If you want great Catholic art, support great Catholic artists, writers, and filmmakers. Go see Silence. Melissa Musick’s review after the jump:
“I’ve always had a longing because I wasn’t raised with anything.”
To prepare to play a Jesuit priest in Silence Andrew Garfield trained with Fr. James Martin and did The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola (more in our book). America: Andrew Garfield didn’t expect to fall in love with Jesus. Watch the videos after the jump. Thanks for supporting our blog.
“When I was a kid I wanted to be a Maryknoll missionary.”
Listen to Martin Scorsese, the director of Silence, talk about his faith and struggles with Fr. James Martin, SJ.
The New York Times on Martin Scorsese. How Catholicism has influenced his work and his new film Silence (about Jesuit missionaries and the persecution of Catholics in Japan): The Passion of Martin Scorsese. Watch after the jump: