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All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
G (CNS)
G.I. Jane (SAM)
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (CNS)
Game 6 (CNS)
Game Plan, The (CNS)
Game, The (SAM)
Gamer (CNS)
Gangs of New York (CNS)
Gangs of New York (SAM)
Gangster No. 1 (CNS)
Gangster Squad (CNS)
Garden State (SAM)
Garden State (CNS)
Garfield (CNS)
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (CNS)
Gattaca (SAM)
Georgia Rule (CNS)
Gerry (CNS)
Get Him to the Greek (CNS)
Get Rich or Die Tryin' (CNS)
Get Smart (CNS)
Getaway (CNS)
G-Force (CNS)
Ghost Rider (CNS)
Ghost Ship (CNS)
Ghost Town (CNS)
Ghost Town (SAM)
Ghosts of the Abyss (CNS)
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (CNS)
Gigli (CNS)
Gimme Shelter (CNS)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (CNS)
Girl With a Pearl Earring (CNS)
The Giver (CNS)
Gladiator (SAM)
Glee The 3D Concert Movie (CNS)
Glory Road (SAM)
Glory Road (CNS)
Gnomeo & Juliet (CNS)
Goal! The Dream Begins (CNS)
Gods and Generals (CNS)
Godsend (CNS)
Godzilla (CNS)
Going the Distance (CNS)
Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (CNS)
Golden Compass, The (SAM)
Golden Compass, The (CNS)
Gomorrah (SAM)
Gone (CNS)
Gone Baby Gone (CNS)
Good Boy! (CNS)
Good Bye, Lenin! (SAM)
A Good Day to Die Hard (CNS)
Good Deeds (SRR)
Good German, The (CNS)
Good Girl, The (CNS)
Good Luck Chuck (CNS)
Good Night, and Good Luck. (CNS)
Good Night, and Good Luck. (EDC)
Good Night, The (CNS)
Good Shepherd, The (CNS)
Good Thief, The (CNS)
Good Will Hunting (SAM)
Good Woman, A (CNS)
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (CNS)
Gospel of John, The (CNS)
Gospel, The (CNS)
Gothika (CNS)
Gracie (CNS)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (CNS)
Grand, The (CNS)
Grandma's Boy (CNS)
The Grandmaster (CNS)
Gravity (CNS)
The Great Buck Howard (CNS)
Great Debaters, The (CNS)
The Great Gatsby (CNS)
Great Raid, The (CNS)
Greatest Game Ever Played, The (CNS)
Greatest Game Ever Played, The (SAM)
The Green Hornet (CNS)
Green Lantern (CNS)
Green Mile, The (SAM)
Green Mile, The (EDC)
Green Zone (CNS)
The Grey (CNS)
Grey Zone, The (CNS)
Gridiron Gang (CNS)
Grind (CNS)
Grindhouse (CNS)
Grizzly Man (CNS)
Groomsmen, The (CNS)
Grosse Point Blank (SAM)
Grown Ups (CNS)
Gran Torino (CNS)
Gran Torino (SAM)
Grudge 2, The (CNS)
Grudge Match (CNS)
Grudge, The (CNS)
Guardian, The (CNS)
Guess Who (CNS)
Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, A (CNS)
The Guilt Trip (CNS)
Gulliver's Travels (CNS)
Gunner Palace (CNS)
Guru, The An Indian (CNS)
Guy Thing, A (CNS)
Guys, The (CNS)


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' ratings
A-I General patronage
A-II Adults and adolescents
A-III Adults
A-IV Adults, with reservations
L Limited adult audience
O Morally offensive

Motion Picture Association of America ratings
G General audiences
PG Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned
R Restricted
NC-17 No one 17 and under admitted




Martyrdom of John the Baptist: The drunken oath of a king with a shallow sense of honor, a seductive dance and the hateful heart of a queen combined to bring about the martyrdom of John the Baptist. The greatest of prophets suffered the fate of so many Old Testament prophets before him: rejection and martyrdom. The “voice crying in the desert” did not hesitate to accuse the guilty, did not hesitate to speak the truth. But why? What possesses a man that he would give up his very life? 
<p>This great religious reformer was sent by God to prepare the people for the Messiah. His vocation was one of selfless giving. The only power that he claimed was the Spirit of Yahweh. “I am baptizing you with water, for repentance, but the one who is coming after me is mightier than I. I am not worthy to carry his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire” (Matthew 3:11). Scripture tells us that many people followed John looking to him for hope, perhaps in anticipation of some great messianic power. John never allowed himself the false honor of receiving these people for his own glory. He knew his calling was one of preparation. When the time came, he led his disciples to Jesus: “The next day John was there again with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God.’ The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus” (John 1:35-37). It is John the Baptist who has pointed the way to Christ. John’s life and death were a giving over of self for God and other people. His simple style of life was one of complete detachment from earthly possessions. His heart was centered on God and the call that he heard from the Spirit of God speaking to his heart. Confident of God’s grace, he had the courage to speak words of condemnation or repentance, of salvation.</p> American Catholic Blog Those who pray learn to favor and prefer God’s judgment over that of human beings. God always outdoes us in generosity and in receptivity. God is always more loving than the person who has loved you the most!

 
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Spiritual Questions, Catholic Advice

Fr. John's advice on Catholic spiritual questions will speak to your soul and touch your heart.

Four Women Who Shaped Christianity
Learn about four Doctors of the Church and their key teachings about Christian belief and practice.
Adventures in Assisi

“I highly recommend this charming book for every Christian family, school, and faith formation library.” – Donna Marie Cooper O’Boyle, EWTN host

The Wisdom of Merton

This book distills wisdom from Merton's books and journals on enduring themes still relevant to readers today.

A Wild Ride

Enter the world of medieval England in this account of a rare and courageous woman, a saint of the Anglican church.


 
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