By Fr. Ernest Daly on September 22, 2011
They’ve been an item for about six months now. Teen hearthrobs Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber seem like an almost ideal couple. They share the same values. They both have successful careers. They are both beautiful. And it is obvious that they are both very attracted to each other. So will it last? That depends […]
Written by Fr. Ernest Daly on September 22, 2011 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Fashion and Celebrity | Keywords: Actor, chastity, choice, christ, faith, family, Fashion and Celebrity, Life, love, marriage, passion, prayer, purity, relationships, vocation | 5 Responses
By Fr. Ernest Daly on September 17, 2010
This movie is one of the few Christian movies that I’ve seen that does not fall into the “corny” category.
By Joy Kubik on April 16, 2010
Oakland Athletics minor league prospect Grant Desme was on fire in 2009. But with his chances of being a major league player now as real and close as the smell of his leather glove, Grant Desme shocked the baseball world…
Written by Joy Kubik on April 16, 2010 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Sports | Keywords: baseball, choice, christ, Church, discernment, grant desme, major league, oakland athletics, priest, religious, Sports, vocation | 1 Response
By Fr. Ernest Daly on December 18, 2009
Ever since she was a small girl Miley Cyrus knew she wanted to perform. Her dream has come true on a level that has amazed even her biggest fans (her mom and dad). But is Miley promoting a healthy vision of being a performer or is she slowly abandoning Christian principles?
Written by Fr. Ernest Daly on December 18, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Music and Movies | Keywords: Actor, billy rae cyrus, chastity, christ, courage, dance, Fashion and Celebrity, gay marriage, hannah montana, hope, jobros, jonas, marriage, miley, miley cyrus, modesty, Movie, passion, purity, purity ring, recording, singer, singing, taylor swift, teen, twitter | 1 Response
By Susan Joy Bellavance on November 17, 2009
The X-Games™ have always been the place where over-the-edge athletes throw down adrenaline-pumping stunts that blow the minds of spectators. But a few of these dare-devils have been raising an uncomfortable stir…
Written by Susan Joy Bellavance on November 17, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Sports | Keywords: bike, Brian Deegan, christ, Church, courage, crash, cross, death, dirtbike, extreme, motocross, mulisha, rebel, Sports, stunts, suffering, X-Games, x-treme, xgames, xtreme | 2 Responses
By Alex Kubik on May 18, 2009
When the news broke last month that the captain of an American cargo ship had been captured by pirates, it is likely that many people didn’t realize how dangerous and terrifying that really was.
Written by Alex Kubik on May 18, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Horror and Tragedy | Keywords: christ, Church, courage, cross, good friday, hope, Life, Movie, Politics, suffering, tragedy, war | Leave a response
By Alex Kubik on April 10, 2009
Fr Jason Smith gave us this awesome Podcast on the Passion of Christ… Check it out…
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. Rory O'Toole, LC on February 12, 2004
We like to think that we are really grown up when we can do our own thing. Jesus Christ challenges that assumption. Obedience to God is where the real power lies. It is a different kind of power: the power to set men free.
Written by Fr. Rory O'Toole, LC on February 12, 2004 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Music and Movies | Keywords: christ, courage, cross, good friday, Movie, obedience, passion, suffering | Leave a response
By Alex Kubik on February 11, 2004
Everyone knows Jesus is all about love, but all he does in “The Passion” is suffer. In the Garden of Gethsemane, his anxiety and fear press him so intensely that he sweats blood. Is that loving?