By Fr. Ernest Daly on September 22, 2011
A movie that makes you realize how fragile life is. When a new, deadly virus breaks in Hong Kong it quickly spreads throughout the world, creating tragedy and chaos. This is a fictional film, but many disease experts say it does depict a real possibility. The movie highlights the plight of one family which is […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on August 31, 2011
An extremely beautiful but extremely sad movie. It tells the story of a little Jewish girl who escapes deportation to the Nazi extermination camps in order to come back and rescue her little brother. The story is told by a woman reporter who discovers a strange link to the story of this little girl. The […]
Written by Fr. Ernest Daly on August 31, 2011 | Related Topics: Reviews | Keywords: Abortion, courage, family, healing, hope, Life, love, marriage, martyr, Movie, prolife, relationships, suffering, suicide, tragedy, vocation, war | Leave a response
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 7, 2011
This movie raises some important questions about science run amuck. A researcher is obsessed with his gene altering project and also obsessed with finding a cure to his dad’s Alzheimer’s. He pushes ahead on his research even after it was shut down by his dramatic failure. He seems to find the medical solution he was […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on August 5, 2010
Charlie St. Cloud is about letting go of things that make you sad and make your life hard…
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 Fr. Ernest Daly on December 12, 2008
Sometimes life brings tragedy. Pain and loss can surprise us, coming out of nowhere. In this lesson we will look at one tragedy that happened this past August. Even though this story is sad, it is a story that can help us.
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on September 8, 2004
Jason Read of the United States men’s rowing team, had already demonstrated a great confidence and faith in himself in the September 11th rescue squad. However, the Olympics challenged him to take a step higher, to a deeper faith and confidence in God rather than himself.
Written by Genevieve Yep-Pollack on September 8, 2004 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Horror and Tragedy, Issues and Politics, Sports | Keywords: 9/11, hope, Islam, Life, olympics, Politics, prolife, Sports, tragedy, war | Leave a response