Sunday Musical Selection: Mendelsshon’s Violin Concerto in E Minor

Mendelsshon wrote his final great symphonic work in the mid-19th century, first published in 1844, and performed the year after, taking six years to complete this masterpiece, one of the most frequently played in the violin repertoire. It is a sublime, technically...

Damsels in Distress (2012): A Film Review

Immediately before the credits roll, a notice appears on the screen to the effect that footnotes will follow. There are some, but they flash by too quickly for even the most knowledgeable viewer to catch; for the film, fresh as it is, draws upon a host of cinematic,...

Pope Francis: Put Forgiveness and Mercy at the Heart of Your Life

Vatican Media Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his Angelus address on June 25, 2020. Speaking from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said: “If we do not strive to forgive and to love, we will not be forgiven and loved either.” Read the Whole...

Using YouTube

Over the last several weeks I’ve been producing a series of videos for YouTube. Why am I doing this? Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

A Prophecy Buried in a 50-Year-Old Medical Journal

Gustavo Pantano Pro-life activists demonstrate against the legalization of abortion in Olivos, Argentina, on July 30, 2018. The 1970 editorial admitted forthrightly that “everyone really knows” when life begins and that “semantic gymnastics” would be necessary to...

Pope Offers Advice to Protestors – and Those Being Protested

Pope Francis on September 13, 2020, had suggestions for those engaged in protests of various issues around the world, as well as those who are the targets of protests. The Holy Father’s advice came after praying the Angelus with the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s...