A Conversation with Harry Connick, Jr.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKGhpzp1y90&live=1 With a music, film, television and Broadway career spanning three decades, New Orleans native son Harry Connick, Jr. is the essence of a Renaissance man. Join Sheen Center Interim Executive Director David DiCerto for a conversation with the Grammy and Emmy Award winner about his musical career, his Catholic faith, his work with the Ellis Marsalis Center ... Read more

Skid Row Marathon with Judge Craig J. Mitchell

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7DmRTjqrjU&live=1 Skid Row Marathon, directed by Mark Hayes, part of the Justice a Film Festival Summer Films. A Justice Film Festival favorite, the documentary Skid Row Marathon returns along with its subject, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Craig J. Mitchell, who will be in conversation with the filmmakers and David DiCerto after the film. Judge Mitchell, a ... Read more

The Family That Cooks Together: A Conversation with Geoffrey and Margaret Zakarian

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpJQP1XsB1g&live=1 Join us for an appetizing hour of conversation  with celebrity chef, restaurateur and author Geoffrey Zakarian and his wife Margaret, a producer and entrepreneur. They will talk about food, family and the role meals play in bringing people together, as well as their charitable work to help in the fight against hunger and their ... Read more

The Family That Prays Together: “Pray” The Story of Patrick Peyton

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XDKd5xAL2Q&live=1 The Sheen Center's David Di Certo talks with producer/co-writer Megan Harrington about her new documentary, Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton, the true story of the man behind the famous phrase, “The Family That Prays Together Stays Together.” He was a poor Irish immigrant whose plan to become a millionaire was derailed when, through Our Lady’s ... Read more

“Clouds” with Justin Baldoni and Laura Sobiech

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSLfgXbDPUg&live=1 A conversation with director Justin Baldoni and Laura Sobiech, the author of the book Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered a Mom's Small Prayer in a Big Way and real-life mother of Zach Sobiech. "Clouds" tells the story of young musician Zach Sobiech, whose cancer diagnosis leaves him just a few months to ... Read more

Act in Time: Protecting Imperiled Christians in Ancient and Other Lands

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Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance. THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS Today too, ... Read more

Celebrate the Living Legacy of Dorothy Day

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   PLEASE JOIN  in a VIRTUAL CONVERSATION from 6 – 7:30 pm ET with DAVID BROOKS ANNE SNYDER PAUL ELIE “If I have achieved anything in my life, it is because I have not been embarrassed to talk about God.” Together we will reflect on how, in a time of pandemic and strife, 40 years ... Read more

Five Things with Fr. Bill: Hope, Humor, and Help for the Soul

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  Need Some Hope, Humor, and Help for the Soul? Bishop William Byrne of Springfield, Massachusetts, will join Kathryn Jean Lopez to discuss his new book Five Things with Fr. Bill: Hope, Humor, and Help for the Soul. “God is never far away from you. He is in our hearts, and he is showing his love in our lives ... Read more

I Am with You: Lessons of Hope and Courage in Times of Crisis


It is with great joy and anticipation that we bring you a very special live talk with Cardinal Dolan as part of The Sheen Center’s virtual season Epiphanies of Beauty on Friday, March 19 at 2pm. Cardinal Dolan will discuss his new book, I Am with You: Lessons of Hope and Courage in Times of ... Read more

Wonder Woman at 80: Femininity and the Power of Virtue


Since first appearing on the pages of All Star Comics in 1941, Wonder Woman has become a pop-culture icon, with the Amazonian princess holding her own against the likes of Superman and Batman and headlining her own 1970s television series and now a hugely successful film franchise. But beyond her famous golden lasso and bullet-deflecting bracelets, Wonder ... Read more

The Rebirth of the Civil Rights Movement — with Louis Brown


In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - more relevant today than ever before - the National Review is hosting a talk with Louis Brown. Click here to sign up to join the webinar with Kathryn Jean Lopez and Louis Brown on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18 at ... Read more

Forever Free: A Presentation on the Life and Legacy of Sculptor Edmonia Lewis


Born a free woman of African-Haitian and Native-American parents in 1844 and orphaned at an early age, Edmonia Lewis overcame the prejudices and racism of her day to become the first American sculptor of color to achieve international fame. Finding creative harbor in the Rome of Pope Pius IX, where she converted to Catholicism, Edmonia was ... Read more

8beats Roundtable and Screenings


The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in association with Docs/ology Films, the presenting partner of the "8beats" anthology -- a series of 8 shorts by Catholic filmmakers inspired by the Beatitudes -- will host a roundtable on Wednesday, March 3 featuring filmmakers and talent, moderated by David DiCerto, Interim Executive Director of The Sheen Center. ... Read more

BLACK LIVES MATTER: Question or Statement?


The Office of Black Ministry of the Archdiocese of New York ("OBM"), The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, and the OBM/Divine 9 Leadership Committee, which is comprised of Catholic members of the 9 historic Black Greek letter fraternities and sororities, will host a timely discussion titled Black Lives Matter: Question or Statement? tomorrow, Friday, April 23 ... Read more

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