Live in trust and confidence in God

Today we reenter Ordinary Time at the twelfth Sunday. The common theme of all readings today, God’s provident care for us, manifest a loving and caring God … Read More

Transformers: The Last Knight

NEW YORK — Grown-ups who yearn to connect with their inner 11-year-old boy are given a two-and-a-half-hour window of opportunity to do so in “Transformers: The Last … Read More

47 Meters Down

NEW YORK  — Way back in 1975, Steven Spielberg taught the world just how scary sharks can be with his classic “Jaws.” Apparently the two main characters … Read More

The promise of infinite grace

In the 1987 Academy Award winning film, “Babette’s Feast,” we meet Babette Hersant, a 19th century Parisian political refugee. Babette sails to Denmark where she forms a … Read More

Why are we taking Jesus outdoors?

I love the Feast of Corpus Christi. The parish where I am employed is named “Most Blessed Sacrament” and Corpus Christi (the Solemnity of the Body and … Read More

Rough Night

NEW YORK  — “Weekend at Bernie’s” meets “Bridesmaids” in the raunchy comedy “Rough Night” (Columbia). The result is pure dreck. Political candidate and bride-to-be Jess Thayer (Scarlett … Read More

The Mummy

NEW YORK — The clumsily fashioned horror flick “The Mummy” (Universal) turns out to be anything but tightly wound. Predictable pagan mumbo-jumbo aside, there’s not much to … Read More

The responsibility of discipleship

Disciple: one who embraces and assists in spreading the teachings of another; an active adherent, as of a movement or philosophy; one of the original followers of … Read More

The Trinity is about more than names

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. There are many symbols in our faith tradition, … Read More