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FORMED Daily: Why did Christ implement the Sacrament of Reconciliation?
Why do we need a priest for confession? Why can’t we go straight to God to confess our sins? It’s important that the sacraments have physical signs.
Watch the entire Forgiven series here: https://bit.ly/2Ix9TlQ
FORMED Daily: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time—October 6, 2019
How much faith do we need to start following Christ? Reflect on today's Gospel, and what Christ says about faith the size of a mustard seed.
Watch the rest of this episode from Opening the Word here: https://bit.ly/31MrX30
FORMED Daily: We’re called to go out and proclaim the Gospel to every creature
We’re called to echo the living word that we receive in Scripture and the Church’s tradition.
Watch the full episode of ECHO with Bishop Donald Hying, Proclaim the Gospel to Every Creature, here: https://bit.ly/2oAykHT
Many protestants think that there is biblical evidence that we shouldn’t pray repetitive prayers like the Rosary. Is this true? Karlo Broussard from Catholic Answers explores what the Scriptures say about this.
View the whole Catholic Answers series, Ready Reasons, here: https://bit.ly/2nau9lI
Dr. Edward Sri discussed how encountering Christ’s love changes our hearts to serve those around us.
Watch the full episode of YDisciple, Catholic Social Teaching: Building a Civilization of Love, here: https://bit.ly/2oF3VZd
We are made for God and for the infinite. We’re made for God himself. Bishop Donald Hying reflects on the question “How is God the fulfillment of your desires?”
Watch the whole episode from ECHO, My Soul Longs for You, O God, here: https://bit.ly/2lFFZng
FORMED Daily: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of God
What does it mean to be “poor in spirit?” How can the story of Job in the Old Testament help us understand what this means?
Watch the whole episode from Why Believe?, The Example of St. Jerome, here: https://bit.ly/2nV28yV
Dr. Christopher Blum reflects on God’s power, and how he decides to come to us through ordinary things: bread and wine.
Watch the entire episode of Presence, God is With Us, here: https://bit.ly/2nN8mAx
FORMED Daily: Practical and active concern for the poor
Why is it so important for us to minister to the poor, as Saint Vincent de Paul did? In Matthew chapter 25 Christ tells us that whatsoever you do for the least of my brothers and sisters, you do unto me.
Watch the entire episode, Option for the Poor and Vulnerable, here: https://bit.ly/2ld60Kz
God created us to live in community, to love, and care for one another, and our family is one of the main ways that we practice this.
Watch the whole episode, Call to Family, Community, and Participation, here: https://bit.ly/2kU58Kx
In this reflection, Fr. Burns explains how we can turn to our experiences of love and community to give us an idea of what Heaven will be like, and how we can start preparing for Heaven now.
Watch the full episode, Vita, here: https://bit.ly/2lqZYGb
Fr. Douglas Martis explains how the vestments at Mass are sacramental signs with significance.
Watch the full episode, Vestments - Part I, from The Elements of the Catholic Mass: https://bit.ly/2kJJVTp
Padre Pio's love for Christ can be an example to us all. This scene from the movie Padre Pio: Miracle Man is right before he receives the Stigmata from our Lord.
Watch the full movie, Padre Pio: Miracle Man, here: https://bit.ly/2lYgq0H