VC-10.23 THE TEMPTATION: THE GOSPELS FOR LENT/CYCLE C (XXIII Pub.)
VHS 12min. Rev. Chris Emerson 1992
This is a contemporary presentation in which the viewers are challenged to reflect on the meaning of evil and the manner in which the devil tempted Jesus in the desert.
VC-10.27 PHOS (Franciscan Communications)
VHS 19min. Themes: cultural awareness/Easter/Faith/Reconciliation.
This classic video intertwines the customs and lifestyle of a Greek village preparing for the Easter celebration with the private, unspoken anxieties of a fatherless boy. With much difficulty he succeeds in being the first to receive the new light at the Easter Vigil ceremony. His effort is misunderstood by his mother.
VC-10.30 THE GOSPELS LIVE: (Twenty-Third Publications)
This is a live-action series which can help adults and teens focus on the significance of the lenten gospels relevant to our lives today.
#1 THE TEMPTATION/THE TRANSFIGURATION (9-14min.)
#2 THE WOMAN AT THE WELL/THE MAN BORN BLIND (11-14min)
#3 THE RAISING OF LAZARUS/THE BETRAYAL (15-17min)
#4 THE GRAIN OF WHEAT/THE ANOINTING AT BETHANY (28min) B
#5 THE CLEANSING OF THE TEMPLE/GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD
(28min) Cycle B
#6 THE ADULTERESS/THE TRAIL (8-11min) Cycle C #7 THE FIG TREE/THE PRODIGAL SON (8-10min) Cycle C
VC-10.31 FIESTAS IMPORTANTES (Don Bosco)
VHS Series of 5
#1 LA CUARESMA #2 DOMINGO DE RAMOS
#3 LA PASCUA DE RESURRECION #4 ADVIENTO
#5 GUADALUPE VC-10.32 ADVENT: A TIME OF HOPE (Twenty-Third Publications)
VHS 20min. Kathleen Chesto 1990
Family activities reveal a spirituality that can teach us about Advent. We live in a hectic world, and Christmas is a busy time, but God calls us from within this world to witness to the presence of Christ. Family life can provide signs and symbols of hope as we wait for the coming of the Kingdom of God.
VC-10.33 THIS IS THE NIGHT: A PARISH WELCOMES NEW CATHOLICS (LTP)
VHS 30min. 1992
In the video, we follow the elect and the candidates from the celebration of the third scrutiny during Lent, through their baptisms and receptions at the Easter Vigil. They are also followed to Easter Sunday. It is a wonderful visual experience of the Rite of Christian Initiation.
VC-10.35 MY SOUL PROCLAIMS: VOICES OF CATHOLIC WOMEN
VHS 60min. (United States Catholic Conference)
The video is a moving one-hour presentation that captures the historical and contemporary contributions of Catholic women in the Church and society. In stirring examples of vibrant faith, women are touching thousands of lives through their leadership, teaching, writing, and tireless work in parishes and communities.
VC-10.36 THE SONGS OF CHRISTMAS (Franciscan Communications)
The video is a special presentation for the entire family. It is a classic that dramatizes the birth of the most familiar Christmas songs.
VC-10.37 ADVENT IN SIGN & SYMBOL (CTNA)
VHS Rev. Eugene LaVerdiere, SSS
An adult reflection of the liturgical season on Advent.
VC-10.38 INTRODUCTION TO THE LITURGY (Twenty-Third Publications)
VHS Series of 5 25-30min.each 1991
Each part of this series examines the post Vatican II Liturgy.
#1 LITURGY AS SACRAMENT: RECOGNIZING GOD’S GRACE
#2 LITURGY AS DIALOGUE: REVEALING AND EXPRESSING FAITH
VC-10.40 THE PARISH COUNCIL AND PASTORAL LEADERSHIP (Tabor)
VHS Greer Gordon Series of 5 1991
The program pre-supposes a desire to grow in your understanding of the Church and a willingness to be of service to the people of God. It is a valuable tool for newly formed councils or established councils wanting to grow.
SESSION 1: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE CHURCH?
SESSION 2: WHO IS THE CHURCH?
SESSION 3: THE INITIAL ELEMENTS OF PLANNING
SESSION 4: THE SPECIFIC ELEMENTS OF PLANNING
SESSION 5: SUSTAINING THE VISION: WHAT IS THE SPIRITUALITY OFTHE PARISH COUNCIL?
