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By Steven D. Greydanus | Star Trek Beyond (2016) — PICK The Thief of Bagdad (1924) — PICK   A classic family film and one of last year’s better popcorn flicks are among the current crop of new...

A Prayer Book for the Rest of Us: Seeking Jesus in Everyday Life

By Sarah Reinhard | When I first discovered the Catholic internet, it was thanks in part to Happy Catholic, the blog that, over almost a decade-and-a-half later, Julie Davis still maintains with the cheerful...

How to Pray With and For Your Teens

By Sherry Antonetti | It’s a difficult thing to share one’s faith with a stranger. It is more difficult perhaps to share one’s faith with a person who already knows all the ways in which you fall short. It’s hard to be a fully...

Inspiring Faith Amid Trial

By Nick Manetto | Faith Under Fire Dramatic Stories of Christian Courage By Matthew Archbold Servant, 2016 176 pages, $15.99 To order: https://shop.franciscanmedia.org or (888) 322-6657   In Faith...

Cleveland’s ‘Avilas’ Quietly Nurture Vocations

By Jerri Donohue | Although she was raising six children and juggling multiple responsibilities, Rosemary Cochran faithfully prayed a weekly Holy Hour for vocations and for ordained priests and vowed...

Typical New US Priest: 34-year-old Who Prays Rosary, Takes Part in Eucharistic Adoration; and More!

By Tito Edwards | Typical New U.S. Priest: 34-year-old Who Prays Rosary, Takes Part in Eucharistic Adoration - Catholic Culture Eucharistic Adoration in the 21st Century - Joseph R. LaPlante, OSV...

John Was Not the Light, But Came to Testify to the Light

By Carrie Gress | Many years ago, my brother Jay was in Rome and found lodging in the bell tower of the monastery of Santa Sabina, the heart of the Dominican order. Out the tower window was ledge overlooking a spectacular view...

The Shroud of Turin and the Facts

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker | Some time ago a mainstream media outlet reported on the Shroud of Turin and said, “Pope Francis prayed Sunday before the Shroud of Turin, a strip of cloth that some believe was used for the burial of...

Health Care Bill Update: USCCB, Pro-Lifers Concerned Pro-Life Language May Be Cut

By Matt Hadro/CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops’ conference has warned that the proposed Senate health care bill will put serious burdens on poor families and is “unacceptable as...

“La La Land” and the Liberating of Traditions

By Susanna Spencer | “La La Land” is the only recent movie I have seen to which I can relate to so completely. My husband and I finally got around to it the other night on our anniversary. We had gone out for a nice Italian...