome's schools for seminarians. But it's also about what drives young men these days to embrace the call to the priesthood.
Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have appreciated Loki from the very beginning. Loki’s character is well-written, intelligently crafted, and brilliantly acted, but that’s not the root of people’s soft spot for him. At the end of the day, something in Loki speaks to us of ourselves.
After losing a loved-one during the Pandemic, Sr. Orianne shares how musicians are helping us to step out into a re-opening world that will never be the same again.
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