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“Saved by the Bell” Star Mario Lopez Renews His Baptismal Promises

Former Saved by the Bell star and host of Extra Mario Lopez renewed his baptismal promises recently in the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized by Saint John the Baptist. Lopez was flanked by two Catholic priests who asked him: “Do you believe in Jesus Christ? Do you believe that He is the Son of God? Do …

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5 Lessons Stephen King’s “IT” Teaches About Spiritual Warfare

The new horror movie IT is the latest adaption of Stephen King’s 1986 novel of the same name. It tells the story of the Loser’s Club, a group of seven children who are the outcasts of their hometown Derry, Maine. They begin experiencing terrifying apparitions of a demonic clown named Pennywise. The Loser’s Club must …

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Six Ways We Can Find Mary and Joseph in Wonder Woman

All of the Catholic blogging world is falling in love with Wonder Woman, and that love is well-deserved because this movie has Christianity written all over it.   During my second viewing, I couldn’t help but notice how Diana Prince and Steve Trevor brought to mind another heroic couple: The Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. Diana …

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5 Ways the Movie “Moana” Superbly Depicts the Holy Spirit

As a member of the Catholic charismatic renewal, I tend to fangirl over the Holy Spirit.  However, I wasn’t expecting any theology from “Moana.”  That was, until I noticed how the Ocean draws Moana to her mission to save her people.  The Ocean brought to mind another friendly being who calls us to journey beyond our …

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12 Titles of the Holy Spirit — Explained!

We spend a lot of time talking to the Father and about the Son, but who is the last member of the Blessed Trinity? The Holy Spirit, sometimes called the Holy Ghost, goes by many titles, each one revealing another aspect of Who He is as God. Let’s dive on in! Love0