Episodes

Let's Pray A Lesson on Prayer

“Let’s Pray!” will help children establish a personal relationship with God.

This episode contains:

  • “The Sign of the Cross”: a catchy tune about an important prayer gesture.
  • “The Little Way of Saint Therese”: a visualized story.
  • “Let’s Pray!”: a captivating song showing us how we can pray anywhere!
  • “The Our Father”: the traditional prayer sung to a moving melody.
  • “With God’s Love”: a song that encourages us to serve others.
Brother Francis Episode 1: Let's Pray

Bread of Life Celebrating the Eucharist

Join Brother Francis in this delightfully inspirational and instructive presentation that teaches children all about the Sacrament of the Eucharist!
 
This episode contains:
  • “The Last Supper”: animated presentation of Jesus instituting this blessed sacrament.
  • “The Story of Blessed Imelda Lambertini”: the Patroness of First Communicants.
  • “I am the Bread of Life”, and “What More Can He Give”: two visualized songs.

The Bread of Life” is an exceptional way to prepare children for their first Holy Communion.

Brother Francis Episode 2: The Bread of Life

The Rosary A Special Way to Pray

Join Brother Francis in this entertaining and guidance-filled presentation that will inspire children to deepen their faith by praying the Rosary!
 
This episode contains:
  • The prayers of the Rosary as well as the Apostles’ Creed – each wonderfully visualized!
  • The Annunciation – an animated portrayal of Mary’s joyful  submission to God’s will.
  • Two visualized songs: “I Love to Pray”: an energetic, catchy song
    that will encourage children to communicate with God anywhere and anytime!
  • “The Our Father”: an uplifting musical rendition that celebrates our Heavenly Father’s presence in our daily life!

Besides being a lot of fun, “The Rosary” is a captivating way to help children use their hearts and minds in prayer.

Brother Francis Episode 3: The Rosary

Forgiven The Blessings of Confession

In this lively presentation, Brother Francis reminds old and young alike about the great gift of God’s forgiveness through the Sacrament of Reconciliation!
 
This episode contains:
  • “The Parable of the Tax Collector” – an entertaining, animated depiction of Jesus’ teaching about repentance.
  • How to make a good confession “I’m Loved by a Loving Father” – a moving, musical reminder that in His perfect love, God only wants to help us.
  • “Praise God, I’m Forgiven!”- a fast-paced, visualized song that celebrates the gift of God’s mercy and forgiveness

Entertaining and instructive, “Forgiven!” is a joyous way to help children understand God’s love through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Brother Francis Episode 4: Forgiven

Born into the Kingdom The Miracle of Baptism

In this happy presentation, Brother Francis invites us to share in the realities of the Sacrament of Baptism and the union it provides us with God’s big family!
 
This episode contains:
  • “In the Garden” – an animated presentation of the story of Adam and Eve and what led to their disobedience.
  •  “I’ve Got a Family” – a colorful, musical celebration of God’s grace and the blessing He bestows upon us through the Sacrament of Baptism.
  • “Jesus is the Light of the World” – a heartwarming song that shows us how God is present in the world today.
  • How we celebrate the Sacrament of Baptism.
Filled with instruction and inspiration, “Brother Francis: Born into the Kingdom” is a great reminder of God’s wonderful grace!
Brother Francis Episode 5: Born Into the Kingdom

The Mass A Life-Giving Prayer

Come with Brother Francis as he celebrates the life-changing power of the Mass.

This episode contains:
  • “The Celebration of the Mass” – an animated representation of what happens during the Mass and our encounter with Jesus as we celebrate this wonderful gift of God!
  • “With a Heart of Praise” – a moving prayer-song that expresses our gratitude to God.
  • “The Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican” – a moving, animated depiction of Jesus’ teaching on humility and forgiveness.

Rich in instruction and inspiration, “Brother Francis: The Mass” is a unique way of helping children experience the presence of Christ as they attend Mass.

Brother Francis Episode 6: The Mass

O Holy Night: The King is Born What Christmas is About

Celebrate the wonder and joy of Christmas with Brother Francis in this heartwarming presentation of the birth of God’s Son! Witness the moving submission of Mary, Joseph, and others as they make way for our Savior.

This episode contains:
  • “The Christmas Story” – an animated presentation of the many wonderful events that led up to the birth of Jesus!
  • “What is Christmas?” – a catchy, visualized song that reminds us of Who Christmas is really all about.
  • “Away in a Manger” and “Silent Night” – two traditional songs that continue to inspire praise and thankfulness for the coming of our Lord.

“O Holy Night: The King is Born”, is a wonderful way to remind everyone of Who we celebrate during the Christmas season!

Brother Francis Episode 7: O Holy Night The King is Born

The Saints Our Heavenly Friends

Join Brother Francis as he introduces children to their heavenly friends, the saints! Learn about the wonderful comfort, encouragement, and help given through those that serve God in His Heavenly Kingdom.

This episode contains:
  • “The Story of Saint John Bosco” – The inspiring account of the devoted saint whose dedication to God and his calling resulted in a multitude of children whose lives were changed forever.
  •  “I Will Do My Best for Jesus” – A musical reminder to do our best for God and others no matter what our circumstances are.
  • “Meet the Saints” – Viewers will be introduced to wonderful saints like Dominic Savio, Thérèse of Lisieux, John the Baptist, and many others.

Entertaining and instructive, “Brother Francis: The Saints” is a wonderful way to help children better understand who the saints are and why they are so very important.

