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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
S.W.A.T. (CNS)
Safe Haven (CNS)
Safe House (CNS)
Safe House (SRR)
Safety of Objects, The (CNS)
Sahara (CNS)
Sahara (SAM)
Saint of 9/11 (SAM)
Saint of 9/11 (CNS)
Saint Ralph (CNS)
Saints & Sinners (CNS)
Salmon Fishing in Yemen (CNS)
Salt (CNS)
Samurai Jack (SAM)
Sanctum (CNS)
Santa Clause 2, The (CNS)
Saraband (CNS)
Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour (CNS)
Sarah’s Key (SRR)
Savages, The (SAM)
Savages, The (CNS)
Saved (CNS)
Saving Mr. Banks (CNS)
Saving Private Ryan (SAM)
Saving Shiloh (CNS)
Saw (CNS)
Saw 3-D (CNS)
Saw II (CNS)
Saw III (CNS)
Saw IV (CNS)
Saw V (CNS)
Saw VI (CNS)
Scanner Darkly, A (CNS)
Scary Movie 3 (CNS)
Scary Movie 4 (CNS)
School for Scoundrels (CNS)
School of Rock (CNS)
Science of Sleep, The (CNS)
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (CNS)
Scoop (CNS)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (CNS)
Screen Door Jesus (CNS)
Seabiscuit (SAM)
Seabiscuit (EDC)
Seabiscuit (CNS)
Season of the Witch (CNS)
Secondhand Lion (SAM)
Secondhand Lions (CNS)
Secret Ballot (CNS)
The Secret Life of Bees (CNS)
The Secret Life of Bees (SAM)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (CNS)
Secret Lives of Dentists, The (CNS)
Secret Lives: Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII (CNS)
Secret Window (CNS)
The Secret World of Arrietty (SRR)
The Secret World of Arrietty (CNS)
Secretariat (CNS)
Secretary (CNS)
Secrets and Lies (SAM)
Seducing Doctor Lewis (CNS)
See No Evil (CNS)
Seed of Chucky (CNS)
Seeker, The (CNS)
Seige, The (SAM)
Sea Inside, The (CNS)
Sea Is Watching, The (CNS)
Selena (SAM)
Semi-Pro (CNS)
SENNA (SRR)
Sentinel, The (CNS)
A Separation (SRR)
September Dawn (CNS)
Seraphim Falls (CNS)
Serendipity (SAM)
Serenity (CNS)
Serving Sara (CNS)
Seven Days in Utopia (SRR)
Seven Pounds (CNS)
Seven Pounds (SAM)
Seven Year's in Tibet (SAM)
Sex and the City (CNS)
Sex and the City (SAM)
Sex and the City 2 (CNS)
Sex Drive (CNS)
Shaggy Dog, The (CNS)
Shakespeare in Love (SAM)
Shall We Dance (CNS)
Shanghai Knights (CNS)
Shape of Things, The (CNS)
Shark Tale (CNS)
Shattered Glass (CNS)
Shaun of the Dead (CNS)
She Hate Me (CNS)
Sherlock Holmes (CNS)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (CNS)
She's the Man (CNS)
She's Out of My League (CNS)
Shine (SAM)
Shine a Light (CNS)
Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness (SRR)
Shoot 'Em Up (CNS)
Shooter (CNS)
Shopgirl (CNS)
Shorts (CNS)
Showtime (SAM)
Showtime at the Apollo (SAM)
Shrek (EDC)
Shrek 2 (CNS)
Shrek 2 (EDC)
Shrek 2 (SAM)
Shrek Forever After (CNS)
Shrek the Third (CNS)
Shrek the Third (EDC)
Shutter (CNS)
Shutter Island (CNS)
Sicko (CNS)
Side Effects (CNS)
Sideways (CNS)
Signs (CNS)
Signs (SAM)
Silent Hill (CNS)
Silent House (CNS)
Silk (CNS)
Silver City (CNS)
Silver Linings Playbook (CNS)
Simon Birch (SAM)
Simone (SAM)
Simone (CNS)
Simpsons Movie, The (CNS)
Sin City (CNS)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (CNS)
Singin' in the Rain (SAM)
Singing Detective, The (CNS)
Sister Helen (CNS)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The (CNS)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The (SAM)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The (CNS)
The Sitter (CNS)
Sixth Sense, The (SAM)
Skeleton Key, The (CNS)
Skinwalkers (CNS)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (CNS)
Sky High (EDC)
Sky High (CNS)
Skyline (CNS)
Slap Her…She's French (CNS)
Sleeper (SAM)
Sleepover (CNS)
Sleepwalking (CNS)
Sleuth (CNS)
Sling Blade (SAM)
Slipstream (CNS)
Slither (CNS)
