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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
W. (CNS)
Wackness, The (CNS)
Wag the Dog (SAM)
Wager, The (CNS)
Waist Deep (CNS)
Waiting (CNS)
Waitress (CNS)
A Walk Among the Tombstones (CNS)
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (CNS)
Walk the Line (CNS)
Walk the Line (SAM)
Walking Tall (CNS)
Walking With Dinosaurs (CNS)
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (CNS)
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (CNS)
WALL-E (CNS)
WALL-E (SAM)
Wanted (CNS)
War (CNS)
War Horse (SRR)
War Horse (CNS)
War Inc. (SAM)
War of the Worlds (SAM)
War of the Worlds (CNS)
Warm Bodies (CNS)
Warrior (SRR)
The Warrior's Way (CNS)
Wasabi (CNS)
Washington Heights (CNS)
Watchmen (CNS)
Water (CNS)
Water (SAM)
Water Horse: Legend of the Deep, The (CNS)
The Way (SRR)
The Way Back (CNS)
We Are Marshall (SAM)
We Are Marshall (CNS)
We Bought a Zoo (SRR)
We Bought a Zoo (CNS)
We Don't Live Here Anymore (CNS)
We Have a Pope (SRR)
We Own the Night (CNS)
We Were Soldiers (SAM)
Weather Man, The (CNS)
Wedding Crashers (CNS)
Wedding Date, The (CNS)
Wedding Singer, The (SAM)
Weight of Water, The (CNS)
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (CNS)
Welcome to Collinwood (CNS)
Welcome to Mooseport (CNS)
Wendell Baker Story, The (CNS)
Whale Rider (SAM)
Whale Rider (CNS)
Whale Rider (EDC)
What The Bleep Do We Know? (CNS)
What Dreams May Come (SAM)
What a Girl Wants (CNS)
What Happens in Vegas (CNS)
What Just Happened (CNS)
What to Expect When You're Expecting (CNS)
What Women Want (SAM)
Whatever Works (CNS)
What's Your Number? (CNS)
When the Game Stands Tall (CNS)
When I Find the Ocean (SAM)
When in Rome (CNS)
When a Stranger Calls (CNS)
Where God Left His Shoes (CNS)
Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden? (CNS)
Where the Truth Lies (CNS)
Where the Wild Things Are (CNS)
Whip It (CNS)
The Whistleblower (SRR)
White Chicks (CNS)
White Countess, The (CNS)
White House Down (CNS)
White Noise (CNS)
White Oleander (CNS)
Whiteout (CNS)
Who's Your Caddy (CNS)
Wicker Man, The (CNS)
Wicker Park (CNS)
Wild Hogs (CNS)
Wild Man Blues (SAM)
Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (EDC)
Wild Strawberries (SAM)
Wild Thornberrys Movie, The (CNS)
Wild, The (SAM)
Wild, The (CNS)
Willard (CNS)
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (CNS)
Wimbledon (CNS)
Win a Date With Tad Hamilton (CNS)
The Wind Rises (CNS)
Wind That Shakes the Barley (CNS)
Winded Migration (CNS)
Wings of the Dove, The (SAM)
Winnie the Pooh (SRR)
Winslow Boy, The (SAM)
Winter Solstice (CNS)
Winter's Tale (CNS)
Without a Paddle (CNS)
Without a Trace (SAM)
Witless Protection (CNS)
Wolf Creek (CNS)
The Wolfman (CNS)
The Wolverine (CNS)
Women, The (CNS)
The Woman in Black (CNS)
The Woman in Black (SRR)
Woman Thou Art Loosed (CNS)
Wonder Boys (SAM)
Wonderland (SAM)
Wonderland (CNS)
Woodsman, The (CNS)
The Words (CNS)
World Trade Center (CNS)
World Trade Center (SAM)
World War Z (CNS)
World's Fastest Indian, The (CNS)
Wrath of the Titans (CNS)
The Wrestler (CNS)
Wristcutters: A Love Story (CNS)
Wrong Turn (CNS)
WXIII: Patlabor The Movie 3 (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




Presentation of Mary: Mary’s presentation was celebrated in Jerusalem in the sixth century. A church was built there in honor of this mystery. The Eastern Church was more interested in the feast, but it does appear in the West in the 11th century. Although the feast at times disappeared from the calendar, in the 16th century it became a feast of the universal Church. 
<p>As with Mary’s birth, we read of Mary’s presentation in the temple only in apocryphal literature. In what is recognized as an unhistorical account, the <i>Protoevangelium of James</i> tells us that Anna and Joachim offered Mary to God in the Temple when she was three years old. This was to carry out a promise made to God when Anna was still childless. </p><p>Though it cannot be proven historically, Mary’s presentation has an important theological purpose. It continues the impact of the feasts of the Immaculate Conception (December 8) and of the birth of Mary (September 8). It emphasizes that the holiness conferred on Mary from the beginning of her life on earth continued through her early childhood and beyond.</p> American Catholic Blog Having a saint to pray to every day for special intentions draws us into a more intimate union with Jesus, who has blessed us with so many heavenly intercessors for all our needs. It is a great privilege to have someone in heaven who cares so much about our innermost desires and personal needs.

 
PICKS OF THE WEEK
Be Extraordinary!
Can a busy, ordinary person really make a difference in the lives of others?
Advent 2014
From the First Sunday of Advent through the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, find inspiration for your Advent prayer time with this new book.
A Eucharistic Christmas
Advent and Christmas are the perfect time to reflect on the fact that God is with us always in the Eucharist.
What Do I Say?
Learn how to communicate with someone who is dying, especially how to convey a loving presence and a willingness to listen.
Peace and Good
"A practical and appealing guide to the Poor Man of Assisi." --Margaret Carney, O.S.F., president, St. Bonaventure University

 
CATHOLIC GREETINGS
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
God came to dwell in Mary, and sanctified her for a unique role in salvation history.
Praying for You
If you soon will be united with family around a holiday table, take a moment today to pray for those who spend holidays alone.
Thanksgiving
In America, Thanksgiving is one of the rare times when religion and civics intersect. Let us give thanks and praise to God every day.
St. Rose Philippine Duchesne
This missionary to the American frontier was known among the Potawatomi people as “Woman-Who-Prays-Always.”
Birthday
God of life, we come to celebrate another year, and ask you to bless us.



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