Catholics in Media to award “The Monuments Men”, “Cesar’s Last Fast” and “CBS Sunday Morning” on June 1

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  Do consider coming to our annual awards event this year on June 1! The invitation is above. For tickets click here on Catholics in Media Award Tickets (and for advertising opportunities). Participating in the Mass overlooking the Pacific Ocean is beautiful.Cesar’s Last Fast is a feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers, and the impact of Chavez’s legacy. The film is built … [Read more...]

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on ‘Late Show’

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 CBS announced today that when David Letterman retires in 2015, Stephen Colbert will replace him.Colbert's "The Colbert Report" is one of Comedy Central's best shows, right up there with Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show." In fact, Colbert worked as a "correspondent" on Stewart's parody of a news show before getting his own political, ultraconservative, talking-head satire pulpit in 2005.Colbert has always shamelessly admitted he is a practicing Catholic and, as far as I know, … [Read more...]

25 year-old nun blows away the judges on “The Voice” Italy singing Alicia Keys’ “No One”

Suor Cristina's co-nuns like her performance, too

 You all know by now that I love "The Voice" and now an Ursuline Sister in Italy has blown away Italian judges on their version of "The Voice."Here's what The Daily Mail has to say about Sr Cristina getting all four judges to turn around.Brava, Sr Cristina!The Daily Mail:Dressed in full religious regalia Sister Cristina Scuccia, who hails from mafia hotspot Sicily, managed to get all four chairs to turn around during her blind audition.She was joined by three … [Read more...]

‘The Monuments Men” wonders: is art worth a life?

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 Here's my review for "The Monuments Men" at The INNudstry with Sister Rose on the INNetwork:This is my written review at The National Catholic ReporterThe plot for filmmaker (director, co-writer, co-producer, lead actor) George Clooney's newest film is at once simple and complex as well as intriguing. The promo lines for the film say that "The Monuments Men" is about the greatest treasure hunt in history, but it's so much more than this. It's about culture, justice, art, war and the … [Read more...]

My interview with director Nancy Tong on the INNetwork

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What are Cinema Divina & Media Mindfulness? Find out on our Webathon page

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Over the past week we Daughters of St Paul of the US/Toronto province have been engaged in a novena online Webathon to raise much needed funds to continue and develop our ministry of communicating God's Word to all people using today's modern media. Each day of the Journey of Discovery Webathon has a theme that reflects prayer and one of the many aspects of our apostolate. There is also a place where anyone can submit their prayer intentions which we take very much to heart in our … [Read more...]

Pope Francis speaks to journalists about his name, wanting a church that is poor, and role of media

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  This morning Pope Francis revealed why he chose the name Francis and then spoke encouraging words to 5,000 members of the press who have been covering the events of the last weeks since Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI announced his retirement.Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter has been in Rome covering the conclave and wrote the following this morning: Pope Francis: I would love a church that is poor.In another post NCR added the complete text of the … [Read more...]

What people are saying about the new pope!

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Watch late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel's reporter interview people on the street about the new pope!Even though, as yet, there is not a new pope. Remember, these people will vote, probably marry and have children. These are the people to whom the new Holy Father will want to direct the new evangelization. The good news is, these young people have good hearts. But what a commentary. … [Read more...]

Sr. Rose on the IN Network: the new pope ….

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 The "IN Network" is• An online gateway for dynamic content viewed through an Ignatian lens… • This website, a mobile app, our Facebook page and Twitter account • Webisodes, blogs, and articles • Timely stories around current social issues, original scripted content, and feature presentations • Created for the thinking, curious, action-oriented individual • Tapping into the global reach of the Jesuit network • Developing partnerships with a community of INN Agents (this cou … [Read more...]


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