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)
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)
What is grace? What is it purpose? How do we receive it? Who can receive it? Are there different types of grace? Are there mistaken or erroneous teachings about grace? How does modern research help us understand the idea of grace? In Christian theology, the various names and types of grace share one key idea: a second birth into a new and holy life, like a seed in the ground that grows into a plant and bears fruit.
AUTHOR: Fr Marcus Holden & Fr Andrew Pinsent
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 33 minutes)
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 the pattern of priesthood from Old Testament times, Jesus chose twelve men to act in His place as priests of the new covenant.
This film explores the essential nature and theology of the sacred priesthood, the importance of a deep prayer life, the centrality of the Mass and Eucharistic Adoration, devotion to the Blessed Virgin, priestly fatherhood and celibacy, and the necessity of a missionary zeal.
Commentary and insights are provided by numerous priests, as they reflect on their own calling and consider what it means to act “In Persona Christi”. Featuring Bishop Mark Davies, Fr Hugh Allan, Fr Marcus Holden, Fr Andrew Pinsent, Fr John Saward, Fr Lawrence Lew, Fr Paschal Uche, Fr Behruz Raf’at, Fr Toby Lees, and Fr Matt Roche-Saunders.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 52 minutes)
Understanding the Papacy
Understanding the Papacy This DVD begins by outlining the foundations on which the Church will stand. From there the journey unfolds from the early Christians within the Roman Empire to the present day global influence of the Church. Contributions from Stephen Ray, Fr Marcus Holden, Joanna Bogle, Fr Nicholas Schofield, Fr Andrew Pinsent…
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 40 minutes)
Death, Judgement, Hell and Heaven
Death, Judgement, Heaven, Hell This film presents the reality of death and what will follow for every person: first the particular Judgement before God, then Heaven or Hell as our destination for all eternity. The Catholic teaching on Purgatory is also explained with examples from Scripture and philosophy.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 32 minutes)
Fr Marcus Holden & Fr Andrew Pinsent The Why? Course is a unique and exciting threepart introduction to the Catholic Faith. The aim of the course is to provide answers to the perennial, fundamental questions which all people ask: Who are we? Where do we come from? And why are we here? The course is split into three distinct sections: Why God? Why Christ? Why The Church?
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 70 minutes)