Archive by author: Sr. Hosea RupprechtReturn

Sister Hosea Rupprecht is a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, a religious community dedicated to evangelization with the media. She holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto and an MA in Media Literacy from Webster University in St. Louis. 

Sr. Hosea is director of the East Coast office of the Pauline Center for Media Studies, based in Staten Island, NY, and speaks on media literacy and faith to catechists, parents, youth, and young adults. Together with Father Chip Hines, she is the co-host of Searchlight, a Catholic movie review show on Catholic TV. Sr. Hosea is the author of How to Watch Movies with Kids: A Values-Based Strategy, released by Pauline Books & Media. 

For the past 15 years, she has facilitated various film dialogues for both children and adults, as well as given presentations on integrating culture, faith and media.

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Arctic Dogs - It's OK to be just a fox

Arctic Dogs - It's OK to be just a fox

“Arctic Dogs” serves up family-friendly fare, scoring high on the cuteness meter despite its lack of originality. The little ones will love Swifty (voiced by Jeremy Renner). He’s an arctic fox who always dreamed of being top dog for the Arctic Blast Delivery Service (ABDS). When he finally gets a job there, it’s not as glamorous as he’s imagined.
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The Divine Plan - Coincidence or God's hand at work?

The Divine Plan - Coincidence or God's hand at work?

In theaters for one night only! See "The Divine Plan" on November 6th. Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan both took bullets in assassination attempts just six weeks apart in 1981. Each man understood his survival as a sign that God still had work for him to do. The work they did together to bring about the end of the Cold War was no accident.
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Overcomer - Identity in Christ

Overcomer - Identity in Christ

Faith-based films have been making a comeback since Mel Gibson directed “Passion of the Christ” back in 2004. While some of these films have been over-the-top proselytizing, some have managed to show rather than tell what it means to be disciples of Christ in our day and age through compelling stories. “Overcomer” is an example of the latter.
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