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All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Cabin Fever (CNS)
Cache (Hidden) (CNS)
Cadillac Records (CNS)
Calendar Girls (CNS)
Callas Forever (CNS)
The Calling (CNS)
Calvary (CNS)
Capitalism: A Love Story (CNS)
Capote (CNS)
Capote (SAM)
Captain America: The First Avenger (CNS)
Captain America: The First Avenger (SRR)
Captain Phillips (CNS)
Captivity (CNS)
Capturing the Friedmans (CNS)
Carandiru (CNS)
Carnage (SRR)
Carrie (CNS)
Cars (CNS)
Cars 2 (CNS)
Casa de Los Babys (CNS)
Case 39 (CNS)
Casino Royale (CNS)
Cassandra's Dream (CNS)
Cassanova (CNS)
Cast Away (SAM)
Cast Away (EDC)
Catch and Release (CNS)
Catch a Fire (CNS)
Catch Me If You Can (SAM)
Catch Me If You Can (CNS)
Catch That Kid (CNS)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (CNS)
Catwoman (CNS)
Cautiva (Captive) (SAM)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (CNS)
Cave of the Yellow Dog, The (CNS)
Cave, The (CNS)
Cellular (CNS)
Central Station (SAM)
Cesar Chavez (CNS)
Chandni Chowk to China (CNS)
Changeling (SAM)
Changeling (CNS)
The Change-Up (CNS)
Changing Lanes (SAM)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (CNS)
Charlie Bartlett (CNS)
Charlie St. Cloud (CNS)
Charlie Wilson's War (CNS)
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (CNS)
Charlotte's Web (SAM)
Charlotte's Web (EDC)
Charlotte's Web (CNS)
Chasing Churchill: In Search of my Grandfather (SAM)
Chasing Liberty (CNS)
Chasing Mavericks (CNS)
Chasing Papi (CNS)
Che: Parts I & II (SAM)
Cheaper By the Dozen (SAM)
Cheaper by the Dozen (CNS)
Cheaper by the Dozen (CNS)
Chef (CNS)
Chernobyl Diaries (CNS)
Chicago (CNS)
Chicago (SAM)
Chicken Little (EDC)
Chicken Little (CNS)
Chicken Run (EDC)
Children of Men (CNS)
Chimpanzee (CNS)
Chimpanzee (SRR)
Chocolat (SAM)
Choke (CNS)
Chorus (Les Choristes), The (CNS)
Chorus Line, A (EDC)
Chorus, The (EDC)
Christmas at Maxwell's (CNS)
A Christmas Carol (CNS)
Christmas in the Clouds (CNS)
A Christmas Tale (Un Conte de Noel) (CNS)
Christmas With the Kranks (CNS)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (CNS)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (EDC)
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The (SAM)
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The (CNS)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (CNS)
Chronicles of Riddick, The (CNS)
Chumscrubber, The (CNS)
Cider House Rules, The (SAM)
Cinderella Man (SAM)
Cinderella Man (CNS)
Cinderella Story, A (CNS)
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (CNS)
City Hall (SAM)
City of Angels (SAM)
City of Ember (CNS)
City of Ghosts (CNS)
City of God (CNS)
Civic Duty (CNS)
Civil Action, A (EDC)
Civil Action, A (SAM)
CJ7 (CNS)
Clash of the Titans (CNS)
The Class (CNS)
Clearing, The (CNS)
Clearing, The (SAM)
Clerks II (CNS)
Click (CNS)
Closed Circuit (CNS)
Closer (CNS)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (CNS)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (CNS)
Cloverfield (CNS)
Coach Carter (CNS)
Code 46 (CNS)
Code Name: The Cleaner (CNS)
Coffee and Cigarettes (CNS)
Cold Creek Manor (CNS)
The Cold Light of Day (CNS)
Cold Mountain (SAM)
Cold Mountain (CNS)
Collateral (CNS)
The Collector (CNS)
College (CNS)
College Road Trip (CNS)
Colombiana (CNS)
Color of the Cross (SAM)
Color of Paradise, The (SAM)
Combacks, The (CNS)
Company, The (CNS)
Con Air (SAM)
Conan the Barbarian (CNS)
Condemned, The (CNS)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (CNS)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (CNS)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (SAM)
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (CNS)
Confetti (CNS)
Confidence (CNS)
Connie and Carla (CNS)
Conspiracy of Silence (CNS)
Conspiracy Theory (SAM)
The Conspirator (CNS)
Constant Gardener (CNS)
Constant Gardener, The (SAM)
Constantine (CNS)
Constantine's Sword (CNS)
Constantine's Sword (SAM)
Contact (SAM)
Contagion (SRR)
Contender, The (SAM)
Contraband (CNS)
Contraband (SRR)
Conversation, The (SAM)
Conversations With God (CNS)
Conviction (CNS)
Cookout, The (CNS)
Cooler, The (CNS)
Cop Land (SAM)
Cop Out (CNS)
Coraline (CNS)
Core, The (CNS)
Coriolanus (SRR)
Coriolanus (CNS)
The Counselor (CNS)
Counterfeiters, The (CNS)
Country Bears, The (CNS)
Country Strong (CNS)
Couples Retreat (CNS)
Courage Under Fire (SAM)
Courageous (CNS)
The Cove (SAM)
Covenant, The (CNS)
Cowboys & Aliens (CNS)
CQ (CNS)
Cradle 2 the Grave (CNS)
Crank (CNS)
Crash (SAM)
Crash (CNS)
Crazy Love (CNS)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (CNS)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (SRR)
Crime of Father Amaro, The (CNS)
Criminal (CNS)
The Croods (CNS)
Crossover (CNS)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (SAM)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (EDC)
Croupier (SAM)
Crucible, The (SAM)
Cry Wolf (CNS)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (CNS)
Curious George (CNS)
Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The (SAM)
Cursed (CNS)