VC-10.41 THE ANGEL’S LENTEN MESSAGE (Twenty-Third Publications)
VHS 14min. Gwen Costello 1995
The video is perfect for children in grades 3-8. It can be helpful to catechists/parents with little background on Lenten Season or can be used as a refresher for seasoned catechists.
VC-10.43 LENT IN SIGN & SYMBOL (CTNA)
VHS Rev. Eugene LaVerdiere, SSS
The video presents an adult reflection of the liturgical season of Lent.
VC-10.44 MUSIC IN THE LITURGY FOR SMALL PARISHES (Liturgical Press)
VHS Michael Prendergast 2 copies 1996
VC-10.48 CELEBRATING THE CHURCH YEAR FOR CHILDREN: EASTER
VHS 20min. Gaynell Cronin and Jack Rathschmidt, OFM 1989
Easter is a time of New Life offered to all through the power of the resurrected Jesus. As a community of believers, we celebrate this event with numerous meaningful liturgical signs and family customs. In this video the dynamism of Easter is communicated for children aged 8-12.
VC-10.49 CELEBRATING THE CHURCH YEAR FOR CHILDREN: HOLY WEEK
VHS 20min. Gaynell Cronin and Jack Rathschmidt, OFM
Holy Week is the most sacred time of the year. It is a time of light and darkness, joy and sadness, triumph and tragedy and hope. This video draws connections between the events in Jesus’ life that last week and our everyday experiences. It is designed for ages 9-12.
VC-10.51 CELEBRATING CHRIST’S SPLENDOR: AN EASTER SPECIAL
VHS 60min. United States Catholic Conference 1997
Filmed at St. John’s Cathedral in Cleveland, this hour-long Easter special is filled with the pageantry and spirituality of the holiest of days in the Christian Church.
VC-10.52 OUR CATHOLIC MASS (Catholic Educations Video) VHS 60min.
VC-10.53 ECHOES OF FAITH: LITURGY AND SACRAMENTS (NCCL, 1997)
(1&2) VHS 2 copies 1998
Catholics are a sacramental people. Our faith is rooted in belief that God is present among us, that God took on flesh and walked among us in the person of Jesus Christ, that Jesus' death and resurrection was saving for us all, and that the Spirit of God was sent by Jesus to guide and animate us as Church. When we gather to worship, we ritualize our belief in these mysteries. This video will explore the meaning of liturgy and sacrament which is central to our Catholic identity.
VC-10.54 THE GIFT OF LIFE: LA FAMILIA DE DIOS LA FIESTA. 1996
VHS 12min. Missionary Catechists of Divine Providence 2 copies
This video is intended to be used in conjunction with Quince Anos: Celebrating a Tradition, a bilingual book. The book contains: general information, history, meaning of the tradition, what scripture and documents of the church say re: youth. Also included are the Sacraments of Initiation and Reconciliation, suggestions for planning a celebration of the Mass--songs, poetry etc.
VC-10.55 EASTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME (USC Conference)
VHS 60min. 1998
Through scripture and song the viewer experiences a truly catholic expression of faith as they celebrate Christ's resurrection--and the hope it symbolizes.
VC-10.56 MASS FOR OLDER CHILDREN (Ikonographics II)
VHS 15min. Gaynell Cronin
From the earliest times, Christians gathered at least once a week to remind themselves of Jesus' life, death and resurrection and to celebrate his presence still with them in the meal of the Eucharist. Like the early followers of Jesus- we gather, tell stories, remember and break bread, go forth to those in need. This video walks students through the Mass and challenges them to live it in their daily lives.
VC-10.57 THE HISTORY OF THE EUCHARIST (Brown-ROA)
(1) VHS 14min.
This part of the program explains in dialogue style how the Eucharist has developed from the Last Supper to the present.
VC-10.57 WHAT THE EUCHARIST REALLY MEANS (Brown-ROA)
(2) VHS 18min.
Part II explains the parts of the Mass in a way that helps teens relate to it more personally.
VC-10.58 THE ANGEL'S ADVENT LESSON (Twenty-Third Publications)
VHS 11min. Gwen Costello 1995
While happily making out his Christmas list, Danny is visited by his guardian angel, Theophane. Theo reminds Danny that he has forgotten the real meaning of Christmas. Together they review practices like the Advent wreath, reciting daily prayers and doing acts of kindness. Guide: background information on Advent, suggested activities, questions.
VC-10.59 LEARNING THE MASS IN SPANISH : A Language Guide for Priests (MACC)
VHS 28min. 1998
The video presents a language pronunciation guide for priest. It is an excellent and handy reference tool for the Spanish-language learner who wants to continue improving pronunciation skills as the presider during Mass.
