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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)
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (CNS)
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




John Bosco: John Bosco’s theory of education could well be used in today’s schools. It was a preventive system, rejecting corporal punishment and placing students in surroundings removed from the likelihood of committing sin. He advocated frequent reception of the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion. He combined catechetical training and fatherly guidance, seeking to unite the spiritual life with one’s work, study and play. 
<p>Encouraged during his youth to become a priest so he could work with young boys, John was ordained in 1841. His service to young people started when he met a poor orphan and instructed him in preparation for receiving Holy Communion. He then gathered young apprentices and taught them catechism. </p><p>After serving as chaplain in a hospice for working girls, John opened the Oratory of St. Francis de Sales for boys. Several wealthy and powerful patrons contributed money, enabling him to provide two workshops for the boys, shoemaking and tailoring. </p><p>By 1856, the institution had grown to 150 boys and had added a printing press for publication of religious and catechetical pamphlets. His interest in vocational education and publishing justify him as patron of young apprentices and Catholic publishers. </p><p>John’s preaching fame spread and by 1850 he had trained his own helpers because of difficulties in retaining young priests. In 1854 he and his followers informally banded together, inspired by St. Francis de Sales [January 24]. </p><p>With Pope Pius IX’s encouragement, John gathered 17 men and founded the Salesians in 1859. Their activity concentrated on education and mission work. Later, he organized a group of Salesian Sisters to assist girls.</p> American Catholic Blog How do you expect to reach your own perfection by leading someone else’s life? His sanctity will never be yours; you must have the humility to work out your own salvation in a darkness where you are absolutely alone.

 
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