Documentaries

  • 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...

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

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    "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

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    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

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    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

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    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
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    Trappist

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  • Three Miracles of Happiness

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    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...

  • Triduum: A Spiritual Pilgrimage

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    Triduum: A Spiritual Pilgrimage is a beautiful, 30 minute contemplative documentary. This film cinematically walks through the locations of the Holy Week story, re-presenting the most important days of human history. Immersed in the real and sacred places of the Holy Land, the pilgrim faithful is...

  • Seelos: Tireless Intercessor

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    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

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    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...

  • The Way of Saint James

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    Over the lovely "Camino de Santiago," the Way of St. James, which is the ancient route leading from the Pyrenees to the famous and ancient shrine of Santiago de Compostela, this documentary follows the journey of several pilgrims who differ in culture and religious faith, united only by a mysteri...

  • On Pilgrimage with Father Emil Kapaun

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    “How many times does not Holy Mother Church tell us that our life on this earth is a journey? This earth is not our lasting home. God created us for a higher, a much more perfect home, our home in heaven with the joy of God.” - Servant of God Emil Kapaun

    Each year at the beginning of summer ...

  • Unprotected

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    #Metoo. Sexting pressure. The Hook-up culture. Teenage depression.How did the culture become so toxic for women? And how did one man foresee this all so clearly 50 years ago? From the producer of the acclaimed documentary, Convinced, this powerful film reveals the devastating effects of the sexua...

  • The Road to Knock

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    When a near death experience after fall from a 70 foot waterfall in Thailand transformed his life, Alan Field gave up a life of crime to become a filmmaker, going on to win a Bafta and International Emmy awards (for BBC1’s The Street).

    After his first documentary, The Road to Santiago, walking...

  • Warriors to Lourdes

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    There is an invisible wound of war that is only beginning to draw public attention. In addition to mental and emotional suffering, moral injury represents the spiritual dimension of trauma. This important and timely topic is brought to life with searing emotion in Warriors to Lourdes, a new docum...

  • Cosmic Origins

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    For generations, science has ignored the concept of creation because doing otherwise would beg the question ... of a Creator. Today, however, we have compelling evidence–from science itself–for a beginning and fine-tuning of the universe. The insights are complementary, and that very fact provide...

  • Knowing Giaquinta: Servant of God

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    An inspiring look at the life and work of Servant of God, Bishop Guglielmo Giaquinta and the life changing work he has done to help us remember that we are each called to be a saint. Among other things, Bishop Giaquinta is known for founding the Pro Sanctity (For Holiness) movement in 1947, which...

  • Everyday Heroes

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    Heroism is not some unattainable ideal. Heroism is a worthy goal that lies within our grasp. That is the central message of Everyday Heroes, a new documentary film featuring the witnesses of remarkable Brother Knights whose courage, faith and commitment to charity embody the mission of the Knight...