March 2018

Lessons from Jesus’ Agony in the Garden

Lately, as I've been praying the rosary, I've been reflecting specifically on Jesus' agony in the Garden of Gethsemane the night before he died. It struck me that he must have been feeling weighed down by three strong emotions that
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Scene from "All the Money in the World"

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

All the Money in the World In July 1973, Abigail "Gail " Getty (Michelle Williams), the divorced mother of 16- year-old John Paul "Paul " Getty III (Charlie Plummer), receives a call that her son has been kidnapped in Rome.
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Shoes saying Sister Jean on the back

Courtside with Sister Jean

Rock star. Icon. Living legend. These are just some of the words used to describe Sister Jean Schmidt, the 98-year-old chaplain of Loyola University Chicago's men's basketball team and a member of the university's sports hall of fame. The 5-foot
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Aerial view of empty church pews

The Liturgy of Everyday Life

It has been said that "too late we come to wisdom, " and I'll agree. My husband, Joe, and I married in 1960, shortly before Vatican II. By the time the changes in the Mass were being explained, we were
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Lent: A Reminder to Hope in Trial

For many, Lent is an arduous journey of faith. For 40 days, we pray, fast, and give alms with greater fervor than in other times, purifying our minds and souls to be prepared for the exuberant celebration of Easter. Like
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