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  • Alive: The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist (English Subtitles)

    The surprise box office hit in movie theaters, this powerful film from Spain presents the compelling testimonies of five men and women with unique stories of how their lives were completely transformed by experiencing the True Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. The DVD includes the same b...

  • Dysconnected: The Real Story Behind the Transgender Explosion

    DISCLAIMER: This documentary contains graphic content that might not be suitable for some audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Over the past few years, a transgender tsunami has swept the nation, completely overtaking the medical, educational, and counseling industries, and forever altering ...

  • Coaching for Christ

    After 27 years as the head football coach at Roncalli High School in Indianapolis, Bruce Scifres retired from coaching in the spring of 2017 to become the Executive Director of the CYO of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Bruce believes that, now more than ever, coaches are a huge key to the devel...

  • Black Faith Matters

    The role of this documentary is to shed light on "one story" of the Black Catholic experience. An experience unknown to many in our church. An experience that, although unique, is relatable to the Black Catholic, specifically African American Catholic, experience throughout America. This film hop...

  • In Persona Christi: The Catholic Priesthood

    The Catholic priesthood comes to us from Jesus Christ. He is the High Priest, the mediator between God and man. Building on this pattern of priesthood from Old Testament times, Jesus chose twelve men to act in His place as priests of the new and everlasting covenant.

    This film explores the esse...

  • The Heart of Camden: The Story of Father Michael Doyle

    Get a glimpse into the inspiring story of Fr. Michael J. Doyle and see some incredible moments about a man who made it his lifelong purpose to inspire and help a city and the people within it in this documentary. As a young priest, Father Michael J. Doyle came to the U.S. from rural Ireland in 19...

  • The Story of the Nativity: The Truth of Christmas

    The story of the birth of Jesus is often misunderstood. But this fast-paced, thought-provoking look at the true story of the Nativity clears away widespread misunderstandings of Jesus' origin. Join top scholars, inspirational speakers, and popular authors as they explain the story behind the stor...

  • To Be a Pilgrim

    An ancient trail of pilgrimage runs through south-east England, a pathway along which so much of English identity converges. It is the way of St. Thomas Becket, the martyr who stood up to a King and inspired Christendom. It is a route that drew countless pilgrims in ages past, captured the imagin...

  • Trappist

    Trappist monks trace their history through 1,700 years of Western civilization. In this documentary, the reality of monastic life, as lived at Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery in South Carolina, combines with fascinating images of the past to explore how the humility, contemplation, and simple ...

  • Soldiers of the Pope

    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...

  • Companions in Shipwreck

    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...

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  • Born to Reveal the Works of God

    On Thanksgiving Day, 2018, Stephen Andrew Pope was born, lived for one hour and twenty-eight minutes, and died. Though his life was short, Stephen reached thousands of people for the Gospel, "Preaching the Gospel always, using words when necessary." Witness the extraordinary life of the infant th...

  • 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

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    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 Passion of Saint Joan of Arc is a documentary that has been released on the centennial of the canonization of the Maid of Orleans (May 16, 1920). This brave young woman with a unique mission reminds us just how important it is that Jesus Christ be the King of our nation, of the entire world, ...

  • 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 conver...

  • 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

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    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

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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...