Slow Burn (CNS)
Slumdog Millionaire (CNS)
Slumdog Millionaire (SAM)
Small Time Crooks (SAM)
Smart People (CNS)
Smoke (SAM)
Smoke Signals (SAM)
Smokin' Aces (CNS)
The Smurfs (CNS)
The Smurfs 2 (CNS)
Snakes on a Plane (CNS)
Snitch (CNS)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (SRR)
Snow White and the Huntsman (CNS)
The Social Network (CNS)
Solaris (SAM)
Solaris (CNS)
The Soloist (CNS)
Something Borrowed (CNS)
Something New (CNS)
Something's Gotta Give (CNS)
Son of God (CNS)
Son of the Mask (CNS)
Son of Rambow (CNS)
Son of Rambow (SAM)
The Song (CNS)
The Song of Sparrows (SAM)
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (CNS)
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (CNS)
Sorority Row (CNS)
Sorry, Haters (CNS)
Soul Food (SAM)
Soul Men (CNS)
Soul Surfer (CNS)
Sound of Music, The (EDC)
Sound of Thunder, A (CNS)
Source Code (CNS)
Space Chimps (CNS)
Space Cowboys (SAM)
Spanglish (CNS)
Spartan (CNS)
The Spectacular Now (CNS)
Speed 2 (SAM)
Speed Racer (CNS)
Spellbound (Frost)
Spellbound (CNS)
Spencer Tracy, Hollywood priest (CNS)
Sphere (SAM)
Spider (CNS)
Spider-Man 2 (CNS)
Spider-Man 2 (SAM)
Spider-Man 3 (SAM)
Spider-Man 3 (CNS)
Spider-Man (SAM)
Spider-Man (EDC)
Spiderwick, Chronicles, The (CNS)
The Spirit (CNS)
Spirited Away (CNS)
Spirited Away (SAM)
Spitfire Grill, The (SAM)
Splice (CNS)
SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The (CNS)
Springtime in a Small Town (CNS)
Spy Kids (EDC)
Spy Kids 2 (EDC)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (CNS)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (CNS)
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World 4D (SRR)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (CNS)
The Spy Next Door (CNS)
Squid and the Whale, The (CNS)
Stage Beauty (CNS)
Stander (CNS)
Star Trek (CNS)
Star Trek Into Darkness (CNS)
Star Trek: Nemesis (CNS)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (CNS)
Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones (CNS)
Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith (CNS)
Stardust (CNS)
Starsky & Hutch (CNS)
Starter for Ten (CNS)
State of Play (CNS)
Statement, The (CNS)
Station Agent, The (CNS)
Station Agent, The (EDC)
Stay (CNS)
Stay Alive (CNS)
Stealth (CNS)
Stella Days (CNS)
Step Brothers (CNS)
Step Up (CNS)
Step Up 2 the Streets (CNS)
Step Up 3D (CNS)
Step Up All In (CNS)
Step Up Revolution (CNS)
The Stepfather (CNS)
Stepford Wives, The (CNS)
Stick it (CNS)
Stir of Echoes (SAM)
Stomp the Yard (CNS)
The Stoning of Soraya M. (CNS)
Stop-Loss (SAM)
Stop-Loss (CNS)
Story of Us, The (SAM)
Story of the Weeping Camel, The (CNS)
Straight Story, The (SAM)
Strange Wilderness (CNS)
Stranger Than Fiction (CNS)
Strangers With Candy (CNS)
Strangers, The (CNS)
Straw Dogs (CNS)
Street Kings (CNS)
Stuart Little 2 (CNS)
Stuck On You (CNS)
Sum of All Fears, The (CNS)
Sum of All Fears, The (SAM)
Summer of Sam (SAM)
Sunshine (CNS)
Sunshine Cleaning (SAM)
Sunshine State (CNS)
Super 8 (CNS)
Super 8 (SRR)
Super Capers (CNS)
Superbad (CNS)
Supercross: The Movie (CNS)
Superman Returns (CNS)
Superman Returns (SAM)
Surf's Up (CNS)
Surrogates (CNS)
Surviving Christmas (CNS)
Suspect Zero (CNS)
Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (CNS)
Sweet and Lowdown (SAM)
Sweet Hereafter, The (SAM)
Sweet Home Alabama (CNS)
Sweet Land (EDC)
Sweet Sixteen (CNS)
Swept Away (CNS)
Swimming Upstream (CNS)
Swing Vote (CNS)
Swing Vote (SAM)
Swingtown (SAM)
The Switch (CNS)
Sydney White (CNS)
Synecdoche, New York (CNS)
Syriana (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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