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, […]
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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 September 17, 2008
“[God] blessed me and gave me a lot of strength to be faithful and more determined with my life to overcome obstacles. He had a vision for me. He knew I would come to America and have a family,” says Lopez Lomong.
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
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on June 15, 2004
he recent news of the disrespect and abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers has shocked and disappointed many people. In this lesson we will look at the sources of this scandal especially the lack of personal moral courage leadership and the effect of a sexually promiscuous society.
By Alex Kubik on May 20, 2004
Last month our nation mourned the death of Pat Tillman, a former NFL player who at the peak of his career left football to volunteer for the Army. Pat Tillman’s death has made a profound impact… Many feel a sense of loss in that Pat Tillman represented true manhood and the best of our nation: a willingness to dream, perseverance in pursuing his dreams, and most importantly integrity and courage in pursuing what he felt was his true calling.
By Alex Kubik on December 7, 2003
Patrick Miller did not enlist in the Army seeking glory and fame. The 23-year-old from Valley Center, Kansas simply wanted to serve his country and earn some money to pay for an education. Certainly, his prospect for valor did not seem likely at first…