“The Intruder” (Screen Gems)

Michael Ealy, Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid star in a scene from "The Intruder." The Catholic News Service classification is O -- morally offensive.

By Catholic News Service A routine thriller for most of its running time, director Deon Taylor’s film becomes increasingly trashy before ending with the justification of a profoundly immoral act in which viewers are meant to revel. A prosperous San Francisco couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) plan to move to the Napa Valley and […]

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Fr. Robert Bolser, CSV, Rantoul native, former Alleman H.S. teacher, dies at 74

Father Robert Bolser, CSV

HENDERSON, Nevada — A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 4, at St. Thomas More Church here for Father Robert T. Bolser, CSV, a native of Rantoul who taught at Alleman High School in Rock Island from 1976 to 1983. Father Bolser died on April 28 at Nathan Adelson Hospice in […]

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Why Delavan parishioner is walking to support OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois

Tom Brewer of Tremont, right, walks along U.S. Highway 150 as he, accompanied by Julie and Matt Hohulin, approach Farmer City on April 30. Brewer is walking a 132-mile route from Danville to Peoria to raise money for OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

As Tom Brewer checked various life adventures and experiences off his bucket list, the retired engineer from St. Mary Parish in Delavan reached for a new bucket to fill with gratitude and ways to pay his blessings forward. And so this week Brewer, 73 — who has hiked the Appalachian Trail, climbed Mount Everest to […]

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“UglyDolls” (STX)

Tuesday, voiced by Bebe Rexha, Kitty, voiced by Charli XCX, and Lydia, voiced by Lizzo, appear in the animated movie "UglyDolls." The Catholic News Service classification is A-I -- general patronage. (CNS/STXfilms)

By Catholic News Service Based on the eponymous line of plush toys, this animated musical offers a worthy lesson for children about the need to look beyond superficial appearances for true beauty and goodness. Rejects from the toy factory live together in a harmonious society led by a cheery mayor (voice of Blake Shelton). One […]

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