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In preparation for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, September 22 to 27, 2015, Salt + Light TV has produced a series of videos witnessing to how family life and the lives of the Blesseds and Saints are inter-related, with special importance for the Church as well as for today's families. Each presentation is approximately five minutes long, and provides a short biography on the life of each Saint or Blessed as well as a testimony to their journey of faith. To date, seven videos of the series are available in English on YouTube.

Link to the PDF version of the list with a short description

Series titles:

Blessed Pope Paul VI: The Pilgrim Pope

Saint John XXIII: Pope of Innocence and Goodness 

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: Man of the Beatitudes

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Mohawk Mystic of North America

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: Lover of Life 

The Benedicts: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

Father Michael McGivney: A Man of the People

The Light Family: The Bigger Picture

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Flower of Fortitude

The Bolger Family: A Love Never Lost 

St. Marie of the Incarnation - Woman of Faith

The Emersons: Be Not Afraid!   

The Rebellos - A Family At Prayer

The Stackpoles - A Life of Service 

The Taylors - Finding Home

St. John Paul II - The Pope of the Family

The Garcia-Prats Family - Richer by the Dozen

St. Augustine & St. Monica - Persevering Prayer 

Fernando Camou: Por el Amor de mis Padres (in Spanish)

Last Updated on Thursday, August 27 2015  
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