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Feb 10, 2020

On this week's show, we hear from talented author, producer and director Leonardo Defilippis about his work bring live stage and film productions on the lives of the saints to audiences around the world.

About Leonardo Defilippis:

Leonardo Defilippis is the founder and president of Saint Luke Productions. After years as a Shakespearean actor, he embarked on a spiritual journey that led him to found the Catholic theater ministry in 1980. Millions throughout the US and abroad have seen his work as an actor, producer, and film director. His productions include the popular film “Therese” and live stage dramas “Vianney,” “Maximilian,” “Faustina,” and “Tolton.” Leonardo regularly appears on Catholic media programs, including being the host of the series “Queen of Heaven” and “Messiah.” Leonardo is married to Patti, his beloved wife of 36 years.

About St. Luke Productions:

Saint Luke Productions brings professional theatrical and filmed dramas on the life of Christ and His saints to millions worldwide. This unique ministry and production company began when founder Leonardo Defilippis wrote to St. Teresa of Calcutta asking her for guidance in his newfound apostolate. Her mandate to “Do something beautiful for God" became the pivotal support for Saint Luke Productions to evangelize and transform the culture through theater and the media. We are dedicated to using our talents to glorify God, to give back to Him in all that we do. Our goal is to reach souls with the message of His infinite love and mercy through the immersive experience of theater and related media.

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