Category Archives: New Catholic Films

A Better Resurrection – Saint Ralph Sherwin, English Martyr

A native of Rodsley, Derbyshire, as a fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, Saint Ralph Sherwin was accounted “an acute philosopher and an excellent Greek and Hebrew scholar.” But grace called him to higher distinction. He became a Catholic, entered the … Continue reading

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Spectacle to men and angels – Saint Edmund Campion, Jesuit, English Martyr, Elizethan Catholic Saint – December 1st 1581

Edmund Campion, the brilliant Oxford scholar, orator, Anglican deacon, convert – “One of England’s diamonds” – was done to death in London on 1st December 1581 at the age of about forty. His tempestuous career as one of the first … Continue reading

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Editing begins this week for two new films, Saint David and Saint John Houghton

Mary’s Dowry Productions will begin editing for two new films on the lives of Saint David of Wales and Saint John Houghton, two Catholic Saints from very different times in the history of England. Saint John Houghton, O.Cart., (c. 1486-London, … Continue reading

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“I am a man”, Saint Cuthbert Mayne (1), English Martyr, Catholic Saint of England

“I am a man.” Saint Cuthbert Mayne (1) – Secular priest Cuthbert Mayne was the first Martyr among the seminary priests trained at the colleges abroad. He was born near Barnstaple in Devon in 1544 and was brought up by … Continue reading

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Saint Edith Stein, a prayerful and contemplative film, DVD, Mary’s Dowry Productions, available as of November 2015

A¬†prayerful and mystical journey with Saint Edith Stein (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross) in a new film that especially captures the thought and spirit of her Carmelite soul. Pausing for reflection upon her writings, including her letter to Pope … Continue reading

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The Martyrs’ Graves – Blessed James Thompson and Saint Margaret Clitherow, English Saint, Mary’s Dowry Productions, English Catholic Martyrs, Reading for November 28th

The Martyrs’ Graves Blessed James Thompson – Secular Priest Reading for 28th November Taken from ‘Mementoes of the Martyrs and Confessors of England and Wales by Henry Sebastian Bowden Born in York, he was a devout Catholic, and was deprived … Continue reading

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Saint David of Wales, filming day, Mary’s Dowry Productions.

The Mary’s Dowry Productions team decided to take advantage of a break in the tumultuous weather this morning, praying that it wouldn’t downpour on the camera as we went up onto the South Downs to capture some simple visuals for … Continue reading

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Saint Clare of Assisi, film by Mary’s Dowry Productions, founder of the Poor Clares

Saint Clare of Assisi: A beautifully contemplative saint who was so struck by her friend St. Francis of Assisi that she left everything to follow his rule of simplicity, poverty and prayer. St. Clare founded an order of nuns known … Continue reading

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Saint Therese of Lisieux Film, DVD. Her Last Conversations

Our film about Saint Therese of Lisieux was produced in 2011 and is called ‘The Last Conversations of Therese’. Based upon the writings of her sisters as recorded during the last months of her life, Saint Therese gives us some … Continue reading

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Saint Edith Stein film, on DVD through Mary’s Dowry Producitons, Carmelite Saint, Professor, Philosopher, Catholic

This week we have started editing our new film about Saint Edith Stein. Our editing is complete for our film about Saint Maximilian Kolbe and music is presently being written for it (Oct 2015). We hope to be able to … Continue reading

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