Sign Out These DVDs For Free at the Resource Library!

Looking for a movie to watch with your kids 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!

Bernadette: The Princess of Lourdes

By: CCC of America

Three girls from Lourdes, France, gather firewood in front of a grotto. Suddenly one of them, Bernadette Soubirous, 14, drops to her knees and gazes ecstatically at something beautiful only she can see, and starts to pray. At last, the Lady tells Bernadette her name: “I am The Immaculate Conception.”

The Day the Sun Danced

By: CCC Productions

In 1917, at the Cova da Iria, near the village of Fatima in Portugal, three shepherd children, Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta, had the vision of a “beautiful lady from heaven.” The Lady visited them, not once, but several times, telling them great and wondrous secrets that could affect the whole creation.

Nicholas: The Boy Who Became Santa

By: Fernando Uribe

Here is the fascinating story of the boy whose love and care for others make him one of the most popular figures of all times. Today, more than sixteen centuries later, the entire world celebrates the kindness and generosity of the man we call Santa Claus. Based on historical facts and traditions.

Brother Francis: Following in His Footsteps

By: Herald Kids

Come along with Brother Francis as he shows us what it means to be a true follower of Jesus in action and deed, and how our obedience can bring light to those around us! This episode includes: “The Parable of the Sheep”: a simple yet powerful reminder of what it means to serve Jesus by our service to others, even the least among us; “The Story of the Wise and Unwise Builders”: a fun and unforgettable lesson on the benefits of living life as God intends; “This Little Light of Mine”: a musical lesson showing the effects our faith can have on others. Teeming with inspirational instruction, Brother Francis: Following in His Footsteps will help children to appreciate the blessings of personal holiness and devotion to God.

The Animated Passion Trilogy

By: NEST Family Entertainment

The story of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus, divided into three parts – Worthy is the Lamb: His Betrayal and Crucifixion, He is Risen: His Resurrection and Ascension, and The Kingdom of Heaven: His Return.

The Miracle Maker: The Story of Jesus

The greatest story ever told comes to life in spectacular clay animation. The Miracle Maker: The Story of Jesus will raise your faith to new heights. Christ’s ageless tale unfolds around the story of a family seeking help for an ailing daughter. When they cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus the family’s faith is put to the test as the father is torn between allegiance to the king and the desperate need for the miraculous powers of God.

The Crippled Lamb

By: George Taweel & Rob Loos

The Crippled Lamb tells the story of a little lamb who is different, who is left out and left behind. But one starry night, he learns a lesson that is true for us all: “Don’t be sad…God has a special place for those who feel left out.” Joshua longed to keep up with the flock, but God had a very special place for him – just as He does for everyone. One cold night, Joshua was in the right place at the right time to watch history’s greatest event unfold…and to play a part in it.

The Star

By: Timothy Reckart

A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free and teams up with Ruth the loveable sheep and Dave the hilarious dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star on the adventure of their dreams, filled with lots of laughter – and become part of the greatest story ever told.

VeggieTales: Tomato Sawyer & Huckleberry Larry’s Big River Rescue

By: Big Idea, Inc.

Veggie Tales: God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! contains two hilarious, fully computer-animated stories that teach children a biblical perspective on forgiveness.