Restless Heart: The Confessions of St. Augustine

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 105 E Main St St Charles IL 60174  See map

The Fox Valley Parishes of Holy Cross, St. John Neumann, St. Patrick, and St. Peter and Ignatius Press invite you to attend a very special theatrical screening of RESTLESS HEART: The Confessions of St. Augustine.

Filmed in Europe, RESTLESS HEART is the first full-length feature movie on St. Augustine. Born in North Africa, Augustine studied in Carthage, becoming an accomplished but dissolute orator. After converting to Manichaeism, a guilt-free religion, he was called to the imperial court in Milan to serve as an opponent to the Christian bishop Ambrose. But when the Empress Justina sent imperial guards to clear out a basilica where Augustine's mother Monica was worshipping, her constant prayers and the witness of Ambrose won him over to Christianity. Serving in Hippo in 430 AD, Bishop Augustine urged the Roman garrison to negotiate with the Vandal King Genseric, but they proudly refused. He passed up a chance to escape on a ship sent to rescue him by the Pope, and stayed by the side of his people. Christian Duguay directed the film, and the cast includes Franco Nero, Johannes Bandrup, Monica Guerritore and Alessandro Preziosi.

November 30, 2012
The Arcada Theater
105 East Main St.St. Charles, IL 60174

Tickets on sale after Masses at parishes, in parish offices and at Pax Vobiscum in downtown Geneva for $7.  Tickets also available at http://www.oshows.com/ for $9. Please contact Laura Kosmach at 858-254-8223 or Diane Martin at 630-443-7181 for more information.  

See www.restlessheartfilm.com for trailer. 


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