This new movie tells the inspiring story of the beginnings of the Sister Servants of Mary, a religious order that was founded in Madrid, Spain in 1851 by Fr. Miguel Martinez and Sister Maria Soledad who guided it in its development and expansion until her death in 1887
This is the amazing story of Sister Pascalina Lehnert (1894-1983) who was the personal confidant and secretary to Pope Pius XII for 40 years, when he was the Papal Nuncio in Germany, and then after for his whole Pontificate. The Pope had great confidence in her wisdom, energy and loyalty, and she became known as "the most powerful woman in the history of the Vatican."
She was a humble girl from an ordinary Jewish family. Yet Mary came to be exalted as the Daughter of Zion, the Mother of God, and the Queen of heaven. All because this simple girl said a simple word: Yes. Follow Mary's extraordinary journey on location in Israel, Turkey and Greece with popular Catholic author and speaker Stephen Ray as your guide. Together you'll travel the dusty paths that took Mary to the heart of the salvation story. Discovering the Mary of the Bible will help you to know and love her Son.
Seelos: Tireless Intercessor is the true story that chronicles the heroic and miraculous life of a young immigrant priest, Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (1819-1867). This Redemptorist missionary was beatified by Pope John Paul II in the Solemn Jubilee Year 2000.
This outstanding new documentary film just produced in Europe gives an excellent overview into the life, thought and work of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, formerly Archbishop of Buenos Aires and now Pope Francis.
Flavio Insinna stars as John (Don) Bosco, the great priest and educator of youth from the tough streets of Turin, Italy. Beautifully filmed in Italy, this movie dramatizes the many challenges that Don Bosco had to overcome from his childhood through founding his religious order, the Salesians, for helping educate boys. His faith, creative imagination and profound charity shine through in this wonderful film.
This outstanding movie is unique among films on St. Francis because of the historical accuracy of the story and its authentic spirit of joy and piety Francis was known for, as well as the major role played by Clare who is given equal stature with Francis.
In this 14-program television series, Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton Society, discusses the life and works of G.K. Chesterton, one of the modern Catholicism's most famous and prolific authors. Chesterton, a great defender of the common man, the family and the Catholic faith, wrote profoundly on all the important subjects — religion, politics, history, literature, art, economics, philosophy, sociology.
This powerful new feature film is a modern look at the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, often called ‘The Saint of Second Chances.’ As a brash, hot-headed soldier in a time of political upheaval in Spain in the 1500’s, the young Ignatius went from living a life of brutal violence and debauchery, to becoming one of the greatest saints in the history of the Church.
This EWTN original docu-drama, filmed on location in Spain, Mexico, and California, presents the life and heroic missionary activity of Blessed Junipero Serra. Each episode of this beautiful miniseries combines insightful commentary from noted historians and experts with dramatized recreations of scenes from the life of this Catholic blessed who played such a foundational role in the evangelization of the Americas. Although his famous expedition from Mexico to California was filled with trials and hardships, Blessed Junipero Serra was determined to go “ever forward, never back.”
A powerful epic mini-series shot on location in Spain that tells the story of one of the most amazing women in history, St. Teresa of Avila. With meticulous attention to detail and historical accuracy, outstanding production values, and an incredible performance by actress Concha Velasco as Teresa, this acclaimed major film production is the definitive film on the life of this great saint.
Bishop Barron is on a new journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church's most influential people. CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players is a multi-part film series that illumines a handful of saints, artists, mystics, and scholars who not only shaped the life of the Church but changed the course of civilization.
Loren Cunningham was born in California in 1935. His missionary parents worked among the poor in the Southwest, preached in the streets and lived in a tent with boxes for furniture. At age 13, he had his first conviction of a call to world mission. Later he had a vision of the world covered with waves of young people taking the Gospel to all the nations of the earth.
Dr. David Livingstone took the Gospel to Africa in word and deed. As a medical doctor he treated the sick, earning him the necessary trust and respect to teach the love of Christ which many African’s freely embraced. Then Livingstone turned his attention to exploration, seeing this work as much a spiritual calling as traditional missionary work. Facing danger and sickness he forged routes deep into the African interior sparking the imagination of many who would follow.
This is the story of William and Catherine Booth, founders of The Salvation Army. It is a gripping narrative of struggle, difficulty, love, and ultimate triumph.