God's Doorkeeper: St. Andre of Montreal DVDWatch Trailer
- Languages: English
- Run Time: 60 minutes
- Screen Format: WS
- Region Code: 1 See More
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God's Doorkeeper: St. Andre of Montreal DVD
On January 6, 1937, the death of a humble doorkeeper for a boys' college drew over a million people to Montreal for his funeral. For over 40 years, Brother Andr̩ Bessette of the Congregation of Holy Cross welcomed people at the church door and became known as a miraculous healer. God's Doorkeeper looks at the heart and legacy of Brother Andr̩ -as a man of prayer, of hospitality, and of compassion; a man who draws people in to experience a God who is love. Brother Andre also had a tremendous devotion to St. Joseph that he shared with all who came in contact with him. On October 17, 2010, Brother Andr̩ became the first male Canadian-born saint and the first saint for the Congregation of Holy Cross. He is living proof that "it is with the smallest brushes that the divine artist paints the most beautiful pictures."
The film features interviews from Montreal, Rome, and the United States-with people who knew him and others who continue Brother Andr̩'s work today. It also includes footage of the Beatification and Canonization ceremonies in Rome and the celebrations in Canada, with footage of the unforgettable events of Brother Andr̩'s road to sainthood.