Monday, March 26, 2012

Cristiada/"for Greater Glory" producer draws modern parallel

Vatican Radio has put its stamp of approval on "for Greater Glory" with  a glowing review here.

Pablo Barroso, the producer, points specfically to a modern parallel in America, "where Christians are being forced to do things which are against their consciences."

http://www.oecumene.radiovaticana.org/en1/Articolo.asp?c=574291

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Friday, March 16, 2012

IT'S OFFICIAL: "FOR GREATER GLORY" [Cristiada] TO BE RELEASED JUNE FIRST, [NOT 20 APRIL] IN USA!!!!

http://www.facebook.com/Cristiada




My apologies....whoops!  They changed the title and the release date.....

It will be released in Mexico 20 April and in USA 01 June.



This is a telling photo.  The distinguished looking man in the middle is Jean Meyer, the pre-eminent historian of the Cristero War.  Dean Wright, the director is to his left, the film's producer, Pablo Barroso, is far right.

  from Meyer's The Cristero Rebellion p. 184..........

....singing hymns and saying the Rosary were an accompaniment to daily life on the march and in camp;  the Cristeros prayed and sang far into the night, saying the Rosary together on their knees, singing praises to God between each decade.  The combatants asked for blessing before going off to fight, and their commanders urged them to make a true act of contrition before the battle, and they charged the enemy singing psalms and crying out ''Long live Christ the King!  Long live the Virgin of Guadalupe!"  It could not be otherwise with these men, who had sworn before God to conquer or die......

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