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Steven D. Greydanus is the creator of the Decent Films Guide, www.decentfilms.comSteven is film critic for the National Catholic Register and writes regularly for Christianity Today, Catholic World Report and other venues. He is a member of Online Film Critics Society.

Steven has contributed several entries to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, including “The Church and Film” and a number of filmmaker biographies. He has also written about film for the Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy.

His work has appeared in Image Journal, Our Sunday Visitor, This Rock and elsewhere. He has also written for the Office of Film and Broadcasting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and EWTN.com.

Steven co-hosts the cable TV show Reel Faith (NET TV) with former USCCB critic David DiCerto. Steven also appears weekly on Morning Air with Sean Herriott and the Son Rise Morning Show with Brian Patrick. He is a regular guest on Kresta in the Afternoon and Catholic Answers Live, and has contributed periodically to Life on the Rock on EWTN television.

Steven has a BFA in Media Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and an MA in Religious Studies from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Overbrook, PA.

Steven is a diaconal candidate in the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey. He and his wife Suzanne have seven children.

Catholicism: The New Evangelization
The Catholic Faith is not about myths or legends, symbols or literary devices. It's about an encounter so overwhelming that you want to tell the whole world. It is an encounter with Jesus Christ. Throughout history the call of Christ has sent people to the corners of the earth with a message of great joy, a message that has built civilizations, inspired cultures and even sent some to prisons and to their deaths. We have the same call today--that's the New Evangelization. This new documentary series from Fr. Robert Barron continues the story of his major Catholicism series and explores the Church's mission and the challenges of contemporary culture. With the original Catholicism series, Fr. Barron took us on a journey around the world deep into the Faith. Now, experience this Faith in action in Catholicism: The New Evangelization. This film tells us what the "New Evangelization" is and then takes us on a fascinating tour to witness examples of new ardor, new expressions and new methods of evangelization in action.