November 5, 2021  |  By SEAN M. WRIGHT
FEATURED MOVIE REFLECTION: Q&A With Eddie Muller, the ‘Czar of Noir’

Editor’s Note: With current television programs and movies containing increasing levels of objectionable content, many people are turning to films of the 1940s and 1950s for entertainment. Among these classic films are those categorized as “film noir” — movies that explore the darker side of human nature. Herald columnist Sean M. Wright recently interviewed Eddie Muller, host of “Noir Alley” on Turner Classic Movie network and author of “Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir,” published by Running Press, to discuss why these movies are worth revisiting.

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November 5, 2021  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Serra Club members from around Colorado gathered Oct. 22-23 at the St. John Henry Newman Catholic Student Center in Colorado Springs for the annual District Six convention, and local Serrans garnered several awards.


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November 5, 2021  |  By MOST REV. JAMES GOLKA

In some denominations, communicants take Communion, or “take the Sacrament,” instead of receiving it — the latter the expression we Catholics use. And with that word choice, a whole difference of worldview emerges.


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November 5, 2021  |  By SISTER CONSTANCE CAROLYN VEIT

I do a lot of outreach to the young on behalf of my religious congregation, so I try to be aware of trends in vocations work and the common traits of emerging generations.


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November 5, 2021  |  By DEACON RICK BAUER

Most of us know what we believe as Catholics, but often we’re unclear on why we believe it. That experience was true for me as well, having been raised as an infant in the faith and a product of Catholic education into high school. In college, however, when some earnest but misinformed Protestants showed me a few Bible verses about how Catholics were not “saved”, it was confusing.


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November 5, 2021  |  By EXCMO. y RVDMO. MONS. JAMES GOLKA

En algunas denominaciones, los comulgantes toman la Comunión, o “toman el Sacramento”, en lugar de recibirlo; esta última es la expresión que usamos los católicos. Y con esa elección de palabras, surge toda una diferencia de visión del mundo.


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November 5, 2021  |  By ASHLEY AND BILL SLACK

I was stricken with horror as Ashley explained to me the logistics of preserving our little girl’s remains for burial, if we could retrieve them. The day before, we thought we were having a healthy baby, and the next day we needed to research how to handle cremation or burial of a miscarried child. We were blindsided. Who expects this?


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October 15, 2021  |  By JOSEPH McALEER
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Addams Family 2

NEW YORK. In the animated comedy “The Addams Family 2,” (PG, MGM) the beloved characters from the imagination of Charles Addams are as creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky as ever, and the humor remains dark and macabre, but overall good-natured.

In other words, this dreary animated sequel to the 2019 film offers more of the same, despite a team of four new screenwriters and returning directors Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon.


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