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  • The Jewish Roots of Holy Week

    Holy Week is the holiest week of the year. But why do we call the entire week “holy”? Does anything important happen on the days between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday? Follow Scripture scholar and professor Dr. Brant Pitre as he walks through each of the seven days of Holy Week, and explains how ...

  • How We Do Holy Week | Catholic All Year w/ Kendra Tierney

    It’s Holy Week. You can do this! Even if you haven’t planned or started to plan yet. Even if you’ve never done it before. Catholic All Year is here to help.

  • Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week by Pope Benedict XVI

    For Christians, Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God, who died for the sins of the world, and who rose from the dead in triumph over sin and death. For non-Christians, he is almost anything else--a myth, a political revolutionary, a prophet whose teaching was misunderstood or distorted by his foll...

  • Palm Sunday | The Tears of Christ

    Narrated by Christopher O. Blum, these meditations for Lent by St. John Henry Newman will help you enter more deeply into the mysteries of Christ's life.

  • Saint Peter

    Saint Peter tells the epic story about the key event in European and world history: the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire, focusing on the leader of that new religion. St. Peter is played by the renowned Egyptian actor, Omar Sharif (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago). The film i...

  • The Servant of the Lord

    "In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus's hour finally arrives—the hour of betrayal and suffering, but also the hour of salvation and glory. Christ the King will be falsely accused, mocked, and tortured, but he will ascend the throne of the Cross and draw the whole world into his reign of love.

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  • Stations of the Cross by Saint Alphonsus Liguori

    The Augustine Institute presents a beautiful meditation on the Stations of the Cross by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, narrated by Dr. Christopher Blum. This prayerful reflection is accompanied by the Schola Cantorum of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Littleton, CO, chanting the traditional Catholic h...

  • The Passion of the Christ with Dr. Elizabeth Klein

    Join Dr. Elizabeth Klein as she reflects on Christ's passion by exploring the meaning of the phrase "handed over" in the Gospels and Paul's writings. This presentation is an exclusive excerpt from an Augustine Institute Bible Conference made available to all of FORMED.

  • Did Jesus Make the Apostles Priests?

    Many Catholics are unaware that Holy Thursday commemorates the institution of Christ's ministerial priesthood. Perhaps this is due to the absence of Christ explicitly ordaining the apostles in the Last Supper narratives.

  • Way of the Cross

    Enter into our Lord's Passion and Death with the Stations of the Cross by St. Alphonsus Liguori. The meditative tone and pace of this devotional video featuring Catholic artistic masterpieces allows for true accompaniment with Jesus along the Way of the Cross.

  • Holy Saturday with Dr. John Sehorn

    Join Dr. John Sehorn as he unpacks what it means to say that Jesus descended into hell. This presentation is an exclusive excerpt from an Augustine Institute Bible Conference made available to all of FORMED.

  • A Bible Study on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

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    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary? Join Dr. Ben Akers and professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School as they walk through these Biblical mysteries and seek to grow in understanding and love for Christ through them...

  • Catholics & Money

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    Discover a greater understanding of our call as Catholics to handle our money as good stewards as you explore the intersection of faith and finances. Hosted by Jonathan and Amanda Teixeira, Founders of WalletWin, an organization dedicated to raising up good stewards through sound financial instru...

  • The Lamb's Supper by Dr. Scott Hahn

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    Based on his bestselling book, Dr. Scott Hahn reveals the early Christians' key to understanding the Mass: the Book of Revelation. With its bizarre imagery, mystic visions of Heaven, and end-times prophecies, it mirrors the sacrifice and celebration of the Holy Eucharist. See the Mass with new ey...

  • Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Brant Pitre

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    Dr. Brant Pitre is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker who regularly lectures throughout the country. In this stunning talk, Dr. Pitre applies his knowledge of the Jewish roots of Christianity to the very heart of the Gospel: the love of Christ. You will learn what it really means to have a "per...

  • Lectio: Eucharist with Dr. Brant Pitre

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    Lectio: Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible
    Acclaimed author and teacher Dr. Brant Pitre digs down to the biblical roots of the Eucharist, through its foreshadowing in the miraculous events of the Old Testament, the Gospels, and Apostolic teaching.

    "The Lamb of God," "The Bread of Life,...

  • Jesus' Death | Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids

    We often want to skip over this hard moment of God’s story but although Jesus’ death is sad, it’s also a story of love and salvation. Learn about how Jesus came to die and why He sacrificed His life for us.

  • Stations of the Cross by Saint Alphonsus Liguori

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    The Augustine Institute presents a beautiful meditation on the Stations of the Cross by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, narrated by Dr. Christopher Blum. This prayerful reflection is accompanied by the Schola Cantorum of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Littleton, CO, chanting the traditional Catholic h...

  • The Fourth Cup by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Well-known Catholic theologian Dr. Scott Hahn explains Christ's Paschal Sacrifice on the cross as the fulfillment of the traditional fourth cup used in the celebration of the Jewish Passover meal. He draws a symbolic parallel to the Last Supper and Christ's death on Calvary. Through his scholarly...

  • Lectio: Salvation with Dr. Michael Barber

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    Lectio: Salvation New Life in Christ
    At every Sunday Mass, Catholics confess that Jesus came down from heaven "for us men and for our salvation." But what does "salvation" mean? In this remarkable 10-part video series, Scripture scholar and theologian Michael Patrick Barber provides a thorough, ...

  • 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.

  • FORMED Live: Understanding the Stations of the Cross

    Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers for today's FORMED Live event. This Bible study on the Stations of the Cross traces the biblical passages that relate to each Station of the Cross. Learn how to pray and meditate with the stations like never before!

  • St. John Henry Newman: Excerpts from The Tears of Christ

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    Excerpt from "The Tears of Christ" by St. John Henry Newman. Read by Dr. Christopher Blum

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  • 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. ...