HOLY TRINITY ADULT FAITH FORMATION VIDEOS
Synopsis
In “The Shroud of Turin: The Fifth Gospel”, Connie Pratt shares her years of research into this mysterious, centuries-old image. Having researched studies by several scientists, Connie explains the persuasive evidence from history, tradition, iconography, the textile study, botany, and metallurgy complement the Biblical accounts. She details the problems with the Carbon-14 testing done in 1988, and she presents extensive evidence that refutes the C-14 dating. Connie also summarizes the research done by the first and only truly scientific study of the shroud -- The Shroud of Turin Research Project (STuRP). Connie concludes with a prayerful meditation based on the thought-provoking writings of Caryll Houselander.

The Shroud of Turin: The Fifth Gospel
Length: 1 Hour 14 Minutes



Synopsis
A fair, reasoned, and objective account of the Crusades and the Inquisition presented by Dr. Thomas Napierkowski. Dr. Napierkowski cites recent scholarship and study to refute how these two episodes in Church history are often misrepresented and distorted by anti-Catholics and secular critics. The presentation provides the historical background and context needed to help correct such misrepresentations and misconceptions.

Crusades and Inquisition - Part 1: The Crusades
Length: 58 Minutes

Crusades and Inquisition - Part 2: The Inquisition
Length: 39 Minutes

Supplemental Reading and Materials
The Triumph of Christianity by Rodney Stark
God's Battalions: The Case for the Crusades by Rodney Stark
Understanding the Crusades by Dr. Thomas Madden (Lighthouse Catholic Media)
Inquisition by Edwards Peters
The Crusades by Hilaire Belloc



Synopsis
Connie Pratt reveals the solid biblical basis for Catholic Marian beliefs and the beautiful interconnection between them. She shows how to explain and defend the dogmas, using reason, Scripture, history, early Fathers, liturgical practice, and even the pillars of the Reformation. Finally, Connie answers common objections raised about the Blessed Mother.

Defending Marian Dogmas
Length: 1 Hour, 23 Minutes

Supplemental Reading and Materials
How to Explain/Defend Mary by San Juan Catholic Seminars
Catholic Answer Book of Mary edited by Peter Stravinskas
Refuting the Attach on Mary by Fr. Mateo
The Gospel Truth about Mary CD sets by Tim Staples
Hail, Holy Queen by Scott Hahn
The World's First Love by Fulton J. Sheen
True Devotion to Mary by St. Louis de Montfort



Synopsis
Connie Pratt presents a chronological examination of the ever-expanding anti-life agenda, illustrating John Updike’s quote “Death, once invited in, leaves his muddy footprints everywhere.” Connie’s presentation describes and demonstrates the gradualist strategy which has taken unsuspecting Americans from abortion, to partial-birth abortion, to live-birth abortion, to embryonic stem-cell research, to human cloning… and now, to assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Death, Once Invited In....
Length: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes



Synopsis
Dr. Thomas Napierkowski shares the fruits of his decades-long study of, and love for, St. John Paul II. He shares insights into JPII's live and its enduring effect, including his key role in the demise of the Soviet Union. Among JPII's other accomplishments, he was a tireless evangelist for human rights, initiated the New Evangelization, commissioned the Catechism of hte Catholic church, implemented the true spirit of Vatican II as archbishop of Krakow, and guided the Church into the 3rd millennium.

St. John Paul II, The Great
Length: 1 Hour, 9 Minutes