City of Saints
The Good Thief
Episode 1 • 6m 26s
This episode of the City of Saints tells the story of Alex, a young man caught up in the gang culture of Southern California, and his unlikely friendship with Fr. Norbert from St. Michael's Abbey. Alex's turbulent life and death draw powerful parallels to that of St. Dismas "the good thief' who encountered Christ on the Cross.
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