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Fr. Robert Barron Reviews the Film "Whiplash"
Last edited 17th April 2015

Many films over the years have featured the character of the 'monster-mentor,' the tough elder who pushes a directee onto excellence. If we see the value of this in regard to other fields though, shouldn’t we see it in regard to the spiritual life? Fr Robert Barron discusses the movie "Whiplash" in this video.


The 'Cursed' Disabled Boy and the People of the Sea
Last edited 17th April 2015

Off the southeast coast of Sulawesi's sprawling limbs, I experienced a warmth and sense of belonging that I knew I was unlikely to find again on my journey through the South Seas. However, in a village where people are defined by their ability to catch fish, I also discovered a traditional belief system that left its disabled people badly isolated.


Fr. Robert Barron on the Movie "Cinderella"
Last edited 7th April 2015

Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella” is the most surprising Hollywood movie of the year, not because it subverts the traditional fairy story, but because it presents it as a deeply Christian tale. It is also a great lesson on the importance of "courage and kindness". In a world where people are pushed to be aggressive in the way they deal with others, "Cinderella" is a refreshing change. Watch this film review by Fr Robert Barron for more.


How Much Should we Invest in Creating Equal Results in Boys’ and Girls’ Education?
Last edited 25th March 2015

Boys are not doing as well as girls in today's schools. But why?


Artists Interpret Stations of the Cross for ACU's Innovative Easter Exhibition
Last edited 24th March 2015

Warnum artist, Shirley Purdie's interpretation of the 16th Station of the Cross is one of the highlights and outstanding works featured in the Australian Catholic Universities' unique Easter Art Exhibition at ACU's McGlade Gallery.

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Is There Still Religious Freedom at Universities?
Last edited 22nd March 2015

Unlike non-religious student groups such as the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance or Greek fraternities, the Cal State system now refuses to recognise any religious group that requires that its leaders share the group’s mission and beliefs.

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His Love Defines Your Worth
Last edited 18th March 2015

We don't learn who we are by looking at ourselves and everything that is going on in our lives. We learn who we are by turning our eyes to our Heavenly Father. Get out of your head, put your eyes on Him! Watch this video by Christopher Stefanick for more.


Here's What the Church in Pompei is Doing About the Mafia
Last edited 16th March 2015

Archbishop Tommaso Caputo of Pompei said that his diocese has welcomed the Pope’s recent condemnation of organized crime and has several initiatives in place to help affected families. “The Italian church has always taken into great consideration the problems relating to the South of Italy,” where mafia activity in its various forms is deeply seated, Archbishop Tommaso Caputo told CNA Feb. 28. Visit this article to read more.


Creative Fasting - What Young People are Giving Up for Lent
Last edited 11th March 2015

Could you imagine giving up Facebook, TV, or sweets for 40 days? We are in the midst of Lent when Christians traditionally fast. The young leaders of a Catholic youth group came up with a special challenge. Instead of simply refraining from eating meat, they invented a new concept for Lent to get teenagers excited about spirituality.

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Atheism = Empty
Last edited 10th March 2015

Of course, anyone who knows an atheist knows that a faithless person can have meaningful experiences of life, and more, that they can be virtuous, empathetic, and generous people. However, it’s important to note that all of that isn’t because of their atheistic worldview. It’s despite it.

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