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Looking for a good movie to watch on a Friday night? We asked our Resource Librarian for a few suggestions on some of the most signed-out books from our Resource Library. All of these books are available to sign out at the Eparchy of Edmonton’s Resource Library for free. To create an account, view our entire catalogue, and learn more, visit our Resource Library page here!
The Case for Christ
By: Timothy Eaton, Michael Eaton
The Case for Christ documents Lee Strobel’s journey from atheism to faith through his two-year investigation of the Bible and the life of Jesus Christ. Strobel, the former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, draws upon his investigative skills to examine the historical accuracy of the Gospels, the personal claims of Jesus, and His resurrection from the dead. This remarkable film features interviews with 10 leading Biblical scholars from North America and England, cutting-edge apologetics, and a compelling original music score.
By: Bishop Robert Barron
In Episode 1: “Amazed and Afraid: The Revelation of God Become Man”, we journey with Father Robert Barron to the mysterious and sacred sites of the Holy Land. In Episode 2: “Happy Are We: The Teachings of Jesus”, Fr. Barron journeys from Galilee to Krakow, Warsaw, New York City, Kampala, and beyond and presents throughout what it means to be a disciple of Christ. In Episode 3: “The Ineffable Mystery of God: That Than Which Nothing Greater can be Thought”, we go on a journey from the heights of Mount Sinai to the mysterious sites of Istanbul, from the glittering streets of Paris to the glorious Sistine Chapel. In Episode 4, we travel to the ruins of Ephesus and to the great Marian shrines in Lourdes and Guadalupe. In Episode 5: “The Indispensable Men: Peter, Paul, and the Missionary Adventure”, we are presented with the Church’s missionary endeavor which begins with the adventures of St. Peter and St. Paul. In Episode 6: “A Body Both Suffering and Glorious: The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church”, we witness how the Mystical Body of Christ is a living organism that stretches from Rome to New York, Sao Paolo, Manila, and Namugongo, embracing humanity in all its joys and sorrows. In Episode 7: “Word Made Flesh, True Bread of Heaven: The Mystery of the Liturgy and the Eucharist”, Fr. Barron explains the words, gestures, and meanings of the Church’s Eucharist. In Episode 8: “A Vast Company of Witnesses: The Communion of Saints”, Fr. Barron celebrates some of the Church’s most extraordinary saints – Edith Stein, Mother Teresa, Therese of Lisieux, and Katherine Drexel. In Episode 9: “The Fire of His Love: Prayer and the Life of the Spirit”, Father Robert Barron explores how the Catholic Faith transforms humanity through prayer, spiritual commitment, and the Mystery of Vocation. In Episode 10: “World Without End: The Last Things”, Fr. Barron journeys to Florence, Ireland, and Rome to illustrate how this life is a preparation for an extraordinary world yet to come.
By: Stuart Hazeldine
The Shack takes us on a father’s transformative spiritual journey. After a family tragedy, Mack spirals into a crisis of faith, and questions God’s existence and life’s purpose. Mack is unable to move on, until he gets a mysterious invitation to an abandoned shack. There, God reveals Himself in the form of three strangers led by Papa. Mack’s journey will transform audiences of all ages.
Journey of Hope
By: Harvey Spak
This film presents a brief history of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Western Canada and more specifically in Alberta. It documents the spiritual journey of Ukrainian Catholics who were part of the Great Immigration that began in 1891, to the celebration of the Centennial in November 2002.
History of Liturgy
By: Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ
Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ explores the history of the Divine Liturgy and other services of the Byzantine Church Tradition.
Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible
By: Jeff Cavins & Sarah Christmyer
This program helps to make sense of the Bible and see how it relates to your everyday life, discover the remarkable connection between the Old and New Testaments, and to see how the sacraments, the Church, and our entire Catholic Faith are rooted in Scripture. Comes with Leader Guide and Student Workbook.
By: Joseph Fiennes
Risen is an epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumours of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
Padre Pio Miracle Man
By: Carlo Carlei
Like St. Francis of Assisi, Padre Pio had the stigmata: the wounds of Christ visible on his body. Throughout his life, St. Pio performed miracles and healings, caring for both the physically sick as well as those with spiritual illnesses.