As yuletide approaches and his combative relatives gather at his Birmingham, Alabama, home, recently widowed family patriarch Walter Meyers (Danny Glover) has only one goal in mind: keeping the peace. The principal challenge to his desire for harmony comes from the longstanding rivalry between his two daughters, successful dentist Cheryl (Kimberly Elise) and cash-strapped, newly divorced single mom Rachel (Gabrielle Union).
A pastor out of touch with his parishioners’ lives has little chance of preaching a homily that can make the Gospel come alive for them, Pope Francis said.
Author Monica Wood states on her website that her fiction is not autobiographical “except that the theme of family infuses my work, as it does my life.” Her new novel, “The One-in-a-Million Boy,” is a quirky but beautifully told tale about a fragmented family and a 104-year-old woman.
From the 1950s through the 1980s, Father Theodore Hesburgh was one of the most famous priests in the United States and, probably, the busiest. Robert Schmuhl, the author of “Fifty Years With Father Hesburgh,” was a student of Father Hesburgh’s as an undergraduate at Notre Dame and they continued to be friends until the priest’s death in 2014.
If you haven’t seen these carpooling karaoke priests yet, stop what you’re doing and spend the next 8 minutes absorbing the awesome. The video features Father Keith Romke (left) and Father Kyle Manno (whose facial expressions are the highlight) jamming out to Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Burno Mars – among others – on their way to a Catholic youth […]
Ever since the success of 2004’s “The Passion of the Christ,” viewers of faith have waited anxiously for a follow-up from the film’s director, Mel Gibson.
What Tilda Swinton can conceive, Benedict Cumberbatch can achieve in “Doctor Strange” (Disney). As directed and co-written by Scott Derrickson, this first big-screen adventure for the Marvel Comics superhero who debuted in print back in 1963 showcases a surfeit of magical nonsense and New Age rigmarole concerning spell-casting, astral bodies and the like. Accordingly, it’s not at all suitable fare for impressionable youngsters.
Michael R. Albert, 83, retells a dream he had when he was 12 years old in a children’s book he has written titled “Mekhail’s Dream.
“We have discovered a hidden treasure under the dust of many centuries,” said Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica.