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Unbroken

Unbroken

| John Mulderig | December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Positive values permeate the inspirational fact-based drama “Unbroken.” Despite its admirable qualities, however, the film also represents something of a missed opportunity.

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

| Joseph McAleer | December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

All creatures great and small, including some long-dead humans, spring to life when the sun goes down in “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”, the third film in the popular franchise.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

| John Mulderig | December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

With “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”, director Peter Jackson’s trilogy of films based on Catholic writer J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 fantasy novel “The Hobbit, or There and Back Again” reaches a rousing finale.

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

| Joseph McAleer | December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite its fairy-tale roots, and Christmas Day release date, “Into the Woods” is an inappropriate choice for youthful moviegoers.

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Annie

Annie

| Joseph McAleer | December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The you-know-what will come out tomorrow, bet your bottom dollar, in “Annie.” It’s an exuberant adaptation of the 1977 Broadway musical — which previously became a 1982 film — about the little orphan with big dreams.

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Daily Scriptures: December 21, 2014 – January 18, 2015

Daily Scriptures: December 21, 2014 – January 18, 2015

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Dec. 21
Fourth Sunday of Advent
2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38

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News Notes – December 18, 2014

News Notes – December 18, 2014

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Local composer and pianist releases CD
– Bishops to review school committee recommendation
– Center for Mission to manage CRS Rice Bowl

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In the face of the impossible, God works the possible

In the face of the impossible, God works the possible

| Deacon Luis Mejia | December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are celebrating the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Today’s reading reminds us of three important aspects about understanding God’s presence through history: first, salvation occurs within history; second, the mystery has been revealed; and third, God works the impossible.

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