Culture

November 3, 2016

‘Hacksaw Ridge’: Before You Vote, See This to Remember What We’re Fighting to Protect

Amid all the noise and rancor of Election Season, it’s easy to forget why we do this at all, but director Mel Gibson’s stunning World War
November 15, 2016

A Martyr to Intercede for a Nation Divided

My last post here also happens to have been about a martyr, and a Byzantine one at that. Again, here I’d like to talk about a
November 18, 2016

What the 2016 Protesters Could Learn from Saint John Paul the Great

Protests? Thank God we can hold them. But when they trample life, health, or property in an attempt to terrorize people over the results of a
November 18, 2016

‘The Face of Mercy’: A New Film Explores Sister Faustina’s Vision for Us All

Mercy and forbearance. In this post-election season, as too many people are losing their collective minds and acting like terrified children instead of rational adults, the
November 24, 2016

Black Friday Pictures and Pope Francis Quotes

Pope Francis has been a leading critic of consumerism. Black Friday shows why. Here are a collection of quotes by Pope Francis with pictures of the
November 25, 2016

Starbucks Will Have Nativity Cups This Christmas

Who saw this coming? (By the way, if years had official questions, the official question of 2016 would be “Who saw this coming?”). Anyway, the latest
December 9, 2016

If you like snow and horses and the Mother of God, you will like this.

Every year, around December 12, about 120,000 people descend on the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines. The shrine
December 11, 2016

HBO’s ‘The Young Pope’: When a Facepalm Just Isn’t Enough (VIDEO)

Oscar Wilde once observed that, “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” But, he lived in the era before Hollywood.