"a great story of a Catholic family whose faith and trust in God's love triumphs over loss and adversity. It's a story that can connect to a general audience, regardless of faith background." Says The president of Paulist Productions, Fr. Eric Andrews, praised the film to CNA for having what he called "poignant moments" where "faith and trust in God's promises are put to the test and not found wanting."
"We learn of the Christ-like, self-sacrificial love of the lost Navy pilot. We witness Betty White character's fidelity to the sacrament of Marriage, through the way she shares her marital love with those around her: family, friends, and in a special way war veterans."
"The movie makes a strong case for those traditional values of service to God, country, and neighbor that are so needed in our world today," he added.