Every Lent I wonder what I will do to enter more profoundly into this penitential season and what would really alter my life dramatically toward Christ? I realize how life consuming is digital technology. It's appropriate, too, that National Day of Unplugging falls within Lent.
December 29th, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Pauline Center for Media Studies. Rejoice with us and celebrate virtually this milestone in media literacy education within the context of faith formation. We call it MEDIA MINDFULNESS!
Sr Orianne reflects on the Star Wars character of Mando in "The Mandalorian" and his relationship to Baby Yoda and how that is reflective of our stance with the Baby Jesus in the crib this Christmas.
Livestreamed events have become the norm and perhaps a new normal for the proclamation of the Gospel. Sr Orianne shares her favorites livestream shows and how they lead us to encounter God and one another in a new and exciting way.
Blessed James Alberione is known as the "Media Apostle." These prayers are created as a novena prior to his feast day on November 26th leading us to ask his intercession for our popular media culture and for all those media professionals who create the stories of our culture today.
Sr. Allison reviews Wanderlight: A Pilgrim’s Adventure, a new Catholic video game from Loyola Press.
Everybody loves a good superhero movie. But have you ever thought to pray with them? Sr Orianne shares her love of Marvel movies and how she engages prayerfully with them discovering some profound truths of humanity and our common human experience.
Should Catholics be playing dark video games? Sr. Allison explores what can we learn from the way evil is presented in video games and the impact they might have on us.
Novice Sister Allison shares a few insights on helping your children become happier, healthier, and holier through the way they play video games.
When we live behind our screens what are they actually doing to us? This new film lays out the concerns and facts of what it means to live our daily experiences behind a screen.
Here is an activity that can be helpful to teach young people to question what they like about specific celebrities and why. It is a way of living a media spirituality in which they pray for a chosen celebrity a novena prayer of their creation.
These are the slides of a presentation I did on Media Saints and how they can be our guides to grow to become more media mindful.
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