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    The Reluctant Saint

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    Maximilian Schell stars as the "flying friar", St. Joseph of Cupertino, in this heartwarming and amazing true story of the humble Franciscan who literally rose to sainthood in the impoverished village of 17th-century Cupertino, Italy. After Joseph's peasant mother convinces the reluctant abbot to accept her uneducated son into the monastery, it takes a kindly local bishop as well as a series of miraculous events to change the minds and hearts of his fellow friars in the monastery that it is God, and not the devil, who is responsible for Joseph's amazing powers. New to DVD, this is a profound and humorous film for all ages!
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    Description Maximilian Schell stars as the "flying friar", St. Joseph of Cupertino, in this heartwarming and amazing true story of the humble Franciscan who literally rose to sainthood in the impoverished village of 17th-century Cupertino, Italy. After Joseph's peasant mother convinces the reluctant abbot to accept her uneducated son into the monastery, it takes a kindly local bishop as well as a series of miraculous events to change the minds and hearts of his fellow friars in the monastery that it is God, and not the devil, who is responsible for Joseph's amazing powers. New to DVD, this is a profound and humorous film for all ages!