Category: People

Author of Priest-Sleuth Books was an Augustinian Monk

Even though British author William Brodrick gave up the monastic life in the Augustinian order, just before priestly ordination, to be a lawyer, another call also had been tugging at him. It was persistent, and it didn’t let go.

Journey from Gangs to God

In prison, he was a gang general until a visiting priest offered him a biscuit. Today Jerome Opperman is devoted to the Catholic faith and his young family — who’ll be without their dad this Christmas.

Evita Wears Hurley, Skattie

Legendary comedy character Evita Bezuidenhout has taken to wearing an image of the late Archbishop Denis Hurley of Durban. The alter ego of veteran comedian Pieter-Dirk Uys, Evita Bezuidenhout visited the Denis Hurley Centre...

Filmmaker Scorsese Talks about his Faith

In two long interviews with Jesuit publications, director Martin Scorsese described his new film “Silence” as a major stage in his pilgrimage of faith, a pilgrimage that included flunking out of the minor seminary,...

A thoroughly Catholic entertainer

Sometimes in the entertainment industry, its not always easy to tell whos Catholic and whos not. More Stories: Ingrid Bergman: Portrayer of nuns and saints, but much more