|Sr. Helena Burns|
Sr. Helena Burns, fsp, is a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, an international congregation founded to communicate God's Word through the media. She is finishing her M.A. in Media Literacy Education; has 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 also studied 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 and is a co-producer on The 40 Film. She is presently writing Theology of the Body curriculum, and her daily book for young women is “He Speaks to You”. She is also a regional vocation directress for the Daughters.
Sr. Helena gives Media Literacy and Theology of the Body workshops to youth and adults all over the U.S. and Canada, and believes that media can be a primary tool for sharing God's love and salvation. (She is a dual--not duel--citizen: AmeriCanadian.)