Sunday 16 February 2014

Saint Mildred of Thanet, a film about the Fairest Lily of the English

In 2007 Mary's Dowry Productions created a new form of film media in which to present the lives of the Saints on DVD. We invite you to watch our film prayerfully and quietly and to engage your spiritual senses. Watch with your spiritual eye, listen with your spiritual ear.
Mary's Dowry Productions loves to recreate key moments, silently and with no dialogue, from a Saint's life, using historical costume and beautiful backdrops. Original contemplative music runs beneath a detailed narrative that seeks to engage the viewer with the Saint. Our films offer a window into the life of each Saint.
Saint Mildred is an obscure English Saint. She was the great, great granddaughter of King Ethelbert of Kent, that holy King who received Saint Augustine of Canterbury and the Catholic Faith into England.  She was sent to France to study and there suffered at the hands of a temperamental Abbess who had designs on Saint Mildred for her nephew Sir Claude.  There was a miraculous escape from a roaring oven and a flight to a ship while bearing the holy Relic of one of the Nail's used in the crucifixion.  When she stepped off of her mother's ship once back in England she left her footprint in the rock and it was kept as a relic for centuries.
She at one time outshone Saint Augustine himself in England due to the English people's love of her. 

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