VC-10.60 ECHOES OF FAITH: LITURGIA Y SACRAMENTOS (NCCL/RCL)
Los catolicos somos un pueblo sacramental. El fundamento de nuestra fe es que Dios esta presente entre nosotros, que Dios tomo carne y vivio entre nosostros en la persona de Jesucristo, que la muerte y resurreccion de Jesus es salvacion para todos, y que Jesus envio el Espiritu Divino para guiar y animarnos a nosotros, la Iglesia. Cuando nos reunimos para el culto, expresamos ritualmente nuestra fe en estos misterios, y celebramos la manera tan profunda en que todavia estan presentes en nuestra vida.
VC-10.61 COME ON IN! (Twenty-Third Publications)
(1&2) VHS 12min. each 1995
The two-part video series for elementary students helps children feel at home in church.
Viewers learn about:
the baptismal font and the meaning of baptism.
the lectern/lectionary and the importance of God’s Word
the altar and why it’s essential to the eucharist
the chalice and other liturgical vessels
the significance of candles which represent the presence of Christ
the reconciliation room and the sacrament of reconciliation
the crucifix and the stations of the cross
statues and the value of praying to Mary and the saints
VC-10.62 A WALK THROUGH THE MASS (Our Sunday Visitor)
VHS 60min. Bishop Donald Wuerl
Bishop Wuerl explains the Mass step-by-step, showing what is done and explaining why it is done.
VC-10.63 GATHER FAITHFULLY TOGETHER (Liturgy Training Publications)
VHS 30min. Cardinal Roger Mahoney
The Cardinal has said, “If we do nothing else in preparation for the new millennium, let’s get our Sunday liturgy where Vatican II wanted it to be.”
A good place of worship has effective ministering by ushers and presider, communion ministers, lectors, musicians and all others.
VC-10.64 PRAYING AT ALL TIMES (Oblate)
VHS 20:50min. (Diocese of San Diego)
Praying the Divine Office is a way to share in the Church’s public prayer in union with Jesus, who left his disciples the lesson of his own prayer. This video includes a brief history and explanation of the spirituality of the Liturgy of the Hours. The presentation closes with Evening Prayer in a parish setting.
VC-10.65 LITURGIES OF THE TRIDUUM (Liturgy Training Publications)
(1-3) VHS Series of Three 26-55min. 1999
Three days are the center and climax of our Christian Year.
After the powerful scripture readings, the video shows how three different parishes wash each other’s feet, raise a collection for the poor, celebrate eucharist and, process with the Blessed Sacrament.
This video explores what happens in the afternoon or evening of Good Friday. The church assembles in a way that is unlike any other day of the year. Kneeling or prostrate, all are silent. Scriptures are then proclaimed, and many prayers of intercession are chanted. Finally, the holy cross is set down in the midst of church, and each person comes forward to venerate and honor the wood of the cross.
(3) EASTER VIGIL
From Thursday night until sundown on Saturday, the church prays and keeps the paschal fast. At the vigil, the cantor proclaims the Exsultet—“This is the Night.” From a blazing fire, candles are lit; stories of our salvation are proclaimed. Finally, the catechumens process to the font.
They renounce evil, profess their faith in Jesus, are baptized and anointed with Chrism and joyfully rejoin the assembly to participate in the Eucharist.
VC-10.66 MINISTERS OF COMMUNION (Liturgy Training Publications)
VHS 26min. Spanish 1997
This video explores the spiritual dimensions and meaning of this ministry. It also looks at the practical aspects of procedure and the distribution holy communion at Mass.
VC-10.67 MINISTERS OF COMMUNION (Liturgy Training Publications)
VHS 26min. -2 copies of English- 1997
SAME AS VC-10.66
VC-10.68 A HISTORY OF THE MASS (Liturgy Training Publications)
VHS 40min. 2001
This video traces the evolution of the Mass, showing how it was shaped and reshaped by times and cultures, by theologies and the arts.The video is especially useful for catechumens, high & college students, liturgy committees, liturgical ministers & parish staff.
VC-10.70 SUNDAY MORNING (Oblate Media & Communication)
This video is bright and lively, filled with children singing, praying & praising with bible stories. It is unique in its approach to how Christians pray together. The video situates our principle worship on Sunday morning, the traditional first day of creation, the day of resurrection. (4yrs-10yrs.)
