Heroes of the Catholic Faith: The Saint Perpetua Story DVD

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  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Subtitles: English and Spanish
  • Closed Captioning: Yes

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It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily. All she has to do is offer one pinch of incense in honor to the Roman gods. With this simple act of devotion and loyalty to the Roman Empire she can regain her freedom and return to her infant son and a life of comfort.

Heroes of the Catholic Faith: Perpetua Story


It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily. All she has to do is offer one pinch of incense in honor to the Roman gods. With this simple act of devotion and loyalty to the Roman Empire she can regain her freedom and return to her infant son and a life of comfort.

As her father pleads for Perpetua to consider the welfare of her child and the reputation of their family, she slowly makes her way to face the Roman proconsul and declare her final decision. What will it be? This episode of Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith presents one of the most influential, true stories of the Early Church. ̴å«ÌÎå©ÌÎÌÏ

* Release: 2009
* Run Time: 30 Minutes
* Rated: Not rated
* Format: Full Screen
* Languages: English & Spanish
* Closed Captioning: Yes
* Subtitles: English & Spanish
* DVD: Region 1

Special Features:

* 61-Minute documentary with Early Church experts Dr. Rex Butler and Dr. John Mark Yeats, filmed in Tunisia, North Africa where the actual events took place
* Comprehensive leader's guide with lesson plans, background information, and more
* Reproducible student handouts, including comprehension and discussion questions, puzzles, activities, coloring, and more
* More activities for children at www.torchlighters.org and www.kidsofcourage.com

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