Horror films have the ability to engage human fears in their audiences. Do they carry an even deeper meaning? Sr. Rose Pacatte examined the relationship between horror films & Catholicism in the presentation of the Tom & Julie Condon Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 13.
A new film about the life of Mary Magdalene challenges past images of her as conflated with the sinful woman in Luke's Gospel and instead shows her to be the faithful, intelligent disciple of Jesus along with the Apostles.
When a boy falls through the ice in Lake St Louis, Missouri and remains brain dead for more than an hour, all hope for his survival seems lost, until his mother refuses to give up on him. Her fierce faith and trust in God proves that miracles do happen!
Sr Helena shares about Pope Saint John Paul's Theology of the Body #60-63 as he reflects on the ethos of the body in art and culture. She brings it to an understanding in the popular media culture.
As we celebrate Women's History Month, I share my reflections on some recents and not-so-recent films that express the theme of this year's celebration: Visionary Women—Champions of Peace and Nonviolence.
Celebrating the Feast of the Chair of St Peter on social media: do we need a special “spam filter” for that? By guest contributor Sr. Anne Joan Flanagan, FSP.
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.
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To develop and encourage Media Mindfulness
within the context of culture, education,
and faith formation.
To develop and encourage
within the context of culture,
education, and faith formation.