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  • Adventus: A Spiritual Pilgrimage

    On behalf of the Augustine Institute, we are offering Adventus: A Spiritual Pilgrimage to everyone this Advent and Christmas Season. In light of the separation we face as communities, this special documentary allows Catholics all around the world to unite and make a spiritual pilgrimage to the Ho...

  • The Christmas and Easter Story by Truth & Life Audio Bible

    Experience these beautiful excerpts from the Truth & Life Dramatized Audio Bible New Testament. Endorsed with an Imprimatur and voiced by internationally-renowned actors, this dramatized audio content is enhanced with sound effects and music that make the Christmas and Easter narratives come alive.

  • Come, Lord Jesus: Meditations on the Art of Waiting by Mary Francis

    These Advent reflections by the abbess of a Poor Clare monastery, an accomplished spiritual writer, focus our attention on the coming of Jesus into our lives. There is a double movement to this coming: both our active preparation to be ready for him and our patient waiting for the Lord to arrive ...

  • God Made Man by Fr. Shannon Collins

    In this Christmas-themed presentation, Fr. Shannon Collins sheds new light on the Biblical narratives of the birth of Jesus Christ, as well as the beautiful Christmas traditions of the Church. Fr. Collins serves as a preacher of parish missions and retreat master. He has appeared on EWTN and has ...

  • Prepare the Way of the King by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Dr. Scott Hahn, one of the most eminent Catholic theologians in our country today, reveals what scholars now know about the shepherds, the mysterious Magi, and King Herod. Your Advent journey will take on new meaning as you prepare your heart for the birth of our Lord. This illuminating presentat...

  • Christmas in Rome: A Celebration of the Nativity

    The birth of Jesus changed the course of human history. Christmas marks one of the greatest days on the Christian calendar, and nowhere celebrates the birth of the Savior like the Holy City of Rome. Christmas in Rome follows the celebration of the Nativity throughout history, from a tiny grotto i...

  • Kristoph & the First Christmas Tree: A Legend of St. Boniface

    Based on an ancient legend, Kristoph and the First Christmas Tree is a video production drawn from the family-friendly story written by children's author Claudia Cangilla McAdam and illustrated by Dave Hill.

    It's Christmas Eve in the year 722, and the young orphan Kristoph is accompanying the ...

  • The Story of Christmas: An Audio Drama About the First Christmas

    Children will enjoy this heartwarming dramatization that recounts the story of the very first Christmas, as told by Brother Francis. With music, songs, and engaging storytelling, you will experience the wonderful events that led up to the birth of God's Son and the story of redemption.

  • The True Meaning of Christmas by Fulton Sheen

    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen's books, tapes, homilies, retreats, and television series have inspired countless souls all over the world. This digitally-mastered presentation combines classic recordings of his timeless reflections on the meaning of the Incarnation of Jesus, mixed with Gregorian chan...

  • Advent: Rethinking the Season by Dr. Tim Gray

    Advent is an odd season. Unlike most other seasons, it’s a season that isn’t about itself, but is instead about preparing for Christmas. But that reality often gets lost in the shuffle and stress of trying to find all the right gifts, decorations, and dinner ingredients. In this Lighthouse Talk a...

  • Making Advent Great for Kids

    Dr. Tim Gray and Paul McCusker discuss how to help kids experience Advent as a joyful season of preparation for Christmas.

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  • The Spirituality of Advent

    Dr. Tim Gray discusses the spirituality of Advent and the joy of waiting for Christ.
    To get your copy of Waiting for Christ: Meditations for Advent and Christmas Reflections of St. John Henry Newman, click here

  • Christmas, Holidays, and Traditions

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Klein to discuss Christmas, holidays, liturgical seasons, and family traditions.

  • Expectant Mother Mary

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

    FORMED Now! will return to its re...

  • Advent Daily Reflections

    Prepare for the Coming of the Messiah with Free Advent Daily Reflections

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    What are Daily Reflections?
    Each Daily Reflection is a short video that features Dr. Tim Gray commenting on the daily Mass readings, explaining the Scriptures, and providing you with concrete ideas on how...

  • The Augustine Institute Show - Preparing for Advent - Dr. Ben Akers

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    How should we prepare for the liturgical season of Advent? Join Dr. Tim Gray and his guest Dr. Ben Akers to discuss how we can prepare our hearts for Advent.

    Watch Dr. Barber's reflections on "The True Meaning of Christmas" on F...