Duriga's short and straightforward look at Fr. Tolton's life is for a wide-ranging audience who would like introduction to the priest's life.
“America is in mourning. Deep, deep mourning for a man who inspired millions to, I don’t know, watch a movie, I guess.”
Born Nov. 8, 1897, in Brooklyn, her nominally religious family later moved to San Francisco, where she was baptized an Episcopalian. Her family later moved to Chicago, and Day attended the University of Illinois in Urbana.
About 70 years ago, the famous mystic, St. Padre Pio, was praying alone in his friary. When he looked up from his prayer, he saw an old man standing in front of him.
NEW YORK (CNS) — Affable fictional clergyman Fr. Charles “Chuck” O’Malley was the principal figure in two well-received World War II-era movies, 1944’s “Going My Way” and its 1945 sequel, “The Bells of St. Mary’s.”
Evert thought a “one-hour treatment” of Theology of the Body would be more accessible to the common Catholic, especially those seeking a resource to share with others not familiar with the teaching.
The author has told the team's story twice — first via a CNN article and after seeing reader comments that were both rewarding and disturbing, it turned into a book idea. "And I was off to the races," she wrote.
If we watch the news, watch talk shows, or read the internet happenings, we find great, abiding cynicism, profound cynicism.
This book is chilling reading. One wishes it were a novel rather than a factual recounting of the Nazi World War II slaughter of Jews in what was then the Soviet Union.
One thing we can truly know about the Rosary is that nothing about it is arbitrary.