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Media Literacy

Media Evangelization and the “New Normal”

Back in November 2019, Sister Helena Burns, F.S.P. — a Daughter of St. Paul and “media nun” — delivered what could be described as an urgent and energetic appeal to the Theological College seminary community. She called for wider, more intentional media literacy in line with Church teachings on the subject. “Media is not a […]

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#BlesstheMedia: Retweeting the Gospel | Theology on Tap Talk

I had the great privilege of delivering a talk on media evangelization to Richmond’s chapter of Theology on Tap. Here’s a recording of the presentation: “The machine, the microphone, the screen are our pulpit; the press, the production room, the screening hall and transmission center are like our church. The temptations are many, but we […]

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Preaching Jesus from the Pulpit of the New Media

Today’s Office of Readings from St. Gregory the Great has me reflecting on something very near and dear to my heart, namely… the beautiful gift of social media as a pulpit to preach from. Here’s Gregory’s quote: Pray for us that we may have the strength to work on your behalf, that our tongues may […]