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The Perils of Corporate Omniscience: The Circle Review

(2017—Director: James Ponsoldt) ★★ (out of 5 stars) One of The Circle’s first trailers, released last December, starts off with a modified version of the scene in which Emma Watson’s character undergoes an interview for a job at the titular Internet corporation. The interviewer presses her, “You’re most scared of…?” to which she replies, “Unfulfilled potential.” In that case, the …

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The Darkest Corners of the Internet

An Open Discussion on Fan-Fiction Part Two: The Darkest Corners of the Internet By Carly Twehous If we’re going to have an open and frank discussion on fan-fiction, I believe it is important to first get the facts straight. Of the main platforms of fan-fiction distribution—Archive of Our Own (AO3), Tumblr, Fanfiction.net, and LiveJournal—only AO3 has a sufficient enough tagging …

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How Catholics Can Bridge the Divide with Protestants

Dr. John Kincaid, Professor of Theology and Scripture at JPCatholic, discusses how studying and reflecting on the bible will help unify Protestants and Catholics.  This clip is an excerpt from the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference held in January 2017.  To listen to all the talks from the conference, click here.  

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Judas’ Successor: Did the Apostles Make a Mistake?

This is a clip from the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference. Dr. Michael Barber answers the question of why the apostles chose Judas’ successor by casting lots and whether that was a mistake.  To listen to all the talks from the conference click here.

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The Human Person as Gift – Lecture by Dr. Michael Barber

This lecture was given by JPCatholic’s Dr. Michael Barber, at the “Footsteps in Faith” Conference on February 4th and 5th, 2017. Both Dr. Michael Barber and Dr. Scott Hahn were guest speakers at this year’s conference. The conference was held in Lubbock, Texas, and this year’s theme was “The Human Family…Reflection of the Holy Trinity.”  

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The Life of the Church

Fr. Richard Pagano reflects on the readings for this upcoming Sunday (May 14th, 2017), which focus on the life of the Church. Fr. Pagano is a Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of St. Augustine, FL. He is currently enrolled in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program.

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Jesus as the Good Shepherd

Fr. Richard Pagano reflects on the readings for this upcoming Sunday (May 30th, 2017). In this week’s readings we are presented with the image of Jesus as the Good Shepherd. Fr. Pagano is a Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of St. Augustine, FL. He is currently enrolled in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program.

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Do You Believe?

Fr. Richard Pagano reflects on the readings for the third Sunday of Easter (April 30, 2017).  In this week’s Gospel we hear about the Road to Emmaus.  Fr. Pagano reminds us that Christ wants to journey with us, just as he did with his two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Fr. Pagano is a Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese …

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How is God Merciful to Doubting Thomas?

Fr. Richard Pagano reflects on the readings for this upcoming Sunday, Divine Mercy Sunday (April 23, 2017). He reminds us that Jesus desires to come to us in our doubt and sin, just like he came to St. Thomas, to draw us into a deeper relationship with him. Fr. Pagano is a Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of St. …

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An Open Discussion on Fan-Fiction

(This is the first in a series of articles, in which JPCatholic student Carly Twehous discusses erotic written pornography, specifically fan-fiction. Through these articles Carly will explore the dangers, addiction, history, and statistics related to this type of fan-fiction and its harmful effects on our culture. Carly is also working on a documentary on this subject.) Part One: A Brief and …