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  • A Place at the Table

    There are no African-American Saints formally recognized within the Catholic Church, but that could soon change. There are six incredible black men and women who are on the path to Canonization. The Catholic Church is starting to recognize their impact and may soon name any or all of them Saints....

  • St. Junípero Serra: A Man of God, A Mission of Love

    In this documentary, learn about Father Serra’s heroic missionary activity to Indigenous peoples in 18th-century North America.

  • Soul of a Champion: The Gil Hodges Story

    Gil Hodges is one of the greatest baseball players who is not inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Experience the story of this remarkable man, as told by baseball legends from the Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets.

  • Venerable Jerome Lejeune: To the Least of These My Brothers & Sisters

    Movie + 1 extra

    Venerable Jerome Lejeune, To the Least of These my Brothers & Sisters, documents the importance of French geneticist Jerome Lejeune's discovery of Trisomy 21, the chromosomal anomaly that results in Down Syndrome, and his lifelong defense of the dignity of the human person.

  • The Passion of Saint Joan of Arc

  • The Wealth of Poverty

    A new mini-documentary created from interviews and footage originally taken for Sign of Contradiction. In light of St. Francis’ feast day, the mini-documentary celebrates his life and his dedication to the poor. The film takes a deeper look at discovering where true wealth lies.

  • One Step is Enough: Cardinal John Henry Newman

    One Step is Enough is a biography of St. John Henry Newman, a 19th century British theologian and historian. Newman was raised in the Anglican Church and became an Anglican priest and a professor at Oxford.

    Over time he became critical of both the evangelical emphasis on dramatic personal conve...

  • Companions in Shipwreck

    Movie

    In the era of cancel culture and shunning of our neighbors, we should look back at how friendship should be integrated into our lives. It may be as simple as getting to know someone, or going further and visiting them regularly. What can we learn of the true principles of friendship? Who can we l...

  • Lead Kindly Light: The Life and Message of Saint John Henry Newman

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    An influential teacher, a distinguished theologian, a man who endured many trials, a father of souls—Blessed John Henry Newman (1801 - 1890) remains as fresh and relevant today as he was during his lifetime. In this engaging film, Fr. Nicholas Schofield and Fr. Marcus Holden, hosts of several oth...

  • The Fantasy Makers: Tolkien, Lewis, and MacDonald

    Movie

    J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and George MacDonald were the pioneers of the fantasy genre and their impact is unmistakable. Their works— exploring Middle-earth, Narnia, and other tales of redemption, sacrifice, and the battle of good and evil—have become best-selling books and blockbuster movies. C...

  • An Ordinary Martyr: The Life & Death of Blessed Stanley Rother

    Movie

    "A shepherd cannot run at the first sign of danger." —Blessed Stanley Francis Rother

    An Ordinary Martyr, the Life and Death of Blessed Stanley Rother, tells the story of a young man born into a devoted German Catholic family in the small farming town of Okarche, Oklahoma. His calling to the prie...

  • Father Michael McGivney: The Story of the Connecticut Priest Who Founded the Knights of the Columbus

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    Father Michael McGivney is a documentary that brings to life the story of one of America's most extraordinary Catholic priests. Born in Connecticut of Irish immigrant parents just a few years before the Civil War, Michael McGivney grew up at a time when millions of Catholic immigrants were strugg...

  • John Paul II in America: Uniting a Continent

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    The papacy of St. John Paul II left an indelible mark on the American continent. Driven by his singular conviction of a "United American Continent" under the patronage of Our Lady of Guadalupe, his papal travels from Argentina to Alaska generated massive crowds, shaped an entire generation, and u...

  • The Divine Plan

    Movie

    How does a plot that involves the assassination attempts of President Reagan and Pope John Paul II, KGB scheming, and CIA intrigue become the final act to topple the Soviet Empire? The Divine Plan dives deep into the pivotal bond between Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan. Just six we...

  • John Paul II: I Kept Looking for You

    Movie

    This new film is the world's biggest documentary on Pope St. John Paul II. It reveals his remarkable legacy in the history of the Church and the world, as well as how his extraordinary personality, generosity, courage, and sense of humor united people on all continents, regardless of their social...

  • Augustine: A Voice for all Generations with Mike Aquilina

    Movie

    St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430) is a preeminent Doctor of the Church and the patron of the Augustinian order. His works, including The City of God, On the Trinity, and Confessions, among many others, have had an inestimable impact on the Church and, by extension, on Western Civilization at large...

  • The Faithful Traveler in the United States: East Coast Shrines

    1 season

    Our first series explores some of the Catholic shrines and places of pilgrimage in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, and New Jersey. The series consists of 13 half-hour episodes, each exploring one or more sites on the East Coast.

  • The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land

    1 season

    The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land TV series explores sacred sites throughout Israel and Palestine, including Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jericho, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, the Jordan River, the Sea of Galilee, Ein Karem, Qumran, and more! It’s a great way to plan for or even remember your own pilgri...

  • The Augustinians: United in Charity

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    The Augustinian Order is an 800-year-old community of brothers, united in charity. Each member of this Roman Catholic order has answered a call to actively seek God through unity, truth and charity. During this thirty-minute documentary, meet the modern members of an ancient brotherhood, who dedi...

  • Trappist

    Movie

  • Three Miracles of Happiness

    Movie

    Gerry Faust has had an amazing career as one of America's most successful football coaches. From 18 years at Cincinnati's Moeller High School (174-17-1), he went on to fulfill one of his personal dreams as head football coach at the University of Notre Dame, followed by eight years at Akron Unive...

  • Seelos: Tireless Intercessor

    Movie

    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.

    Father Seelos possessed great mys...

  • Soldiers of the Pope

    Movie

    For the first time an exclusive visit behind Vatican walls records the history, traditions and daily life of the smallest army in the world, the Swiss Guard, whose duty is to defend the Holy Father at any cost, giving their own lives if necessary. The film captures the highlights of a typical yea...

  • Dream: Live with Purpose, Learn to Dream

    1 season

    Dream is a documentary series featuring the stories of diverse people from around the globe, who found purpose when they embraced their God-given dream. Subjects include Grammy Award-nominated artists, a former Sudanese child soldier, a disaster grief counselor, and a young Canadian boy partnerin...