The Joyful Mysteries (Paradesius Dei) For some people the rosary is their most cherished prayer. For others it is monotonous mumbling. For anyone or any family that wants to go a little deeper into the meaning of this very Catholic prayer, check out The Mysteries of the Rosary on Paradesius Dei. It is a little too deep for youngsters but for adults asnd older children to can lead to a more educated and devoted approach to the rosary.
The Wild Goose (Franciscan University of Steubenville) The Wild Goose is a video series produced by the Fanciscans promoting a greater knowledge and acceptance of Christ and the Holy Spirit into the believer's life and faith. There are two series that are currently available: The Wild Goose, 14 30 minute sessions focusing on the Holy Spirit and Metanoia, 10 30 minute sessions focusing on the intial act of faith by the believer. Both are free online or can be purchsed on DVD. The ministry does request donations from those who use their programs.
Documentary on St Joseph (Knights of Columbus) Pope Francis has proclaim the Year of St Joseph. There has not been very much ionformation on him in the past but now the Knights have provided us with a documentary and much more to deepen our knowledge about the foster father of Jesus.
The Chosen (PluggedIn Online) This series on the life and ministry of Jesus is different. It tells the story of Jesus with a broad brush. Although there is no Biblical evidence for some of the story line, the series offers a backstory on some of the main characters in the four Gospels who are either Jesus' disciples or those in power at the time. The series is available FREE on The Chosen app in hour-long episodes: thechosen.tv.com. It is very different than the normal medias presentation of the life of Christ, but that is what makes it so attractive for many. It might not be for the younger kids because of its realistic presentation of life in Palestine at that time, but might be very inspirational for the older kids and parents.
Cross Boss TV (Cross Boss Media) ENGAGING CHILDREN TO HELP NURTURE THEIR SPIRITUAL LIVES Cross Boss Media is a production studio that creates music and short-form videos, along with an episodic series, providing children ages 7 to 12 genuinely entertaining content in a secure domain to encounter Christ, inspiring virtuous action
Ascension Presents Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing faith-filled, entertaining and dynamic presenters straight to your newsfeed. By providing engaging content for our audience that reflects the good, the true and the beautiful we hope to bring their hearts closer to Christ. Videos are available on the YouTube channel. Visit www.ascensionpresents.com to learn more.
Catholic Relief Services Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. Check out the YouTube channel for videos.
Ignite Your Catholic Faith (Archdiocese of Milwaukee) 60 - 2+ minute video series covering topics from the Catechism of the Catholic Church for young adults and adults on YouTube.
Real Life Catholic with Chris Stefanick REAL LIFE CATHOLIC We are igniting a bold, contagious faith in the heart of every Catholic in America, by building a movement of Catholics who share the beauty, power and truth of the Gospel with a world that has largely forgotten.
Spirit Juice Films YouTube Channel Spirit Juice produces films like the Spoken Word series with Fr. Pontifex; Advent and Lent series with Steve Angrisano, Fr. Pontifex, and more; and other short movies.
Wingclips This website offers short clips (each about 2-5 minutes long) of feature films that families can use to discuss a particular issue or faith theme. Parents can choose clips from dozens of topics listed on the site. Some clips are free however others must be purchased at a nominal fee.