Faith and life meet in this unique approach to the lectionary. Each Sunday's readings are seen through the lens of a particular movie that highlights themes or issues emphasized in the Gospel. Proposes practical points for reflection, conversation and personal growth, in addition to insightful film analysis.
-- Movie synopsis and commentary include background information on films, actors, directors and writers
-- Key scenes and themes for easy reference in group settings
-- Useful for homilists, teachers, young adult groups, pastoral ministers, discussion leaders, or anyone intrigued by deeper meaning in the movies
Cycle A includes such films as: It's a Wonderful Life, Where the Heart Is, The Family Man, Forrest Gump, A Man for All Seasons, Awakenings, A Civil Action, Simon Birch, Pay It Forward, and more.