Advent & Christmas

A collection of content centered on the seasons of Advent and Christmas.

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  • The True Meaning of Christmas | Lukas Storyteller

    Christmas is coming and our friends Peter, Agnes, Paul and Anna expect to receive many gifts. but when they caught in one of their antics. Lukas and Noah will help them understand the true story of Christmas and how the birth of the Son of God should change our hearts.

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  • True Meaning of Christmas | The Augustine Institute Show

    What does the Bible really say about the birth of Jesus? How did the celebration of Christmas become associated with things like Santa Claus and decorated trees? Dr. Tim Gray welcomes Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Theology and Scripture at the Augustine Institute, to discuss his new book that...

  • 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...

  • The Christmas Novena | Catholic All Year w/ Kendra Tierney

    Let's talk about the Christmas Novena! If you're feeling like a Jesse Tree dropout and a St. Andrew prayer failure, I have good news for you. There's a beautiful, traditional, Catholic way to prayerfully prepare for Christmas, and it only takes nine days! Featuring Kendra Tierney of the blog and ...

  • Epiphany Part 1: House Blessing | Catholic All Year w/ Kendra Tierney

    Let's talk about Epiphany, Part I: the Epiphany House Blessing! All you need are a door, some chalk, the prayers, and your people, and this ancient Epiphany tradition can be yours. Featuring Kendra Tierney of the blog and book Catholic All Year.

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  • Epiphany Part 2: An Easy DIY King Cake | Catholic All Year w/ Kendra Tierney

    Let's talk about Epiphany, Part II! See how to make an easy DIY King Cake with canned cinnamon roll dough, a bundt cake pan, and some sprinkles. Plus learn how we crown our family King and Queen of Epiphany. Featuring Kendra Tierney of the blog and book Catholic All Year.

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  • Saint Nicholas: The Real Story

    Everybody knows the story of Santa Claus, the red–suited figure who lives at the North Pole and distributes gifts to good children every Christmas eve. But is there any historical evidence on which this jolly old character is based? Was there a real Santa Claus? To answer that question, host Mark...

  • 12 Things About The 12 Days of Christmas

    The 12 Days of Christmas: a classic carol we all know, love, and have no idea what it is about. Which, oddly enough, is the whole point of the song. It was written during the Catholic persecution in England as a code for children to remember their catechisms without getting arrested. Here are 10 ...

  • God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

    Recorded live at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan, a group of incredibly talented seminarians performed their rendition of the traditional classical English Christmas carol, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”. Gather your friends & family, hot chocolate, and sing along!

  • 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...

  • Making Scripture Part of Your New Year

    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...

  • New Year's Resolutions | The Augustine Institute Show

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    What's your resolution this year? Dr. Tim Gray welcomes Dr. Scott Hefelfinger, Assistant Professor of Theology in the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology, to celebrate one year of the Augustine Institute Show! F...

  • New Year's Resolution

    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...

  • Saint Thomas Becket

    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...

  • Who Are the Magi?

    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...

  • The Holy Family

    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 regu...

  • The Baptism of the Lord

    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...

  • Christmas, Holidays, and Traditions

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

  • The Holy Innocents

    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...

  • The Litany of the Infant Jesus

    Merry Christmas! On this special day when we celebrate our Savior entering into the world, we would like to pray the Litany to the Infant Jesus with you and reflect on the mystery of God becoming a child for our salvation.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

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