Music and Movies
By Fr. Ernest Daly on October 21, 2012
His new album hit no. 1 on the hip-hop/rap charts last month. Yet artist Lecrae Moore follows a different beat than much of the hip-hop world. “Dear Hip-Hop,” he wrote on Instagram, “this didn’t happen because of swag, drug references, or stripper anthems. #Godisgood.” Lecrae’s music is about faith and some of […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on April 15, 2012
This documentary addresses a huge issue in many young peoples’ lives. It is not a fun movie to watch, but it is worth seeing. The movie starts out showing the case of a young man who took his life because of bullying, and then follows several other young people who are suffering from […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on April 11, 2012
I’ve enjoyed practically all the movies that were based on novels by Nicholas Sparks, but I didn’t know until yesterday that he is Catholic and that his faith is very important to him. I guess that explains in part why he is so fascinated by human love. Love is what makes the world go round. […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on March 19, 2012
The movie version of the Hunger Games is about to hit the theaters. It will be a huge event. Let’s take a moment to look at this story and see if we can draw any lessons from it for our own lives. Scary World Katniss Everdeen lives in a very cruel world. She […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on November 9, 2011
The movie Breaking Dawn, Part I, is about to hit theaters. This and other media productions like The Gates, The Vampire Diaries, and True Blood, are just a few of the recent crop of vampire stories. But the fear that motivated the stories of those grave robbers stems from a long history of folklore reaching […]
By Fr. Ernest Daly on October 8, 2011
The movie version of the Twilight series is reaching its end. This month the second-to-last installment of the movie version was released to theaters. The movie shows the marriage of the heroine Bella, the human girl, to her great love, Edward Cullen, the vampire. Fiction, yeah, but interesting. The movie also shows the pregnancy […]
By Alex Kubik on September 7, 2010
Every decade or two, a controversial figure emerges on the music scene. An artist who is completely dedicated to pushing the extreme limits of what society can handle, both musically and visually. Lady Gaga is without question this artist today.
Written by Alex Kubik on September 7, 2010 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Music and Movies | Keywords: celibacy, choice, Fame Monster, family, Lady Gaga, Life, love, marriage, modesty, purity, Stefani Germanotta, virginity | 1 Response
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 Heather Voccola on April 2, 2009
Every girl dreams of finding “the one,” “Mr. Right,” that special guy who looks into her eyes and makes her heart flutter… Every guy searches for that one girl who makes him feel like he’s king of the world.
Written by Heather Voccola on April 2, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Music and Movies | Keywords: Actor, chastity, Fashion and Celebrity, hope, jobros, jonas, jonas brothers, marriage, miley cyrus, modesty, Movie, purity, purity ring, taylor swift | 1 Response