NEW YORK (CNS) – Laughing at ourselves and being open to sharing our failures and flaws within and beyond the community of faith is a powerful means to dispel the myth that Catholics are ignorant or judgmental or exclusive in any way, actress Jeannie Gaffigan told an audience in New York Oct 14.
NEW HAVEN – “The Face of Mercy,” a new Knights of Columbus documentary that uses personal accounts to highlight the impact of God’s mercy on people’s lives, will air on many ABC-affiliated TV stations from Oct. 16 to Dec. 16.
WASHINGTON (CNS) – It's been 57 years since the last film version of "Ben-Hur" hit movie theaters. That alone is, for most Hollywood types, reason enough for a remake.
AVON – Taking the stage for the 12th year in a row in a year-end performance by the Avon Mountain Drama Group, a cast of 115 students of the Adoro Te Catholic homeschool organization treated over 350 invited guests to a production of the Broadway Junior version of “Annie” on June 18 and 19.
HARTFORD – Like a competitive athlete, the spunky and determined Sister Alicia Torres, a young member of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago, made the sign of the cross on national television – at the start of a cooking competition against three other soup kitchen chefs on the Food Network TV show “Chopped.”