Celebrating World Communications Day As mandated by Vatican II and established by Pope Paul VI in 1967, each year the Church celebrates World Communications Day on the Sunday before Pentecost. This year it falls on May 13th. The purpose of this worldwide celebration is to encourage reflection on the opportunities and challenges presented by the communications media. This year, Pope Francis’s message focuses on the phenomenon of “fake news.” Entitled “The truth w...
Sr. Nancy helps us see how to find God and grace at work in film stories.
If you're a movie buff, the Oscars is an exciting event. Who will take home the coveted statue? Here we give you an overview of five of this year's nine Best Picture Nominees. On March 4th, we'll see who wins.
If you're a movie buff, the Oscars is an exciting event. Who will take home the coveted statue? Here we give you an overview of four of this year's nine Best Picture Nominees. Stay tuned next week for the remaining five.
We all wonder about what God wants from us at one time or another in our lives. The story of "Moana" helps reflect on what it means to respond to God's call in our lives.
Our Pauline Brother in Poland submitted a film to the Hollywood Short Film Festival and it was accepted and screening along with dozens of other films by creative filmmakers. Sr. Helena and I were there to represent him and all the Paulines worldwide.
Common Sense Media author Caroline Knorr put together a list of ideas to foster healthy media habits in the family. I added a couple of my own!
God's presence in our world means we can find His grace at work in that world, even in film stories, if we know how to look. Sr. Nancy reflects on the elements of grace in Greta Gerwig's film, "Lady Bird."
As we approach New Year’s Day, we thought it would be fun to look back on 2017 and pick our favorite films of the year. The five of us had to take our “best of” lists and whittle them down to just two. The picks are in!
Why is it that "It's a Wonderful Life" is on practically everyone's list of Christmas favorites? Sr. Marie Paul reflects on some elements of the film that connect us with our deepest selves as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at this Christmas time.I
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