It was the age of the knights and kings, when honor belong to the heroes and glory was found in the battlefield. There lived a brave young man named Francis, whose wish was to become a mighty warrior and conquer a magnificent castle. One day Francis felt a calling to greater glory. God had vested upon him a very special mission that would require a supreme act of courage. For the love of God, his King, Francis gave up all that he had and joyfully embarked upon the most exciting and unexpected adventure.
You probably already know that George Washington Carver invented peanut butter. Did you know he was one of the world's foremost experts in horticulture? He almost single-handedly reinvented land management in the South following the ravages of too much cotton and tobacco farming. He was so brilliant that Henry Ford and Thomas Edison tried to hire him, but he said no. Do you know why?
An EWTN Classic Documentary narrated by Ricardo Montalban gives true global perspective to our Blessed Mother's dramatic appearance, now almost 90 years ago, to three young Portuguese children. Historical footage from World War I and II, and news clips of "the day the sun danced" on the Fatima countryside in October 1917 are interwoven with excerpts from the timeless Warner Brothers' film, and interviews with eye-witnesses to the miracles which occurred during the Virgin Mary's apparitions.
Honored for his legendary success as a coach and greatly admired by all who knew him, John Wooden demonstrated what it means to live a Christian life. He never considered himself an evangelist, but he certainly knew how to honestly express his faith in a humble and humorous way. This captivating biography provides a view of not only his remarkable career in the world of sports, but also a behind-the-scenes look at his personal life and the values upon which he built it.
Louis Zamperini: Captured by Grace tells the story of life after returning home a hero. Through the power of the Gospel—and his experience at the 1949 Billy Graham Crusade in Los Angeles — Zamperini overcame alcoholism, night terrors and a failing marriage to live a full and joyous Christ-centered life.
This new docu-drama on the life and miracles of St. Francis is based on the official writings of Brother Thomas Celano, a close companion and friar with St. Francis who spent many years with the saint.
Great Hymns of the Church Sung in Church for Generations including... A Mighty Fortress is our God Be Thou My Vision All Creatures of Our God and King O Sacred Head Now Wounded
This is the true story of a young virgin’s ultimate act of love. On her deathbed, eleven year old Maria Goretti forgave Alessandro Serenelli, the man who mortally stabbed her because she resisted his attempted rape. Alessandro was sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering Maria. After eight years in jail he had no remorse. But eventually he converted after Maria miraculously appeared to him in a dream.
This is the first ever feature film depicting the life of the world-famous Irish hero. Armed with only courage and conviction, Patrick's unwavering belief that good conquers evil would liberate Ireland and alter the course of history. Patrick Bergin, Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, and Susannah York star in this lush production filmed on location in Ireland.
In wartime Holland, Corrie ten Boom and her family of watchmakers quietly sheltered Jews in their small house—until Nazis discovered the "hiding place" and arrested them all. This is the gripping, true story of Corrie and her sister's endurance in the horrors of the Ravensbruck death camp, and their sure hope that God is the true hiding place.Starring, Julie Harris and Jeannette Clift.
Produced by Ian and Dominic Higgins, makers of the acclaimed Fatima film, The 13th Day, this movie tells the inspiring life story of Nagasaki Atomic bomb survivor and Catholic convert, Dr. Takashi Nagai. A rich, stylistic blend of live action, CGI and archive footage, All That Remains brings to life the amazing story of a forgotten hero in the West—but deeply beloved in Japan—and a pivotal moment in history for a new generation, and takes the viewer on a visceral journey of discovery and revelations.
Ben Kingsley, Brenda Blethyn, and Hannah Taylor Gordon star in the stirring tale of one of the most influential young women of the 20th century. Anne Frank goes beyond the story you already know and paints the true portrait of Anne both before and after she went into hiding. Get to know the high-spirited and popular girl before the war, and experience the challenges of the brave people who risked their lives trying to keep her safe. Anne Frank also explores the enduring mystery of who betrayed the Frank family and reveals what happened next. Viewer discretion advised (violence and nudity).
The heroic story of a 19-year-old woman whose saintly visions lead her to unite France against its English invaders. Five hundred years after she is burned at the stake for heresy, she is declared a saint and revered by the country she saved. Starring Leelee Sobieski, Chad Willett, Jacqueline Bisset, Powers Boothe, Olympia Dukakis, Neil Patrick Harris, Robert Loggia, Maximilian Schell, Peter Strauss, Shirley MacLaine, and Peter O'Toole.
Here is a major dramatic feature film on the entire life of the famous stigmatic monk, now a saint, Padre Pio (1887-1968). This movie captures the Capuchin friar’s intense faith and devotion, his deep spiritual concern for others, and his great compassion for the sick and suffering.
Using the untold story of Christian music legend Russ Taff, I Still Believe reveals how the redeeming power of the gospel can change hearts, save lives and hold a marriage together through the unimaginable obstacles of abuse, anger, shame and alcoholism.
As a dedicated follower of Christ, Peter spreads the message of the Christians across the land, often staying only one step ahead of those determined to persecute him. But on the road to Damascus, Peter comes face-to-face with a stranger who shows him the only way - he must put himself on the cross in order to bring peace to Rome.
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Ben Kingsley, this multi-award-winning program is the most complete portrait of the world-renowned author considered by many to be the greatest Christian writer of the 20th century.