African Cats: The Circle of Life Continues

Just two weeks after the Imax 3D film Born to be Wild about elephants and orangutans opened, here comes another  G-rated live action wild animal film to pull at our heart, environmental and purse strings on Earth Day, April 22. African Cats follows in the tradition of previous Disneynature  films, Earth in...

Sister Rose Reviews “Soul Surfer”

Soul Surfer tells the story of Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb), who was born into a devout Christian family of surfers in Hawaii in 1990. She began surfing at the age of four. In October 2003 Bethany chose not to go with her youth group on a mission and stayed home to practice for a competition. While...

Waiting for ‘Superman’

(This article by Sr. Rose Pacatte was originally published on Sister Rose’s My Movies Weblog and is used with permission.) Davis Guggenheim got the idea for Waiting for “Superman” one day as he drove his kids to an expensive private school. He passed a downtrodden public school and wondered about...

The Witness of Love: Of Gods and Men

We are pleased to welcome guest blogger Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP, who will be contributing to our blog. This is her first post.  Not long after midnight on March 27, 1996, seven Trappist monks were kidnapped from the monastery of Our Lady of Atlas in Tibhirine, Algeria. After two months in captivity, they...