VC-10.71 CHILDREN, LITURGY AND THE WORD (Liturgy Training Publications)
VHS 26min. 1997
This is a resource for any parish that wants to begin the Liturgy of the Word with
with children or wishes to evaluate and enhance their current celebrations.
The video shows how children process from the assembly to celebrate their own liturgy of the word with ritual words, singing and gestures. Listen to how the lay presider proclaims the scriptures from the Lectionary for Masses with Children & preaches to the children--seen in the context of the entrance rite, the dismissal, the children’s participation in the Liturgy of the Eucharist with the assembly.
VC-10.72 WHY WE GO TO MASS: LITURGY & OUR LIVES (Loyola Press)
(1 & 2) VHS 87min. Rev. J-Glenn Murray, SJ 2002
Why do we celebrate Mass? How is the Mass relevant to our lives today?
In these three 30min. segments, Fr. Murray walks viewers through the order of the Mass explaining how each part calls for our “full, conscious, active participation” in God’s work here on earth.
VC-10.73 THE WORD OF THE LORD (Liturgy Training Publications)
VHS 29min. 1995
Christians are people of the book. Every Sunday our communities gather to read our book and to listen. In this video we see the Word of God proclaimed with vigor, respect and understanding. Parishioners also speak about what they need and hope for from the liturgy of the word, including the singing of psalms and acclamations around the attentive listening to the scripture.
(1) Esta serie prentende ser un subisdio para ayudar al pueblo latinoamericano a vivir
Mas intensamente los momentos fuertes de nuestra Historia de la Salvacion.
VC-10.74 Serie: Tiempos Liturgicos-3 CUARESMA VIACRUCIS (Paulinas) VHS
VC-10.75 HOW DO WE HELP? WHAT IS THE GOAL OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRY?
VHS 24min. Richard Rohr, OFM
Why do we do what we do in ministry?
This video presents an insightful look at ministry which will disturb, challenge and ultimately inspire all involved in Christian ministry in its many forms.
VC-10.77 WIVES OF DEACONS: Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives (USCCB Pub.)
VHS 17:24min. 2004
The video is an informative series of interviews with six deacon’s wives. These diverse interviews address the challenges, questions, joys, and concerns during the course of deacon’s formation and ministry.
VC-10.78 AN ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS JOURNEY (St. Anthony Messenger)
(1-5) VHS 20min.each 5 tapes Rev. Michael Himes 2005
Advent I HOPE IN THE DARKNESS
Advent II SECOND COMING IS NOW
Advent III THREATENED BY GRACE
Advent IV PROPHETS: JOHN, MARY, JOSEPH
Christmas THE ETERNAL GIVING OF GOD
VC-10.79 RE-EXAMINING BAPTISMAL FONTS (Liturgical Press)
VHS 36 min. S. Anita Stauffer 1991
In the same way that a renewed theology of the Eucharist caused the church to redesign the space used to celebrate the Eucharist, so does the renewed theology of baptism call us to re-examine the space used to celebrate the sacrament of baptism. Through a historical survey and an analysis of contemporary baptismal fonts, this video will guide pastors, pastoral councils, architects, and liturgical designers in the design and placement of fonts in new churches or in older churches where the baptismal space needs to be redesigned.
DVD-10.80 DIES DOMINI: SUNDAY THE DAY OF THE LORD (SWLConference)
(2) DVD Workshops
RCIA Adapted to the Hispanic Community (Bilingual)
LET THE CHILDREN COME – Dan Girardot
BE NOT AFRAID: RCIA FOR CHILDREN ISN’T AS SCARY AS IT SOUNDS –
SUNDAY CELEBRATIONS IN THE ABSENCE OF A PRIEST: WHAT’S INSIDE THE NEW RITUAL BOOK – Michael Prendergast
DVD-10.80 A LENTEN JOURNEY (Franciscan Communications)
Rev. Michael Himes
Insights from the Lenten Sunday readings are presented in this program.
It is ideal for use with adults preparing for Baptism, prayer groups and
those gathered for faith formation.
#1 What is Temptation, Really? (19min.)
#2 Danger and Desire (21min.)
#3 God Sees Into the Heart (17min.)
#4 Endless Possibilities (20min.)
DVD-10.81 LECTOR AND GOSPEL READER’S WORKSHOP (Liturgy Training Pub)
A Resource for Bringing God’s Word to Life.
CD – contains useful tips that can be printed and handed out.
DVD – combines the liturgical and spiritual aspects of being an effective lector with public speaking techniques.
