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The Way: A Cinematic Retreat Guide Paperback – February 25, 2016
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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About the Author
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, is a Daughter of St. Paul and the founding director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City, CA. She is a media literacy education specialist, a film reviewer for St. Anthony Messenger magazine and the National Catholic Reporter and she has a blog on Patheos, an online portal for blogs about religion. Rose is an award-winning co-author and author of several books on media mindfulness and film and scripture. She has also written several film study guides. Her most recent book is a biography: “Martin Sheen: Pilgrim on the Way” published by Liturgical Press in 2015. In 2016 Sister Rose hosted a film series on Turner Classic Network about films condemned by the National Legion of Decency between 1933 and 1965. She also has an online film review series entitled “The Industry with Sister Rose on the IN Network” and she reviews films with guides online for catechists, parents and children for RCL Benziger. She has a book coming out on St. Hildegard of Bingen from Pauline Books & Media and Corita Kent from Liturgical Press in 2017 as well as an eBook from Pauline Books and Media: “Lights, Camera Faith: The Beatitudes and Works of Mercy” co-authored with Peter Malone, MSH. Sister Rose has a M.Ed. in Media Studies from the University of London’s Institute of Education and a Certificate in Pastoral Communication from the University of Dayton. She also facilitates online courses for the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation. She teaches a certificate course in media literacy to catechists, parents, and clergy, recognized by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, every summer at the Pauline Center for Media Studies (PaulineCMS.com) in Culver City. Currently Sister Rose is the president of Catholics in Media Associates in Los Angeles, a board member of SIGNIS Catholic Communicators Forum, and co-founder of the National Film Retreat. She has served on Catholic and ecumenical juries at the Berlin, Venice, and Locarno Film Festivals. Contact: Sr. Rose Pacatte PCMS@paulinemedia.com Facebook: SisterRoseGoesToTheMovies SisterRoseHomepage.com SisterRoseMovies.net PaulineMediaStudies.org