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Musicians, including Diocesan Festival Choir, coming together for Lenten Cantata in Red Bank
St. Anthony of Padua’s music ministry will be presenting a Lenten Cantata in the weeks leading up to Holy Week and Easter. More ...
Monday, March 4, 2019

Wonder Park teaches lesson on dealing with emotions
NEW YORK – The most frequently used word in the animated adventure "Wonder Park" (Paramount) is "splendiferous." More ...
Friday, March 15, 2019
Five Feet Apart
NEW YORK –  "Five Feet Apart" (Lionsgate), a generally engaging young-adult romantic drama about the redeeming power of sacrificial love, is aimed, with the precision of a heat-seeking missile, at 17-year-old girls. More ...
Friday, March 15, 2019
Immaculata's Symphony spring concert to celebrate space
The Immaculata Symphony will hold its spring concert, “Symphony in Space,” as a way to mark the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first steps on the moon. More ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Promoting peace, being non-judgmental resonate in Captain Marvel film
NEW YORK – Wit, positive messages and lavish production values buoy the origin story "Captain Marvel" (Disney). While some of the mythos in this adaptation of various strands of Marvel Comics lore, as well as other considerations, make it unsuitable for kids, the film is tame enough to be possibly acceptable for mature teens. More ...
Friday, March 8, 2019
St. Romero photo exhibit coming to Titusville

St. George Parish, Titusville, will host an “Images of El Salvador” photo exhibit March 24 in the church at 1370 River Road (Rt. 29 North).

The exhibit by New Jersey-born photographer Ted Kean will celebrate the first feast of St. Oscar Romero, martyr and Archbishop of San Salvador from 1977 to 1980. Photos were taken during the 1994 elections in El Salvador of the people and places among which the gentle saint lived and worked, and for whom he eventually gave his life.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Greta
NEW YORK – Regrets about "Greta" (Focus)? You'll have a few. But this psychological thriller still rises to the level of a guilty pleasure thanks to the abundant talent of its lead players, Isabelle Huppert and Chloe Grace Moretz. More ...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Fighting With My Family
NEW YORK – You can't judge a book by its cover – or, in this case, a film by its title. "Fighting With My Family" (MGM) turns out to be an entertaining comedy-drama despite its off-putting name. More ...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Top 10 movies and family films of 2018
NEW YORK – 2018 was an especially strong year both for documentaries and for fictional films exploring real-life issues, the ramifications of racism in particular. Other timely topics included the place of social media in contemporary life and the centennial of the end of World War I. More ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Kingdom Hearts III
NEW YORK – "Kingdom Hearts III" (Square Enix) concludes an epic saga that spans nearly 20 years of storytelling and mixes familiar Disney characters with personas original to the franchise. More ...
Monday, February 25, 2019
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
NEW YORK – In his 1922 book "What I Saw in America," the great Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton reflects on how beautiful New York's Times Square would be for someone who couldn't read More ...
Friday, February 22, 2019
Filmmaker's new movie 'Across' tells story of Father Augustus Tolton
NASHVILLE, Tenn. • Father Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest ordained for a diocese in the United States, was born into slavery and endured myriad obstacles, both inside the Catholic Church and out, as he relentlessly followed his call from God. More ...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Heartfelt stories of choosing life shared in new diocesan video
A couple that struggles with infertility gets pregnant with twins, only to be told the children will likely not survive. More ...
Thursday, February 21, 2019



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