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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.

A father’s experience of having his newborn son grip his finger, only to pass away 83 hours into his little life.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Spring Lake parish launches concert series featuring talents of youth, adult members
Showcasing St. Catharine’s nationally and internationally recognized musician parishioners, St. Catharine-St. Margaret Parish, Spring Lake, is introducing its St. Catharine Music Program Concert Series this month. More ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Positive messages conveyed in 'The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part'
NEW YORK – Everything is (still) awesome in "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" (Warner Bros.), a spirited and amusing sequel to 2014's "The Lego Movie." More ...
Friday, February 8, 2019
Miss Bala
NEW YORK  – "Miss Bala" (Columbia), director Catherine Hardwicke's remake of a well-received 2011 Spanish-language film, is meant to be the tale of an ordinary woman discovering her inner toughness when placed in extraordinary circumstances.   More ...
Saturday, February 2, 2019
GCU presents interdepartmental collaboration of art and dance
Georgian Court University’s Departments of Art and Visual Studies and Dance have collaborated to create “Other Bodies,” an exhibit in which dance and movement inventions have been generated in response to visual artist Farris Ellington’s large paintings of humanoids with animalistic features.  More ...
Saturday, February 2, 2019
With immediacy comes responsibility in the 24/7 social media world
WASHINGTON – The image on social media was striking. A smiling teenager wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap and a Native American elder playing a drum and chanting, both staring at each other in a tense encounter. More ...
Friday, February 1, 2019
Immaculata Symphony to host annual youth concert
The Immaculata Symphony will hold its annual Youth Concert, Cosmic Classics, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. in Alumnae Hall on the campus of Immaculata University.  More ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek
NEW YORK – "Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek" (tinyBuild) is the prequel to a surprise cult favorite of 2017, "Hello Neighbor." This suspenseful puzzle game answers many questions players were left asking after the first title's conclusion. More ...
Sunday, January 27, 2019
NEW YORK – Those willing to entertain the real-life existence of superheroes as well as those well-versed in the previous films of director M. Night Shyamalan would appear to be the target audience for his thriller "Glass" (Universal). More ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Kid Who Would Be King
NEW YORK – The Arthurian legend gets an inventive updating in "The Kid Who Would Be King" (Fox), a thrilling adventure that casts schoolchildren as latter-day Knights of the Round Table, destined to save the world. More ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Replicas, a movie with an interesting yet unrealistic focus
NEW YORK – The scientist who serves as the main character of the dull sci-fi misfire "Replicas" (Entertainment Studios) has clearly failed to heed the wisdom of Motown. More ...
Monday, January 14, 2019
A Dog's Way Home
NEW YORK – Fans of 2017's "A Dog's Purpose" may be anxious to catch the quest-based adventure "A Dog's Way Home" (Columbia). Both movies are based on novels by W. Bruce Cameron (who co-wrote the current screenplay with his wife, Cathryn Michon) and canine cuteness abounds in both. More ...
Monday, January 14, 2019
Vice looks back on style, demeanor of former vice president
NEW YORK – In 2008, Oliver Stone, a director not always associated with calm and impartial reflections on recent history, helmed a biopic of George W. Bush that was neither flattering nor abusive More ...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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