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FORMED Daily Reflections

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  • FORMED Daily: An expression of reverence and prayer

    Why do we use incense? It’s a sacramental sign of our prayers and offerings to God in the Mass.

    Watch all episodes of The Elements of the Catholic Mass

  • FORMED Daily: An introduction to the Epistles

    What’s the story behind how the Epistles got their names? Mark Hart lays this out, and brings a deeper understanding to the Epistles.

    Watch all episodes of Our Story: A Basic Introduction to the Bible for Catholics

  • FORMED Daily: Behold the Lamb of God

    We hear "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world" every time we attend mass. Dr. Pitre explains the Old Testament roots of sheep and sacrificial offerings in Session 3 of Lectio: Eucharist

    Want to watch the rest of the episodes?

  • FORMED Daily: Catholic Social Teaching

    Protecting the dignity of the human person is a Catholic issue, but also a human issue.

    Watch all episodes of Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained

  • FORMED Daily: Do we recognize Christ walking with us?

    The Christ who walked with the Apostles on the road to Emmaus is walking with us on our faith journey. Do we recognize him?

    Watch all the episodes of Symbolon

  • FORMED Daily: Faith, not Fear

    Tim Gray challenges us to not lose sight of Christ while fighting the storms of our lives, but to trust in Christ and pray.

    Watch all the episodes of Lectio: Mark

  • FORMED Daily: God burns with love for us

    What role does childlike innocence play in trusting God? How can we return God’s burning love for us?

    Watch all the episodes of Divine Mercy with Fr. Michael Gaitley

  • FORMED Daily: Happy feast of St. John Bosco

    St. John Bosco did a lot of work advocating for young boys, especially those who grew up poor and were involved in crime. Here’s a highlight of the work that made him a living saint!

    Watch the full movie Saint John Bosco

  • FORMED Daily: "He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." -Matthew 3:11

    Why are baptism and fire often talked about together? What does fire tell us about the nature of God and our faith?

    Watch the entire episode of Baptism in the Holy Spirit & Fire

  • FORMED Daily: in the body of Christ

    Receiving the Eucharist, we are joined to Christ and everyone who belongs to him. What does this tell us about how we should receive the Eucharist?

    Watch all episodes of Lectio: Evangelization

  • FORMED Daily: Is baptism necessary for Salvation?

    “Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the Gospel.” -Corinthians 1:17
    As Catholics who believe in the Sacrament of Baptism, how should we understand what Paul is saying in this passage? Karlo Broussard from Catholic Answers has a good explanation of the context in this passage.


  • FORMED Daily: Let’s remember to pray to the saints!

    Why is asking the saints for their intercession so powerful? One of the reasons the intercession of the saints can be so powerful is because they struggled as we struggle.

    Watch the entire episode of The Blind Prayer here

  • FORMED Daily: Marriage - a reflection of the Cross

    The cross is the symbol of Christ’s love for us. It’s the symbol of Christian love, and how Christ calls us to follow him. It’s especially a symbol of marital love.

    Watch all episodes of Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage

  • FORMED Daily: Opening the Word

    Today’s Feast is the Baptism of Christ. Why does Christ ask to be baptized? It’s similar to when Christ washes the Apostle’s feel. What is Christ telling us in these instances? Mary Healy discusses these questions in today’s Opening the Word.

    Watch all episodes of Opening the Word

  • FORMED Daily: Our True Home

    Saint Augustine says “our hearts are restless until they rest in you, o Lord.” Here on earth, we are pilgrims, journeying to our true home. How does the Mass remind us of our journey?

    Watch all the episodes of The Elements of the Catholic Mass

  • FORMED Daily: Saints are our friends in Christ

    Saints want to help us, and just like a good friend is there when we need help, saints can be there for us, as well. What role could the saints be playing in our lives?

    Watch the entire episode of Body of Christ

  • FORMED Daily: The context behind “Behold the Lamb of God”

    “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.”
    Scriptural context adds a lot of richness to this passage! Ted Sri explores the scriptural and personal meaning of this passage.

    Watch all the episodes of Opening the Word

  • FORMED Daily: The Eucharist

    The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life. How do we turn to Christ in need? What role should the Eucharist play in our prayer?

    Watch all episodes of Presence

  • FORMED Daily The Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

    Did you know about our archive of podcasts? To celebrate today's feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, listen to these three fun anecdotes about his life.

    Listen to all 12 stories in the full episode

  • FORMED Daily: The pilgrimage of the heart

    Every pilgrimage we make is an important moment in our spiritual life. How do we turn every moment of our lives into a pilgrimage?
    Watch all the episodes of The Bible and the Virgin Mary

  • FORMED Daily: Water and Baptism

    Christ gave the sacraments to the Church as a means of grace. Today's clip reflects on the role of water in the sacrament of Baptism. How are you taking advantage of the power flowing forth from Christ's body, the Church?

    Want to watch more from Reborn?

  • FORMED Daily: We’re called to fall in love with Christ

    Faith tells us that we are beloved children of the father. It is a gift we can never take for granted. How can we deepen it? Bishop Hying explores faith and some practical ways to cultivate this gift.

    Watch the entire episode of Bring about the Obedience of Faith

  • FORMED Daily: What role does patience play in our lives?

    While teaching the virtues, St. Francis de Sales always started with the virtue of patience. Why is that, and what can we learn from this saint?

    Watch all episodes of True Reformers

  • FORMED Daily: What’s a good definition of prayer?

    To pray is to raise our minds and our hearts to God. It gives our daily lives structure and a deeper meaning.

    Watch the entire episode of Prayer: A Surge of the Heart