Saturday, April 7, 2012

Ben Hur and Jesus

One of the most powerful scenes in the history of religious cinema. Chokes me up every time I see Jesus stand up and the soldier stop dead in his tracks and his face sullens to reveal his conviction.


Sunday, April 1, 2012

Protestant Tithing and Catholic "Two-ing"

Fr. Eusebio Tubale in a 1998 homily given at St. John the Baptist Church, Estevan, Saskatchewan:

"You go out Saturday night and spend 20 dollars on a movie and 30 dollars on dinner, then come to Mass the next morning and put two dollars into the collection plate".