Arts News

The role of a woman in the Church does not have to be second best. 

Canadian producer launches Catholic children's show

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If we can teach children the importance of sharing and tidying up through a cheerful song on a TV show, then why can’t we use this same medium to teach them about the faith?

Saskatoon mom and daughter team up for prayer book

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SASKATOON – Leah Perrault was already the author of two books when a publisher approached her last summer about writing a family-oriented resource book for Lent.

Prayer, Eucharist prepares Jim Caviezel for latest biblical role

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Since he shot to fame 14 years ago after playing Jesus in Mel Gibson’s religious blockbuster The Passion of Christ, Jim Caviezel has turned down several biblical roles. 

St. John's Bible illuminates the Word of God

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Kids like picture books. So why should children’s Bibles be any different?

Passion Play casts characters in new light

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If Mary Magdalene could retell the story of Jesus’ resurrection, what would she say?

New documentary tells the story of L’Arche and Canadian founder Jean Vanier

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Denver, Colo. – The French documentary “Summer in the Forest” depicts the lives of four disabled men and their unlikely friend: a philosopher born into a powerful and distinguished Canadian family, Jean Vanier.

Praying with paint: Iconography as a conversation with God

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Love and pictures go together. You can piece together who and what anybody loves by the pictures on their phone, the pictures they hang on their walls, the pictures pinned to their cubicle at work and the pictures they’ve posted to Facebook.

A biologist's epic tale from a Communist regime to the Canadian Arctic

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Wine from Raisins, A Life Transformed through Communist Gulag to Canadian Arctic by Josef Svoboda (Novalis, softcover, 240 pages, $27.95)

'It's the Lord, working through the music,' Catholic fiddler Natalie MacMaster says

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Whether or not St. Thomas Aquinas really said “he who sings prays twice,” it’s true.

For the sake of Oberammergau's Passion: Every ten years, Bavarian town becomes Calvary

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There are probably thousands of Passion plays put on around the world during the Easter season, but you would be hard pressed to find a more unique version than the one held in a small town in Germany’s Bavarian Alps.