Media Literacy Courses and National Film Retreat 2010: dates announced

Please click on the tabs above for information and dates for the National Film Retreat and the Advanced Certificate in Media Literacy Courses for 2010.There are also tabs for the Movie Bible Nights for 2010 as well as the new film program for children in 2010.We hope you can join us! … [Read more...]

The The Ten Commandments in 2010 for Movie Bible Nights

Please see The Ten Commandments in Film for 2010 for our Movie Bible Night Program here at the Pauline Center for Media Studies for 2010. We will be using  Lights, Camera, Faith: The Ten Commandments to guide our conversations.See for the film slate, dates, when, & where. We hope you will join us! Events are gratis but donations for refreshments always appreciated.The Ten Commandments (listed in Exodus, Deuteronomy and the Catechism of the Catholic Church … [Read more...]

Lucky me! My journey home from Thailand (SIGNIS meeting)

I arrived home from the SIGNIS World Congress last Saturday night and am just getting to the end of jetlag - I hope!It was a great meeting and a wonderful trip home. My reflection on the journey is on my NCReporter Blog: Lucky Me! … [Read more...]

Discernment weekend: Come & See

Come and See!  Discernment Retreat with the Daughters of St. Paul FRIDAY, OCT. 30 - SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2009 at the Daughters of St. Paul Convent3908 Sepulveda Blvd.Culver City, CA 90230 The Daughters of St. Paul welcome single young women ages 18-30  for a weekend retreat at our convent to explore the life and charism of the Daughters of St. Paul.
The weekend will consist of prayer with the sisters, conferences and other activities to help you understand the life and mission of the Daugh … [Read more...]

Media Literacy in Singapore

I will have the honor of visiting our Sisters and Pauline Cooperators in Singapore before participating in the SIGNIS world congress in Chiang Mai, Thailand ( in October. Here is the publicity for Singapore - if you happen to be in the area! (Note: photo of me taken pre-Jenny Craig days :-) … [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...]

The Hurt Locker, a new film by Kathryn Bigelow, SIGNIS Award at Venice 2008, etc.

If you have been reading  my blog, you know that I wrote about Kathryn Bigelow's new film after it screened at the Venice International Film Festival last summer. In fact, the film won the SIGNIS  Jury's Grand Prize.The press release read:The SIGNIS Jury has awarded its Grand Prize  to Kathryn Bigelow’s anti-war film THE HURT LOCKER. According to the jury’s statement, the motivation for this choice is the filmmaker’s uncompromising approach to the Iraq war and its consequences seen through th … [Read more...]

1 Hour Film: the ultimate hands-on networking experience

 Click here for more information: 1 Hour Film.This project was created bySteve Geiger, an actor, voice actor, and member of Catholics in Media Associates, Los Angeles. … [Read more...]

Come & See Discernment Weekend May 22 -25, 2009

I know that most readers of this blog may not be discerning a vocation to religous life (that is, to become a nun) but on the chance that you might be, or know someone who is in discernment, I am posting this information about a Come & See we, the Daughters of St. Paul, are sponsoring here at our Culver City location over Memorial Day weekend. See contact information below. Blessings! RWhat:         DISCERNMENT RETREAT with prayer--talks--sharing--Eucharistic adorat … [Read more...]

SIGNIS To Hold First Film Jury at a US Festival – Filmfest DC

SIGNIS To Hold First Film Jury at a US Festival - Filmfest DC Washington DC, April 15, 2009 (SIGNIS) - SIGNIS is holding its first international film Jury at an American film festival, Filmfest DC, in Washington, DC. The Jury will begin with the festival opening on April 16, 2009, culminating in the awarding of the SIGNIS Prize on April 26. The award will honour the film that the SIGNIS Jury selects as best celebrating human values in a diverse and challenging world. The SIGNIS award comes to … [Read more...]