Also in Arkansas Catholic’s March 13 issue

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Catholics in Media Associates honors ‘Hurt Locker,’ ‘Glee’
LOS ANGELES (CNS) -— The new Fox musical-comedy series “Glee” and the Oscar-winning film “The Hurt Locker” have been named two of the top honorees of the 17th annual Catholics in Media Associates awards.

Father Cheney started churches in three cities
Father Jesse C. Cheney, a diocesan priest known for building new churches, died March 1 in Little Rock. He was 94. (Obituaries)

God is loving, merciful, always coming to our aid in our time of need
The abundant passion of God for each of us shouts out in this week’s reading of the story of the return of the prodigal son. (Word to Life, Seeds of Faith)

‘I see you’: Was ‘Avatar’ inspired by St. Augustine?
When “Avatar” recently became the top-grossing movie of all time, I thought I should see what all the hype was about. Reluctantly, I went. And I was pleasantly surprised. (Columns)

Solidarity with Christians in the Holy Land
Through our pilgrimages, our donations and our prayers, we can support the Palestinian Christians living in the Holy Land. These places are the roots of our Christianity. It is where Jesus was born, ministered, died and rose from the dead. There used to be prosperous Christian communities in the Holy Land, but now they are dwindling. They have a difficult time practicing their faith and are persecuted. (Editorial)

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