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 August 29, 2011
Captain America: the First Avenger Good movie about courage and doing the right thing. The hero is an underdog who is chosen for an experiment by a scientist who sees greatness in him: greatness of heart. The young man’s strength is not anger and revenge but wanting to stand up against any kind of bullies, […]
Written by Fr. Ernest Daly on August 29, 2011 | Related Topics: Reviews | Keywords: action, bullying, choice, courage, heroism, love, Movie, passion, patriotism, relationships, sacrifice, suffering, tragedy, vocation, war | Leave a response
By Fr. Ernest Daly on July 20, 2010
Bottom line: It’s totally cool how so many people unite to defend the heroine, Bella. Positive value: Risking your life to protect the person you love. Romantic and scary, the Twightlight series continues. I like the fact that Edward and Jacob sacrifice so much to try to protect Bella and make her happy. Bella’s desire […]
By Our Faith In Action® on February 2, 2010
This February 12th Taylor Swift was featured in a movie about love and relationships, called “Valentine’s Day”. One thing that is undeniable about Taylor Swift is that she loves her music. She also loves the experience of love. Her love for music and her love for romance comes through in every song she sings.
Written by Our Faith In Action® on February 2, 2010 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Music and Movies | Keywords: chastity, courage, hope, jobros, jonas, marriage, modesty, Movie, passion, purity, taylor swift | 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 David Pearson on July 10, 2009
It was an exciting moment. Carrie Prejean’s turn had arrived to answer a question from a judge during the final round of the Miss USA pageant. When the question came, Carrie’s stomach turned…
Written by David Pearson on July 10, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Fashion and Celebrity, Issues and Politics | Keywords: beauty pageant, carrie prejean, chastity, college, courage, Fashion and Celebrity, gay marriage, love, marriage, miss california, miss usa, modesty, passion, Politics | 3 Responses
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.