Rebuilding the Catholic Faith Today
Featuring Cardinal Burke & Bishop Mark Davies Our world is troubled: wars, terrorism, political and social unrest, family breakdown, mass migrations, moral confusion, violence, confusion and chaos. In the Church: faith has diminished, doctrines are denied, moral teachings ignored, scandals in the clergy causing dismay and doubt. Appealing to tried and tested methods from the Church’s life and history, this film sets forth a blueprint for revival in the Catholic Church and consequently a renewal in families, communities, and the world around us. Focus is given on five key areas to drive this renewal: Catechesis, Liturgy, the Gospel of Life, Sanctity, and Mission. Commentary is provided by Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Bishop Mark Davies, Fr Marcus Holden, Fr Andrew Pinsent, Joanna Bogle, and Jacob Phillips, along with a number of young people speaking about their faith and trust in Christ.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 42 minutes)
Reviving Catholic Britain
Reviving Catholic Britain Beginning with the early arrivals of Christianity in Britain, this film takes you on a tour of Catholic history, through the Medieval period and the Reformation, the Second Spring, the Modern Crisis, and ends with “The Revival”. Commentary is provided by well-known speakers such as James and Joanna Bogle, Fr Marcus Holden….
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 33 minutes)
Eduardo Verastegui & Tammy Blanchard An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multi-million dollar contact when his career comes to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress struggling to make ends meet in New York City, discovers something that she is unprepared for. A simple act of kindness brings them together in an unforgettable experience.
AUTHOR: Starring Eduardo Verastegui & Tammy Blanchard
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 91 minutes)
The Pope Emeritus
“Benedict XVI: The Pope Emeritus” shows us the great milestones of his life: professor, expert of the Second Vatican Council, collaborator of John Paul II, and his pontificate that ended with an unimaginable surprise: his resignation. His battles for faith and for transparency within the Church provoked criticism and disloyalties. It was a long Way of the Cross which ended with a master lesson of humility giving way to his successor.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 54 minutes)
Gifts of Catholicism to Civilization
This film explores the enormous influence Catholicism has had on civilisation. Expansion and development in the fields of art, architecture, education, health care, music, law, literature, philosophy, and science are seen to be just a few of the rich gifts the Catholic Church has given humanity.
DETAILS: (2 DVDs – 150 minutes)
How a Pope is Elected
Every time a pope dies, the world expects a new great moral leader to emerge. Over the past 2000 years, the Catholic Church has been steered by no fewer than 265 popes through many storms and perils. What has made this unbroken chain of successions possible? How is a pope elected? This DVD shows the answer and introduces us to the extraordinary atmosphere of the conclave…
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 50 Minutes)
The Forgotten Sacrament
The Forgotten Sacrament This short but powerful film begins by explaining the reality and gravity of sin and the effect it has on our lives, whilst focusing on the love and mercy of God. It also shows the biblical roots of the confession of sins and the institution of Confession as a sacrament by Jesus Christ.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 20 minutes)
Alex Kendrick & Kevin Downes As police officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners willingly stand up to the worst the world can offer. At home, they face a even tougher challenge: fatherhood. When tragedy hits home, these men are left with a newfound urgency to renew their faith and reach out to their own children.
AUTHOR: Starring Alex Kendrick & Kevin Downes
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 124 minutes)
Exorcists tell their story
What does the devil look for? What damage can he cause us? What are his real objectives and tactics? Is he invincible? If not, how can he be defeated? In this DVD, famous exorcists such as Fr Gabrielle Amorth and Fr Jose Fortea explain how the demons work. They also explain the dangers – spiritualism, tarot cards, astrology, Satanism, and other occult practices.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 52 minutes)
Pugin’s Masterpiece in Ramsgate
The church of St Augustine in Ramsgate is the most personal and perfect design of the great architect, Augustus Pugin. Here he put into practice the ‘true principles’ of medieval-style Gothic architecture, in which he so passionately believed. He called St Augustine’s his ‘ideal church’ and ‘my child’. He gave everything to make it a shining example of his ideas and also a fitting memorial to the arrival of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England.
As well as its importance as Pugin’s personal church and his burial place, St Augustine’s significance touches many aspects of our built and cultural heritage and spiritual lives. Narrated by ITN’s Alastair Stewart.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 16 minutes)
A dozen different souls all moving in different directions, all longing for something more. As their lives unexpectedly intersect, they each are about to discover there is power in the Cross of Christ… even if they don’t believe it yet. Inspiring their journey and fuelling their conviction is Pastor Matt, who, after witnessing the visible faith of an old street-corner preacher, is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a faith-fuelled journey that powerfully impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
AUTHOR: Starring Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, Lee Majors
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 115 minutes)
An Introduction to Augustus Welby Pugin
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin – regarded as one of the most important figures of the 19th century and one of England’s finest architects. Most famously known for designing the interiors of the Houses of Parliament and the Elizabeth Tower, or ‘Big Ben’, Pugin’s work also included the design of churches, monasteries, houses, hospitals, schools and rectories.
Pugin loved Ramsgate and the sea. As a devout and fervent Catholic convert, he was drawn to the town by its sacred association with St Augustine, the first Archbishop of Canterbury, who landed his ship here in 597AD. Narrated by ITN’s Alastair Stewart.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 15 minutes)
In Search of the English Martyrs
During the English Reformation, hundreds of brave men and women suffered persecution in order to preserve the Catholic faith. In this 2-part film, Fr Marcus Holden and Fr Nicholas Schofield lead you on a journey to learn more about some of these heroic figures and to come to appreciate their significance for Catholics today. Along the way you’ll discover many places to help re-tell the stories of these courageous souls.
DETAILS: (2 DVDs – 114 minutes)
The Ultimate Mystery
This documentary film investigates, starting from the apparitions of Our Lady in 1917, a chain of strange coincidences that relate the secret of Fatima with inexplicable historical changes. The fictional part of the film introduces Monica, a movie editor, who receives the contact of Victor, a producer who wants to edit a documentary about the Fatima apparitions…
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 80 minutes)
A powerful and uplifting feature film that tells the dramatic true story of the apparitions of Our Lady in 1917 to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. The revelations from their visions inspired believers but angered both Church and government officials who tried to force them to recant their story. The children had to convince them of Our Lady’s appearances and of her urgent message to the world for prayer, penance and conversion.
As word of their visions spread, tens of thousands of pilgrims flocked to Fatima to witness a miracle. Over 70,000 witnesses experienced the spectacular Miracle of the Sun that would change their lives forever. ‘Fatima’ stars Harvey Keitel, Gorin Visnjic, Joaquim de Almeida, Sonia Braga, Stephanie Gil, and Lucia Moniz. Endorsed by the Vatican and Fatima Shrine, with original songs by Andrea Bocelli.