FORMED Now

FORMED Now

18 Seasons

FORMED Now features special guests and insider looks at unique topics.

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  • What is the Liturgical Season of Eastertide?

    Episode 120

    Join Fr. Brian Larkin and Dr. Tim Gray for today's discussion on the deep meaning of the liturgical season of Eastertide.

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  • Easter Monday: Reflections on the Resurrection

    Join Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Dr. Tim Gray for special Easter Monday reflections on the Resurrection.

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  • Easter Sunday: Jesus' Resurrection

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber celebrate Easter Sunday with a Bible Study on the Resurrection of Jesus.

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  • Holy Thursday: Jesus' Last Supper and Arrest

    Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber as they continue the Holy Week journey with Christ. Today's bible study will cover the last supper and Jesus' arrest in Gethsemane.

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  • Jesus' Demonstration in the Temple

    Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Mark Giszczak as they begin Holy Week and walk with Christ in the days leading up to His Passion. The pair discuss Jesus' demonstration in the temple, his cursing of the fig tree, and his prophetic teaching.


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  • Jesus’ Death in Light of Old Testament Sacrifices

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Mark Giszczak examine how all the sacrifices of the Old Testament prefigure and prepare us to understand the meaning of Jesus’ death on the cross as an atoning sacrifice for sin. This is an excellent study to prepare for Holy Week.

  • Understanding Palm Sunday

    Focusing on the Biblical account of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers break open the meaning of why Jesus rode on a donkey, the significance of the palm branches and the singing of Hosanna, and how this event launched Holy Week and the redemption of the world. ...

  • Holy Saturday: Jesus' Descent into Hell

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber unpack the celebration of Holy Saturday:Jesus' descent into hell, which is often misunderstood.

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  • Coronavirus and Lent: A Bible Study

    Join us on March 19 at 2pm EDT for a special virtual bible study. Dr. Tim Gray, along with special guest Dr. John Sehorn, will lead us through examples of uncertainty and crisis in the Word of God and how we can draw inspiration during these challenging times today.

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  • Embracing Lent: Halfway There!

    March 26th: Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers on FORMED Now! as they discussed the Lenten season. Lent is the longest liturgical season and we are halfway through! Where are you on your Lenten journey? Let us not waste this opportunity to draw closer to our Lord.

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  • The Manger and the Cross

    Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Elizabeth Klein as they discuss the simple beauty of Christ's Incarnation.

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  • The Catholic Take on Halloween: Remembering the Dead and Celebrating the Saints

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Elizabeth Klein, professor of Theology at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, discuss the importance of remembering the dead in purgatory, celebrating the Saints in heaven, and the Catholic perspective on Halloween.

    During this season where the Church invites us to me...

  • The Litany of the Infant Jesus

    Merry Christmas! On this special day when we celebrate our Savior entering into the world, we would like to pray the Litany to the Infant Jesus with you and reflect on the mystery of God becoming a child for our salvation.

  • The Year 2020 in Review

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

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  • Making Scripture Part of Your New Year

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

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  • The Spirituality of Advent

    Dr. Tim Gray discusses the spirituality of Advent and the joy of waiting for Christ.
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  • Expectant Mother Mary

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

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  • Christmas, Holidays, and Traditions

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Klein to discuss Christmas, holidays, liturgical seasons, and family traditions.

  • Making Advent Great for Kids

    Dr. Tim Gray and Paul McCusker discuss how to help kids experience Advent as a joyful season of preparation for Christmas.

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  • Tell Me About Your Advent Traditions: O Antiphons

    Professors of the Augustine Institute share some Advent traditions they have in the home to help us all live liturgically this Advent!

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  • Tell Me About Your Advent Traditions: Fasting

    Professors of the Augustine Institute share some Advent traditions they have in the home to help us all live liturgically this Advent!

  • Tell Me About Your Advent Traditions: Wreaths and Prayer

    Professors of the Augustine Institute share some Advent traditions they have in the home to help us all live liturgically this Advent!

  • The 12 Days of Christmas

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

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  • The Holy Innocents

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

    FORMED Now! will return to its re...