Hope&Joy Communication and Culture program begins!

Hi everyone!I am so happy to be here in South Africa again, to be part of a two-year program to prepare for the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council. I will only be here for a month, however!Please visit my blog at the National Catholic Reporter for updates.  … [Read more...]

Media Literacy Certificate Class at Sony Studios

Students from Chicago, Philadelphia, Delaware, Singapore, Dallas, Rome, Orange County enjoyed the 2 1/2 walking tour of Sony Studios right down the street from the PCMS.It was an excellent, intense, and full week. But I think I can say that a good time was had by all.... and we all learned so much. Blessings to all those who made this week possible for us! … [Read more...]

Pauline Center for Media Studies announces summer media programs

 Culver City – The Pauline Center for Media Studies has announced a variety of events scheduled for July and August, 2009. All events will take place at the Center located at 3908 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230.“These courses and events have academic, pastoral and spirituality dimensions”  said Sister Rose Pacatte, MEd in Media Studies, director of the Pauline Center.  “Each one offers a unique opportunity for training and experience in ways to engage in both critical and pastoral w … [Read more...]

Cinema Divina: Shared Praxis and Prayer Course (Summer with the Benedicts)

    Developing New Ways of Appreciating Catholic Culture Through and with Popular Film   Course:Cinema Divina: Shared Praxis and PrayerProfessor:Sister Rose Pacatte, F.S.PDates :  August 10 - 14, 2009  Time:  Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Location: 3908 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230Pauline Center for Media StudiesCost: Credit through the Graduate Theological Foundation: $500For personal enrichment: $100Using the an … [Read more...]

Teaching Media Literacy Education via SKYPE!

I had the honor of being a "Virtual Guest Lecturer (via Skype) for Dr. Stephanie Flores-Khoulish's class RE 601 Media Literacy Education" at Loyola College in Baltimore this past Saturday morning. This is the third time I have done this kind of distance teaching/learning and I recommend it! Thanks, Steph, to you and your students, for this opportunity. … [Read more...]