Sr. Helena Burns, fsp, is a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, an international congregation of Roman Catholic Sisters founded to communicate God’s Word through the media. She has an M.A. in Media Literacy Education; a B.A. in theology and philosophy from St. John’s University, NYC; studied screenwriting at UCLA and Act One-Hollywood; and holds a Certificate in Pastoral Youth Ministry. Sr. Helena is also studying at the Theology of the Body Institute, PA. She is a movie reviewer for Life Teen & The Catholic Channel–Sirius XM. She wrote and directed a documentary on the life of Blessed James Alberione: www.MediaApostle.com and is a co-producer on www.The40Film.com. She has written a Theology of the Body curriculum: www.tinyurl.com/TOBtraining and her daily book for young women is “He Speaks to You”: www.tinyurl.com/DailyBook. She is also a regional vocation directress for the Daughters.
Sr. Helena gives Media Literacy & Theology of the Body workshops & courses to youth & adults all over Canada and the U.S., and believes that media can be a primary tool for sharing God’s love and salvation. (She is a dual citizen, Canada/USA: an international woman of mystery.)