• DVD

WHEN DID I SEE YOU HUNGRY?

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The San Damiano Foundation produces films that showcase the active and contemplative dimensions of the spirituality of St. Francis and Clare of Assisi, along with the Franciscan concern for social justice, peace and non-violence. When Did I See You Hungry? (VHS)Narrated by Martin Sheen, this documentary film by award winning author and director Gerard Thomas Straub is a photographic meditation on the plight of the poor and our responsibility to help. The film features more than 250 powerful and poignant black and white photographs from Mr. Straub’s book When Did I See You Hungry? 37...

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  • Video

Criss-Cross Theology (Part 2: Nestor Median)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 3: Wenh-In Ng)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 4: Alf Dumont)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 1: Wesley Mabuza)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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  • Video

EAST TIMOR: BIRTH OF A NATION

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East Timor: Birth of a Nation; a production of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. From the video jacket: After 500 years of foreign rule, first by Portugal, then by Japan during WWII, and then by Indonesia for the past 25 years, finally the East Timorese can proudly say they have a constitution: they have a national parliament: they have a government, diplomatic relations with other countries; they can engage in normal trade with the rest of the world, and be part of the international community. For a small nation that not too many people believed could be free, a...

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  • Video

RISING WATERS: GLOBAL WARMING AND THE FATE OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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This video puts a personal face on the already noticeable affects of rising water levels in the South Pacific Island nations of Samoa, Kiribati, and the Marshall Islands. The climate change caused by the effects of increased pollution has already resulted in rising temperaturesand an increase in violentand damaging storms. This in turn has meant rising water levels, danger to fresh water supplies, erosion, habitat changes for fish, destruction of coral reefs and crop damage. Some islanders have had to relocate their buildings and graveyards. Some are trying to erect seawalls to replace...

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  • Video

Peace to the City! Stories of Hope – Tape 1

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Peace to the City! is a global campaign of the World Council of Churches’ Programme to Overcome Violence. With a focus on seven cities around the world, the campaign highlights creative models of community rebuilding. Each locally-produced 30-minute video shares imaginative efforts to overcome violence through cross-community work to build bridges between and reconcile communities drawn into conflict by violence. The seven cities featured are: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (“”Peace to the City!””); Belfast, Northern Ireland (“”We Want...

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Peace to the City! Stories of Hope – Tape 2

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Peace to the City! is a global campaign of the World Council of Churches’ Programme to Overcome Violence. With a focus on seven cities around the world, the campaign highlights creative models of community rebuilding. Each locally-produced 30-minute video shares imaginative efforts to overcome violence through cross-community work to build bridges between and reconcile communities drawn into conflict by violence. The seven cities featured are: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (“”Peace to the City!””); Belfast, Northern Ireland (“”We Want...

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  • Slide Tape

SPIRIT OF THE SOUTH SEAS

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A brief glimpse into the lives of the people of the South Pacific islands, showing the influence of Christ’s teachings on their community life.

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