FORMED Daily Reflections

FORMED Daily Reflections

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FORMED Daily Reflections
  • FORMED Daily: The One Who Bears God

    Episode 1

    Dr. Brant Pitre breaks down the biblical root of Mary as not just Mother of God but, when accurately translated, God-bearer.

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  • FORMED Daily: Let Him Come to You

    Episode 2

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  • FORMED Daily: God's Endless and Satiating Love

    Episode 3

    We have all been created to love and be loved. No matter how many times we try to satisfy this natural human desire with things of this world, the only thing that will ever truly satiate us is the perfect love from our Creator.

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  • FORMED Daily: Because I Love You

    Episode 4

    Saint Teresa of Calcutta gives us a modern model of loving thy neighbor. In today's segment, she narrates what it means to truly love and how we can strive to do so in our lives.

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  • FORMED Daily: A Love that Lasts

    Episode 5

    God loves us with agape love. Agape love seeks what is truly best for the other person without any regard to ourselves. This is perfectly exemplified in Jesus' sacrifice for our sins.
    Today's challenge: How can you love others today in ways that are truly free and selfless?

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  • FORMED Daily: The Purpose of the Mass

    Episode 6

    The Mass has one primary purpose. First and foremost, the Mass is meant to glorify God. Everything else is a byproduct of truly worshipping God's goodness.

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  • FORMED Daily: Forgiven and Healed

    Episode 7

    Every time we go to confession, God not only forgives us... he heals us. Take some time today to reflect on the ways God has healed you throughout your life and praise him for each specific moment.

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  • FORMED Daily: Enter into Grace

    Episode 8

    Saint Pope John Paul II urges us to keep today's feast of Our Lady of Lourdes as a special time of prayer, sharing, and offering one's suffering. How can you enter into grace today?

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  • FORMED Daily: Medicine of Immortality

    Episode 9

    Saint Ignatius of Antioch referred to the Holy Eucharist as the "medicine of immortality." In receiving the remedy for eternal life, what are we asked to give in return?

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  • FORMED Daily: Faith Above All

    Episode 10

    Throughout her life, Saint Josephine Bakhita upheld chastity, poverty, and obedience in courageous ways. Enjoy this clip below from the film, Bakhita: From Slave to Saint, reenacting her extraordinary example of living as a faithful Christian.

  • FORMED Daily: We Need Each Other

    Episode 11

    Saint Teresa of Calcutta said that "one of the greatest symptoms of spiritual hunger is loneliness." Are there areas of your life where you can open up to others and receive from them?

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  • FORMED Daily: The Objective Truth

    Episode 12

  • FORMED Daily: How We're Called to Love

    Episode 13

  • FORMED Daily: Why Doesn't the Mass Change?

    Episode 14

    The repetitive parts of the mass allow us to focus on prayer.

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  • FORMED Daily: The Grandeur of God

    Episode 15

    Poiesis is the greek word that poetry, or poet, comes from. God makes, or forms, the entirety of creation therefore defining him as the greatest poet of all time.

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  • FORMED Daily: Mary's Cross

    Episode 16

    In today's gospel, Mary is heading into the temple to present the baby Jesus. She is approached by a stranger, Simeon, who takes Jesus and greatly claims that this is indeed, the Messiah, or the anointed one. The story goes on with Simeon speaking to directly Mary about the implications this will...

  • FORMED Daily: Your Job is Not Your Vocation

    Episode 17

    Vocation is not what you do, it is who you are. God has created you not to do things to fulfill your identity but to be in relationship with Him, which then fulfills your identity as a child of God. Does the way you live out (or prepare for) your vocation reflect this?

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  • FORMED Daily: Like Small Children

    Episode 18

    Francisco and Jacinta Marto were among the village children living in Fátima, Portugal in 1917. They, along with their cousin Lucia, encountered our Lady in profound ways that have transformed the world since. How can we be encouraged by their witness as small children to heed the bold requests o...

  • FORMED Daily: Christ the Builder

    Episode 19

    Jesus chooses not to build his Church on a physical location, like Solomon building the previous temple, but on the merciful and intimate relationship that he has with Peter. What does this mean for us, the body of his Church?

  • FORMED Daily: Peter the Rock

    Episode 20

    Jesus establishes the future of his kingdom through the trust he places on his apostle, Peter, to carry out the future Church after the New Covenant is fulfilled.

  • FORMED Daily: The Lord Saves

    Episode 21