FORMED Now

FORMED Now

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  • FORMED for Mission: The Great Commission

    Episode 1

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • A Bible Study on the Glorious Mysteries: The Resurrection (Part 1 of 5)

    Episode 2

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Glorious 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....

  • A Mind at Peace Book Discussion (Part 1 of 5)

    Episode 3

    Are you increasingly frustrated and perplexed in this digital age? Do you yearn for a mind that is more focused and a soul able to put down that phone and simply rejoice in the present?

    Dr. Christopher O. Blum, author of A Mind at Peace, and Taylor Kemp sit down to talk about reclaiming an orde...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 31) 22:1-40

    Episode 4

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 22:1-40.

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    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edit...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 32) 22:41-46; 23:1-39

    Episode 5

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 22:41-46; 23:1-39.

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    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Cat...

  • St Joseph: Guardian of the Redeemer (Part 2 of 4)

    Episode 6

    In this Year of Saint Joseph, proclaimed by Pope Francis to be December 8, 2020, through December 8, 2021, Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the Heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ. This four-part series will begin by looking at Joseph from th...

  • St Joseph: Old and New (Part 1 of 4)

    Episode 7

    In this Year of Saint Joseph, proclaimed by Pope Francis to be December 8, 2020, through December 8, 2021, Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the Heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ. This four-part series will begin by looking at Joseph from th...

  • Living Lent as a Family (Part 2 of 4)

    Episode 8

    Have you ever wanted to live more liturgically but not known how? We want to help all families by providing these discussions on liturgical living during Lent to be a resource for the Domestic Church—the home. We pray that these discussions bless you and your family.

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down wi...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 30) 21:23-46

    Episode 9

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 21:23-46.

    Links below will only be available on web version of FORMED, not inside the app.

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  • Living Lent as a Family (Part 1 of 4)

    Episode 10

    Have you ever wanted to live more liturgically but not known how? We want to help all families by providing these discussions on liturgical living during Lent to be a resource for the Domestic Church—the home. We pray that these discussions bless you and your family.

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down wi...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 29) 21:1-22

    Episode 11

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 21:1-22.

    Links below will only be available on web version of FORMED, not inside the app.

    Click to view the e...

  • A Bible Study on the Luminous Mysteries: The Transfiguration (Part 4 of 5)

    Episode 12

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Elizabeth Klein as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them.

    This episode on the Transfigura...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 33) 24:1-28

    Episode 13

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 24:1-28.

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    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition,...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 34) 24:29-51

    Episode 14

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 24:29-51.

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    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 5 of 7)

    Episode 15

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst: 40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discusssion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching ...

  • St Joseph: Patron of the Domestic Church (Part 4 of 4)

    Episode 16

    In this Year of Saint Joseph proclaimed by Pope Francis, Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ.

    View all episodes of the Saint Joseph series.

  • Living Lent as a Family (Part 4 of 4)

    Episode 17

    Have you ever wanted to live more liturgically but not known how? We want to help all families by providing these discussions on liturgical living during Lent to be a resource for the Domestic Church—the home. We pray that these discussions bless you and your family.

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with...

  • St Joseph: Patron on the Universal Church (Part 3 of 4)

    Episode 18

    In this Year of Saint Joseph proclaimed by Pope Francis, Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ.

    View all episodes of the Saint Joseph series.

    In today's episode, Ben and Taylor talk about the value of Shor...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 4 of 7)

    Episode 19

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst: 40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discusssion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching ...

  • Living Lent as a Family (Part 3 of 4)

    Episode 20

    Have you ever wanted to live more liturgically but not known how? We want to help all families by providing these discussions on liturgical living during Lent to be a resource for the Domestic Church—the home. We pray that these discussions bless you and your family.

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 2 of 7)

    Episode 21

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst: 40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discussion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching o...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 3 of 7)

    Episode 22

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst: 40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discusssion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching ...

  • FORMED Now: Martyrs and Monastics

    Episode 23

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Klein, Professor of Theology at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, to discuss her brand-new Short Course: Martyrs and Monastics. Who are the early Church martyrs? What fueled their witness to the faith? How did monasticism develop? These questions ...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 1 of 7)

    Episode 24

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst: 40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discussion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching o...