26/04/2012 4:10 pm
Our journey of faith through Christ's passion, death and resurrection has led us to the Risen Lord and the season of Easter. This podcast series - 'Lent and Easter at the Movies' - takes us to the cinema as Fr Robert King, our guest contributor for Eastertide, relates a series of thought-provoking movies to the day's Gospel reading.
One MP3 review is released for the Sundays of Easter and other key dates of the season.
Mass Appeal (1984)
"It reminds me of when I was a seminarian myself. I'd spent time on the missions and hadn't been well. I was sent to a parish priest who was really kind to me and went out of his way to make me feel welcome. He pointed out that one of the wonderful things about priesthood was that despite the age gap between us, we could talk to each other as equals. That reminds me of the film Mass Appeal."
You can listen to the podcast using the audio player in the top right-hand corner of this page. Right-click on the link below the player to download.
Background on the film can be found at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB).
Fr Robert King, pictured left, is a priest for the Clifton Diocese. As well as being a prison chaplain and both the diocesan Vocations Director and Interreligious Officer, Fr Robert is a film scholar and filmmaker who contributed to the Sony gold award-winning podcast The Budgerigar and the Prisoner