Title: DIARY OF A CITY PRIEST
An inside look at the emotrional and spiritual struggles and joys of an extradordinary priest (David Morse) called to serve in one of Philadelphia's toughest neighborhoods. Faced with gangs, poverty, drugs, and an often pervasive feeling of hopelessness, Father Mac, as he is known, is a tireless crusdaer for his flock, handing out food to the poor each evening, interceding with colleges on behalf of promising students, even occasionally bailing out neighborhood kids from night court. Morese' portrayal brilliantly conveys his weary, yet resolute faith. creating a moving and inspiring portrait of a complex spiritual man who struggles with translating his faith into action every day.
Media ID: 61003
Length: 78 Min.
Publisher: Heartland Film Festival
Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult