Starting on February 22nd, 2015, our Parish of St. Francis of Assisi in Jönköping will present TV series documentary on Catholicism, described as “journey around the world and deep into the Catholic faith” and “the Catholic faith as you’ve never seen it before”.
The 10-episod long series will be presented at 10.00 AM in the Parish Hall (S:t Clarasalen) on every Sunday, when children in our parish have catechesis.
The episodes will be also shown in St. Anthony’s Room (S:t Antoniusgrupprum) on 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month after Mass in English (at ca. 5.15 PM).
The documentary is in English language with Swedish subtitles.
Journey with “Catholicism” documentary’s host, Father Robert Barron, to more than 50 locations throughout the world. Be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of this global culture that claims more than one billion people worldwide. Learn what Catholics believe and why. Discover the full meaning of the Catholic faith.
One-hour long episodes of the series cover the following topics: revelation of God become man; teachings of Jesus; the mystery of God; Mary, Mother of God; Peter, Paul, and the missionary adventure; the mystical union of Christ and the Church; the mystery of the liturgy and the Eucharist; the communion of saints; prayer and the life of the Holy Spirit, and the last things.
Father Robert Barron – host of “Catholicism” documentary is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the Rector of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois. He has published numerous books and articles on theology and the spiritual life. He has also appeared on several media outlets including CNN and EWTN. He reaches millions of people through his website and weekly YouTube presentations. His work in evangelizing through the new media led Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop of Chicago, to describe him as “one of the Church’s best messengers.”
Mike Leonard, a veteran NBC Today show correspondent and acclaimed filmmaker, is the executive producer of this breathtaking, high-definition cinematographic production.