During this international pandemic and the necessity of social distancing, we may find ourselves at home as family spending more time together. Sr. Rose suggests: Why not have your own edifying Film Festival? So, here are her suggestions.
Sr Allison offers a Catholic perspective on violence and video games helping us to look more deeply in our own motivations as well as the motivations of the game creators. This media mindfulness stance helps us to be critical engagers of all our media experiences.
Sr Allison shares her love of video games and how the media mindfulness strategy can be applied to the gaming world.
In order to help families grow in media mindfulness, we created this pledge that they can work out together and post on the refrigerator door as a reminder of what they all will commit to together.
In the era of #BlackLivesMatter we need to consider our nation's past and how we live the call to love our neighbor right now. Hollywood is producing stories that reflect these issues and give us pause to reflect and think about how much has or has not changed since the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s.
Heaton takes on the role of a 50 year-old woman embarking on a second career as a medical doctor. This sitcom showcases Heaton's brilliant comedic style while also promoting the value and gift of middle age.
Inherent in films of the popular culture are deeper truths about our lives and all of creation. By looking at The Lion King from the view of Catholic Social Teaching we discover how catechesis can incorporate popular cinema.
Taking time to reflect on the media we read, watch, view, and respond to is the easiest—and best—way to start. Putting that media in dialogue with the Word of God is invaluable in helping us grow as disciples of Christ.
Sr Helena applies St John Paul II's masterful Theology of the Body to a practical way of doing media literacy. It is all about how we see and understand the human body and consider its portrayals in popular media culture.
Sr Jennifer reflects on Pope Francis' World Communications Day message on the connection between social network communities and the human community. He challenges us to consider what it really means to be "connected."
Based on the writings of their founder, Blessed James Alberione, the Daughters of St Paul have created the "Canticle of Praise for the Media in Today's World." This special prayer helps us to see the technological inventions for communication as gifts of God to be used wisely in order to uphold the dignity of every human person and to proclaim the truth, beauty, and goodness of God.
A summer watch list for your family: the top five animated family films of this century that are not just entertaining, but have something "extra" to inspire and nurture your family spiritually.
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