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A Quiet Place – A-III (PG-13)

A Quiet Place – A-III (PG-13)

| Kurt Jensen | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The compact, stylish horror film “A Quiet Place” might be a parable about resisting tyranny.

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The Miracle Season – A-II (PG)

The Miracle Season – A-II (PG)

| Sister Hosea Rupprecht | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Make sure you have your tissues handy when you go to see “The Miracle Season.”

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A comic book look at ‘The People’s Pope’ (L)

A comic book look at ‘The People’s Pope’ (L)

| Mark Judge | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Francis: The People’s Pope,” a graphic biography by journalist and cartoonist Ted Rall, is, in its way, a celebration of the current successor of St. Peter.

Written from a far-left political perspective, the book calls Pope Francis a refreshing new leader but argues that he isn’t liberal enough.

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I Can Only Imagine A-II (PG)

I Can Only Imagine A-II (PG)

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dennis Quaid brings his formidable talent to bear in the faith-driven drama “I Can Only Imagine.”

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New Testament prof sorts out plausible, implausible in new ‘Paul’ movie

New Testament prof sorts out plausible, implausible in new ‘Paul’ movie

| March 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Don’t take everything you see in the new movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ” as, well, gospel. Even the filmmakers have said much of what is on screen is conjecture.

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Early Man — A-II (PG)

Early Man — A-II (PG)

| Sister Hosea Rupprecht | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nick Park, the creative genius behind so many Aardman Animations claymation comedies spanning more than two decades, finally makes his feature-length directing debut with “Early Man.”

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Black Panther — A-III (PG-13)

Black Panther — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Though the mayhem on screen, which ranges from hand-to-hand combat to a high-flying, high-tech dogfight, is treated with restraint, touches of vulgarity may give some parents of older teens pause. Weighing on the other side of the scale, however, is the racial empowerment that drives the narrative and the significant themes the film tackles in a thoughtful way.

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Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The spotlight shines brightly on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour” a historical drama about political leadership and backroom intrigue during a pivotal moment of World War II.

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Movie review: ’12 Strong’

Movie review: ’12 Strong’

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

True military adventures don’t come any more rousing than “12 Strong,” the story of a tiny Special Forces unit that won a significant early victory against both the Taliban and al-Qaida in the weeks after 9/11.

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Catholic swimmer Katie Ledecky named AP Female Athlete of the Year

Catholic swimmer Katie Ledecky named AP Female Athlete of the Year

| Kelly Sankowski | December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Associated Press named Katie Ledecky the Female Athlete of the Year Dec. 26, after balloting by U.S. editors and news directors.

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Young Edmundite priests’ goal is to evangelize with their YouTube show

Young Edmundite priests’ goal is to evangelize with their YouTube show

| Cori Fugere Urban | December 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

Father Lino Oropeza is a fan of technology.

He worked in information technology in his native Venezuela before becoming a priest of the Society of St. Edmund, based at St. Michael’s College in Colchester. So, it seems natural that he would come up with an idea to combine technology and education about the Catholic faith.

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Making wax figures of Jesus for mangers

Making wax figures of Jesus for mangers

| Francois Gloutnay | December 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

For sculptor Sylvette Chanel, Advent is the busiest time of the year. She is among the few people left who keeps alive the ancient New France craft of making and repairing wax Jesus figures for Nativity scenes.

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