On June 18th, “The 13th Day”, a film about the miraculous events of Fatima, will be discussed on the CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”.
The 13th Day uses state-of-the-art digital effects to create stunning images of the visions and the final miracle.
Shot on location in Portugal and in the United Kingdom, the film has a cast of hundreds to re-create the scenes of the 70,000 strong crowds, with three young Portuguese actors playing the iconic roles of the Seers.
This is the Day airs at 10:30AM ET at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV. The show is rebroadcast at 7:30PM.
Tony Ryan will be interviewed on “This is the Day” on June 18th. Tony once worked for 13 years as a Director of Religious Education, and now works for Ignatius Press, who has partnered with 13th Day Films to distribute DVD’s of the film.
Based on the memoirs of Sister Lucia de Jesus, and thousands of independent eyewitness accounts, The 13th Day is a dramatic retelling of the experiences of three shepherd children between May and October 1917.
More information about The 13th Day can be found at www.The13thDayThemovie.com
Tony Ryan has been the Director of Marketing & Sales for Ignatius Press since 1981. After graduating from the University of St. Thomas he worked as a volunteer for a year with the Franciscan Friars of Marytown helping run their youth programs and promote their Marian publications. Tony then became the Director of Religious Education for Our Lady of Peace Church & Shrine in Santa Clara, Calif., and he also directed the Youth Mission for the Immaculata retreat programs for young women for 13 years. He served on the National Board of Directors for the Militia Immaculata and has spoken often to various Catholic groups on the life and spirituality of St. Maximilian Kolbe, as well as on the story and message of Our Lady of Fatima.