This documentary tells the true account of the courageous young martyr of the early church. Join well-known author Mike Aquilina as he recounts the history and message of this timeless true story and its relevance for us today. Containing footage taken at the actual sites where the story took place in Carthage, Tunisia, this documentary will inform as well as inspire.
Mike Aquilina is vice-president of St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and author of more than a dozen books on Catholic history, doctrine and devotion as well as co-host with Scott Hahn of EWTN’s series “Swear to God.” .
Bright, young Augustine thinks his mother’s religion is foolishness. Convinced that his superior intellect will guide him, he sneaks away from home and ventures to a new life in the city of Rome. Soon Augustine finds himself in an important position as “The Voice of the Emperor,” with the life of luxury he’s always wanted. When the empire decides to take over the Christian basilica, Augustine prepares to give the speech of a lifetime, one that will slow the rising tide of Christianity’s influence. With his devout mother and the unwavering Bishop Ambrose on one side and the empire’s loyal soldiers on the other, Augustine must choose whom he will serve..
Originally "Jesus, He Lived Among Us", now fully re-animated. From The Voice of the Martyrs comes the dramatic, animated retelling of the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of the last surviving apostle, John.
Children and adults alike will be captivated by this account of Jesus’ life, featuring vivid storytelling and high impact animation. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
This powerful presentation will encourage and inspire viewers to follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ, the Son of God who came to live among us.