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‘But she has contributed her livelihood…’

Carla Oliver

Living the Word / By Carla Oliver Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time/Nov. 7 1 Kings 17:10-16; Psalm 146:7,8-9,9-10; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44 Oftentimes, I am called back to some of the best advice I’ve received from a priest: “When it comes to reading the Scriptures, read for transformation, not for information.” Implementing this thought into my […]

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Post’s memorial video honors deceased loved ones, offers faith, hope in Christ

Nearly 50 reader-submitted photos are featured in our 2021 All Souls' Day Memorial Video.

Nearly 50 reader-submitted photos of recently deceased loved ones are featured in a 2021 All Souls’ Day memorial video produced by The Catholic Post. The video was released on Nov. 1 on YouTube and via The Catholic Post’s Facebook page. It had already received nearly 1,000 views by the next day’s Commemoration of All the […]

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Deacon Harley Chaffee, 84, dies; served St. Malachy Parish in Geneseo for 37 years

Deacon Harley Chaffee

GENESEO — A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at St. Malachy Church here for Deacon Harley Chaffee, who served as a permanent deacon at the parish for 37 years. Deacon Chaffee died on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. […]

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“Last Night in Soho” (Focus)

Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith star in a scene from the movie "Last Night in Soho." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/Parisa Taghizadeh, Focus Features)

By Catholic News Service What begins as a paean to the London of the swinging 60s rapidly turns into something more menacing as a psychic fashion student (Thomasin McKenzie) in the present-day British capital who is obsessed with the earlier era journeys back to it in a series of dreams during which she witnesses scenes […]

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“Eternals” (Disney)

Kumail Nanjiani stars in a scene from the movie "Eternals." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Marvel Studios)

By Catholic News Service Director and co-writer Chloé Zhao’s big but empty Marvel Comics adaptation follows an ensemble of alien superheroes (most prominently Gemma Chan and Richard Madden) dispatched to Earth by a higher power (voice of David Kaye) thousands of years ago to protect humans from marauding monsters. After discovering in the present day […]

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“Antlers” (Searchlight)

Keri Russell stars in a scene from the movie "Antlers." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/Fox Searchlight Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Set in an impoverished community in rural Oregon, this deeply unsettling horror film charts the efforts of a middle school teacher (Keri Russell) to discover what’s behind the strange behavior of a troubled student (Jeremy T. Thomas) whose mysterious travails eventually turn out to be connected to a series of bizarre […]

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In long meeting, Biden thanks pope for speaking up on poverty, climate crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden greets Pope Francis during a meeting at the Vatican on Oct. 29. (CNS/Vatican Media)

By Carol Glatz / Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis and U.S. President Joe Biden had an unusually long meeting at the Vatican Oct. 29, talking about the climate crisis and poverty, among other issues. The Vatican described the president’s meetings with both the pope and with top Vatican diplomats as consisting […]

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“Ron’s Gone Wrong” (20th Century)

This is a scene from the animated movie "Ron's Gone Wrong." The Catholic News Service classification is A-I -- general patronage. (CNS/20th Century Studios via EPK TV)

By Catholic News Service Endearing animated comedy in which a socially isolated middle schooler (voice of Jack Dylan Grazer) yearns for the robot toy that has become a status symbol among his classmates. But, when he receives one as a birthday gift from his cash-strapped, widowed dad (voice of Ed Helms) and Bulgarian immigrant grandmother […]

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Pope Francis, Diocese of Peoria open process leading to 2023 Synod of Bishops

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Oct. 10 to open the process that will lead up to the assembly of the world Synod of Bishops in 2023. (CNS/Remo Casilli, Reuters)

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A synod calls on everyone to become experts in “the art of encounter” in a way that is uplifting and transformative, Pope Francis said, formally opening the process leading up to the assembly of the Synod of Bishops in 2023. “Celebrating a synod means walking on the same road, together” just […]

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