The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Defilippis has edited and shaped the spiritual classic, THE CONFESSIONS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE into a riveting dramatic experience. “As I explored this text, I was astounded to discover a completely modern story about a man who was absorbed in a decadent... read more

The Actor

After years as a Shakespearean actor, Leonardo Defilippis embarked on a spiritual journey that led him to found Catholic theater company, Saint Luke Productions, in 1980. Millions throughout the US, Canada, and Europe have seen his work as an actor, producer, and film director. Performance... read more

The Story

Augustine was the son of a pagan father, Patricius, and a devout Christian mother, Saint Monica. Born in 354 in Tagaste, North Africa, he grew up confused by his parents’ conflicting beliefs. Despite the constant and fervent prayers of his devout mother, in his youth, he was caught in a depraved... read more