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Thanksgiving with the Saints

November 25, 2020 Joseph Pearce 6

It is of course right and proper to keep Christ in Christmas, but can it be right and proper to introduce the saints into Thanksgiving? Isn’t Thanksgiving a secular holiday, as oxymoronic as that might […]

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Thanksgiving and the paradox of death

November 25, 2020 George Weigel 4

The juxtaposition of Thanksgiving with the Church’s annual month of prayer for the dead hadn’t previously struck me with force; that it did this year has something to do, I expect, with my late sister-in-law, […]

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Horror begets horror

November 24, 2020 Nick Olszyk 4

Netflix, 2020 MPAA Rating: TV-14 USCCB Rating: NR Reel Rating: 3 out of 5 reels (Disclaimer: The following review contains spoilers.) There is no greater trauma in this world than the death of a child. […]