Film & Music

A Small Thing, Packaged Big

December 18, 2013 Andrew Svenning 0

When the rumblings began that The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien’s prelude to his larger work, The Lord of The Rings, was coming to the big screen, I had reservations, but wasn’t put off entirely. After all, […]


Got Debt and a Religious Vocation?

December 16, 2013 Carrie Gress, Ph.D. 0

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston has recently warned that student debt is threatening marriage, but one group is trying keep it from threatening religious vocations, too. The Mater Ecclesiae Fund for Vocations (MEFV) offers grants that […]

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Hype and Hope for the FFI

December 16, 2013 Michael J. Miller 0

Pity the poor Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, persecuted by heartless bureaucrats who despise all things preconciliar!  Weep for their Superior General, put under house arrest, his councilors banished to  Earth’s remotest ends!  Woe to the […]