The Cinema of Adoption


To go along with National Adoption Month in the US, here is a link to my column On Faith and Media in St. Anthony Messenger magazine.

Some of the movies I talk about are Secrets and Lies, Juno, Heaven on Earth, Daughter of Danang, Superman, etc.




Searching for Peace: National Film Retreat July 16-18, 2010

The 11th Annual National Film Retreat


Fri. Jul.16th-Sun.Jul.18th, 2010

View and discuss four dramatic films to mine

human and spiritual insights on the theme of peace.

Suitable for anyone who loves movies.



The Lives of Others

Marvin’s Room

King of Hearts

Retreat Directors:

Frank Frost, Frank Frost Productions

Fr. Greg Freidman, OFM, St. Anthony Messenger

Sr. Hosea Rupprecht, FSP, Pauline Center for Media Studies

Registration Fee: $235.00

Includes room & board

To register contact:


Spiritual Life Center

1320 Route 9, Garrison, NY 10524

(845)424-3671 X2111