Ignatius Press Announces Streaming of Films


This is tremendous news from Ignatius Press, the creator of some amazing, family-friendly feature films. Moderately priced, the films are viewable for seven days following the initial purchase via the website:

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 – Ignatius Press has good news for people who enjoy their high quality, family friendly, faith-filled Christian films: now 42 of their most popular films can be watched instantly online via video streaming.

These streaming films are available for a one week rental at a reasonable price ranging from $1.95-$3.95. The selection currently offered includes quite a variety of videos, from entertaining, epic feature films to fascinating documentaries which explain important aspects of the Catholic faith.

Some of the feature films now available include: Mother Teresa starring Olivia Hussey, Padre Pio: Miracle Man starring Sergio Castellitto,Pope John Paul II starring Jon Voight, Clare and Francis starring Mary Petruolo and Ettore Bassi, and St. Rita starring Vittoria Belvedere and Martin Crewes.

Documentaries are also available, such as the popular Footprints of God series hosted by Catholic speaker Steve Ray, and Cosmic Originsproduced by Robert J. Spitzer, S.J. Other popular documentaries include Archbishop Fulton Sheen: Servant of All, Love is a Choice: St. Gianna Molla, and Ocean of Mercy, which tells the powerful story of St. Faustina and the message of Divine Mercy.

Ignatius Press plans to expand their video streaming selections and will continue to make more films from their extensive collection available for video streaming.

Anthony Ryan, Director of Sales and Marketing for Ignatius Press, explains, “Ignatius Press has been blessed with many great films, both feature films and documentaries, that have been very popular on DVD. We expect them to continue to be strong sellers on DVD, but we are now making them available as well via video streaming to give these inspiring films a chance to reach a wider audience and make a greater impact on people’s lives and on our culture.”

For more information about streaming films and to view the entire collection that is now available, please visit:www.StreamingCatholic.com or www.ignatius.com

Next step: Amazon and Netflix streaming for these treasures?? That would be awesome.


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Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at www.LisaHendey.com for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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