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)
The Life and Message of John Henry Newman
An influential teacher, a distinguished theologian, a father of souls – Blessed John Henry Newman remains as fresh and relevant today as he was during his lifetime. In this engaging film, Fr Nicholas Schofield and Fr Marcus Holden present the story of Newman’s life and visit the places where he lived and worked, and exploring his writings and teachings.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 68 minutes)
The Life of Saint Soledad Torres Acosta
*Spanish with English Subtitles. This beautiful film charts the beginnings of the Servants of Mary, a religious institution founded in Madrid in 1851 by inspiration of the priest Father Miguel Martinez and that Saint Soledad Torres Acosta guided in its development and expansion until her death in 1887. These religious Sisters became well known for their work in caring for the sick through the night in their homes. Mother Soledad and her order faced revolutions, epidemics and religious persecutions.
AUTHOR: Starring Laura Contreras
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 107 minutes)
The incredible true story of St. Faustina and the message of Divine Mercy is now documented in the critically acclaimed film “Love and Mercy: Faustina,” which follows the incredible call of St. Faustina, designated by our Lord Himself as the “Secretary” and “Apostle” of His Mercy. The Lord told her: “You will prepare the world for My final coming” (Diary, 429).
This powerful docudrama portrays the life of St Faustina and the message of Divine Mercy: from her early life and calling to the Religious life, to the apparitions of Jesus and the promulgation of the devotion throughout the world today.
AUTHOR: Starring Kamila Kaminska
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 90 minutes)
Wonders at Fatima. Eucharistic miracles. Incorrupt bodies of Saints. The history of the Catholic Church is filled with miraculous events: from the miracles of Jesus Christ and the pivotal miracle of His Resurrection, through to the lives of the apostles and saints, and even into our current day. But what are miracles? What is their purpose? Are they true and real? And, if so, how should we respond to reports of miracles today?
AUTHOR: Fr Marcus Holden & Fr Andrew Pinsent
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 35 minutes)
Spanish with English subtitles. This biographical drama film tells the story of St 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. He was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2003.
AUTHOR: Starring Raul Escudero, Elena Furiase
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 116 minutes)
A Story of Hope and the Power of Prayer
This film uncovers the beauty, timelessness and power of the holy rosary. Its primary purpose is to help viewers understand the power to revitalise a society in spiritual crisis, and instil an active response to the Blessed Mother’s plea for prayer. And the Mother of Jesus Christ has called upon humanity to respond as noted in various major approved apparitions. We have only to look at the messages given at Fatima, Akita in Japan, Kibeho in Africa, to hear the urgent plea from our heavenly Mother. Contributors include Fr Donald Calloway, Jeff Cavins, Doug Barry, Rebecca Roubion, Nancy Salerno, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers and more.
AUTHOR: Fr Donald Calloway, Doug Barry, Jeff Cavins
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 81 minutes)
A Surge of the Heart
This film challenges us to make more time for God in our lives. Prayer highlights the importance of an ever-deeper prayer life. It looks at the true meaning of prayer, the different types of prayer, growth in the spiritual life, overcoming difficulties and temptations, and the centrality of the Mass.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 39 minutes)
Apostle of England
In 597 AD, a holy man named Augustine brought the Christian gospel from Rome for the new peoples of this island, the Anglo-Saxons. The conversion of King Ethelbert would inaugurate a new era, not only of faith, but of culture, art, and literature. This film guides you on a tour of the story of St Augustine and his mission.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 26 minutes)
The Gospel first came to the Anglo-Saxon people through St Augustine, who landed near to Minster in the year 597 AD and succeeded in converting the King, Ethelbert. The great, great granddaughter of Ethelbert was St Mildred… Journey with Fr Marcus Holden as he presents the story and visits the Benedictine Nuns who live at the ancient Abbey at Minster.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 25 minutes)
John Henry Newman, The Liturgy, and the Future
This DVD presentation offers two 50-minute talks by Bishop Athanasius Schneider. In his first talk, Bishop Schneider draws upon Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterial teaching to address challenges today. The second talk considers the writings of Newman on the importance of sacredness in worship. Includes highlights from Holy Hour with Bishop Schneider.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 114 minutes)
This documentary shows the most famous cloth in the world. The most investigated, the most controversial… But at the same time the most universally admired. Is the Turin Shroud really the cloth that enveloped the body of Jesus Christ after his death on the Cross? And the same that was found at the tomb after his resurrection? Millions of people venerate it. But there are still some whom nourish doubts…
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 45 Minutes)
Apostle of England – (Children’s Film)
In 597 AD a party of 40 monks landed their boat on the Kent coast, ending a journey that had started in Italy and which had taken nearly a year to complete. Led by a Roman prior called Augustine, this small group took only a few years to build foundations of a new Christian Church in Britain. Sent on this difficult missions by his friend, Pope Gregory, Augustine was a man who had never expected to live such an extraordinary life.
This film and book tells the story of St Augustine, Apostle of England, for a younger audience. Charting not only Augstine’s life and work but also the development of his legacy up to the present day, it offers a powerful example of how hard work and belief can achieve great things.
Book and DVD ideal for children aged 7-13.
DETAILS: (1 DVD – 19 minutes)