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  • Meet the Professors: Dr. Sean Innerst

    Episode 1

    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...

  • This Week on FORMED (August 2, 2021)

    Episode 2

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (August 2) – Feast of St. Eusebius
    - Lectio: The Case for Jesus
    - The Early Christians Ep.4: The Threat of the Heresy
    - The Theological Virtues: Love

    Tuesday (August 3)
    - The Augustine Institute Show with Dr. Tim Gray, Guest , airing 7 pm EST

    Wednesda...

  • Who Are the Archangels?

    Episode 3

    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

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 16: The Church is Catholic

    Episode 4

    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...

  • Our Mother Mary

    Episode 5

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Mark Miravalle, Saint John Paul II Chair of Mariology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, to discuss Mary, the Mother of God. What is Mariology? How does Mary serve as model for all the faithful? How can we relate to Mary today? What does it mean to say that...

  • Why Theology? with David Napierkowski

    Episode 6

    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...

  • Who Are the Angels?

    Episode 7

    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...

  • The Theological Virtues: Love

    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: The Transfiguration

    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.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

    To learn more about the Transfiguration, view this episode on the Transfiguration from a Bible Study on the Lumin...

  • Sacred Art: Sts. Joachim and Anne

    Episode 10

    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.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

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

  • Meet the Professors: Dr. Michael Barber

    Episode 11

    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 15: The Church is Holy

    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 c...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 14: The Church is One

    Episode 13

    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 14

    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.

    View all episodes of The Theological Virtues

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

    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...

  • The Theological Virtues: Faith

    Episode 16

    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 17

    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 18

    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 19

    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...

  • Why Theology? with Maddy Gross

    Episode 20

    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 21

    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.

    View all episodes of The Theological Virtues

    Help us share...

  • Sacred Art: Sts. Peter and Paul

    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.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

    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 23

    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 24

    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). ...