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The Mighty Macs is a Rush!

Imagine a young Vince Lombardi wandering into a tiny private college and agreeing to coach the misfit, no-budget football team for $450.  That is the type of impact made by 22 year-old Cathy Rush, the greatest coach you’ve probably never heard of – until now – when she first set foot on Immaculata College in 1970.  This weekend, The Mighty […]

Dolphin Tale’s Positive Portrayal of Homeschoolers

As a freelance writer who reviews family movies, I often have the opportunity to attend screenings in advance of a movie’s release.  Several weeks ago, I received a press kit for the film Dolphin Tale.  It included a book about the movie and a stuffed dolphin with a “prosthetic” tail, attached with velcro.  I gave them to my 12 year-old […]

Fr. Barron Reviews “Tree of Life”

Spoiler Alert! Watch and listen to the Fr. Barron’s review of Terrence Malick’s movie, “The Tree of Life”, starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain… Father Barron can be found on the Internet at:   Word On Fire CATHOLICISM Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work.  Share this article with your family and friends via […]