Travel through time to the 19th century church of Ars, France, in this dramatic presentation of Vianney Speaks, performed by Leonardo Defilippis. Witness firsthand the inspiring sermons and intimate prayers of Saint John Vianney that vividly illustrate the human frailty, humility and fervor of the patron saint of parish priests. Born on the eve of the Freanch Revolution, John Vianney witnessed therintense persecution of the Church and the heroism of the priests who ricked their lives during that era to deliver the sacraments. Ordained a priest himself against all odds, he spent the rest of hi life as the pastor of a tiny billage of Ars, where through his personal holiness and sacrifice he converted not just the entire population of the town, but countless pilgrims from near and far. Enter the little church at Ars and meet Saint John Vianney. Still your hearts, listen to his compelling word, and contemplte the great love he had for the souls in his care. Listen to the words that converted so many souls - eventually more than 100,000 people a year were coming to the tiny village to hear Vianney preach. DVD Special Features: Trailer - Meet John Vianney - Making of Viainney Speaks - Vianney Movement - Vianney Live Trailer. 60 minutes.
Media ID: 61796
Length: 60 Min.
Publisher: Saint Luke Productions
Level: A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult