Seeing Light in the Darkness

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The Life of Prayer and Faith during Coronavirus Times. A conversation between Father John Maria Devaney, O.P., a hospital chaplain from Dominican Healthcare Friars, and National Review’s Kathryn Jean Lopez. This talk is presented in partnership with National Review Institute.

Faith on the Frontlines

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https://youtu.be/Eff8_wzUZEM Livestream starts Wednesday, May 13 @ 3PM A Catholic Response to the Global Health Crisis What role does faith play in navigating complex medical questions raised by the pandemic? Join us for a candid conversation with Catholic healthcare leaders about the tough realities facing medical professionals battling Covid-19 and other crises, both here and ... Read more

A Conversation with Jeannie Gaffigan

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Producer, television writer and author Jeannie Gaffigan joins The Sheen Center's David DiCerto for a conversation about the importance of faith, family and laughter in getting us through these difficult times. She will also share how her own life-threatening health scare has given her a new perspective on the redemptive power of suffering, recounted in ... Read more

A Conversation on Foster Care and the New Film, “The Ride”

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powered by Crowdcast From the inspiring true story of extreme sports legend John Buultjens, THE RIDE follows John McCord, an athletically gifted youth who triumphs over a troubled upbringing. After a violent, racially-charged incident lands John (Shane Graham) in juvenile detention, he is finally placed with an unlikely set of foster parents, Eldridge (Ludacris) and ... Read more

“Distance” – Screening and Conversation

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WATCH THE SHORT FILM DISTANCE AT 3:00 PM ET https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWQnNKzxheo WATCH A CONVERSATION WITH THE FILMMAKERS AT 3:20 PM ET. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqRkdIXX_Jo The Justice Film Festival presents Distance.  Distance is told through the eyes of everyday people dealing with very real emotions. This timely 15-minute drama examines fear, anger, sadness, desperation, frustration, and most importantly hope in ... Read more

Black Mothers and Their Sons

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D-_7iJkgFo Sheen Center Interim Executive Director David Di Certo talks with actress and playwright Angela Polite about her play Mary Speaks and what it means to be an artist of faith and an artist of color at such a pivotal moment in our nation's history. The playwright explores the history of Black mothers and their sons in America, through a spiritual ... Read more

Poetry in America – Live featuring “Finishing The Hat” by Stephen Sondheim

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX3gIaU6d2I During the celebration of his 90th birthday, Poetry in America Live will focus on Stephen Sondheim’s song “Finishing The Hat” from Sunday in the Park with George. This live event will celebrate the work of Sondheim through performance of his songs and discussion of the lyrics to this particular song. PBS's "Poetry in America" ... Read more

Art, Faith & the Journey to Sesame Street

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AFxFV6K6BA&live=1 A Conversation with Louis Henry Mitchell “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?” is familiar refrain taking us back to our childhood. “Sesame Street” is a show that has impacted generations for over 50 years. Join us for an intriguing conversation about art, inspiration, and faith with Louis Henry Mitchell, Creative ... Read more

Vanessa Williams with Fr. Matt Malone, S.J.

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Join America Media for a powerful conversation on how Catholics can fight racism with Sheen Center board members America editor-in-chief Fr. Matt Malone, SJ and actor, singer, dancer, author Vanessa Williams.

Black Stories Matter with Judy Tate

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRAnZYI9OsE&live=1 A conversation with Judy Tate about the power of using personal narratives to illuminate moments of historical significance. Judy is the Co-Founder & Artistic Director of The American Slavery Project.  In case you missed American Slavery Project’s “Black Women and the Ballot” event featuring Phylicia Rashad, you can view it here through June 30th. ... Read more

What’s Next For America?

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https://youtu.be/3xLfshaHeB8 Anger. Incivility. Scandal. Confusion. Despair. AND THEN CAME Coronavirus! Closed Churches. Protests. Civil Unrest. Where does it lead? How can we help? Can we help? As the United States marks its annual Independence Day, can we, as concerned citizens, as religious believers, as people of goodwill -- whomever we are – play a role ... 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

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