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Summer Conferences

Will you be at any Summer conferences this year? If so, stop and say hi! We’ll be at:   Catholic Media Conference  June 1-3   Atlanta Eucharistic Congress June 3-4   NAPA Institute Conference July 6-10   Catholic Media Network Trade Show July 26-29  Read More →

MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN opens to great reviews!

‘Miracles From Heaven’ Opens Wednesday With A+ CinemaScore! Read more here!  Read More →

Joseph Fiennes, star of Sony Pictures’ new film release RISEN, meets Pope Francis in Vatican City

Joseph Fiennes, star of Sony Pictures’ new film release RISEN, met Pope Francis in Vatican City on February 3 while Fiennes was in town with actress Mario Botto and the producers to promote RISEN, which opens in theaters nationwide in the U.S. on February 19. The film will be screened at the Vatican February 4.  Read More →

Planning on seeing Risen? See what people are saying about the film!

This February, witness one of the most important events in human history through the eyes of a nonbeliever. Risen is a depiction of events surrounding Christ’s missing body after his crucifixion. See what people are saying about this film!  Read More →

Media Advisory – Archbishop Aquila, Dr. Edward Sri and other experts participate in ‘Beloved’ Tele-press Conference

WHAT – A tele-press conference that will feature a panel of prominent Catholics who will discuss BELOVED: Finding Happiness in Marriage, a 12-episode video series that explores the essential realities of marriage, dealing with the deepest spiritual, emotional and practical aspects of what the sacrament means for those preparing to get married as well... Read More

Tune-in Alert! Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery airs this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET

This six-part CNN original series premieres on Sunday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and concludes on Easter Sunday. The series discovers fascinating new insights into the historical Jesus, utilizing the latest state-of-the-art scientific techniques and archaeological research. Part documentary exploring the marvelous and mysterious artifacts emanating... Read More

In one week The Drop Box Film will be in theaters!

What’s on your “to do” list for today? If you haven’t already bought tickets for The Drop Box film, do it now, while seats are still available! Invite your family, friends, and colleagues too. http://goo.gl/oE85Oo (Please share the language above on your social media channels today!) See what Catholics are saying about The Drop... Read More

Want to help build a Catholic Radio Station?

We got an email from a friend of Carmel Communications today about a new Catholic Radio endeavor in Payson, AZ. We would like to share it with you today, in case you are looking for a place to donate some dollars this Lent. God bless! Rim Catholic Evangelization Association (RCEA), a 501(c)3 tax exempt, Arizona Non-Profit Corporation recently announced... Read More

Are you going to the Fifth Annual Napa Institute Conference?

Join us at the Napa Institute this year! Napa Institute will be here before we know it- July 29 through August 2, 2015! So please register today for this weekend full of great speakers, networking and growing our Catholic faith through liturgies, retreats and continuous prayer. Plus, you will get to see us (Carmel Communications) there! Register here. Register... Read More

Beloved – New Marriage Program Answers Call of Family Synod to Bolster Marriage

WHAT – The Augustine Institute is hosting a press conference to launch Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage, a dynamic video program featuring more than 20 experts, which can be used for marriage preparation or marriage enrichment. WHO – Tim Gray, president of the Augustine Institute, renowned Scripture expert, featured frequently in the media,... Read More

Catholic Endorsements of Old Fashioned

  OLD FASHIONED opens in theaters this Valentine’s Day weekend! See what Catholics are supporting this film and what they are saying about it: ____________________________________________________________________________ OLD FASHIONED takes the viewer on an intriguing journey upon the fine line between prudishness and the “anything goes”... Read More

Carmel Communications Office Closed for Christmas

“God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If He gives us the gift of Christmas it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it.” Pope Francis Merry Christmas everyone! The Carmel Communications office will be closed on Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) through Friday, January 2, 2015. The office will reopen... Read More

Visit the Vatican Museums in 3D on the Big Screen Tonight!

Tonight, December 10, experience timeless masterpieces from one of the world’s most renowned museums for the first time in an unprecedented format. Presented in RealD 3D®, this uniquely immersive event will allow audiences to journey through the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, admiring paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Vincent Van Gogh,... Read More

In one week you can see The Vatican Museums 3D in a theater near you!

