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Popcorn with the Pope: “Andrei Rublev”

David Paul Baird

December 11, 2023

Marrying form and function, "Andrei Rublev" is not only one of Russia’s great spiritual films but one of humanity’s great works of art.

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Ivy League Presidents and the Collapse of Moral Reasoning

Bishop Robert Barron

December 9, 2023

Donors, parents, alumni—wake up. Do we want to be sending our kids to schools whose presidents cannot muster the intestinal fortitude to resist calls for genocide?

Virgin Mary

Mary’s True Freedom, Beauty, and Holiness

Fr. Billy Swan

December 8, 2023

Mary shows us that a deep and trusting friendship with the Lord brings us true freedom and the discovery of a life of beauty and holiness.

St. Bernadette

Tolkien, “Beloved Bernadette,” and the Immaculate Conception 

Dr. Holly Ordway

December 7, 2023

Tolkien had a “special devotion” to the feast of the Immaculate Conception and a profound veneration for St. Bernadette Soubirous.

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