Media and Ministry

Cinema & Sacrament in Orange County
Special reception, screening and discussion of Disney-Pixar's "Coco"
Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 6 p.m.

The Center sponsors and cosponsors a variety of projects and events to bring awareness to educators, catechists, artists and community leaders as to the growing centrality of Cinema in our daily lives, especially its impact on identity and faith formation.

Cinema and Sacrament

This film series explores current topics of faith and culture through the lens of modern Cinema. Screenings are open to the general public. Screenings conclude with a reception and discussion with filmmakers and scholars.

Cinema and Sacrament is sponsored by the LMU Casassa Legacy Society, Center for Religion and Spirituality, College of Communication and Fine Arts, CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice, Heritage Association of Retired Faculty and Staff, Marymount Institute for Faith, Culture and the Arts, School of Film and Television, and Women's Leadership Council. For additional information, please contact the CSJ Center at 310.568.6696 or

Los Angeles Religious Education Congress Film Showcase

The Los Angeles Religious Education Congress Film Showcase, presented by the Center with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, is an evening forum at the annual Congress for the exhibition and discussion of Cinematic work rooted in Catholic social teaching, as well as the Catholic intellectual, spiritual, and narrative traditions.

The Congress Film Showcase is sponsored by the LMU School of Film and Television, National Catholic Reporter, Family Theater Productions, Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA), and the Pauline Center for Media Studies. For additional information, contact Assistant Director Michael McNaught at 310.338.5788 or