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Thursday, February 8 • 09:00 - 10:00
God & Star Wars

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The Star Wars movies are absolutely filled with numerous religious references and images, as George Lucas borrowed heavily from a variety of religious traditions to tell us what happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. As a result, Star Wars has often been used to bring religious themes to life - and one of the best at this was the late Fr. Mike "Catfish" Mireau. Drawing inspiration from his writings and videos at www.fathercatfish.com where he explained how Episodes 1-6 brought our Christian faith to life, ECSRD Chaplain Mike Landry will continue the story - looking at how the new Star Wars movies continue to be an excellent tool when teaching religion and sharing faith.

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Michael Landry

Chaplain, Evergreen Catholic Schools
In the history of the Bible and of the Church, God has often chosen unlikely people to play a part in the story of our faith. Mike Landry was a geeky, awkward teenager whose faith was awakened thanks to a parish youth ministry program during his high school years. Now, he’s a geeky... Read More →


Thursday February 8, 2018 09:00 - 10:00 MST
Shaw CC: Salon 5/6 9797 Jasper Ave
  Religious Studies / Religion  Religious Studies / Religion
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 120
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English