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Caritas Chamber Chorale looking for new members
The Caritas Chamber Chorale is holding auditions in August for singers to join its 2019-2020 season. Courtesy Photo 
The Caritas Chamber Chorale is holding auditions in August for singers to join its 2019-2020 season. Courtesy Photo 

The Caritas Chamber Chorale is holding auditions for singers to join its 2019-2020 season. Auditions will be held by appointment in August. All voice parts are welcome, however tenors are particularly encouraged. Weekly rehearsals will start after Labor Day in the Warren/Bridgewater area.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Big tech, digital culture pose challenges for sharing faith, panelists say
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – As politicians around the world scrutinize how Facebook, Google and Amazon mine user data for commercial purposes, Catholic leaders are studying ways to spread the Gospel through digital media. More ...
Friday, July 19, 2019
Action, creative use of imagery are highlights of 'The Lion King'
NEW YORK – Advances in moviemaking technology allow a story that could only previously be told as a cartoon to be enacted, so to speak, by animals. And so we get "The Lion King" (Disney). More ...
Friday, July 19, 2019
Vatican Museums loan Leonardo da Vinci work for special anniversary
WASHINGTON – The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci with a painting by the artist that will draw crowds but also pay solemn tribute to the larger-than-life Italian Renaissance painter, architect and inventor. More ...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Diocese's Spanish-language TV show wins prestigious media award
Recognizing excellence in film, broadcast and cross-platform media productions released in the United States and Canada, the Catholic Press Association has selected an episode of the Diocese’s Spanish-language television show for a prestigious Gabriel Award – for the fourth time. More ...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
'Great Catholic Music' makes streaming debut
WASHINGTON – Catholics hear hymns in church, but hardly ever on the radio. Now they can augment their weekly diet of hymnody through a new audio web streaming service called Great Catholic Music. More ...
Monday, July 15, 2019
'Beat Saber' can be fun for the whole family
NEW YORK – Very few games these days can leave you breathless. But "Beat Saber" achieves that effect in the course of just one song. More ...
Thursday, July 11, 2019
'Spider-Man: Far From Home'highlights adventures of superhero
NEW YORK – Snappy and substantial, "Spider-Man: Far From Home" (Columbia), director Jon Watts' follow-up to his 2017 feature "Spider-Man: Homecoming," is an adventure full of bloodless derring-do and gentle, innocent romance. More ...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
'Chasing the Moon' to air July 8 on PBS
NEW YORK  – Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which safely landed astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface July 20,1969, the documentary "Chasing the Moon" chronicles the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States, which ended with that triumph. More ...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
'Yesterday' is limited in its appeal for parents of teens
NEW YORK – Fans of the lads from Liverpool will rejoice over the mostly amiable Beatles-themed comedy "Yesterday" (Universal). More ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
'Divine Plan' viewing marks anniversary of pope's 1979 Poland trip
WASHINGTON – Senior White House officials gathered June 21 with leaders of various faith groups and nonprofit organizations as well as community leaders to commemorate the 40th anniversary of St. John Paul II's first pilgrimage to Poland with a screening of "The Divine Plan," a documentary to be released worldwide Nov. 9. More ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
'Anna' may be entertaining but has moral implications
NEW YORK – In Latin and Greek, the name Anna means "full of grace." In the violent thriller "Anna" (Summit), the eponymous leading lady is anything but. More ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
'Men in Black: International' revisits focus of former sci-fi comedy
NEW YORK – With "Men in Black: International" (Columbia), director F. Gary Gray serves up an amusing and stylish reboot of the sci-fi comedy franchise that kicked off in 1997. More ...
Friday, June 21, 2019

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