May 13, 2015
Over 50 years as a priest I have read many profound books of theology and philosophy, from Jean Mouroux’s The Meaning of Man to Jacques Maritain’s True Humanism to Romano Guardini’s The Church and the Catholic and The Spirit of the Liturgy. These books deeply affected me because th
Film
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The bleak, brilliant vision of 'Blue Jasmine'
Film
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Terrence Malick's 'To the Wonder' is a demanding but ultimately richly rewarding film.
Film
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Sin and grace in the work of Martin Scorsese

Film
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'Saviors in the Night' captures the terror of the Holocaust without ever taking us to the concentration camps.

Theater
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Jacques Maritain once said the face is naturally sacred. Yet so is the whole body.

Ideas
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Ideas
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What one believes about God bears directly on what one believes about the future of the human person.

Film
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“As Seen Through These Eyes” helps us to see that human creativity can transcend even the most inhuman situations.

Books
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With Alice McDermott, a new and different kind of Catholic novel has appeared.