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

    Episode 1

    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 2

    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 3

    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 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 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 5

    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 6

    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.

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

    Episode 7

    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 8

    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 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 24:29-51.

    Click to view the entire series

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

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

    Episode 10

    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 11

    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.

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

    Episode 12

    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 13

    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.

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

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

    Episode 14

    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 15

    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 16

    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 17

    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 18

    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 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 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...

  • The Shroud of Turin

    Episode 20

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Fr. Francis Peffley to discuss the Holy Shroud of Turin. This miraculous shroud is believed to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ. Throughout this conversation they talk about the scientific evidence for the authenticity of the shroud, its history, and how the shrou...

  • A Bible Study on the Luminous Mysteries: Institution of the Eucharist (Part 5)

    Episode 21

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

    This episode on the Institution o...

  • Whole 40: Making a Spiritual Plan for Lent

    Episode 22

    Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent and a great day to make a plan for this holy and grace-filled season. Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Klein, Professor at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, to discuss the purpose of the season of Lent, how to prepare for it, and why it is s...

  • Saint Francis de Sales and the Character of a Christian (Part 4 of 4)

    Episode 23

    In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum sit down to discuss St. Francis de Sales, his best known work The Introduction to the Devout Life, and the character of a christian revealed through his life's witness and writings. We hope you enjoy this new series on an incredi...

  • Saint Francis de Sales and the Character of a Christian (Part 3 of 4)

    Episode 24

    In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum sit down to discuss St. Francis de Sales, his best known work The Introduction to the Devout Life, and the character of a christian revealed through his life's witness and writings. We hope you enjoy this new series on an incredi...