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  • What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith
    What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith Video Trailer

    One and a half minute trailer for the new video study series from Ascension Press: What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith, by Marcellino D’Ambrosio (“Dr. Italy”) and Andrew and Sarah Swafford. Filmed on location in Rome, “The Eternal City,” this 10-part video......

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    Easter – New Beginning, New Creation – Video

    One of the great themes of Easter has always been New Creation - the death of our old selves which we leave buried in the tomb and a new beginning powered by the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is undeniable that the darkness of this world is profound and the lengthening shadows can often lead to despair. But the light of the risen Christ has come and the darkness can never overcome it....

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    Maximilian Kolbe’s Last Days – Death and Beyond – video

    Into Death and Beyond it is an inspiring short film  of the last days of St. Maximilian Kolbe and the prisoners with whom he was confined in the starvation bunker of Auschwitz.   Little is known for certain about what transpired in the starvation bunker......

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    A New Look at the 40 Days of Lent – Video

    Dr. Italy shares highlights of his book - 40 Days, 40 Ways - A new Look at Lent.  This is an abbreviated version, for global Catholic television, of a talk he frequently gives during Lenten Missions in the Lenten Season....

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    Lent, Temptation, & the Desert Way – Video

    In this brief video by Sherwood Fellows the key themes of Lent are explored - the mystery of sin, temptation, and transformation through a journey into the desert, the way of repentance and prayer....

  • Saints Day
    Saints’ Days – Ordinary Time & the Sanctoral Cycle – Video

    In addition to the great seasons of Advent and Lent, Christmas and Easter, there is in the current Roman Calendar “Ordinary Time” during which saints’ days abound.  This video, #9 in our Liturgy / Sacraments course, covers ordinary time and the sanctoral Cycle. The Catholic......

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    Why Did Jesus Need to be Baptized – Video

    In this excerpt from a popular video Bible study, Dr. Italy and Jeff Cavins discuss the paradox of why the sinless Jesus of Nazareth had to be baptized by John the Baptist. The baptism of John was a baptism of repentance from sin.  Christian baptism......

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    Seasons and Rhythm of the Christian Liturgical Year – Video

    In this video #7 in his series on Liturgy and Sacraments, Dr. Italy explains the origin, meaning and rhythm of the weekly and yearly cycle of days and seasons in the Christian Liturgical Year.  This is known as the temporal cycle. There is a certain......

  • Liturgical Life of Ancient Israel
    The Liturgical Life of Ancient Israel – Video

    Video 6 in Liturgy & Sacraments seies by Dr. Italy that explains how the roots of the Church’s liturgical year and cycle of feasts are to be found in the celebrations of ancient Israel as shown in the Old Testament Scriptures. To understand the liturgical......

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    Liturgy and Tradition – Video

    Video explaining the fascinating relationship between liturgy and Tradition, by Dr. Italy.  Video #5 in his course on Liturgy and Sacraments for the Catholic Distance University. The liturgy of the Catholic Church arises from Scripture and is itself full of scripture readings and scriptural prayers. ......

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