8.14
Memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe

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Fr. Maximilian Kolbe

Maximilian was a Polish Franciscan born in 1894. He died in Auschwitz. Learn more about a man who gave his life on behalf of one of his fellow prisoners from Melissa Musick and watch the movie trailer after the jump:

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3.9
The Secret Auden

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W.H. Auden

Interesting article in The New York Review of Books about the pursuit of kindness and honor by the poet and Anglo-Catholic W.H. Auden, “An old woman in his congregation was suffering night terrors, so he took a blanket and slept in the hallway outside her apartment.” Read the whole thing here: The Secret Auden.

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7.20
TCC Films: Woman in Gold

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The Woman in Gold
Woman in Gold tells the true story of Maria Altmann, a woman in her 80s who entered into a legal battle with the Austrian government to recover the Gustav Klimt painting of her aunt, which was plundered by the Nazis during WWII. Anna Keating’s review and the trailer after the jump:

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7.18
Misc: Jewish Man Who Survived Nazis Now Rescuing Christians from ISIS

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George Weidenfeld

As a Jewish teenager George Weidenfeld fled Nazi Germany with the help of Quakers and other Christians. He is now paying it forward by rescuing thousands of Christians targeted by ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Read about his heroism in The National Catholic Register here: Jewish Man Who Survived Nazis Now Rescuing Christians from ISIS

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2.5
TCC Films: The Sound of Music

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The Sound of Music

If you haven’t seen The Sound of Music since you were a kid, and now you have kids, it’s time to watch it again. If you’re in the mood for a musical, give the original Sound of Music a chance. Read the rest of our recommendation and watch a clip after the jump:

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