St. Rita of Cascia, the patron saint of hopeless situations, is immortalized in this deeply moving film starring Vittoria Belvedere and Martin Crewes. It is the powerful story of a brave and loyal woman who helps her husband overcome his dark past and convert to the faith, happily bears him two children, and later endures immense pain as she loses everything. Rita finds new hope through a convent of sisters and develops an inspiring union with Christ.
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.
Sarah Collins is a young woman on the elevator of success. As a junior account executive at a major advertising agency, Sarah is poised to get it all: executive promotion, salary increase, new car, fabulous apartment and first-class travel. There's only one thing that is standing in her way, an unexpected pregnancy.
Joy Miles thinks she’s taking a simple road trip to move her mother-in-law, Loraine, from Louisville to a Savannah retirement community. As the weekend unfolds, with its outrageous adventures, hilarious encounters, and heart-to-heart revelations, the women soon discover that they need each other more than they know.
Based on a true story, this is the uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash claims her father -- and her spirit. The accident leaves 10-year-old Sunny Mathews (Kelsey Mulrooney) unable to walk without crutches and emotionally wounded, causing her to withdraw from life. Miraculously, things begin to change when she and her mother move next door to a horse ranch where she develops an affinity for Ben, and a love for a mean-spirited, crippled horse named Ginger.
Double feature includes Natalie's Rose and Second Chances. Natalie's Rose is about a fifteen year old girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother loses her battle with cancer on Valentine's Day. Second Chances is an uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash claims her father's 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.
The renowned theologian and speaker takes you on a journey of discovery through history and scripture to shed light on the our culture and the challenge we face passing faith onto future generations.
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.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ralied his followers on the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in the face of violent opposition, an event that became a milestone victory for the civil rights movement. Starring David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey, and Tom Wilkinson, Selma tells the true story of courage and hope that changed the world forever.
A hillbilly sharpshooter becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI when he single-handedly attacks and captures a German position using the same strategy as in turkey shoot.
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.”
Join Bishop Robert Barron for this engaging presentation concerning the seven deadly sins, those great spiritual blocks that inhibit our flourishing in relationship with God and one another. Based on Dante’s writings, the seven deadly sins correspond to the seven stories of Dante’s Mt. Purgatory. Pride, envy, anger, sloth, gluttony, avarice and lust are all presented as patterns of dysfunction within us that lead to unhappiness. However, Bishop Barron shows us how to counteract these seven sinful patterns through the “seven lively virtues.””
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa (Octavia Spencer). Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy, and change his life forever. Rated PG-13.
Anthony Quinn and Laurence Olivier head a distinguished international cast in this passionate, visionary drama about the election of the first Russian Pope and its effect on world peace. Based on the best seller by Morris L. West.
There is evidence that the Shroud, venerated in France as early as 1350, is the Shroud we see today preserved in Turin, Italy. This program presents the places, the written evidence, the changes of ownership, the various expositions and the first 1898 photograph that changed everything — and brought the Holy Shroud into the realm of modern science and to worldwide attention for the very first time.
A colonial family seeks a new life in the uncharted Maine wilderness in 1768. Their hopes, dreams, and survival as a family are put to the supreme test when Will, the father, is forced to leave his 13-year-old son, Matt (Brendan Fletcher), alone to protect their claim while Will returns home to retrieve the rest of his family and belongings.