“War of the Worlds” the most famous invasion that never happened – 75th anniversary documentary PBS Oct 29

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"War of the Worlds," PBS American Experience 9 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday (Check local listings)In 1938, Americans might let their car payments go or give up their telephones, but 80 percent of American homes had a radio. Listeners tuned in for entertainment but became used to the edgy intrusion of news bulletins with bad news interrupting programming.Exactly a month after the Munich Agreement, a pact that allowed Nazi Germany to annex part of western Czechoslovakia, and after months of … [Read more...]

List of movies about Catholics (Catholic history) in the United States

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Movies about Catholics (Catholic History) in the USA I was asked if I had a list of films about American Catholic history, life, events, and people. Since I didn't, I set out to compile one and asked the help of my good friend and favorite Church historian (and fellow writer at Patheos)  Dr. Pat McNamera.  After reading the list, please feel free to add to it in the Reply section. Thank you!   DocumentariesWomen & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in AmericaArchbishop Fulton J. Sheen: Servant … [Read more...]

Sister Rose YouTube Channel

A few weeks ago I began reviewing current films for American Catholic.orgIt is the online, continually updated version of St. Anthony Messenger.I am also doing a weekly "Faith & Media: segment for American Catholic Radio on the Franciscan Media siteStop by and visit!!Here's my review of the new Harry Potter film.To subscribe to these weekly updates, visit http://www.Youtube.com/sisterroseACO  … [Read more...]

Homeless man captures nation’s ‘theater of mind’ | National Catholic Reporter

I will add links later, but take a look at this story... take a listen. Homeless man captures nation's 'theater of mind' | National Catholic Reporter. … [Read more...]


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