My acceptance speech “Sr. Rose Pacatte Receives 2014 Dane Kane Award”

The Daniel J. Kane Award 2014 University of Dayton

  It's been some time now since I received the Daniel J. Kane Award from the University of Dayton - March 6, 2014, to be exact. I've had photos ready to post but I just discovered last week that the video of the presentation and my acceptance "speech" was posted on YouTube. You can see it below along with some photos of the very lovely event. I continue to feel humbled and grateful for this recognition.     … [Read more...]

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...]

Movie reviews and study guides for catechists and parents – and kids!

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  Late last year I began doing video reviews and writing study guides for the catechetical publisher RCL/Benziger through the website Sister Rose Goes to the Movies.Click here for a brief introduction about why a nun is reviewing movies!Here is a list of the video reviews and guides that you can play in class or for groups; you can download the guides and make copies for reflection and conversation:The Dark Knight RisesHow to Talk to Kids about the Aurora T … [Read more...]

Sister Rose’s blog reaches 500,000 hits today

Since I moved my blog to Wordpress on October 5, 2008 I never dreamed of 500.000 hits or page views. In this day of YouTube videos getting a million hits in a day or an hour, this half million in three years eight months, an average of 300 hits a day with 2,900 in one day in 2010, does not seem like much in the virtual scheme of things. Yet it provides me with a motive of thanksgiving for the Internet and the gift of communication between God's people the world over and who knows? Maybe the … [Read more...]

Catholic Comedy Night (The Laugh Factory in LA) July 11, 2012

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Retreat for Women January 28 & March 3, 2012

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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...]

Religious Education Congress 2011: A vibrant human mosaic

The labyrinth ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Ask anyone who participated in the Religious Education Congress March 17-20 how they would describe the event in terms of art, and they will tell you: It’s the people. Ask author/speaker Jesuit Fr. James Martin and he will tell you that the congress -- not Disneyland across the street -- is the happiest place on earth.Charity Sr. Edith Prendergast, who heads the Los Angeles archdiocese’s Office for Religious Education, told me that she loves the con … [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...]


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