We are very excited to announce that our new DVD, "The Roots of the People of Praise," is now available. The price is $13, with free shipping. DVDs can be purchased by credit card through the LaSalle Company's Communication Center web site.
The DVD contains three documentary films and 10 bonus interview clips.
1. The Roots of the People of Praise is a 25-minute documentary film about the founding and early years of the community, 1963-1980. It includes interviews with Paul and Jeanne DeCelles, Kevin and Dorothy Ranaghan, Clem and Julie Walters, Bud and Sharon Rose, Kerry and Barbara Koller, Pat Rath and others, along with rare archival photos, audio recordings and music. The film was produced and directed by Elizabeth Grams, Joe Gleason and Sean Connolly.
2. Alabaré is a 29-minute documentary film by Joe Engeln covering the 1975 International Conference on Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church, held in Rome, Italy. It includes footage of Pope Paul VI in St. Peter's Basilica giving his famous endorsement of the Catholic charismatic renewal. The film is available in digital format for the first time.
3. Jesus Is Lord is a 28-minute documentary film by Joe Engeln covering the sights and sounds of the 1977 Conference on Charismatic Renewal in the Christian Churches, held in Kansas City, Missouri. This unique conference brought together 50,000 Christians from
13 churches and denominations in a profound display of Christian unity. The film is available in digital format for the first time.
Extras: Ten short clips from interviews with early members of the People of Praise. (Watch preview clip.)
This DVD would make a fine gift for family and friends interested in learning more about the community. Our supply is limited, so please consider purchasing in a timely fashion to ensure that copies are available.