Because we are a small community of six sisters and everyone is either traveling, on mission or otherwise occupied, I represented our community at the funeral Mass and burial of …

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“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
– Albert Einstein, to biographer Carl Seelig, March 11, 1952

The National Geographic Channel’s first scripted series, “Genius,” is about the life …

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This morning a friend, a father of a family, posted on social media that mean kids and adults suck. We had a conversation on Messenger where he explained that his …

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The first thing that really hits you when you begin watching “The Handmaid’s Tale” (a new series* based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, now streaming on Hulu) is …

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“The Little Hours” is a comedy by writer/director Jeff Baena that premiered in January at Sundance. It’s based on a couple of novellas from Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th century The Decameron. …

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It’s official. After seeing “The Big Sick” I know my family is “toast,” that is, boring, as Mr. Portokalos (Michael Constantine), the father in the 2002 hit “My Big Fat …

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In 1966 Martin Luther King Jr. told Mike Wallace in an interview, “I think that we’ve got to see that a riot is the language of the unheard.” On the third …

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Let me be very honest here. First, I love Westerns. Second, ever since I first saw Jeremy Renner in “The Hurt Locker,” I will watch him in anything. He’s got …

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To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s “95 Theses” on “the Efficacy and Power of Indulgences” on Oct. 31, PBS is airing a docudrama about the improbable monk who …

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Last week I decided to change lanes from watching small independent or world films to watching a horror film, “It,” directed by Andy Muschietti (“Mamá”), written by Chase Palmer, Cary …

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National Geographic’s new series “The Story of Us” features Morgan Freeman as narrator and guide across several countries and cultures. As he explains at the beginning of each episode, his …

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“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
– Albert Einstein, to biographer Carl Seelig, March 11, 1952

The National Geographic Channel’s first scripted series, “Genius,” is about the life …

Read more