An unforgettable journey through breathtaking masterpieces On December 10, experience timeless masterpieces from one of the world’s most renowned museums for the first time in an unprecedented format. Presented in RealD 3D®, this uniquely immersive event will allow audiences to journey through the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, and admire... Read More

The Hobbit Party Book Launch event at CUA bookstore on Dec. 4, 2014

The School of Business and Economics at CUA invites you to a book launch event: The Hobbit Party: The Vision of Freedom that Tolkien Got, and the West Forgot, featuring a discussion with author Jay Richards, Ph.D. This event is open to the public and it will be held on December 4th, at 5:30 pm at the Barnes and Noble @ CUA. Address: 625 Monroe Street,... Read More

Carmel Communications Thanksgiving Hours

“Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song. For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods.” Psalm 95: 2-3 Happy Thanksgiving everyone! The Carmel Communications office will be closed on Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving) and Friday, Nov. 28. May you all have a blessed and relaxing holiday with your family... Read More

Something Other Than God made semifinals in Goodreads competition

With excitement, we would like to announce that Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler made the semifinal round in the Goodreads Best Memoir & Autobiography of 2014 competition. Please take a minute to vote for this book today at: https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-memoir-autobiography-books-2014 This is the second round of voting... Read More

The Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School will sing carols from their new album

Come one come all…. Do you live near Cambridge, MA? If so join us for this event on November 15, 2014. (Click on image to make it larger) Who: The Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School What: Will sing carols from their new album Christmas in Harvard Square Where: At the Harvard Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Winthrop Square Park (corner... Read More

Flipbook released today with sample pages from the upcoming Mary of Nazareth Book

Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures will be available from Ignatius Press on Nov. 4, 2014. Today you can see a sneak-peek of some of the pages inside this glorious book. Pre order your copy today! Flip-book with sample pages from the actual book Based on the highly successful theatrical motion picture, this beautiful volume combines... Read More

Cardinal Burke to CWR: confirms transfer, praises pushback, addresses controversy over remarks by Cardinal Kasper

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2014 – Catholic World Report published an exclusive interview today with Cardinal Raymond L. Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, in which he confirmed that he is leaving his position as Prefect, remarked on the reactions against the Relatio released this past Monday, reflected on the importance... Read More

Mary of Nazareth “Rosary Crawl” Announcement

Welcome to MARY of NAZARETH “Rosary Crawl”! As part of Ignatius Press’ immensely successful theatrical and parish screening program for MARY of NAZARETH, some 200,000 people viewed the film on 552 screens in more than 270 cities across North America. Now MARY of NAZARETH is on DVD (released Oct. 15). Ignatius Press is also releasing... Read More

Stuart’s Study review of Christmas in Harvard Square

Republished by permission from Stuart Dunn. Original posting here. Every year, the musical world is flooded with Christmas CDs from musical artists. Artists come into the studio; crank out the same tired carols, maybe a religious hymn or two; and leave having earned a quick buck from easy record sales. Yes, this is just a generalization, but it is rare... Read More

Why I’m Grateful to Cardinal Kasper: “Remaining in the Truth of Christ.”

Republished by permission from Pia de Solenni. Original posting here. I am grateful to Cardinal Kasper. Indeed, I’ve long had a particular respect for him because I often attended daily Mass that he reverently offered at Santa Maria in Trastevere, a beautiful ancient Roman church with a vibrant parish community. He was usually assisted by seminarians... Read More

THE SONG is a tool for Evangelization

Movies are a non-threatening way to reach out to parishioners, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. THE SONG is the kind of film they want to see and opens up conversations about topics difficult to unlock. THE SONG is a powerful launching point to look at what marriage is really about! Get your Diocese, parish, or marriage ministry involved first, by... Read More

THE SONG – Catholic endorsements

THE SONG is a great conversation starter on the topic of healthy marriages. See what Catholics are saying about THE SONG: “The beauty of the faithful love of husband and wife is showcased in a moving portrayal of a man and woman who fall in love and conquer the world’s challenges. This movie, based on Holy Scripture’s ‘Song of Songs,’ leads... Read More

Pontifical Council for the Laity (Head of the Church and Sport Section) Endorses When The Game Stands Tall

We are so honored to work on a film that gets an endorsement from the Vatican. Wonderful start to our Tuesday. A vast number of Catholic organizations, media and influencers have enthusiastically endorsed When The Game Stands Tall, a movie inspired by the remarkable true story of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur (Jim Caviezel), who took a Catholic... Read More

‘MOMS’ NIGHT OUT’ ON DVD SEPT. 2

STREET DATE ALERT Now on Blu-ray™/DVD MomsNightOutMovie.com WHAT: MOMS’ NIGHT OUT—a laugh-out-loud comedy for the entire family—debuts on DVD Sept. 2. An exclusive Blu-ray™/DVD combo pack at CBA retailers features bonus content—including blooper reels, special featurettes and commentary from filmmakers and stars. MOMS’ NIGHT... Read More

When the Game Stands Tall Opens Nationwide this Weekend!

When The Game Stands Tall starring Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, Alexander Ludwig and Michael Chiklis opens this weekend! Please support this film on opening weekend- so that means go see it tonight, Friday, Saturday or Sunday! Here are some audience reactions to help pump you up for the movie. To find where this movie is playing near you visit: http://movies.showtimes.io/us/whenthegamestandstall/. Please... Read More

Array of Hope Concert Featuring Matt Maher

Reserve your tickets today! Call 800-965-9324 or visit www.iTickets.com  Read More →

Moms’ Night Out is coming to DVD- Sept. 2!

