Nichols "mistakenly"--but remember: there are no "mistakes" with God--asks Smith to read aloud. Smith's reading brings both her Nichols to the crossroads where despair and death intersect hope.
But don't just view the movie. Download the free discussion kit and print out its 5 spiritual lessons. Then use 1 lesson on each of the ensuing 5 days to prompt a discussion about the movie's spiritual teachings as a family at the dinner table or following dinner. After all, as the Church teaches:
Parents have the first responsibility for the education of their children. They bear witness to this responsibility first by creating a home where tenderness, forgiveness, respect, fidelity, and disinterested service are the rule. The home is well suited for education in the virtues. This requires an apprenticeship in self-denial, sound judgment, and self-mastery - the preconditions of all true freedom. Parents should teach their children to subordinate the "material and instinctual dimensions to interior and spiritual ones." Parents have a grave responsibility to give good example to their children.
Catechism of the Catholic Church #2223
Let the discussion begin...