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DeSales: Our Catholic Creed--Video 2 (ADULT)
This is the second in a series of four videos. It is a response to the request of many Catholic adults for a course in the basics of the Faith. This innovative series presents today's major faith issues and concerns in the light of Vatican II. This video consists of Session 3. Who Do You Say I Am? (The Church's unfolding belief about Jesus of Nazareth), and Session 4. The Breath of God (A Reflection on God's indispensable gift of the Spirit).

DeSales: Our Catholic Creed--Video 3 (ADULT)
This is the third in a series of four videos. It is a response to the request of many Catholic adults for a course in the basics of the Faith. This innovative series presents today's major faith issues and concerns in the light of Vatican II. This video consists of Session 5. We Are God's Holy People (Church - the importance of Christian Community), and Session 6. Blessed Are You (The Catholic tradition of Mary and Communion of Saints).

DeSales: Our Catholic Creed--Video 4 (ADULT)
This is the fourth in a series of four videos. It is a response to the request of many Catholic adults for a course in the basics of the Faith. This innovative series presents today's major faith issues and concerns in the light of Vatican II. This video consists of Session 7. My Peace I Leave With You (The Sacramental and healing ministry of the Church), and Session 8. We Believe In Life Everlasting (A meditation on hope of Christian immortality).

Heralds Of Faith--Breaking Open The Documents (ADULT)
The Convocation for New York State Leadership in Catechesis was sponsored by the Bishops of New York State and Council of Diocesan Directors of Religious Education in Syracuse, NY on Nov. 7, 1998. This is the second of four parts in this program. It is an address by Sr. Maureen Shaughnessy, SC - U.S.C.C. on The General Directory for Catechesis.

New Catechism: Catholic Faith Today--Video 3 (ADULT)
This is the third in a series of three videos. The series explores the new Catechism of the Catholic Church. It reflects on the meaning of the Catechism and demonstrates its practical application to Catholic faith today. This series is well-suited to weekly gatherings where a session can be shown and followed by group discussion. This video contains Session V - Morality and Social Justice, and Session VI - Prayer and Spirituality.

Bishops' Life and Ministry (ADULT)
The diocesan bishop is viewed as the leader of a sacramental community called to pursue a multifaceted mission. He is to be a key principle of unity bringing together the ministerial resources of his diocese for more effective service. It should be noted that the mission of the Church is not the sole responsibility of the bishop. Rather, he is to encourage the involvement of a broad cross-section of the People of God in this missionary work. This program will explore the role of the diocesan bishop in carrying out the work of the Church. A portion of the program will discuss the practical things that a diocese must do when a new bishop arrives.

Church Without Borders (HS, Adult)
This video examines the experiences of young people from the U.S. and Latin America who share their faith through creative inter-American missionary programs. During the last five centuries, missionaries have dedicated their lives to bringing Christianity to the Americas. As a result of their efforts, churches were built, schools begun, and entire communities formed. Church Without Borders also illustrates the need for all Catholics to appreciate the traditions and cultures that every Catholic brings to the faith and shows how each each a connection to Christ.

Connecting With God/Why Catholics Do What They Do (In Church) (JH-Adult)
Connecting with God: This program takes a closer look at what prayer can be by focusing on 3 ways we can connect with God: through our bodies, through music, and through nature. Sr. Dorothy Ederer, Fr. Brendan Moss, Kathleen Chesto. Tailor made for teens at all levels. Also excellent for RCIA candidates and adult ed groups. Depicts teens in real-life situations. Why Catholics Do What They Do: In four, 5-to-7 minute segments, Candles, Water, Gestures, and Crosses are covered in a way that will help young people, catechumens, and even life-long Catholics better understand the important reasons for these traditions and how they help us grow in faith.


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Audience Codes: PK = Preschool, EL = Elementary, JH = Junior High, HS = HighSchool, Adult


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