EVANGELIZATION THROUGH ENTERTAINMENT
Tom and Karen Quiner pursue a ministry which they call “Evangelization through Entertainment” using the art form of musical theater.
Mr. Quiner has written and produced 9 faith-based musicals over the past sixteen years. "The Fire and the Mercy" is his latest endeavor and was written in celebration of the year of Mercy. It was first performed in spring of 2016. He has expanded the project and will be reprising it again this Easter season.
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“It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. A Civic Center quality performance and production in a personal setting. A wonderful way to spend an evening of faith and fellowship. A quality performance filled with faith.”
[Lenten psalms are powerful prayers. Tom Quiner, composer of THE FIRE AND THE MERCY, The Pentecost Musical, has set over 100 psalms to music, including all of the psalms included in the Catholic lectionary for this Lenten cycle. This blog will post his commentaries on each of these psalms throughout Lent.] Are the ‘baseball gods’…Read More
By Tom Quiner Integrating God and faith into movies doesn’t always work. Sometimes, directors who are ardent believers try so hard to convey their fervor that the audience feels like they’ve been clubbed over the head. Other times, a director of little or no faith is able to convey a timeless story of faith with…Read More
The New Evangelization
"Look to the future with commitment to a New Evangelization, one that is new in its ardor, new in its methods."
St. John Paul the Great
"Evangelization is not something optional, but the very vocation of the People of God.”
Pope Benedict XVI
“Be bold and creative in the task of rethinking the goals, structure, style, and methods of evangelization.”
"Every Christian is challenged, here and now, to be actively engaged in Evangelization."