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By Elias Crim on December 15, 2006
Many artists and moviemakers offer a vision of the world with few spiritual horizons. Occasionally a movie appears that aims much higher: The Nativity Story is one of these.
By Ellen Farrel on November 7, 2006
On October 2 a little after 10 a.m. Charles C. Roberts IV entered the 1 room school holding a 9mm handgun, and dismissed the boys and some adults with small children. Roberts bound the girls by the ankles and lined them up before the blackboard before barricading the doors…
By Fr. Ernest Daly on October 15, 2006
Our brains work that way. We make judgments about right and wrong. We look for causes. We try to figure things out. We do this because we are gifted with reason . Our reason is a small participation in God’s spirit.
Recently Pope Benedict XVI spoke about reason. His speech caused quite a controversy because of one of the quotes he used.
By Ellen Farrel on September 7, 2006
“Members, would you help me recognize a modern-day hero—Gianna Jessen?” said Colorado State Representative Ted Harvey. Applause exploded. No one knew there was more, much more, to the story.
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on June 7, 2006
On May 13th Zacarias Moussaoui was sent to the “Alcatraz of the Rockies” prison, where the most dangerous federal criminals are kept. He narrowly escaped the death sentence for plotting to kill Americans in the September 11th terrorist attacks.
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on April 5, 2006
A doubt can be powerful. The devil used it against Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden. He tried to make them doubt that God loved them. It worked. We’re paying for it. The Da Vinci Code, written by Dan Brown, may not be as smart a hoax as the devil’s lie in the garden, but it has confused many people.
Written by Genevieve Yep-Pollack on April 5, 2006 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Horror and Tragedy, Music and Movies | Keywords: Actor, christ, Church, Dan Brown, DaVinci, History, hope, Movie, Pope | Leave a response
By Fr. Ernest Daly on March 8, 2006
Father Andrea Sontoro knelt down to pray. He had just finished celebrating Mass in his church in Trabzon, Turkey. A 16 year-old came into the church and approached him from behind. The young man pulled out a gun and shot Father Andrea in the back, crying, “Allah (God) is great!” Fr. Andrea died instantly.
By Kris and Dennis Cortes on February 5, 2006
Rebecca Dussault is going for the gold, and yet she feels that she has already won. Few would suspect that one person could excel as a young wife, mother and world champion cross-country ski racer.
Written by Kris and Dennis Cortes on February 5, 2006 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Sports | Keywords: champion, choice, courage, family, marriage, motherhood, olympics, race, ski, Sports | Leave a response
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on January 5, 2006
No doubt now. A month after hitting the theaters The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is proclaimed
a success, having made $474 million worldwide, surpassing the $180 million of production costs.