Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh examines the historical significance of the events surrounding Jesus’ Passion, crucifixion, and burial.
Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, explaining the history behind this celebration.
Kimberly Cook shares a podcast interview with historian George Rogers on the subject of the Founding Fathers and their emphasis on faith, freedom and morality.
New from Ignatius Press: “The Priest Barracks,” the powerful stories of over 2500 Catholic priests and seminarians in Nazi concentration camps.
Christine Johnson reviews Stephen J. Binz’s new book about St. Junipero Serra’s missions that’s great for making a pilgrimage in person or virtually.
Stuart Dunn reviews two coffee-table books from Ignatius Press that are too good to use just for decoration. Read these books and deepen your faith!
THE INNOCENTS, director Anne Fontaine’s haunting and ultimately life-affirming post-World War II drama about a young French Red Cross doctor who comes to the aid of a group of traumatized young Polish nuns whose lives and faith have been dangerously tested, will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.
“Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weapon” by Fr. Donald Calloway has three parts: a detailed history of the rosary, profiles of twenty-six champions of the rosary, and information on praying the rosary. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur offers her take on the book.
If you’re a bit tired of the dreary secularism that dominates so much of contemporary entertainment and politics, Bishop Robert Barron invites you to watch a program that makes religion—and Christianity in particular—the central theme. Warning: this article contains spoilers.