Title: VCAT VOLUME 4 - PRAYER:
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This production of ten amazing short films on prayer includes: 1) Beginning of Holiness - According to St. Teresa of Calcutta, PRAYER is ONENESS WITH GOD = Holiness. (2 minutes); 2) The Green Rubber Band - God speaks to us on many ways. Sometimes it’s through a simple inanimate object. (6 minutes); 3) Prayer - Teens from the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston talk about prayer. (3 minutes) 4) Adán in the Desert - Adán is a 2nd-generation Mexican immigrant who lives with his mother. She brought him to the U.S. at a very young age to escape the violence in Mexico City. Her devout faith is the bedrock of her life and has allowed her to face hardship with resilience. Her son, growing-up and assimilating into the culture, struggles to connect to his mother’s traditional piety. When her health takes a dramatic turn for the worse, Adán is faced with making a decision about his relationship with God. As she gets progressively more ill, he goes on an inner pilgrimage to cope with the grief of her pending death. This journey leads Adán to discover what is really mean to prayer. Episode 1: Adán struggles to understand the inevitable loss of his mother. His prayers of desperation begin to draw him to an honest and simple search for God. (3 minutes) Episode 2: Adán’s honesty and simplicity in the presence of God opens his heart to the Lord in a new way. (3 minutes) Episode 3: Adán meets an unexpected friend who helps him look at life with fresh meaning and purpose. 93minutes) Episode 4: Adán’s encounter with his friend helps him see that he is not alone. He is better able to face his circumstances with the hope that his mother prayed he would find. (3 minutes) 5) The 23rd Psalm - Psalm 23 is one of the most well-known chapters of Scripture both in and outside of the Church. This creative stop motion animation video combines unique imagery with the familiar and comforting verses from the 23rd Psalm. (2 minutes) 6) Grace in the Real Presence - A recently ordained priest, a life-long Catholic, and a recent convert share about the power of the Eucharist. (4 minutes) 7) The Lord’s Prayer - The Our Father is probably the most popular and recited prayer in the history of the world. Here’s a unique look at the Lord’s Prayer in colorful stop-motion animation. (2 minutes) For discussion guides for these films go to: www.outsidedabox.com NOTE: This set of films is also available in our Online Resources as VCAT VOLUME 4 - PRAYER - #1 through #10 under the same Themes as shown here. Themes: VCAT (video catechism) Series for Teens, Outside Da Box Productions, VCAT Volume 4 - Prayer series. For discussion guides for these films go to: www.outsidedabox.com NOTE: This set of films is also available in our Online Resources as VCAT VOLUME 4 - PRAYER - #1 through #??? under the same Themes as shown here. Themes: VCAT (video catechism) Series for Teens, Outside Da Box Productions, Prayer
Media ID: 62326
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Publisher: Outside Da Box Production
Level: JH-A

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