We have developed a series of videos to be used to help people gain a better understanding of poverty and Catholic Social Teaching.
We have the following three videos. The cost is $25 per video or all three for $60 Learn more about each video by clicking on its title.
The core of Catholic Social Teaching is that since God created humans in his image and likeness, every person has innate dignity. This video presents the implications of this message. Homeless people describe some of the indignities they have suffered. As the disparity between the rich and the poor grow in our country, it becomes more difficult to see people at each end of the economic spectrum as a teammate. Please download our Video Discussion Guide. You can also order this in our catalog.
Build the Tallest Tower You Can, As Long as…
This video invites the viewer to look for deeper solutions to poverty and hunger. Have we let ourselves off the hook with canned food drives? People tell what it is like to have to go to a food pantry for food. A sociologist offers suggestions to resolving some of the deeper issues of poverty. A bishop offers a spiritual challenge. Catholic Social Teachings call to justice in addition to charity is explored. Please download our Video Discussion Guide. You can also order this video in our catalog.
Voices From The Storm
This video portrays the poor in a different light. It exposes their deep faith. Various poor people describe their conversation with God and the strengthening of their faith as a result of a terrible "storm" in their life. Interviewed in this video are: a homeless woman, a recovering drug addict, a woman who lost who husband and had a leg amputated, an immigrant raising a blind son on her own. Inspirational and helps break any negative stereotypes people may have of the poor. Please download our Video Discussion Guide. You can also order this video in our catalog.