Saturday, April 13, 2013

Medjugorje film “Queen of Peace” by filmmaker Christina Georgotas

Filmmaker Christina Georgotas is pictured on Cross Mountain in Medjugorje in the former Yugoslavia.

Experienced conversion at age 22

Born into a Greek Orthodox family, Georgotas as a teen rebelled against religion and even questioned God’s existence before experiencing, at age 22, the kind of conversion she portrays in “Queen of Peace.” She describes Oct. 12, 2008, as “the day my life changed.” Taking the weekend off from a Manhattan lifestyle befitting a rising star on Ripa’s creative team to attend a family christening, she returned to her childhood home in the suburban bedroom community of Ridgewood, N.J. On her mother’s laptop, she viewed a video of a woman and surrounding multitudes lost in prayer. “Her breathing quickened, and she clasped her heart,” Georgotas recalled. “When she looked up toward the vision, I instantaneously knew this was really true and that God really exists.”

This introduction to Medjugorje had immediate impact. That evening, the former skeptic resolved to make a pilgrimage to the village. The next day, she entered church “for the first time really believing and wanting to be there.” As the ceremony commenced, her cousin asked her to step in as her daughter’s godmother.... Read the full story at Catholic San Francisco


The film may be purchased HERE

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