Eric Clayton is the author of Cannonball Moments: Telling Your Story, Deepening Your Faith and the deputy director of communications at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States. He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife, two young daughters and their cat, Sebastian. Follow Eric’s writing at

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The redemption of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

While the latest installment of "Star Wars" gives us action-packed blaster battles, lightsaber fights, gasp-worthy cameos and a few questionable plot decisions — the real story is a spiritual one.


Let's expand our imaginations this Father's Day

Perspective: When I sit down to watch "Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure" with 4-year-old Elianna, we're sucked into the saga. Sure, there are silly songs and a questionable premise, but the heart of the story is powerful.


Building 'Star Wars' Legos and sharing God's vision

Perspective: Lent has been our exercise in assessing the pieces, examining and placing each one just so. When Easter arrives, we catch a glimpse of how those pieces are transformed into something spectacular.


What can 'The Book of Boba Fett' teach Catholics about mystery and intimacy?

TV review: I'm the target audience for "Star Wars" everything, but Easter eggs and fan service don’t necessarily make for good storytelling. Was delving into the mystery of bounty hunter Boba Fett the right call?