How many of the 45 Vatican-approved ‘important films’ have you seen?

Film camera. (Photo by Jeremy Yap via Unsplash)
Film camera. (Photo by Jeremy Yap via Unsplash)

Ever felt like there is nothing worthwhile to watch?

You might want to check out the Vatican’s list of ‘Some Important Films’.

In 1995, Pope John Paul II addressed the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Commission for Social Communications, on an important occasion: the 100th anniversary of cinematography. Read more

Share This:

Convocation Livestream

Share This:

US bishops launch 2017 Fortnight for Freedom

Video may be found HERE. (Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr)
VIDEO on religious freedom may be found HERE.

The US bishops have launched a Website and video to mark the beginning of this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, focusing on religious freedom issues both at home and abroad. The Fortnight for Freedom takes place June 21-July 4.

 

The video, about 10 minutes long and viewable on the Fortnight for Freedom Website, features a number of legal, religious, and other personalities discussing the importance of religious liberty. Read more

Share This:

‘Eucharistic adoration can transform our Church,’ says Bishop Conley

Adoration. (Photo by Thoom/Shutterstock)
Adoration. (Photo by Thoom/Shutterstock)

Eucharistic adoration offers a powerful chance to encounter Christ’s love in silence and humility, and that experience can transform our hearts, both individually and as a Church, said Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, NE, in a new pastoral letter.

“Love is selfless sacrifice, and sacrifice is the language of love. Love is the gift of ourselves to our beloved. And Christ made a gift of himself—he gave us his body and blood—poured himself out for our salvation, when he conquered death by dying and rising again,” Bishop Conley said. “Christ gave us his body and blood, as an act of love, so that we could know the love of God.” Read more

Share This:

US bishops celebrate Mass for healing of survivors of clergy sex abuse

USCCBlogo

Mass will mark opening of June Plenary Assembly

As they begin the Spring General Assembly June 14-15, Bishops from across the US will gather at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis for a Mass of Prayer and Penance for survivors of sexual abuse within the Church. The Mass is being held in response to a call from Pope Francis for all episcopal conferences across the world to have a Day of Prayer and Penance for victims of sexual abuse within the Church: The liturgy will be held June 14, 2017 at 5 p.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis. Read more

Share This: