|The Company: Inigo and His Jesuits
A film by Joseph D. Fenton, S.M.
Includes bonus film Thomas Berry: Dreamer of the Universe
52 minutes + 60 minute bonus film, documentary, color, English, 1992
Hosted by the distinguished actor Cyril Cusack, The Company examines the life and legacy of Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus and one of the most influential reformers of the Christian Church. Rarely has any other single group influenced the modern world (secular as well as spiritual) as the Jesuits. Suppressed and dissolved by the Pope in 1773, they were saved by Catherine the Great. The Society of Jesus later became one of the most powerful organizations in the history of Christianity.Filmed on location in England, France, Italy, Spain, and the U.S., The Company us a visually moving mosaic of the locations and events that influenced the story if Ignatius and his followers from the eary years to the present.
For The Company: Inigo and His Jesuits
"Fascinating...provides meaningful insight into the history of the Jesuit order and their lasting impact on the Catholic faith." - Fulvue Drive-in
For Thomas Berry: Dreamer of the Universe
"The most provocative figure among this new breed of eco-theologians, Thomas Berry is a solitary American monk whose essays have aroused environmentalists like a voice crying for the wilderness." - Newsweek
A Pilgrim's Journey: The Autobiography of St. Ignatius of Loyola by St. Ignatius of Loyola
The First Jesuits by John W. O'Malley
● Bonus film: Thomas Berry: Dreamer of the Universe, dir. Seymour Wishman & John Swindells (60 minutes, documentary, color, English, 1994) A conversation with Father Thomas Berry, who was born in the hill country of
North Carolina and educated as a Catholic Priest. A historian, environmental
activist, and poet, Berry wrote the highly respected The Dream of the Earth.