FORMED Now

FORMED Now

18 Seasons

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  • Saint John Paul II's Letter on the Rosary

    Episode 1

    Dr. Tim Gray and Lucas Pollice discuss St. John Paul II's Apostolic Letter, Rosarium Virginis Mariae.

    You can find the entire apostolic letter here

    For more on Praying the Rosary:The Million Rosary March

    It is a wonderful mission and opportunity for all of us to pray the rosary daily Beg...

  • What Is the Amen App?

    Episode 2

    What is the Amen App? How can I use it? Will it help me grow in my relationship with God? In this episode of FORMED Now, Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Eddie Trask to give an update on the Amen App after its first six months and also discuss how it can serve the faithful in growing in the life of p...

  • Finding Peace in Troubled Times

    Episode 3

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger explore scripture to uncover how we can find true peace.
    Our content, including FORMED Now!, is made possible by the support of our viewers. To help us continue to spread the Gospel to nearly 1 million people, consider joining the Mission Circle. For as li...

  • The Power of Forgiveness

    Episode 4

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger discuss the power of forgiveness.

    To learn more about forgiveness

    To learn more about Saint Maria Goretti

  • Does Faith Take a Vacation?

    Episode 5

    Guest host Dr. Ben Akers talks with Dr. Scott Hefelfinger about continuing your faith on vacation.

  • Can God Heal Human Divisions?

    Episode 6

    Enjoy this conversation with Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. John Sehorn about the Book of Genesis and its relevance today.

  • Becoming a Woman of the Word

    Episode 7

    Dr. Ben Akers and author Sarah Christmyer discuss women of the Bible and how examining their stories and struggles can help women find grace in the Word of God.

    You can find Sarah's book here

  • Forming a Catholic Conscience

    Episode 8

    Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum, Academic Dean of the Graduate School of Theology, sit down to discuss the conscience. Throughout their conversation they touch on the source of conscience, the difference between a well-formed and malformed conscience, and finally how to build the habits...

  • The Virtue of Patience Amidst Chaos

    Episode 9

    Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum, Academic Dean of the Augustine Institute Graduate School, sit down to discuss the virtue of patience. This conversation talks about the role of patience in the Christian life, how it is expressed, the difficulties of exercising it, and how to practically...

  • Spirituality of Thanksgiving

    Episode 10

    Dr. Tim Gray discusses the spirituality of thanksgiving and its centrality to the Christian life.

    To learn more about the Eucharist

  • Dealing with Boredom

    Episode 11

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Scott Hefelfinger to discuss boredom and how to remedy it with wonder.

  • Who Are the Archangels?

    Episode 12

    Dr. Ben Akers & Dr. Elizabeth Klein discuss archangels and what role they have in our lives.

    Grab your bible and follow along

    To learn more about the Angels, listen to our Lighthouse Talk Angels Explained by Dr. Mark Miravalle

  • Who Are the Angels?

    Episode 13

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Mark Miravalle, Saint John Paul II Chair of Mariology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, to discuss the angels. What is an angel? What are the choirs of angels? How do we engage with our guardian angels?

    Purchase Dr. Mark Miravalle's Books:
    - Meet Your Mo...

  • Our Journey to Divine Life

    Episode 14

    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.

  • Catholic Meditation and Deep Prayer

    Episode 15

    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.

  • The Amen App

    Episode 16

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Kevin Clemens, Scripture and Bible Programs Product Manager at the Augustine Institute, to discuss the new Amen App. This brand new free prayer app from the Augustine Institute is designed to help users build a habit of prayer within the Catholic Tradition. Listen in ...

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 1)

    Episode 17

    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...

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 2)

    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...

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 3)

    Episode 19

    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...

  • The Feminine Genius (Part 4)

    Episode 20

    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...

  • Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus

    Episode 21

    Join Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp as we celebrate the feast of The Most Holy Name of Jesus with this litany prayer of the Holy Name.

    Find the PDF mentioned here.

  • Spiritual Motherhood

    Episode 22

    Join Sr. Maris Stella of the Sisters of Life and Dr. Tim Gray for today's FORMED Live on spiritual motherhood.

    Learn more about the Sisters of Life
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  • Spiritual Communion

    Episode 23

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers discuss the role of spiritual communion when Mass is not available. During this challenging time, discover the opportunities to be in union with Christ, even when we don't have access to the Eucharist.

  • Catholic Spirituality and Baseball

    Episode 24

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber discuss baseball and how it relates to the life of a Catholic.

    Enjoy the Vin Scully Rosary on FORMED, here

    Enjoy the Lighthouse Talk:Stealing Home by Mike Sweeney, on FORMED here