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  • A Bible Study on the Joyful Mysteries: The Finding in the Temple

    Episode 1

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them.

    ...

  • This Week on FORMED (November 29, 2021)

    Episode 2

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (November 29) — First Monday of Advent
    - The Chris Stefanick Show
    - Adventus: A Spiritual Pilgrimage
    - Advent: Rethinking the Season by Dr. Tim Gray

    Tuesday (November 30) — Feast of St. Andrew
    - The Augustine Institute Show with Dr. Tim Gray, airing 7 pm EST
    ...

  • This Week on FORMED (November 22, 2021)

    Episode 3

    Check out Dr. Barber’s True Meaning of Christmas Reflections here!

    Check out the Second Unit of Real + True here!

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (November 22) — St. Cecilia
    - The Chris Stefanick Show
    - The Role of Art and Beauty in the New Evangelization
    - Ode to Saint Cecilia
    - Ode to S...

  • A Bible Study on the Joyful Mysteries: The Presentation

    Episode 4

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them.

    ...

  • Sacred Art: Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

    Episode 5

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

    Help us share the truth and beauty of the Gospel and reach Catholics worldwide. Become an Augustine Institute Mis...

  • This Week on FORMED (November 15, 2021)

    Episode 6

    Sign up for Advent Daily Reflections here.

    November is Black Catholic History Month, enjoy these two titles featuring Black Catholic Saints:
    - Bakhita: From Slave to Saint (for rent/purchase only)
    - Tolton: From Slave to Priest

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (November 15) — St. Albert t...

  • An Apostolic Mindset: Reliance on the Holy Spirit (3 of 5)

    Episode 7

    Dr. Ben Akers and Tim Glemkowski, Director of Strategy for the archdiocese of Denver, dive into five attributes of an apostolic mindset. This discussion is to help all the faithful put "on the mind of Christ" (Phil 2:5) and give a faithful witness to all the world in this apostolic age.

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  • A Bible Study on the Joyful Mysteries: The Nativity

    Episode 8

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them.

    ...

  • This Week on FORMED (November 8, 2021)

    Episode 9

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (November 8) — Bl. John Duns Scotus
    - The Chris Stefanick Show
    - Catholic Meditation and Deep Prayer
    - What is the Immaculate Conception?
    - Blessed Duns Scotus: Defender of the Immaculate Conception
    - Was the Immaculate Conception Necessary?

    Tuesday (November...

  • Catholic Meditation and Deep Prayer

    Episode 10

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Matthew Leonard, best-selling author, speaker, and founder of the Science of Sainthood apostolate, to discuss the necessity of a deep prayer life and authentic Catholic meditation.

  • Our Journey to Divine Life

    Episode 11

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Matthew Leonard, best-selling author, speaker, and founder of the Science of Sainthood apostolate, to discuss the Catholic process of sanctification by God's grace as we make our pilgrim journey to sharing in God's own divine life.

  • An Apostolic Mindset: Imitation of Christ (2 of 5)

    Episode 12

    Dr. Ben Akers and Tim Glemkowski, Director of Strategy for the archdiocese of Denver, dive into five attributes of an apostolic mindset. This discussion is to help all the faithful put "on the mind of Christ" (Phil 2:5) and give a faithful witness to all the world in this apostolic age.

    Listen ...

  • A Bible Study on the Joyful Mysteries: The Visitation

    Episode 13

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them.

    ...

  • This Week on FORMED (November 1, 2021)

    Episode 14

    NEW RELEASE: Venerable Jerome Lejeune: To the Least of These My Brothers & Sisters

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (November 1) — All Saints
    - The Chris Stefanick Show
    - Sacred Art: The Communion of Saints
    - The Saints by Dr. Scott Hahn
    - Brother Francis — All Saints Day
    - All Saints Day
    - ...

  • An Apostolic Mindset: Called by the Father (1 of 5)

    Episode 15

    Dr. Ben Akers and Tim Glemkowski, Director of Strategy for the archdiocese of Denver, dive into five attributes of an apostolic mindset. This discussion is to help all the faithful put "on the mind of Christ" (Phil 2:5) and give a faithful witness to all the world in this apostolic age.

    Listen ...

  • A Bible Study on the Joyful Mysteries: The Annunciation

    Episode 16

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them.

    ...

  • Sacred Art: The Communion of Saints

    Episode 17

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

    Help us share the truth and beauty of the Gospel and reach Catholics worldwide. Become an Augustine Institute Mis...

  • Confessions of Augustine: Confessions as Scriptural Interpretation (Part 6 of 6)

    Episode 18

    Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Dr. John Sehorn, professors at the Augustine Institute, walk through the culture shaping, famous work of The Confessions of Saint Augustine. This classic of western literature has shaped thought for over 1,500 years and is a spiritual masterpiece reflecting man's relations...

  • Meet the Professors: Dr. Ben Akers

    Episode 19

    How did the professors at the Augustine Institute Graduate School arrive there? What motivated them to pursue years of education in order to teach theology for a living? In these conversations, the professors are interviewed about how they came to the Augustine Institute, what is unique about the...

  • This Week on FORMED (October 25, 2021)

    Episode 20

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (October 25)
    - The Chris Stefanick Show
    - The Confessions of St. Augustine: Confessions as Scriptural Interpretation (Part 6 of 6)
    - Jonah’s Voyage to the Atlantic

    Tuesday (October 26)
    - The Augustine Institute Show with Dr. Tim Gray, airing 7 pm EST
    - Fi...

  • Bible Study: Galatians 6:1-18

    Episode 21

    Dr. Michael Barber and Dr. James Prothro, professors of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, study St. Paul's pivotal Letter to the Galatians.

    Click to view the Galatians series

    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition, which you can find a...

  • This Week on FORMED (October 18, 2021)

    Episode 22

    We are excited to announce Season 2 of The Wonderful World of Benjamin Cello. Check it out here!

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (October 18) — Saint Luke
    - The Confessions of St. Augustine: Confessions as Prayer (Part 5 of 6)
    - Luke and the Eucharist
    - Mission of the Messiah: On the Gospel...

  • Confessions of Augustine: Confessions as Prayer (Part 5 of 6)

    Episode 23

    Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Dr. John Sehorn, professors at the Augustine Institute, walk through the culture shaping, famous work of The Confessions of Saint Augustine. This classic of western literature has shaped thought for over 1,500 years and is a spiritual masterpiece reflecting man's relations...

  • Why Theology? with Emily Wilson

    Episode 24

    Why does someone today give years of his or her life to study theology? Students at the Augustine Institute Graduate School share their stories as to how they came to the graduate school and what motivated them to answer the call of the New Evangelization.

    View all episodes of Why Theology?

    You...