Skip to comments.'Desire of the Everlasting Hills' Provides Potent Witness to Truth of Catholic Teaching
Posted on 07/25/2014 9:28:16 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
In Desire of the Everlasting Hills, the most powerful moments occur when the action of grace breaks through and changes a life. In a film thats attempting to change the ground on which the discussion of same-sex attraction in the Church takes place, these little epiphanies are a potent witness to the truth of Catholic teaching.
Desire of the Everlasting Hills is a 60-minute documentary from Courage International, the apostolate helping people with same-sex attraction to live chaste lives. The film was showcased at Courages national conference, July 17-20, in Philadelphia.
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Interesting that the title is taken word for word from Thomas Cahill’s book about the Holy Land just before, during, and after the life of Christ.
Well I just watched the whole thing and it was wonderful. Brought tears to my eyes because I could relate so well to their stories, especially Paul’s story (I guess you could say I’ve lived a straight, indie-rock version of his life, just substitute the 40 Watt club for Studio 54). Understanding that by walking up those steps to go to Mass you will most likely lose all of your friends, but feeling the grace pulling you in and wanting more, so you go in anyway...
Sin is sin, it carries the same weight and brings the same desolation no matter the source.
It’s taken from Genesis 49:26
The blessings of thy father are strengthened with the blessings of his fathers: until the desire of the everlasting hills should come; may they be upon the head of Joseph, and upon the crown of the Nazarite among his brethren.
Thanks. I would have known that had I read Cahill’s work for I am sure he referenced it, but that is one of his series that I have as yet not opened.