10.31
Misc: Decoding the Food and Drink on a Day of the Dead Altar

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Day of the Dead

November is the month of the Dead, and November 1st, All Saints Day, is the Day of the Dead. Learn how about these Catholic holidays and see photos after the jump. Learn more about how to make a Day of the Dead Altar in your home from NPR here: Decoding the Food and Drink on a Day of the Dead Altar.

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10.31
TCC Films: A Man for All Seasons

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robert shaw & paul scofield - a man for all seasons 1966

“I die His Majesty’s good servant but God’s first.”

Looking for a movie to watch this weekend? We highly recommend A Man for All Seasons the true story of St. Thomas More. Read Claire Fryqvist’s review and watch the trailer after the jump:

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10.31
TCC Playlist: Reformation Day aka Thank a Protestant Day

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thank-you At The Catholic Catalogue, we’re declaring October 31: Learn a Protestant hymn, sing a Protestant hymn, share a Protestant hymn and thank a Protestant Day. Today is Reformation Day, learn more about Martin Luther and the Protestant hymns that enrich us all after the jump:

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10.29
Misc: Pope Francis Says Evolution is Real

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis continues to expound on Catholic thought, this time explaining that evolution and the Big Bang theory do not contradict Catholic teaching. This isn’t new, but because Francis is so plain spoken, it’s as if people are hearing the Catholic perspective on science for the first time. As one TCC reader pointed out, “The Big Bang Theory was formulated by a Catholic priest.” Read more in The Washington Post here: Pope Francis Says Evolution is Real and God is No Wizard

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10.29
TCC Reads: Memoirs of a Debulked Woman

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Memoir of a Debulked Woman TCC’s own Melissa Musick recommends the book, “Memoirs of a Debulked Woman” the true story of a woman with ovarian cancer who had to have much of her gut removed. She writes, “Reading her book, I was reminded — again, always and ever, again — of the deep grace and goodness, the mercy, of the Incarnation.” Read her entire review after the jump:

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