Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Case for Christ hits the big screen

New film based on book attempting to prove Jesus' existence
When B.C. Catholic reporter Agnieszka Krawczynski was studying theology, The Case for Christ was required reading.

Now, the book by atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel has become a feature film about a journalist with a great mustache trying to find evidence for or against the existence of Jesus. Interested? Watch the trailer here!

Friday, March 17, 2017

This 5-foot nun stands tall on the basketball court

97-year-old sister acts as team chaplain
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt. (Photo)
Sister Jean Schmidt is the newest member of Loyola University's sports hall of fame in Chicago. She's also been the men's basketball team chaplain since 1994.

Sr. Jean has become a fixture on the Chicago campus, even getting her own bobblehead day before a game in appreciation for her service. She keeps an office in the Student Center where her door is always open, and she lives in a dorm with 400 undergraduate students, where she also serves as their chaplain.
Read more about Sister Jean here!

Monday, March 6, 2017

Pope Francis puts spotlight on Christian persecution

He asks for prayer in new video

In his prayer video for March, Pope Francis prays for persecuted Christians, asking for the prayers and aid of the whole Church toward those mistreated because of their beliefs.
“How many people are being persecuted because of their faith, forced to abandon their homes, their places of worship, their lands, their loved ones!”
The video was released March 2. Read more about the video here.

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