DVD-10.82 WERE YOU THERE? A PAIR OF PARABLES (Oblate Media)
Were You There? This program takes you through the events of the Passion using a combination of the traditional images of the stations & professional actors.
A Pair of Parables –Rev. Edward Hays will touch you with his own rendition of two insightful, modern parables. Throughout the program he makes the connection between the world of science/technology and the world of faith. Too often, expansion of our scientific consciousness is not accompanied by an expansion of our faith-consciousness. The result can be that hope dwindles.
DVD-10.83 RITUAL: THE LANGUAGE OF WORSHIP (St. Francis Special Ministries)
DVD 69 minutes Barry Brunsman, OFM
This explanation of the Mass is a fascinating collage of the origin of the ritual from human history, the early Christian Church, through the centuries until today. Each individual part of the ritual is explained. The program unfolds the beauty and profound meaning of the liturgy in a way that will deepen viewer participation and experience in the Eucharistic celebration.
DVD-10.84 THE JOURNEY (Family Theater Productions)
DVD 28:30 minutes (Contains English & Spanish Tracks)
A homeless, pregnant woman is robbed of her only possessions and dragged ruthlessly behind the thieves’ truck. A young social activist horrified by what he sees, rushes to help her. Close to giving birth, the woman and her jobless husband desperately seek shelter and face the harsh reality of life for their child on the streets.
The story is interwoven with the biblical story of Mary & Joseph seeking shelter and it dramatically change the lives of both families.
VC-11.13 FOR ALL THE PEOPLE (United States Catholic Conference)
The video points to concerns that motivated the National Conference of Catholic Bishops to write the landmark pastoral letter, ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR ALL.
VC-11.20 REVIVAL (Liguori Publications)
This program reveals the dynamism of the Black Catholic experience and how the Black Catholic community is raising up spirit-filled leaders in the Church today.
VC-11.21 WE ARE ONE FLOCK (National Catholic Office for Persons with Disabilities)
The video is about full participation of persons with disabilities as proclaimed in the US Bishops’ Pastoral statement.
VC-11.22 MARKETPLACE PROPHETS: VOICES FOR JUSTICE IN THE 20TH CENTURY
VHS 60min. United States Catholic Conference
One hundred years ago, Pope Leo XIII spoke out on the growing social and economic problems created by the Industrial Revolution in Rerum Novarum. This video takes a look backward and forward at the continuing relevance of the 1891 statement; the issues of
economic justice it identified; and the history of the Church’s engagement with those issues.
VC-11.23 BRING DOWN THE WALLS (United States Catholic Conference)
This video produced by the Department of Social Development & World Peace, is a commemorative of the 100th Anniversary of Rerum Novarum.
VC-11.24 SHARING THE PAST-SHAPING THE FUTURE (Archdiocese of Detroit)
VHS Series of Five 27min.
Ten important documents of the Catholic Church are covered. The style is popular and intended to be an “opening wedge” to generate interest on the part of parishioners or students for a quest for social justice which the documents detail. Guides contain discussion questions; opening and closing prayer; a panel for action commitments.
#1 Encyclical: RERUM NOVARUM
Pastoral: ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR ALL
#2 Encyclical: MATER ET MAGISTRA
Pastoral: BROTHERS & SISTERS TO US
#3 Encyclical: PACEM IN TERRIS
Pastoral: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
#4 Encyclical: LABOREM EXERCENS
Pastoral: PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
#5 Encyclical: CENTESIMUS ANNUS
Pastoral: CHALLENGE OF PEACE VC-11.25 OPTION FOR THE POOR (Center for Center)
VC-11.26 FAITH RESPONSE TO SOCIAL CONCERNS: 100 YEARS OF SOCIAL TEACHING VHS 120min.
VC-11.28 WINDOWS TO UNDERSTANDING (United States Catholic Conference)
#3 WOMEN & SPIRITUALITY: MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD VC-11.29 YO TRABAJO LA TIERRA: I WORK THE LAND (United States Catholic Conference) VHS 13min.
This video is a visual meditation about the dignity of work and the serenity of faith. With almost no dialogue, this intimate portrait of a farm-working family reveals the toils and pleasures of summer work in the American Midwest.
VC-11.31 WHEN YOU PREACH…REMEMBER ME (United States Catholic Conference)
This short video is a discussion starter about preaching used to help break the cycle of violence in families.
VC-11.32 STATES OF FAITH: A LOOK AT RELIGION IN AMERICA (USCC)
The video gives viewers a glimpse inside the kaleidoscope of faith expression found in their nation today. It is a documentary that explores the vital role religion plays in people’s lives.
