Sr. Helena Burns, fsp

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Gender Female
Industry Religion
Occupation Nun
Location Chicago & Toronto
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Introduction I was going to be an ornithologist, but God zapped me and I now belong to the Daughters of St. Paul, an international congregation of religious women dedicated to spreading God's Word through the media: I give workshops to teens and adults on Media Literacy, Philosophy, and Theology of the Body. I'm a movie reviewer for LifeTeen & the diocese of Evansville, IN (6 yrs for "The Catholic New World," Chicago's Catholic newspaper). I'm finishing an M.A. in Media Literacy Education; have a B.A. in philosophy and theology from St. John's U, NYC; and have a Certificate in Pastoral Youth Ministry from the Center for Youth Ministry Development, Naugatuck, CT. I studied screenwriting at UCLA and Act One, Hollywood. I'm the writer/producer of and a co-producer on
Interests praying, helping people, selling books, reading books, writing screenplays, hiking, birding, philosophy, Theology of the Body, rollerblading, playing keyboard, California dreamin', not cooking, praising God
Favorite Movies Man for All Seasons, The Mission, Blade Runner (director's cut), What About Bob?, Romero, Gran Torino
Favorite Music jazz, blues, black Gospel, funk, disco, Christmas music, (good) folk music, Canadian folk music, classic rock, world music, hard rock
Favorite Books The Bible, Imitation of Christ, I Believe in Love, Power in Praise, The Wet Engine, Fides et Ratio, Theology of the Body, anything by JP2G or B16 or James Alberione

Why does the color blue mean raspberry-flavored?

Because blood is blue.