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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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Peter Rabbit - Causing mayhem, fun but bad. Contrition, good.

Peter Rabbit - Causing mayhem, fun but bad. Contrition, good.

“Peter Rabbit” might not be what Beatrix Potter had in mind when she wrote and illustrated her famous books on which this film is based, but I think she would be OK with its message to children: be good, but when you’re not, be contrite and seek to right your wrong. The titular character, brilliantly voiced by James Corden, hasn’t changed at all since his literary birth. He’s still sneaking into old Mr. McGregor’s (Sam Neill) garden and snatching the yumm...
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi - The Remnant holds onto hope

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - The Remnant holds onto hope

Watching “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was bittersweet knowing the death of Carrie Fisher means that, after this film, Princess Leia will never grace the big screen again. The character of Leia has always been the one to hold onto hope, even in the most desperate times. She does so again in “The Last Jedi.” I felt the thrill of being in a full movie theater as the previews ended and the lights went dim. A hush settled in the room before the first strains of John William...
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