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In the Footsteps of St. Patrick

Celebrating His Life and Legacy

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Product Details

Product Code:
IFSPM
Format:
DVD
ISBN/UPC:
817531010770
Length:
0.63 (in)
Size (HxW):
7.5 x 5.25 (in)
Publication date:
March 01, 2018
Duration:
90 minutes
Weight:
4 oz
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A special two-film set celebrating Saint Patrick, produced in Ireland. In the Footsteps of St. Patrick is an inspiring docu-drama and spiritual adventure that recreates Patrick's pilgrim journey through Ireland, using letters written by him, as well as Monastic records from the 10th Century. Once a slave of the Irish people, after his escape he discerned the call of God to return to them as a priest and evangelize the Irish with the Catholic faith. Follow that amazing journey to the many places of Patrick's adventure through Ireland.

The second film, Celebrate St Patrick, is a beautiful, moving concert in the glorious and ancient St. Patrick's Cathedral in Armagh.  Talented choirs and musicians from all over Ireland perform sacred and Irish music in honor of St. Patrick, with passages recited form his famous "Confessions" throughout the event. Featuring the highly acclaimed Voices of Ireland, along with other choirs and traditional Irish instruments, including harps, pipes, drums and classical strings, this concert is a feast for both the ear and the eye. Hymns performed include Danny Boy, Be Thou My Vision, Christ Be Beside Me, How Can I Keep from Singing, You Raise Me Up, Prayer of St. Patrick, and many more.

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    Not a drama but a travel advertisemnet

    Posted by Audrey on Mar 20th 2020

    This movie is described as a docu-drama but it is not at ALL. It is a travelogue intended to encourage visits to Ireland! It mentions St. Patrick and says he was taken as a slave and they show a young man in burlap looking at distant mountains, but then they launch into the beautiful cathedrals you can visit, the historical places to see, the great places for visiting choirs to sing, and even a walking tour that ends at a good restaurant. Sure, the motiff is "travel here to walk where St. Patric walked" but as far as any actual information or history about the Saint, that's almost completely absent.

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