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For Children, WATCH: The Wiseman and the Fool ~ Jesus Stories were created to help children apply the lessons found in the parables of Jesus. Each 10 minute episode includes a story situation that children today can relate to, a parable, and a thought-provoking way to apply it. In this episode, we learn how following instructions is better than guessing.

For School Children, WATCH: The Story of Saint Augustine ~ 
Bright, young Augustine thinks his mother’s religion is foolishness. Convinced that his superior intellect will guide him, he sneaks away from home and ventures to a new life in the city of Rome. Soon Augustine finds himself in an important position as “The Voice of the Emperor,” with the life of luxury he’s always wanted. With his devout mother and the unwavering Bishop Ambrose on one side and the empire’s loyal soldiers on the other, Augustine must choose whom he will serve.

For Youth / Teens, WATCH: YDisciple: Hot Topics Series: Session 6: Christian Dating ~ It would seem that the popular view of dating today has nothing to do with preparing for the time-honored traditional vows of marriage: "for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health..." In fact, it is usually a better preparation for divorce than for a lifelong, joy-filled marriage. Popular culture needs to rediscover principles of healthy dating based upon the dignity of the human person and the vocation to love.

For Parents, LISTEN: Discipline that Lasts a Lifetime ~ Dr. Ray explains that what is needed to raise well-adjusted children who are prepared to succeed in life in today's challenging environment is uncommonly great parenting. He draws from his wealth of knowledge and experience to discuss, with wisdom and humor, practical ways to succeed in this God-given calling.

For Adult Volunteers, WATCH: Bridging Faith and Culture ~ Dr. Edward Srianalyzes what it means to be a disciple in the modern secular age. Pointing to identifying characteristics of a disciple, Dr. Sri describes the importance of being and creating Missionary Disciples throughout parishes and ministries in an increasingly technological world.

For Adults, WATCH: The Angel of Biscay  ~In a time of world upheaval God raised up an extraordinary priest in Fr. Aloysius Ellacuria, CMF (1905 - 1981). This new documentary film tells the story of the famous "Fatima priest", and traces his fascinating life journey from his Basque home in Northern Spain to the United States, Mexico and Portugal, and back to the USA. It interviews many people who worked closely with him, and others whose lives he deeply impacted.

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