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  • The Messengers | The Chosen | Christmas Special

    The story of the birth of Jesus as told through the eyes of Mary and Joseph.

    Watch Dr. Michael Barber and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger talk about this episode in Catholic Commentary on The Chosen

    Curious to know what the Catholic Church teaches about Mary’s labor and the birth of Jesus? Watch “Mary's ...

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe | Littlest Saints | Episode 1

    A boy, his sneakers, and a giant sombrero take up the story of St. Juan Diego’s miraculous encounter with the Blessed Virgin Mary. How far will Our Lady ask him to reach out in faith, trust, and confidence?

  • Joseph of Nazareth: The Story of the Man Closest to Christ

    This film uses creative license in telling the story of St. Joseph. Some scenes may not be suitable for all audiences. Parental guidance is suggested.

    The first feature film ever on the story of St. Joseph, who was a carpenter, the husband of Mary, and the foster father of Jesus Christ. Scriptur...

  • Ignatius of Loyola

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    This modern and very human take on the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, often called "The Saint of Second Chances," is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of the real man behind the legend. In his lifelong quest to become the heroic knight of his fantasies, Igna...

  • Mother Teresa

    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 ...

  • St. Francis of Assisi: Sign of Contradiction

    From 4PM Media and The Ministry of the Wild Goose comes a new breathtaking film on St. Francis of Assisi featuring Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM CAP, Mother Olga Yacob, and more. Francis was a person who, like us, searched for purpose and meaning and was oftentimes left emp...

  • The Dream of St. Joseph | Sacred Art

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today. This week, they are looking at The Dream of St. Joseph as depicted by Philippe de Champaigne.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

  • Saint Philip Neri: I Prefer Heaven

    PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED
    This movie is not rated, but has mature themes and was created with an adult audience in mind. It contains scenes, including violence, indicative of the life and times of the saint portrayed. We would recommend Parental Guidance and that parents preview it before watch...

  • The Charity of St. Nicholas | Sacred Art

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today. This week, they are looking at The Charity. of St. Nicholas of Bari as depicted by Girolamo Macchietti.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

  • Joan of Arc

    Although she died at nineteen in 1431, her legend and legacy is stronger than ever five hundred years later. Leelee Sobieski shines as the legendary warrior and saint, Joan of Arc, who, at seventeen, led one of the greatest military campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed. Supported by...

  • Padre Pio: Miracle Man

    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...

  • Pope John Paul II

    This epic film follows Karol Wojtyla's journey from his youth in Poland through his late days on the Chair of St. Peter. It explores his life behind the scenes: how he touched millions of people, changed the face of the Church and the world, and how he defended the dignity of mankind. Jon Voight'...

  • Saint Peter

    Saint Peter tells the epic story about the key event in European and world history: the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire, focusing on the leader of that new religion. St. Peter is played by the renowned Egyptian actor, Omar Sharif (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago). The film i...

  • St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor

    Giuseppe Moscati, "the holy physician of Naples," was 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 researc...

  • Ode to Saint Cecilia

    Ode to Saint Cecilia tells the dramatic story of a modest young woman from Rome whose life transcends time to influence poets, composers, sculptors, and painters. A patron saint to some, a muse to others, Cecilia has inspired George F. Handel, John Dryden, Henry Purcell, Stefan Maderno, John Wate...

  • St. Clement of Rome | Catholic Saints

    Sit down with Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Carl Vennerstrom as they discuss Pope St. Clement of Rome, who was an early Church Father and the third successor to St. Peter. He wrote an original letter to the dissentient church of Corinth that we can still read and access today! His feast day is November 2...

  • St. Leo the Great | Catholic Saints

    Join Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Carl Vennerstrom as they discuss St. Leo the Great, who served as pope during the tumultuous time of the Council of Chalcedon. With the heart of a pastor, St. Leo modeled Christian charity amidst the debates and controversies on the divine and human nature of Jesus. He ...

  • Karol (Two Film Set)

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    Available for the first time as a video set, these two highly acclaimed films on the heroic true story of St. John Paul II star Piotr Adamczyk as the beloved Karol Wojtyla who became the Pope. Filmed on location in Poland and Italy, these two movies also feature gorgeous music by the legendary fi...

  • Holy Women You've Never Heard Of

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    Join Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Dr. Jessica Murdoch unveil the lives of five incredible, lesser known female saints.

  • Saint Charles Borromeo: The Good Shepherd

    As the Cardinal-nephew of Pope Pius IV, Saint Charles Borromeo was one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in all of Rome. Yet he chose the extraordinary challenge of reforming the enormous Archdiocese of Milan to the pampered life of a Renaissance prince, and willingly spent himself in the s...

  • Saint Anthony: Miracle Worker of Padua

    "This is the first major feature length drama on the life of St. Anthony of Padua, the beloved miracle worker and one of the most popular saints in Christian history. Made in Italy with top-notch acting talent, and superb cinematography, this is an outstanding film on the amazing life of St. Anth...

  • The Reluctant Saint: The Story of St. Joseph Cupertino

    Maximilian Schell stars as "the flying friar," St. Joseph of Cupertino, in this heartwarming and amazing true story of the humble Franciscan friar who literally rose to sainthood. In the impoverished village of seventeenth century Cupertino, Italy, Joseph's peasant mother convinces the reluctant ...

  • Saint Teresa of Ávila: A Study in Perseverance

    Nobely-born, wealthy, captivating, and headstrong, Teresa de Ahumada was an unlikely timber for a great work of renovation. After many years of complacent living in a fashionable convent, Teresa was drawn into a mystical embrace and learned directly from Divine Inspiration what a life more pleasi...

  • St. Jerome | Catholic Saints

    An early Church Father from the 4th century, St. Jerome translated the Bible into Latin with the desire to make Scripture more accessible. St. Jerome is the patron of biblical scholars, translators, and archivists and famously said, "Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ."