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.” .
Based on the account written by her own hand, this moving presentation captures the story of Perpetua, Felicity, and their companions as they take a stand for their faith.
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..