Cinema Catechism: A Study of the Faith through Film begins Thursday, September 9, 2010, with the showing of the feature film Mother Teresa, starring Olivia Hussey, together with a discussion of the theme of Love in Truth.
Cinema Catechism is a new program of religious education that seeks to combine catechesis with film, and other offerings this fall include the feature films:
The 13th Day - about our Lady of Fatima and the messages she gave to the three children, Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta.
Thérèse - about St. Thérèse of Lisieux and produced by Leonardo deFilippis.
The Scarlet and the Black - starring Gregory Peck as Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, an official with the Holy Office, who hid escaped Allied POWs and Jewish refugees in and around Rome during the Nazi occupation. With Christopher Plummer as the Nazi commander and John Gielgud as His Holiness Pope Pius XII, filmed in Rome and the Vatican.
Guadalupe - about a contemporary family from Spain learning about St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe.