Author Signing October 13 & 14

Join Fr. Peter Malone, MSH, at the Pauline Book & Media Center for an Author Event:   Los Angeles (Culver City) Monday, October 16; noon - 2:00pm meet & greet with refreshments Monday, October 16; 7:00 - 8:30 for lecture of Church and Cinema; book signing and refreshments both at Pauline Book & Media Center 3908 Sepulveda Blvd Culver City, CA 90230 (b/w Venice & Washington) San Diego Tuesday, October 17, 6-8 pm Lecture and book signing, refreshments Pauline Book & … [Read more...]

Catholics in Media Awards Nov 5

 Come to the 14th Annual Mass and Awards Luncheon on Nov. 5Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA) warmly invites you all to be a part of our 14th Annual Mass and Awards Luncheon. CIMA recognizes those projects and people in the entertainment industry who, in their work, have made clearer the Word of God.This year we will be honoring the motion picture "The Chronicles of Narnia" and the television series "Cold Case." We will also be presenting our special Directors' Award to the … [Read more...]

Are Horror Films Catholic?

  12400 Ventura Blvd. PMB 228 Studio City, CA 91604T (818) 907-2734 F (818) 995-3404   Contact: Rose Pacatte 310-636-8385 rpacatte@paulinemedia.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2006    “Are Horror Films Catholic?”   Studio City - On Saturday, October 21, 2006 Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA) of Los Angeles will convene a forum during the City of Angels Film Festival that will examine select horror films past and present and discuss whether there is any … [Read more...]

1 vs 100

Hi all,   This is to let you know that I will be on a new show called "1 vs 100" on NBC, beginning this Friday at 9:00pm. Hosted by Bob Saget. I don't know how they edited the show or which day(s) I will be on. I think they taped five shows. It's about pop culture trivia.   The network (NBC) wanted someone to go on for a non-profit. I have no idea how I came off (and I tremble a little at the thought.) It certainly was educational though. To tape a 43 minute program it took HOURS … [Read more...]

Guadalupe: A New Film

On December 1, 2006, a new feature film about Our Lady of Guadalupe will open on 200 screens in the United States. The film is entitled Guadalupe and is being released to coincide with the 475th anniversary of the miracle of Guadalupe when Mary appeared to the now St. Juan Diego and left her image on his cloak. I was priviledged to be invited to a conference at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico last week is on the history of the event in preparation for the … [Read more...]

Are Horror Films Catholic? CineForum Oct 21 in Hollywood

12400 Ventura Blvd. PMB 228 Studio City, CA 91604T (818) 907-2734 F (818) 995-3404  “Are Horror Films Catholic?”   Studio City - On Saturday, October 21, 2006 Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA) of Los Angeles will convene a forum during the City of Angels Film Festival that will examine select horror films past and present and discuss whether there is anything about them that reflects Catholicism from a theological perspective. Given that F.W. Murnau’s silent classic Nosfe … [Read more...]

Lights, Camera…Faith! The Ten Commandments REVIEW

Posted with the kind permission of the BC Catholic newspaper: Movies and the Ten Commandments By Paul Matthew St. Pierre http://bcc.rcav.org/06-09-04/columns.htm LIGHTS, CAMERA ... FAITH! THE TEN COMMANDMENTS: A MOVIE LOVER’S GUIDE TO SCRIPTURE, by Rose Pacatte, FSP, and Peter Malone, MSC. Pauline Books and Media, paper CDN $40.50, USD $29.95. Orders: Canadian toll free no.: 1-800-668-2078, web site http://www.pauline.org/. This is the fourth book co-written by Rose Pacatte and Peter Malone in … [Read more...]

Media Literacy Certificate Course in L.A.

It has been a while since I have posted any reviews or news, but I hope to catch up soon! Meanwhile, I hope you are enjoying the summer~ R   (Culver City, CA) August 16, 2006 – There is a saying about television that goes, “Love it or hate it, its not going away.” Now archdiocesan secondary teachers and catechists will have the opportunity to hone their skills at navigating the media culture from the faith perspective at the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City.   “This is a … [Read more...]

Left Behind: The Facts Behind the Fiction

News release from RNS July 6, 2006   NEW BOOK EXPOSES THE MISUSE AND ABUSE OF SCRIPTURE IN LEFT BEHIND SERIES LEFT BEHIND? THE FACTS BEHIND THE FICTIONLeAnn Snow Flesher“The ‘Battle for the Bible’ continues, largely in a context where fear feeds ignorance. Flesher presents a careful, well-informed comment on dispensationalism in general and “left behind” eschatology in particular. Flesher shows the way in which Scripture is distorted to serve a political ideology that is grounded in fear. H … [Read more...]

Who Is My Neighbor? Film Retreat

National Film Retreat 2006         We hosted the 7th annual National Film Retreat this past weekend at our Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City June 30 – July 2. The theme of the retreat was “Who is My Neighbor?” and we screened Crash, The End of the Spear, Beyond the Gates of Splendor, The Station Agent, and The Mighty. After each film we had refreshments (coffee and cake during the day; wine and cheese at night) and then a very insig … [Read more...]


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