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.
One of the most popular saints of all time, St. Philip Neri was known for his great charity, deep prayer life, and tremendous humor. Philip was guided by Providence to seek out the poor and abandoned youth of Rome to catechize them in faith and help them find a better life.
Many people have received graces by the prayers of Saint Thérèse of the Child-Jesus, "the greatest Saint of modern times" (Pie X), the Saint of the third millennium. But who really knows her? This film tells the story of the life of Thérèse Martin using old documents, interviews, and reconstructed extracts from her life.
Called "the greatest saint of modern times" by Pope St. Pius X, Thérèse of Lisieux lived a hidden life in a Carmelite monastery and died at only 24 years of life. Yet, her "secret" of sanctity has made her not only a great modern saint, but a Doctor of the Church. She promised to spend her Heaven doing good on Earth. Her simple spirituality, humility and complete trust in God revolutionized the 20th century.
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 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.”
This extraordinary film explores the heroic life of a remarkable, modernday mystic, Father Solanus Casey, who was relegated to doing little more than being a simple doorman in his monastery. But God would transform the role his superiors assigned him, appointing it a far greater significance to be continued even beyond his earthly life, that of prophet, healer, and intercessor.
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 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.
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.
Learn about a little-known American heroine in this fascinating true story! Inspired by actual events during the Revolutionary War, Sybil Ludington follows the journey of Colonel Henry Ludington's 16-year-old daughter, who dodged danger and enemy troops to ride 40 rain soaked miles on horseback to save the American colonies from British rule.
This rare interview captures on film one of the greatest humanitarians of our time, and has never been available before on DVD. Although biographies appear regularly, the world actually knows very little about Mother Teresa. Apart from a few published speeches and selected prayers, she has not bequeathed any writings.
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.
An in-depth look at what makes Tim Tebow the popular and polarizing figure today, Tim Tebow: On a Mission chronicles how his hard work and faith have guided him to collegiate success and sports stardom. From being born on a mission through his astonishing playoff run and trade to New York, the film explores his life through insightful interviews and rare footage few have ever seen.
This is the inspiring story of America's first native-born saint, Mother Seton. Kate Mulgrew gives a moving performance as St. Elizabeth Seton, a convert to Catholicism who overcame the great tragedy of the deaths of her young husband and two children, and went on to found the American Sisters of Charity and the first American Catholic schools. A film of unusual strength and beauty. Also starring Lorne Greene, John Forsythe, and Rossano Brazzi.
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.
Have fun while reinforcing the principles taught on the Brother Francis "The Saints" DVD. This coloring & activity book helps children better understand who the saints are and why they are so very important.