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American Priest, American Vision Documentary about Paulist Founder Isaac Hecker
June 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Includes movie, dinner and a panel discussion with Fr. René Constanza, CSP, Paolo Puccini, CSP and Paulist Associate Cathy Hoekstra.
A documentary by Paulist Father Tom Gibbons featuring the vocal talents of Martin Sheen from the West Wing and the Departed, Matt McCoy from the Hand That Rocks the Cradle and LA Confidential, Bob Gunton from the Shawshank Redemption and The 33, and Jay O. Sanders from the movies JFK and The Day After Tomorrow. It also includes interviews from Cardinal Timothy Dolan from New York, Vatican spokesman Fr. Tom Rosica, as well as some of the top history and literature scholars from the University of Notre Dame and across the country.
The compelling story of Paulist founder Isaac Hecker in a documentary film.
Who else had strong acquaintances with such American luminaries as Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Louisa May Alcott… and then went on to start a religious community with the help of Pope Pius IX? Who else was associated with a Vatican condemnation… and then had his cause advanced for Sainthood? (CFD: Evangelization)
Registration required. Cost $15 includes dinner.
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