Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren

One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.

Alessandro Brustenghi, the shy Franciscan friar who was catapulted to international fame as the “Voice from Assisi,” performs for more than 800 school children, mostly from inner city Baltimore schools, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore Oct. 17. (Brian O

Movie Review: The Book of Life

Who knew the Day of the Dead could be so much fun?

This is a scene from the animated movie "The Book of Life."  The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG -- parental guidance suggested. (CNS photo/Fox)

Beyond the Bell: Seton Keough’s A Cappella Choir

For members of the elite singing group, the practice represented the key to their success.

Members of the Seton Keough A Cappella Choir join vocalists from other high schools to perform under the leadership of Seton Keough teacher Sarah Larson at the sixth annual Gala for Catholic Education Sep. 27. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

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Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren
Oct 20 2014
One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.

Movie Review: The Book of Life
Oct 17 2014
Who knew the Day of the Dead could be so much fun?

Beyond the Bell: Seton Keough’s A Cappella Choir
Oct 08 2014
For members of the elite singing group, the practice represented the key to their success.

To honor patron saint, people of Barcelona build human towers
Sep 27 2014
In Barcelona, Spain, people gather in late September for the festival La Mercè in honor of the city’s patron saint.

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