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  • Solanus Casey: Priest, Porter, Prophet

    This extraordinary film explores the heroic life of a remarkable, modern-day mystic, Father Solanus Casey, who was relegated to doing little more than being a simple doorman in his monastery. But God would transform the role his superiors assigned him, appointing it a far greater significance to ...

  • Father Michael McGivney: An American Blessed

    In May 2020, Pope Francis approved a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, paving the way for his beatification. This new powerful documentary highlights Father McGivney’s inspiring example of fraternal charity, evangelization, and empowerment of ...

  • God's Doorkeeper: St. André of Montreal

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    On January 6, 1937, the death of a humble doorkeeper for a boys' college drew over a million people to Montreal for his funeral. For forty years, Brother André Bessette of the Congregation of Holy Cross welcomed people at the door and became known as a miraculous healer. God's Doorkeeper looks at...

  • One Step is Enough: Cardinal John Henry Newman

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    One Step is Enough is a biography of 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 conversion ...

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

    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...

  • Pius XII: Under the Roman Sky

    Based on Vatican documents and personal testimonies used by advocates for the canonization cause of Venerable Pope Pius XII, this epic film stars acclaimed actor James Cromwell in a powerful movie about the great and often hidden struggle waged by the Pope and many others with him to save the Jew...

  • St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor

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    Giuseppe Moscati, "the holy physician of Naples," as a medical doctor and layman in the early twentieth century who came from an aristocratic family and devoted his medical career to serving the poor. He was also a medical school professor and a pioneer in the field of biochemistry whose research...

  • John XXIII: The Pope of Peace

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    An inspiring feature film on Saint Pope John XXIII, starring Edward Asner in an acclaimed performance as the beloved pontiff, who came from common stock and was known for his simplicity, courage, and love for humanity. Shot on location in Rome and Italy, and produced by the Italian film company 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...

  • Saint Pedro Poveda: Priest, Educator, and Martyr

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    "This biographical drama tells the true story of Pedro Poveda (1874 – 1936), a tenacious and innovative priest who opened new paths in education and pioneered the rights of women in the early twentieth century. A victim of intolerance, he was murdered at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. In ...

  • Our God's Brother: The Story of St. Albert Chmielowski

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    This is the true story of St. Albert Chmielowski, a celebrated Polish artist and painter in the 1800's who was a major inspiration for young Karol Wojtyla, later Pope John Paul II. Albert became dissatisfied with his painting and disillusioned about the meaning of life when he encountered many ho...

  • Padre Pio: Between Heaven and Earth

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    Based on the historical records and the personal testimony of his fellow friars, this is the amazing true story of the life of the famous stigmatic monk, St. Padre Pio, a contemporary saint who died in 1968. Blessed with incredible spiritual gifts, including healing, bi-location, reading of souls...

  • Saint Maria Soledad: Foundress of the Sister Servants of Mary

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    "This new movie tells the inspiring story of the beginnings of the Sister Servants of Mary, a religious order that was founded in Madrid, Spain in 1851 by Fr. Miguel Martinez and Sister Maria Soledad who guided it in its development and expansion until her death in 1887.

    The new order was dedi...

  • Padre Pio: Miracle Man

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    This movie captures the Capuchin friar's intense faith, devotion, and deep spiritual concern for others, as well as his great compassion for the sick and suffering. It reveals the amazing details and events in Padre Pio's life as a boy and throughout his fifty years as a friar, dramatizing the fr...

  • Saint Teresa of the Andes: The Story of the First Chilean Saint

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    A beautiful, epic mini-series produced in Chile that tells the story of the inspiring life of the new young Carmelite saint who lived in the 20th century, died at the age of just 19 years old, and was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1993. St. Teresa of Jesus of the Andes, known officially as “S...

  • Saint Maria Goretti: Fourteen Flowers of Pardon

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    This is the true story of a young virgin's ultimate act of love. On her deathbed, eleven year old Maria Goretti forgave Alessandro Serenelli, the man who mortally stabbed her because she resisted his attempted rape. Alessandro was sentenced to thirty years in prison for murdering Maria, and after...

  • Maria Goretti

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    Esta historia de la Santa María Goretti fue bellamente filmada en Italia. Y nos narra la difícil situación de los trabajadores de esa época, que luchan por sobrevivir en una zona infectada con malaria y con una pobreza extrema.

    Luigi y Assunta Goretti a pesar de las dificultades, mantienen su ...

  • Edith Stein: The Seventh Chamber

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    "This is a moving, artistic portrayal of the life of Jewish philosopher, Catholic convert, and Carmelite martyr, Edith Stein. It captures the interior struggles of this extraordinary woman, as well as the great conflicts from her decision to convert to Catholicism. Deeply influenced by the writin...

  • Life for Life: Maximilian Kolbe

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    "Auschwitz, 1941. One of the prisoners, Jan, escapes from the German concentration camp while working at a gravel pit. Thanks to the help of kind-hearted people, he finds shelter. There Jan hears tragic news about ten random inmates sentenced by the Nazis to death by starvation as a punishment fo...

  • Mother Teresa

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    In an acclaimed film portrayal, Olivia Hussey illuminates the life story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the selfless missionary who brought hope, love, and salvation to the poorest of the poor. The movie examines the fundamental moments of Mother Teresa's life from her childhood in Albania in the ...

  • Miracle of Saint Thérèse

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    This is the acclaimed dramatic feature film made in France in 1960 that tells the story of St. Therese of Lisieux from childhood to her death as a Carmelite nun at age 24. Film critics have called it "an excellent, reverent biopic" on St. Therese that accurately portrays the saint's story and her...

  • Ocean of Mercy

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    At the dawn of the twentieth century, three voices rose up from Poland to proclaim an urgent message, a message powerful enough to alter the course of an age plunging into spiritual darkness.

    Filmed on location in more than twenty cities across Poland and the United States, this true story exami...

  • St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus

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    This definitive film, made in honor of the 100th anniversary of her death (1897), tells the story of the life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux from childhood to her holy death as a Carmelite nun. Filmed on location in France it gives her whole story through interviews, dramatizations, examination of her...

  • John Paul II: The Man, The Pope and His Message

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    An intimate portrait of the man, the pope and his message, this series of documentaries reveals the epic proportions of the life and work of Pope John Paul. By special arrangements with the Vatican, this timeless footage over the span of five hours, was produced by renown Italian journalist, Albe...