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Let It Go (from Disney's "Frozen") with Vivaldi's Winter - ThePianoGuys
Last edited 15th April 2014

Who doesn't love a story about an estranged ice princess, a dynamic mountain man/reindeer duo and a snowman obsessed with warm weather? We all loved the movie "Frozen" and its single, "Let It Go." So much emotion, energy and drama packed into one tune. But we thought we'd add a little more drama...by melting together "Let It Go" and themes from Vivaldi's classical piece, "Winter."

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The Boy who Sat on the Pope's Chair Inspires Short Film on Adoption
Last edited 6th April 2014

This image made headlines all around the world. The little Colombian boy Didier Ferruccio avoided the security at St. Peter's Square, gave Pope Francis a hug and even sat on his chair. Now, the story of this boy makes its way to the silver screen. Italian actress Cristiana Capotondi mixes fiction and reality in 'The Pope's Chair,' a short film that tells the story of Didier and his brother, two adopted children.


A Beautiful Combination of "The Mission" and "How Great Thou Art" - The Piano Guys
Last edited 4th April 2014

Set in Brazil with the incredible backdrop of Christ the Redeemer and the Iguazu Falls, The Piano Guys combine the melody of the heartfelt hymn of praise "How Great Thou Art" with one of the most beautiful melodies ever written - the theme from the movie "The Mission". Enjoy!

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Fr. Robert Barron Comments on "Noah"
Last edited 4th April 2014

Darren Aronofsky’s cinematic re-telling of the story of Noah has certainly stirred people up. While quite a few reviewers, both religious and non-religious, have given the film high marks many Christians, both Evangelical and Catholic, have registered a far less than enthusiastic reaction. Most of the religious critics have complained that the film plays fast and loose with the Genesis account, adding all sorts of distracting and fantastic elements to the well-known story.

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Young Nun Wows Judges on Italy's 'The Voice'
Last edited 20th March 2014

Sr. Cristina Scuccia is a 25 year old member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family who has appeared on "The Voice of Italy," a reality show akin to "American Idol" or "Britain’s Got Talent." Sr. Cristina surprised the four judges on The Voice of Italy March 19 with both her talent and her habit.

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Vatican Museums launch exhibit on Indonesia
Last edited 17th March 2014

This is how Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello kicked off a unique exhibit titled Indonesia Land of Harmony. Hosted by the Vatican Museums, it includes 150 objects and artifacts that reflect the country's different ethnicities and religions. FR. NICOLA MAPELLIVatican's Ethnological Museum"The main purpose is to use art to show that a peaceful co-existence is possible between different communities, ethnicities and cultures. Indonesia is a perfect example of this.” Some of these items are gifts that Indonesian communities have given to Popesthroughout the years. Others are gifts that missionaries brought to Rome.


What's in a Papal Shield? A Look into the Art of Designing a 'Coat of Arms'
Last edited 16th March 2014

These designs are much more than just designs. They're full of symbolism and they're also essential when it comes to making a Papal shield. That's why Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza de Montezemolo published a manual that makes it all easier to understand, including the language that's used when making a Pope's Coat of Arms.


Mum's Night Out - Trailer - JP2 International Film Festival Selection
Last edited 12th February 2014

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours-what could go wrong? Mums' Night Out is an endearing, true-to-life family comedy.


#AskFrBarron - What are Fr. Barron's Five Favorite Books?
Last edited 6th February 2014

Each week Fr. Robert Barron welcomes questions through Facebook and Twitter (using the #AskFrBarron hashtag) and through his blog at WordOnFire.org. Stay tuned for new answers each week! This week's question is: What are your five favorite books?


Ask for Help
Last edited 30th January 2014

It is already the end of January - where does the time go? If you made some resolutions for the New Year, and haven't followed through on them, don't give up! We can keep starting again over and over, and remember to ask for help when you need it.


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