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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
MacGruber (CNS)
Machete (CNS)
Machine Gun Preacher (SRR)
Machinist, The (CNS)
Mad City (SAM)
Mad Hot Ballroom (CNS)
Mad Money (CNS)
Madagascar (EDC)
Madagascar (CNS)
Madagascar 3 (CNS)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (CNS)
Made of Honor (CNS)
Madea's Big Happy Family (CNS)
Madison (CNS)
Magdalene Sisters, The (SAM)
Magdalene Sisters, The (CNS)
Magic in the Moonlight (CNS)
Maid in Manhattan (CNS)
Maleficent (CNS)
Malibu's Most Wanted (CNS)
Mama (CNS)
Mambo Italiano (CNS)
Mama Mia! (SAM)
Mamma Mia! (CNS)
Man, The (CNS)
Manchurian Candidate, The (CNS)
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (CNS)
Manic (CNS)
Manna From Heaven (SAM)
Manna From Heaven (CNS)
Manna From Heaven (SAM)
Man Apart, A (CNS)
March of the Penguins March of the Penguins (CNS)
Marci X (CNS)
Margot at the Wedding (CNS)
Marie Antoinette (CNS)
Maria Full of Grace (CNS)
Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (CNS)
Marine, The (CNS)
Marley & Me (CNS)
Marmaduke (CNS)
Married in America (SAM)
Married Life (CNS)
Mars Needs Moms (CNS)
Martian Child (CNS)
Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (CNS)
Marvel's The Avengers (CNS)
Marvin's Room (SAM)
Mary of Nazareth (CNS)
Mask of Zorro, The (SAM)
Masked and Anonymous (CNS)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (CNS)
Master of Disguise (CNS)
The Matador (CNS)
Matador, The (CNS)
Match Point (CNS)
Matchstick Men (CNS)
Material Girls (CNS)
Matrix Reloaded, The (SAM)
Matrix Reloaded, The (CNS)
Matrix Revolutions, The (CNS)
Matrix, The (SAM)
Max Payne (CNS)
The Maze Runner (CNS)
Me Without You (CNS)
The Mechanic (CNS)
Mean Creek (CNS)
Medallion, The (CNS)
Meet Dave (CNS)
Meet the Fockers (CNS)
Meet Joe Black (SAM)
Meet the Robinsons (CNS)
Meet the Spartans (CNS)
Megamind (CNS)
Mean Girls (CNS)
Melinda and Melinda (CNS)
Memoirs of a Geisha (CNS)
Men In Black (SAM)
Men in Black 3 (CNS)
Men in Black II (CNS)
The Men Who Stare at Goats (CNS)
The Mentalist (SAM)
Message in a Bottle (SAM)
Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The (SAM)
Messengers, The (CNS)
Mexican, The (SAM)
Miami Vice (CNS)
Michael (SAM)
Michael Clayton (CNS)
Michael Collins (SAM)
Michael Jackson's This Is It (CNS)
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (SAM)
Midnight in Paris (SRR)
Mighty Heart, A (SAM)
Mighty Heart, A (CNS)
The Mighty Macs (CNS)
Mighty Wind, A (CNS)
Mighty, The (SAM)
Milk (CNS)
Milk & Honey (CNS)
The Mill & The Cross (CNS)
Million Dollar Arm (CNS)
Million Dollar Baby (CNS)
Million Dollar Baby (SAM)
Millions (SAM)
Millions (SAM)
Millions (EDC)
Millions (CNS)
Man in the Iron Mask (SAM)
Mind the Gap (CNS)
Mindhunters (CNS)
Minority Report (CNS)
Minority Report (EDC)
Miracle (SAM)
Miracle (CNS)
Miracle of St. Anna (CNS)
Mirror Mirror (CNS)
Mirror, Mirror (SRR)
Mirrors (CNS)
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (CNS)
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (SAM)
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (CNS)
Miss Potter (CNS)
Miss Potter (SAM)
Missing, The (CNS)
Mission Impossible (SAM)
Mission Impossible 2 (SAM)
Mission Impossible III (CNS)
Mission to Mars (SAM)
Mission, The (SAM)
Mission: Impossible III (SAM)
Mist, The (CNS)
Mister Foe (CNS)
Man of the House (CNS)
Man of Steel (CNS)
Man of the Year (CNS)
Moliere (CNS)
Moll Flanders (SAM)
Momento (SAM)
Moms' Night Out (CNS)
Man on Fire (CNS)
Man on a Ledge (CNS)
Man on the Train (CNS)
Mondays in the Sun (CNS)
Moneyball (CNS)
Mona Lisa Smile (CNS)
Monsieur Ibrahim (CNS)
Monsieur Lazhar (SRR)
Monsieur Vincent (SAM)
Monster (CNS)
Monster House (CNS)
Monster-in-Law (CNS)
Monster's Ball (SAM)
Monsters University (CNS)
Monsters vs. Aliens (CNS)
Monte Carlo (CNS)
The Monuments Men (CNS)
Moonlight Mile (EDC)
Moonlight Mile (CNS)
Morning Glory (CNS)
A Most Wanted Man (CNS)
Mostly Martha (EDC)
Mostly Martha (CNS)
Mother (SAM)
Motorcycle Diaries, The (CNS)
Moulin Rouge (SAM)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (CNS)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (SAM)
Mr. 3000 (CNS)
Mr. Bean's Holiday (CNS)
Mr. Brooks (CNS)
Mr. Holland's Opus (SAM)
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (CNS)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (CNS)
Mr. Popper's Penguins (CNS)
Mr. Popper's Penguins (SRR)
Mr. Woodcock (CNS)
Mrs. Brown (SAM)
Mrs. Henderson Presents (CNS)
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (CNS)
Mud (CNS)
Mulan (SAM)
Multiplicity (SAM)
Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The (CNS)
Munich (CNS)
The Muppets (SRR)
The Muppets (CNS)
Muppets Most Wanted (CNS)
Muse, The (SAM)
Music and Lyrics (CNS)
Music of the Heart (SAM)
Must Love Dogs (CNS)
Man Who Wasn't There, The (SAM)
Man Without a Past, The (CNS)
My Baby's Daddy (CNS)
My Best Friend (Mon Meilleur Ami) (CNS)
My Best Friend's Girl (CNS)
My Best Friend's Wedding (SAM)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (SAM)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (EDC)
My Bloody Valentine 3-D (CNS)
My Blueberry Nights (CNS)
My Boss's Daughter (CNS)
My Brother Is an Only Child (SAM)
My Life in Ruins (CNS)
My Life Without Me (CNS)
My Sister's Keeper (CNS)
My Soul to Take 3-D (CNS)
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (CNS)
My Week With Marilyn (CNS)
My Week With Marilyn (SRR)
Mysterious Skin (CNS)
Mystic River (CNS)
Mystic River (SAM)


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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