Kwentong Buhay - (Life Stories) short inspirational storytelling of one's spiritual discovery, life-changing work of faith through prayers. U.S. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67-22441, "Fifty Golden Years of the Family Rosary Crusade in the Philippines (1951-2001)" written by Father James B. Reuter, SJ; Gennie Q. Jota; Dean M. Bernardo, edited by Stella J. Villegas 2001 Family Rosary Crusade Foundation, Inc. © 2001, This page was last edited on 26 December 2020, at 00:45. Scalpone, who eventually became a vice president for CBS-TV, volunteered with Family Theater Productions for 40 years. Peyton was passionate over the spiritual welfare of families, especially those living in squalor who were affected by the Great Depression. Others who also leant their talents were: Pat O'Brien, Grace Kelly, James Cagney, Bob Hope, Irene Dunne, Gregory Peck, Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Rosalind Russell, Jack Benny, Raymond Burr, Barbara Stanwyck, Margaret O'Brien, Helen Hayes, Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Jane Wyatt, Ronald Reagan, William Shatner, James Dean and Shirley Temple. Prayer Crusades. The funding continued until the Vatican was made aware of it and directed Peyton to stop accepting the money.. Amidst the political turmoil affecting the country at that time, the call to prayer and world peace brought more than a million Filipinos before the Quirino Grandstand. He would be later joined by a long-time advertising practitioner, Rosita "Babs" Hontiveros or "Tita Babs" (Auntie Babs) as the co-host. Once Upon A Saint - a fun way of re-telling the life of saints before elementary and high school students. Peyton believed that together as a family, in unison praying the Rosary, the family is united before Christ and drawn closer to God. By Cian Molloy - 04 June, 2020 . In the 1950s, Reverend Father Fr. The Congregation of Holy Cross re-organized all component units founded by the Family Rosary Crusade under an umbrella ministry, Holy Cross Family Ministries, which remains committed to the original cause of Father Peyton to promote and support the spiritual well-being of the family. The program continues with its magazine type programming with talks and discussions related to themes of the Catholic Church. Peyton promoted his mission by sending letters and distributing free Rosary beads and prayer pamphlets. Wade Menezes. Peyton addressed 26,450,000 people during his prayer crusade years. Finest Catholic DVD on Saints, Church History and Teachings. He immersed himself in meditation while praying the Rosary. In 1947, a Los Angeles outdoor advertising company representative was taken by the slogan, "The Family That Prays Together Stays Together", he heard on the Family Theater radio series. The endeavor came to be a personal mission to undertake the promotion of the praying of the Rosary by families as a means to unite them. With the help of Hollywood personalities, Peyton began to produce from Hollywood, family values-oriented radio dramas for Mutual under the banner of "Family Theater of the Air". At first "Family Theater" was airing for free on Channel 3 (later Channel 2 in 1969) of ABS-CBN but later the group was asked to bring advertising into the network, and when the call was made, people continued to donate to keep the program airing. Father James B. Reuter, SJ who was in the United States submitted a radio drama play to Father Peyton and was used on the "Family Theater" programs that was aired on Mutual Broadcasting System. A young ad executive and copywriter, Al Scalpone, donated his services to Family Theater in 1947 and wrote the now famous slogan, "The Family That Prays Together Stays Together" as well as "A World at Prayer is a World at Peace" for the radio series. The Father Peyton Family Institute focuses on research and education in family life ministry and the relationship of spirituality to family. The program continues with its magazine type programming with talks and discussions related to themes of the Catholic Church with sole host Bernard Cañaberal and supported by Claudine Zialcita, Ces Datu and guest priest Gospel homilist. Patrick Peyton, pp. Novena to the Holy Spirit. Veteran sound engineer, Beda Orquejo who was met by Father Peyton at the old government television network under Marcos' time left his regular work with the network to serve as all-around technical person. The program would air every Sunday evening when every family member was at home. The date is April 25th, 1954. Younger hosts would join Father Larry, Loudette Zaragosa Banson who appeared on Father Reuter's drama programs will be joined by radio drama personality Bernard Factor-Cañaberal as the two main hosts of the magazine talk show Family Rosary Crusade. Family Rosary Crusade . Patrick Peyton was born to an Irish Catholic family, at a time of hardships in the early years of the 20th century. Renown Catholic artist Bob Renaud of Carthage shared his vision for the piece and his dedication to the Family Rosary Crusade, an event he began 17 years ago. The Family Rosary Crusade included music, readings, presentations and a homily by the Rev. The company offered to put the slogan on vacant billboards as a public service. Father Peyton coined the phrase, “The family that prays together, stays together.” At a time when families have been huddled together, the film is a beacon of light to remind families that there is authentic power in family prayer, says Fr David Guffey. Father Peyton died in 1992, but his mission in th… Lewis, Scott Hahn, When ABS-CBN launched a sister station Studio 23 in 1996, the program aired in every weekday morning for 30 minutes just before the simulcast of MTV Asia and later Myx. About. Family Theater Productions directs its efforts to the. Dateline FRC - a world summary of important news & events within and affecting the Catholic Church. With the peaceful overthrow of Marcos in 1986, with a renewed faith spreading like wildfire in the Philippines, seeing millions of Filipinos muzzling the guns of soldiers loyal to Marcos by flowers and Rosaries and with a new president, Corazon Aquino leading a nation in praying the Rosary, the mission of Father Peyton started to bloom again in the Philippines. "Fifty Golden Years of the Family Rosary Crusade in the Philippines (1951–2001)" written by Father, This page was last edited on 22 October 2020, at 02:30. This incident, attributed to the intercession of the Blessed Mother, would serve as the preliminary foundations of establishing the crusade of prayer. In 1987, Pope John Paul II said, "May the Rosary once more become the accustomed prayer of ... the Christian family." Upon receiving his first assignment as a newly ordained priest in 1941, Father Peyton was assigned as a chaplain for a school managed by the Congregation of the Holy Cross in Albany, New York. On November 17, 2018, Family Rosary Crusade aired its last episode on National TV. In 1985, months before the Marian Rally, Father Peyton would kindly seek permission to promote the scheduled rally on various media outlets in the Philippines who were all subject to censorship or were under the control of Marcos cronies. In 1947, a Jesuit priest, Rev. The endeavor came to be a personal mission to undertake the promotion of the praying of the Rosary by families as a means to unite them. Father Peyton first got to visit the Philippines in 1953, a few years since his mission was introduced to the Philippines by Father Reuter, his efforts to promote the praying of the Family Rosary have started to take roots in the Philippines and by the time he even started some of his famous Rosary rallies in the country, Father Peyton was already a household name in radio and television. Named Filipino actors and actresses including unknown ones who would later become entertainment icons worked with Father Reuter's "Family Theater" productions for free. In his first trip to California, actress Jane Wyatt would serve as his contact for other celebrities; they become lifelong friends.