“Saint Michael: Meet the Angel” debuts with one-time showing in theaters Sept. 29

St Michael statue

You certainly have heard about St. Michael the Archangel, maybe attended a parish named after him, perhaps you display a statue of him in your home, or maybe you’ve prayed to him after Mass, but have you ever been formally introduced?

“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” depicts saint's unrelenting love for Christ in the poor

Standing not quite five feet tall, the diminutive Mother Teresa, now one our most beloved saints, possessed a commanding presence that could fill any room. From makeshift infirmaries for the dying in India to grand ballrooms where presidents and prime ministers gathered, all eyes were on the sister when she was present. And when the nun spoke, people listened.

These animated movies teach viewers about transformative love, mercy, and more

Over the past 35 years, Studio Ghibli has garnered critical acclaim across the world for crafting several artistically animated and thoughtfully scripted films. Inspiring and selfless Christian themes are found throughout the Japanese studio’s 20 (and counting) movies. 


(CNS) Catholic News Service:

A-I — general patronage
A-II — adults and adolescents
A-III — adults
A-IV — adults, with reservations
L — limited adult audiences, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling
O — morally offensive (MPAA)

Motion Picture Association of America:

G — general audiences, all ages admitted
PG — parental guidance suggested, some material may not be suitable for children
PG-13 — parents are strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13
R — restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian
NC-17 — no one 17 and under admitted (age limit may vary in certain areas)