A Tweeting, Facebooking Nun Shares Her Media Mission

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Katie Drews at Chicago Catholic News recently profiled Sister Helena Burns from the Daughters of St. Paul, an order of nuns focused on using media to nurture holiness. The Daughters of St. Paul are an ideal fit for a woman who studied screenwriting in the Act One program, is currently working on a documentary about [Read More...]

“Fringe” Explores Love, Humanity, & Destroying Children Who Are “Chromosomal Mistakes”

“You are mistaken about him. He is no child. He is a chromosomal mistake, a genetic anomaly…Like all anomalies, he was scheduled to be destroyed.” That line was spoken by the character Windmark (Michael Kopsa) in a recent episode of of the TV series “Fringe” entitled “Anomaly XB-6783746″ (Episode 10, Spoilers Ahead). I’ve written about [Read More...]

NY Giants Coach Tom Coughlin Grounded in Faith

James Breig at St. Anthony Messenger magazine offers an extensive interview with New York Giants Coach Tom Coughlin, who led his team to the Super Bowl twice in recent years, about the influence of his Catholic faith on his life and career. Here’s an excerpt: As with most Catholics, Coughlin’s faith began at his Baptism, [Read More...]

Sex, Dignity and the “Nashville” version of Tim Tebow

One thing that soap operas and country music have in common is stories that involve sex. The new ABC nighttime soap, “Nashville,” is no exception. But to the show’s credit, it’s also presented an interesting storyline about preserving sex until marriage – and it appears to be partially inspired by popular football player Tim Tebow. [Read More...]


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