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12 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Love thaws a frozen heart By CHARLIE MARTIN Catholic New Service FROZEN You only see/What your eyes want to see./How can life be/What you want it to be?/You're frozen/When your heart's not open./You're so consumed/With how much you getdYou waste your time/With hate and regret./You're broken/When your heart's not open. REFRAIN Hmm if I could melt your heart./Hmm we'd never be apart./Hmm give yourself to me./Hmm you hold the key. Now there's no point/In placing the blame/And you should know/I suffer the same./If I lose you/My heart will be broken./Love is a bird/She needs to fly/Let all the hurt/Inside of you die./You're frozen/When your heart's not open. (REPEAT REFRAIN TWICE) Written by Madonna/Patrick Leonard Sung by Madonna THE CATHOLIC COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN i NEW YORK (CNS) -- The fol- lowing are capsule reviews of movies recently reviewed by the U.S. Catholic Conference (USCC) Office for Film and Broadcasting. Ratings are also given by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). "The Big Hit" (TriStar) Repulsive action comedy in which a hit man (Lou Diamond Phillips) turns on his partner i i Copyright (c) 1998, WB Music Corp./Webo Girl Pub- lishing Inc., Admin. by WB Music Corp./No Tomato Music ASCAP Is there a new Madonna? Reviewers of her new CD "Ray of Light" suggest the former material girl has evolved into the spiritual woman. I doubt Madonna has become a Christian rocker, but I like "Frozen," the first cassingle on "Ray of Light." The song begins by describing someone whose life is empty, deceptive and selfish. It says, "You only see what your eyes want to see" rather than the truth. "You waste your time with hate and regret" the song says, while being consumed "with how much you get." Consequently this individual's soul is "frozen" because "your heart's not open." The song does not tell us why and how the per- son became this way. Perhaps considerable emotional hurt made him bitter and cynical. Pain and disappointment can do this to any of us. If this occurs, our spiritual challenge is to recognize what has happened and discover ways to thaw our frozen heart. If we are fortunate there will be a friend like the one described in the song. Genuine caring can thaw a frozen heart. Enduring and committed caring can even heal the memories behind the pain. (Mark Wahlberg) when a kid- napping they engineered goes murderously awry. Director Che-Kirk Wong depicts vicious murders as dangerously glam- orous deeds performed by macho heroes. Excessive, jokey violence, implied promiscuity and sexual references, brief nudity and non-stop rough lan- guage. The USCC classification is O -- morally offensive. The MPAA rating is R -- restricted. "Major League: Back to the Minors" (Warner Bros3 Forgettable baseball comedy in which novice manager Scott Bakula turns a motley crew of eccentric minor leaguers into a winning team that goes on to challenge a major league team. Writer-director John Warren's characters are a mostly genial Knights of Columbus Council 565 ' 290!W. Maryland St., Evansville, Ind. i ; i G Phone: 423-2734 in 5p.m. to 9 p.m. every Friday C;! i.:'r Saturdays April 11,18, 25 : Public welcome/ i ii i Pastoral Associate Saint Anthony Church, Evansville bunch, but a buffoonish rival manager and the predictable course of events make the movie strike out. Fleeting vio- lence, brief sexual innuendo, occasional profanity and an instance of rough language. The USCC classification is A-III -- adults. The MPAA rating is PG- 13 -- parents are strongly cau- tioned that some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. -- To work as part of a Pastoral Team Bachelor of Arts degree desired SEND RISUMI TO: Search Committee St. Anthony Church 704 First Avenue Evansville, Indiana 47710 Phone: (812) 423-5209 Fax: (812) 424-5498 i |1 ill i i i i i ii "The Object of My Affection" (20th Century Fox) Failed romantic comedy in which a pregnant social worker (Jennifer Aniston) falls in love with a homosexual teacher The problem is that lc produce its healing effect. not offer such a crack. This is when the grace and make the difference. Our God never gives up seeds of change, of renewed never die. God does help As I write these words, I the suffering and despair any known these realities personall seling practice I have met with many, teens, who are frozen by life's pain. At times, hurt can seem be tempted to stop really living and existing. And as we see from the some even choose to stop existing, In the face ()f such choices, I you open yourself to an frozen heart back to God. In ways be visible, God can begin to sprout mentioned above. !: This has been both my I offer it to you asa and frozen heart. Your comments are always welcome, Charlie Martin, 7125 W 200S, Roclcport, . i (Paul Rudd) who only wants to be her friend, with unhappy results. Directed by Nicholas Hytner from Wendy Wasser- stein's script, the movie places its charmless characters in a repetitive series of unconvinc- ing situations which never get beyond moral muddlement. Benign attitude toward sex out- side of marriage, numerous sex- ual situations, rough language and profanity. The USCC classi- fication is O  morally offen- sive. The MPAA rating is R restricted. Holocaust (John in early 1! months Eastern on Levi'S direc movie sition from beast of acters' make the less than lence, "The Truce" (Miramax) Sobering fact-based drama follows the grueling journey of All Y0u Care To Eat FAMILY STYLE DINING . BANQUET ROOMS AVAI PRE-ARRANGED FLEA MARKET E Browse The Every Monday Sen == 486-3977 Just off Hwy. 50 in Montgomery, IN Now available .... : 1998 Edition of the Yearbook of the Catholic Diocese of Evansville ........... Names and phone numbers of parishes priests and religious, deacons, seminarians,  staff, Catholic Center offices, and more. .... Available at the Catholic Center for $7.50, or by mail  for $9 (includes shipping and handling). Send requests to: 1998 Yearbook, The Catholic Center P.O. Box 4169 Evansville, IN 47724-0169