National Catholic Register: Dominican Friars Launch Lenten Video Game

Screenshot of Passiontide: The Game.
Screenshot of Passiontide: The Game.

Dominican Friars Launch Lenten Video Game

Timed to stoke interest in a Passiontide prayer vigil in Washington, the game features a cappa-wearing friar who scores points by converting heretics.

By: Stephen Beale

WASHINGTON — When Dominican Brother Athanasius Murphy entered the Order of Preachers, he never imagined that his mission of saving souls for Christ would include building a video game.

But that’s exactly what Brother Athanasius and a group of fellow Dominican friars have done in their spare time over the last several months — in what one of them describes as a new front in the New Evangelization.

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