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' ratings
A-I General patronage
A-II Adults and adolescents
A-III Adults
A-IV Adults, with reservations
L Limited adult audience
O Morally offensive

Motion Picture Association of America ratings
G General audiences
PG Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned
R Restricted
NC-17 No one 17 and under admitted




Peter of Alcantara: Peter was a contemporary of well-known 16th-century Spanish saints, including Ignatius of Loyola and John of the Cross. He served as confessor to St. Teresa of Avila. Church reform was a major issue in Peter’s day, and he directed most of his energies toward that end. His death came one year before the Council of Trent ended. 
<p>Born into a noble family (his father was the governor of Alcantara in Spain), Peter studied law at Salamanca University and, at 16, joined the so-called Observant Franciscans (also known as the discalced, or barefoot, friars). While he practiced many penances, he also demonstrated abilities which were soon recognized. He was named the superior of a new house even before his ordination as a priest; at the age of 39, he was elected provincial; he was a very successful preacher. Still, he was not above washing dishes and cutting wood for the friars. He did not seek attention; indeed, he preferred solitude.</p><p>Peter’s penitential side was evident when it came to food and clothing. It is said that he slept only 90 minutes each night. While others talked about Church reform, Peter’s reform began with himself. His patience was so great that a proverb arose: "To bear such an insult one must have the patience of Peter of Alcantara."</p><p>In 1554, Peter, having received permission, formed a group of Franciscans who followed the Rule of St. Francis with even greater rigor. These friars were known as Alcantarines. Some of the Spanish friars who came to North and South America in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries were members of this group. At the end of the 19th century, the Alcantarines were joined with other Observant friars to form the Order of Friars Minor.</p><p>As spiritual director to St. Teresa, Peter encouraged her in promoting the Carmelite reform. His preaching brought many people to religious life, especially to the Secular Franciscan Order, the friars and the Poor Clares.</p><p>He was canonized in 1669.</p> American Catholic Blog Remember the widow’s mite. She threw into the treasury of the temple only two small coins, but with them, all her great love…. It is, above all, the interior value of the gift that counts: the readiness to share everything, the readiness to give oneself. —Pope John Paul II

 
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