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FORMED Now

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  • FORMED for Mission Episode 14: The Church is One

    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...

  • The Theological Virtues: Hope

    Episode 2

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and discuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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  • FORMED for Mission Episode 13: What is the Church?

    Episode 3

    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...

  • The Theological Virtues: Faith

    Episode 4

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and dicuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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  • Meet the Professors: Dr. Scott Hefelfinger

    Episode 5

    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...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 12: Pope Francis' Letter on the Ministry of Catechist

    Episode 6

    On May 10, 2021, Pope Francis instituted the lay ministry of catechist. What does this mean for the Church and where did the Pope's inspiration come from for this institution? Dr. Ben Akers and Professor Lucas Pollice discuss this new ministry and the document the Pope released that instituted it...

  • Why Theology? with Matt Mussoline

    Episode 7

    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.

    You can learn more about the Augustine...

  • The Theological Virtues: Introduction

    Episode 8

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and discuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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  • Sacred Art: Sts. Peter and Paul

    Episode 9

    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.

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

  • Meet the Professors: Dr. James Prothro

    Episode 10

    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...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 11: Parish Evangelization

    Episode 11

    Dr. Ben Akers interviews Brian Truckenbrod to discuss parish evangelization and how parishes are centers of evangelization in the Church of the 21st century.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). ...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 10: Eternal Life

    Episode 12

    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...

  • Sacred Art: The Nativity of John the Baptist

    Episode 13

    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.

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

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 4)

    Episode 14

    Gina Warner and Annette Bergeon, Executive Director of Endow, sit down to discuss the feminine genius. In this series, these two long-term friends will explore St. John Paul II's Letter to Women and his Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem to draw out the spiritual riches of these texts.

    You can...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 9: Jesus Christ

    Episode 15

    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...

  • Meet the Professors: Dr. Elizabeth Klein

    Episode 16

    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...

  • Sacred Art: The Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart

    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.

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

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 3)

    Episode 18

    Gina Warner and Annette Bergeon, Executive Director of Endow, sit down to discuss the feminine genius. In this series, these two long-term friends will explore St. John Paul II's Letter to Women and his Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem to draw out the spiritual riches of these texts.

    You can...

  • Meet the Professors: Dr. John Sehorn

    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...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 8: The Kingdom of God

    Episode 20

    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...

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 2)

    Episode 21

    Gina Warner and Annette Bergeon, Executive Director of Endow, sit down to discuss the feminine genius. In this series, these two long-term friends will explore St. John Paul II's Letter to Women and his Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem to draw out the spiritual riches of these texts.

    You can...

  • Sacred Art: Corpus Christi

    Episode 22

    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.

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

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 7: Conversion

    Episode 23

    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...

  • Why Theology? with Catherine Porter

    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.

    You can learn more about the Augustine...