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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
D.E.B.S. (CNS)
Daddy Day Camp (CNS)
Daddy Day Care (CNS)
Daens (SAM)
Daltry Calhoun (CNS)
Dance Flick (CNS)
Dancer Upstairs, The (CNS)
Danny Deckchair (CNS)
Daredevil (CNS)
Darjeeling Limited, The (CNS)
Dark Blue (CNS)
The Dark Knight Rises (CNS)
Dark Knight, The (SAM)
Dark Knight, The (CNS)
Dark Shadows (CNS)
Dark Skies (CNS)
Dark Water (CNS)
The Darkest Hour (CNS)
Darkness Falls (CNS)
Date Movie (CNS)
Date Night (CNS)
Dawn of the Dead (CNS)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (CNS)
Day After Tomorrow, The (CNS)
Day After Tomorrow, The (SAM)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (CNS)
Daybreakers (CNS)
Days and Clouds (Giorni e Nuvole) (CNS)
Dead Man Walking (SAM)
Dead Silence (CNS)
Dear Frankie (CNS)
Dear God (SAM)
Dear John (CNS)
Dear Wendy (CNS)
Death at a Funeral (CNS)
Death at a Funeral (CNS)
Death of Mr. Lazarescu, The (CNS)
Death Race (CNS)
Death Sentence (CNS)
The Debt (CNS)
The Debt (SRR)
December Boys (CNS)
Deception (CNS)
Deck the Halls (CNS)
Dedication (CNS)
Deep Blue (CNS)
Deep End of the Ocean, The (SAM)
Defiance (CNS)
Definitely, Maybe (CNS)
Deja Vu (CNS)
Delgo (CNS)
Delirious (CNS)
Deliver Us From Eva (CNS)
Deliver Us From Evil (SAM)
Deliver Us From Evil (CNS)
De-Lovely (CNS)
Delta Farce (CNS)
Departed, The (SAM)
Departed, The (CNS)
Departures (Okuribito) (SAM)
Derailed (CNS)
The Descendants (CNS)
The Descendants (SRR)
Descent, The (CNS)
Despicable Me (CNS)
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (CNS)
The Devil Inside (CNS)
The Devil Inside (SRR)
Devil Wears Prada, The (Frost)
Devil Wears Prada, The (CNS)
Devil Wears Prada, The (SAM)
Devil's Own, The (SAM)
Devil's Rejects, The (CNS)
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (CNS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (CNS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (CNS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (CNS)
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (CNS)
Did You Hear About the Morgans? (CNS)
Die Another Day (CNS)
Diggers (CNS)
Dan in Real Life (CNS)
Dan in Real Life (SAM)
Dinner for Schmucks (CNS)
Dirty (CNS)
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (CNS)
Dirty Pretty Things (CNS)
Dirty Shame, A (CNS)
Disaster Movie (CNS)
Dish, The (SAM)
Disney's the Kid (SAM)
District 9 (CNS)
Disturbia (CNS)
Divergent (CNS)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (CNS)
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The (CNS)
DOA: Dead or Alive (CNS)
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (CNS)
Dogma (SAM)
Dogville (CNS)
Dolphin Tale (SRR)
Dolphin Tale 2 (CNS)
Dominion: The Prequel to the Exorcist (CNS)
Domino (CNS)
Donnie Brasco (SAM)
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (CNS)
Don't Come Knocking (CNS)
Don't Move (CNS)
Don't Tempt Me (CNS)
Doogal (CNS)
Doom (CNS)
Doomsday (CNS)
Door in the Floor, The (CNS)
Dot the I (CNS)
Doubt (CNS)
Doubt (SAM)
Down in the Valley (CNS)
Down With Love (CNS)
Downfall (CNS)
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (CNS)
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who (CNS)
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (CNS)
Dr. Suess' Horton Hears a Who! (SAM)
Drag Me to Hell (CNS)
Dragonfly (SAM)
Dragonheart (SAM)
Dream House (CNS)
Dreamcatcher (CNS)
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (CNS)
Dreamers, The (CNS)
Dreamgirls (CNS)
Drillbit Taylor (CNS)
Drive (CNS)
Drumline (CNS)
The Duchess (SAM)
Duchess, The (CNS)
Due Date (CNS)
The Dukes (CNS)
Dukes of Hazzard, The (CNS)
Duma (CNS)
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (CNS)
Duplex (CNS)
Duplicity (CNS)
Duplicity (SAM)
Dust Factory, The (CNS)
Da Vinci Code, The (CNS)
Da Vinci Code, The (SAM)
D-War Dragon Wars (CNS)
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (CNS)
Dysfunktional Family (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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