The hilarious and family friendly comedy is coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray / DVD combo. Sept. 2.  Read More →

Mother Dolores Hart in Atlanta!

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Media Advisory – PBS to air special on Benedictines of Mary’s hit album Lent at Ephesus

For More Information: Kevin Wandra, 866-777-2313, ext. 701 or KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com WHAT – “Lent at Ephesus,” a special on the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles’ album of the same name that spent several consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Classical Traditional Album Chart. WHEN – The special will air throughout the... Read More

Media Advisory – Messenger of the Truth documentary to air throughout the U.S. this weekend

WHAT – MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH, the award-winning documentary on the story of Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a Polish martyr and 21st century hero of human rights, who was the chaplain of the Solidarity movement in Poland. WHEN – The documentary will air Sunday, June 1 and Monday, June 2 in numerous cities throughout the United States. The official... Read More

Renowned boys of St. Paul’s Choir School ink international recording deal with AimHigher Recordings

ATLANTA, May 19, 2014 – As part of their initiative for The New Evangelization to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the school, the boys of St. Paul’s Choir School of St. Paul’s, Harvard Square have signed a recording deal with AimHigher Recordings. The highly anticipated first recording will be a Christmas album, slated to be released on... Read More

Clean comedy cleans up at box office

ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 – MOMS’ NIGHT OUT, the Sarah Drew/Sean Astin/Patricia Heaton/Trace Adkins team-up, was this week’s second-biggest, per-screen, new release at the box office. For Mother’s Day 2014 — for maybe the first time ever — the hot gift was . . . a movie ticket. Starting the Friday before Mother’s Day, families filled theaters... Read More

What happens when you realize that God’s not dead?

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2014 – Jennifer Fulwiler told herself she was happy. Why wouldn’t she be? She made good money as a programmer at a hot tech start-up, had just married a guy with a stack of Ivy League degrees, and lived in a twenty-first-floor condo where she could sip Sauvignon Blanc while watching the sun set behind the hills of Austin. Raised... Read More

Media Advisory: Messenger of the Truth documentary to air in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

WHAT – MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH, the award-winning documentary on the story of Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a Polish martyr and 21st century hero of human rights, who was the chaplain of the Solidarity movement in Poland. WHEN – The documentary will air at 5:30 p.m. CT Saturday, April 19, 2014. WHERE – Two stations in Oklahoma will broadcast... Read More

The Benedictines of Mary continue to touch hearts with Lent at Ephesus going into Holy Week

ATLANTA, April 14, 2014 – As Holy Week approaches during the height of the Lenten season, the Benedictines of Mary continue to emotionally connect with music lovers across the country with their latest recording, LENT AT EPHESUS.  The reflective and stirring album has spent seven consecutive weeks at No.1 on Billboard’s Classical Traditional... Read More

Priest. Messenger of the Truth. Died for Religious Freedom. Future Saint. Do you know him?

ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 – Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko was the courageous chaplain of the Solidarity movement in Poland in the early 1980’s, and it was his strong faith, conviction and courage that mobilized a nation to stand against the communist regime there. The remarkable story of Father Jerzy, a 21st century hero of human rights who was... Read More

#Chosen Blog Tour Launches Today

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a blog tour for the Chosen: Your Journey Toward Confirmation Program by Ascension Press. Chosen is a remarkable new Confirmation preparation program that specifically addresses the challenge of transforming the way we pass along the precious gift of the Catholic Faith to the next generation. After five years... Read More

Moms’ Night Out Launches Contest for two lucky moms to attend LA Premiere

Are you a mom? Would you like to attend the LA premiere of Moms’ Night Out? Go dress shopping with Sarah Drew? Get a celebrity makeover? Walk the red carpet and attend the after party with the stars? If so, enter to win the contest by clicking here! Good Luck!  Read More →

Something Other Than God available for preorder … now!

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 – Jennifer Fulwiler grew up as an ardent atheist who often mocked Christianity, but something was missing. Asking the unflinching questions about life and death, good and evil, especially while battling a life-threatening medical condition, Fulwiler eventually embraced Catholicism, the religion she had reviled since she... Read More

Country Music Star Collin Raye Releases Powerful Memoir

SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 – Collin Raye is one of America’s best-loved country music singers, with 24 Top Ten Singles, including 16 No. 1 hits and a total of five straight platinum and two gold albums, a record for the Epic label. But perhaps most noteworthy is Raye’s remarkable personal story outside of country music, which includes his conversion... Read More

Media Advisory – Messenger of the Truth documentary to air in Milwaukee

WHAT – MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH, the award-winning human rights and religious freedom based documentary about the true story of Father Jerzy Popieluszko will air on public television beginning April 1. Father Jerzy was a Polish priest who was murdered in 1982 for defending the rights of the people of Poland. WHEN AND WHERE – Milwaukee, Wis.: WMVS... Read More

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