Published Jul 12, 2019 in Film, In the News, Pop Culture ~ Approx 3 mins
The latest Marvel superhero movie, “Spider-Man: Far from Home,” reminds us that appearances can be deceiving as we follow the story of Peter Parker after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” What can we learn from his story? How can we see beyond the illusions in our own lives?
Published Jun 14, 2019 in Film, Pop Culture, TV ~ Approx 3 mins
Netflix will begin streaming the classic anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion” next week, a series that explores themes of war and violence, along with the psychological toll that it can have on combatants. All of which are relevant themes after the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day earlier this month.
Published May 17, 2019 in Film, In the News, Pop Culture ~ Approx 4 mins
The surprising success of “Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith, comes from its ability to stay true to a driving theme of the storyline of the games and anime: it is the bond between us that leads to success.
Published Mar 28, 2019 in In the News, Pop Culture, Sports ~ Approx 5 mins
Today is Opening Day for Major League Baseball (MLB). And even though we are in the middle of Lent, there are some surprising connections between Opening Day and Easter. Consider this a Catholic-look at the start of the baseball season. Let’s play ball!
Published Feb 8, 2019 in Pop Culture, Spirituality ~ Approx 3 mins
Kingdom Hearts III has connections to Ignatian Spirituality? It’s all about the imagination.