VC-11.36 POLITICAL RESPONSIBILITY (United States Catholic Conference)
VHS 16min. 1996
The US bishops’ statement on political responsibility challenges Catholics to participate in public life, using the opportunities of our democracy to help shape a society more respectful of the life and dignity of all and more committed to the common good. Recognizing that we are a diverse community of conservatives and liberals, of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents, we are called to reinvigorate the democratic process with civil and principled debate about the values and priorities that will determine our future.
VC-11.37 WHO ARE MY SISTERS AND BROTHERS? (United States Catholic Conference)
Understanding and welcoming immigrants and refugees to this country is the purpose of this video. This is the story of three Catholic parishes that have discovered in the newcomer the face of Christ.
VC-11.38 SHARING FAITH ACROSS THE HEMISPHERE
VHS 28min. (United States Catholic Conference)
This video tells the story of the relationship of the Church in the United States and in Latin America—a mutual sharing of faith.
VC-11.39 STEWARDSHIP: A 3-D WAY OF LIFE: NOT FOR ADULTS ONLY
Stewardship is not a matter of giving a little more; rather, it is away of life. Youth are called to be formed in this spirit from an early age. This video discusses a program designed to work with youth.
VC-11.40 STEWARDSHIP: A 3-D WAY OF LIFE: THE MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE
Putting scripture into action: This program presents stewardship as an ongoing process of a pilgrim people on their journey to God. There is a discussion how parishioners share their time, talents and treasures within the parish.
VC-11.41 COME AND SEE (Columban Fathers)
This is a video in-service presentation for Directors of Religious Education and Catechists introducing ideas and concepts about MISSION in the changing world today.
VC-11.42 GLOBAL SOLIDARITY (United States Catholic Conference)
As our world grows increasingly inter-dependent, the suffering in other lands touches us more immediately and deeply. Catholics are uniquely called to respond. U.S. Bishops' statement "Called to Global Solidarity" is summarized here in video to provide a concise, compelling version for various groups wishing to explore how parishes can respond to the call for global solidarity.
VC-11.43 TRADITION OF STEWARDSHIP IN THE U.S.HISPANIC COMMUNITIES
VHS Most Rev. Ricardo Ramirez
VC-11.44 THE HOLY SPIRIT; PRINCIPAL AGENT OF STEWARDSHIP; GRATITUDE'S GENEROSITY
VC-11.46 YOU SHALL LOVE THE STRANGER (Come Follow Me Comm)
VHS Rev. Walter Burghardt, SJ
The meaning and significance of biblical justice where the stranger is concerned is exemplified by the experience of Israel and the approach of Jesus. What confrontation do we face: the Christ-like attitude toward one of today's most controversial strangers, the immigrant.
VC-11.48 HELPING PEOPLE HELP THEMSELVES (United States Catholic Conference)
The video is a journey around the United States. It shows how lives have changed as the result of self-help projects that received seed money from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. Work done by the Campaign is in the spirit of Catholic social teaching.
VC-11.50 FAITHFUL CITIZENSHIP (United States Catholic Conference) 2000
Cardinal Roger Mahony and Bishop Fiorenza join to encourage all citizens to be informed, active, and responsible participants in the political process. The bishops ask Catholics to bring their moral values and principles to the debate by evaluating political platforms and issues in the light of Catholic social teaching. Working together, we can bring about a brighter future that benefits the common good.
VC-11.52 “I AM JOSEPH YOUR BROTHER” (United States Catholic Conference)
This contains a story of self-examination and soul searching. It is the revolutionary story of estranged brothers and sisters beginning to speak with one another, leading to deeper understanding and genuine mutual respect.
It is the climax of the journey of the Catholic Church’s recognition of, and reconciliation with, the Jewish people.
VC-11.53 CHURCH WITHOUT BORDERS (United States Catholic Conference)
This video examines the experiences of young people from the United States & Latin America who share their faith through creative inter-American missionary programs. It also illustrates the need for all Catholics to appreciate the traditions and cultures that every Catholic brings to the faith and shows how each have a connection with Christ.
VC-11.54 AMONG THE PEOPLE: FACING POVERTY IN AMERICA (CCHD)
This video takes audiences below the poverty line into an uncertain state where more than 34 million people across this nation are struggling to survive.
It presents the poignant, compelling and ultimately heartening stories of how grassroots groups and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development are “striving toward long-term solutions by attacking poverty’s causes together.”
VC-11.55 CARRY THE LIGHT (Oblate Media & Communication)