The decrepit streets of one of the largest crime-ridden estates in Ireland might seem to be an odd location to choose for a monastery, but for the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, it's the perfect place for their mission to flourish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This exciting film features stunning 3D computerized animations of Middle Earth, a host of illustrations by the Brothers Hildebrandt, rare archive footage of the author himself and in-depth analysis by leading Tolkien scholars from around the world.
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 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."
This powerful program is a unique insider's look at how one man's dedication to prayer and the daily application of God's Word transformed his life and leadership.
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.
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.
Francis became a missionary to the farthest reaches of the world. He saved pearl divers, stood off pirates, and quested with a mysterious samurai warrior in search of hidden treasure. This animated story captures the spirit of a daring man in amazing adventures of courage and faith.
This stirring drama is based on the life of Florence Nightingale, an aristocratic woman who defied Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Claire Bloom, Timothy Dalton and Jeremy Brett.
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.
Through interviews with Archbishop (now Cardinal) Vincent Nichols, Bishop Terence Brain, Lord Camoys, and others, recapture the deeply inspiring stories of our ancestors in faith, these heroic figures who laid down their lives to preserve the “Faith of Our Fathers.”
This 2-DVD Collector's Edition of Dale Evans: Beyond the Happy Trails interviews family and friends who celebrate the life of Dale Evans and Roy Rogers and their influence on American culture.
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.
Join Brother Francis as he introduces children to their heavenly friends, the saints! Learn about the wonderful comfort, encouragement, and help given through those that serve God in His heavenly Kingdom.