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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 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?
By Alex Kubik on February 10, 2004
Let’s take a look at some of the manifestations of evil in “The Passion of the Christ” and what the characters’ interaction with evil shows us about temptation, sin, death, and salvation.
By Alex Kubik on February 9, 2004
The Pontius Pilate of “The Passion of the Christ” is a more multi-dimensional man than traditionally portrayed in film. Not just a mean-spirited bureaucrat, he is an all-too-human proxy for modern man. Sadly, we may see a little of Pilate in ourselves.
By Alex Kubik on February 8, 2004
In Mel Gibson’s “The Passion” of the Christ”, we see Mary in a way that is very different from Hollywood’s traditional depiction…