Brother Francis Episode 8: The Saints

Following in His Footsteps The Blessing of Living Out Our Faith

Come along with Brother Francis as he shows us what it means to be a true follower of Jesus in action and deed, and how our obedience can bring light to those around us!

This episode contains:
  • “The Parable of the Sheep” – a simple yet powerful reminder of what it means to serve Jesus by our service to others, even the least among us.
  • “The Story of the Wise and Unwise Builders” – a fun and unforgettable lesson on the benefits of living life as God intends.
  • “This Little Light of Mine”- a musical lesson showing the effects our faith can have on others.

Teeming with inspirational instruction, “Brother Francis: Following in His Footsteps” will help children to appreciate the blessings of personal holiness and devotion to God.

Brother Francis Episode 9: Following in His Footsteps

He is Risen The Power of the Resurrection

Join Brother Francis as he celebrates the power and splendor of the resurrection of Jesus Christ in this moving and instructive animated presentation!

This episode contains:
  • An animated presentation of key points in the life of Jesus Christ, His death on the cross, triumph over death, and ascension to the Father.

  • A visual representation of how we celebrate Holy Week and the Easter Triduum.

  • “He is Risen!”- a joyful, visualized song, that fills our hearts with praise to God!

Steeped in Scripture and instruction, “Brother Francis: He is Risen” is a wonderful reminder of the reality of God’s power and presence!

 
Brother Francis episode 10:  He is Risen

Joytoons! Brother Francis Songs Compliation

Join the ever-joyful Brother Francis as he teaches children about the blessings that come when heart and mind are filled with praise to God and thoughts of His goodness. Children will learn what the Bible has to say about singing and music.

This special episode includes visualized songs from “Brother Francis” episodes 1-9 along with short, thought-provoking quotes from the saints.

This episode contains the following songs:
  1. I am Loved by a Loving Father
  2. I Love to Pray
  3. Let’s Pray!
  4. Jesus’ Love is Very Wonderful
  5. What More Can He Give?
  6. Jesus’ Love is the Light of the World
  7. With a Heart of Praise
  8. Praise God I’m Forgiven
  9. You are the Bread of Life
  10. I’ve Got a Family
  11. With God’s Love
  12. I will do my Best for Jesus
 
Brother Francis Episode 11: Joytoons

The Sacraments The Grace Within God's Gifts

Come along with Brother Francis as he shows us the wonderful way in which God provides grace and strength for our entire life – from the time we are born until we are called to be with Him in Heaven. In this enlightening and fun episode, children will learn the fundamentals of the seven sacraments and the blessings given to us through them.

This episode contains animated presentations of:
  • Baptism
  • Holy Communion
  • Reconciliation
  • Confirmation
  • Matrimony
  • Holy Orders
  • The Anointing of the Sick
  • The Sacraments Song: a fun way of recounting the sacraments and the grace given to us through each one.
 
Brother Francis episode 12: The Sacraments

Confirmation The Blessings of Belonging to God.

Join Brother Francis as he shows us what the Sacrament of Confirmation is, what it does, and why Jesus promised it to us!

This episode contains:
 
  • The Parable of the Good Shepherd: an entertaining yet meaningful reminder of how Jesus, our shepherd, calls us by name and makes us His sheep!
  • The Baptism of Jesus: A moving account of the day Jesus was baptized.
  • The Day of Pentecost: A powerful portrayal of the day the Holy Spirit was sent to the Early Church.
  • The Sacrament of Confirmation: a vivid, simple and clear presentation of how the Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated, and how we prepare for it.

Presented with joyful reverence, “Brother Francis: Confirmation” will help viewers understand the wonderful grace given in this powerful sacrament!

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The Stations of the Cross Accompanying Jesus on His Way to Calvary

Join Brother Francis as he follows our Lord on His way to the cross.

This episode contains:
 
  • A short introduction to the Traditional Stations of the Cross, and how meditating upon them brings us closer to our Savior.

  • The traditional 14 stations beautifully illustrated.

  • 14 thought-provoking meditations composed especially for children.

  • “What More Can He Give” – a moving song that reminds us of Jesus’ love for us all throughout  His time on Earth.

Presented with the same loving reverence as all other episodes, “Brother Francis: The Stations of the Cross” is an inspiring way to let our hearts be touched with the sacrifice of our Lord on His way to Calvary.

 
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You Are Special The Blessings of God's Unique Love

Join Brother Francis in this inspirational and instructive presentation that shows children just how unique and special God created every person to be!

This episode contains:
  • “Everyone’s Unique” – a catchy celebratory song that highlights God’s love for every individual.

  • “The Story of the Potter and the Clay” – based on Isaiah 64:8 and showing how we are all a work in progress.

  • “The Lost Coin” – a musical presentation of the parable as taught by Jesus.

  • “We are One Body in Christ” – highlighting St. Paul’s teaching that all of us are needed in the Church.

“Brother Francis: You are Special!” is a wonderful way to teach children about respect for themselves and others!

 
 
Brother Francis episode 15: You Are Special

The Ten Commandments Living Within God's Love

Join Brother Francis as he presents the guidelines for a joyful life through the gift of the Ten Commandments. This thorough and entertaining explanation will help children prepare for a healthy and happy life.

IMPORTANT: Every effort has been made to present Brother Francis’ “The Ten Commandments” in a way young children can understand. However, please be aware that the Commandments themselves deal with topics such as adultery and coveting. We trust you will find this latest release to be presented in the same direct, yet age-appropriate way found in every Brother Francis episode.

Brother Francis episode 16: The Ten Commandments