Ideal for ages 3-8, this compilation presents animated stories of saints that will captivate and inspire young viewers. Each four-minute story highlights a particular saint who has followed Jesus and been strengthened by his teaching. Including saints from different times, cultures, genders, and age groups, this collection introduces children to a variety of saints.
Each saintly portrait contains a brief biography of the saint, a historical context for understanding the saint's times, and an explanation of how the saint relates to today and how he or she can help us in our daily lives. Following each story is a prayer and a discussion question to engage young viewers in their learning experience. The length of the movie segments and the interactive applications make this teaching resource ideal for parents, teachers, and catechists.
Containing stories of converts, martyrs, servants, patrons, missionaries, miracle workers, preachers, apostles, and writers of the faith, children are introduced to the following role models and faith heroes:
Mary, Mother of Jesus; Lucian of Antioch; Anthony of Egypt
Paul; Thomas Aquinas; John Bosco; Valentine
Margaret of Cortona; Frances of Rome; Joseph, Husband of Mary
Mark the Evangelist; Catherine of Siena; Ida; Rita
Philip Neri; Aloysius Gonzaga; Peter; Benedict
Anne and Joachim; Clare; Matthew; Francis of Assisi
Luke; Elizabeth and Zechariah; Martin of Tours
Albert the Great; Cecilia; Andrew; Nicholas
Ambrose; Lucy; Stephen
Dimensions & Specifications
Format: DVD (2 disc set)
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Running Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes