Weeks 1 & 2

Weeks 1 & 2

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Weeks 1 & 2
  • Liturgical Living | Catholic All Year at Home w/ Kendra Tierney

    Join the Tierney family as they celebrate the feast of Saint Frances of Rome, patroness of homemaking! Learn about practicing the corporal works of mercy in the home, the very Catholic Lenten history of pretzels and beer, and watch Kendra and three-year-old Barbara make something they like to cal...

  • The Three Temptations with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Reflect with Dr. Brant Pitre on the temptations of Jesus in the desert as he gets to the heart of the meaning of Lent.

  • Week One | Return: Lent with Fr. John Burns

    Fr. John Burns explains the significance of the temptation of Jesus in the desert and how we can learn from Jesus’s example of confronting the devil. In each of the three temptations of Christ, we see the confidence Jesus has in his father—a confidence that we can tap into to overcome temptation ...

  • Week Two | Return: Lent with Fr. John Burns

    Fr. John Burns focuses on the passage from the prophet Joel in which the Lord calls his people to return to him with their whole heart. We are reminded in this passage that God is inviting us into a relationship with him, a relationship of love and faithfulness. Like the people of the Old Testame...

  • Week One | Restore: Lent with Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

    In the Week One video for the Restore Lent series, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, reflects on the theme of the week—the desert.

    She explains that Jesus is inviting you to move beyond your comfort zone and into the deepest places of your heart with him. It is Jesus who helps you root out the s...

  • An Encounter with Mercy | Forgiven | Session 2

    We are not defined by our mistakes. In Confession, Jesus invites us to encounter his mercy and be healed by his love. When he tells us "Go and sin no more," he also gives us the grace to do so.

  • Second Sunday of Lent | FORMED in the Word

    Dr. Jim Prothro and Dr. Israel McGrew invite you to join them and reflect upon the upcoming Sunday Mass readings this Lent!

    Readings discussed in this episode:
    - Gn 12: 1-4
    - Psalm 33
    - 2 Tim 1:8-10
    - Mt 17: 1-9

  • The Afterlife | Eternal Rest | Episode 2

    What happens after the moment of our death? Once the soul has been separated from the body, then what? What is heaven, hell, and purgatory? What is the difference between the particular judgment and the general judgment? This session looks at the truth about what awaits the human person on the ot...

  • Faith Over Fear w/ Rosemary Stefanick & Fr. Dave Pivonka | Fearless | Episode 2

    How do we maintain faith in the middle of fear and suffering? Chris’ daughter Rosemary shares her life-changing story of overcoming depression, clinical anxiety, and now her fight with multiple sclerosis. Chris also sits down with Fr. Dave Pivonka, who shares his insights about the culture of fea...

  • Living Lent as a Family (Part 2 of 4)

    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...

  • Lent and New Life in Christ: The Gift of Grace & Almsgiving

    Join Dr. Michael Barber as he discusses the transformative power of grace and almsgiving.

  • Episode 1: In the Dust of the Rabbi

    What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ?

    Many of us call ourselves "Catholic." We check off all the expected boxes: weekly Mass attendance, rosary, receiving the sacraments. We understand and believe basic Church teaching and volunteer for religious ed or at the soup kitchen. We think that ...

  • Week Two | Restore: Lent with Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

    In week two of Restore, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, discusses the practice of fasting and how it can heal your relationship with yourself. Jesus desires to love us and bring us back into communion with him. When you say NO to something through fasting, this allows you to say YES to the true ...

  • Talking Back: Scripture's to Answer Common Fears | Fearless | Episode 3

    How can the Word of God help us face fear and win back victory from the Enemy’s control? Chris continues his conversation with Fr. Dave Pivonka about how people of faith address fear. Scripture provides concrete ways to wield the power of God's Word against the fear of need, abandonment, vulnerab...

  • Third Sunday of Lent | FORMED in the Word

    Learn about the upcoming Mass readings for the Third Sunday of Lent with Dr. Jim Prothro and Dr. Israel McGrew. This Sunday, Christ reveals that He is the "I am," our Messiah. When we encounter Jesus, our priorities shift. May we draw closer to our true identities in Christ this Lent.

    Readings ...

  • Prayer: Gateway to the Spiritual Life by Abp. Paul Coakley

    Archbishop Paul Coakley attended the University of Kansas where he completed his undergraduate studies in English and Classical Antiquities. After being ordained to the priesthood in 1983, he served as a priest of the Wichita Diocese for 21 years. He was installed as bishop of Salina, Kansas by P...

  • Sorrowful Mysteries

    Be led in the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary with this spoken Rosary set to music. Enter into the most trying hours of our Lord Jesus Christ's life, alongside the Blessed Virgin, through this devotional prayer, accompanying passages from Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and ...

  • Walking with Jesus: The Rosary Prayers in Song

    Let your heart be filled with the joy of God's wonderful love as you listen to these powerfully moving songs depicting the life, death, Resurrection, and glory of His Son through the prayers of the Rosary.
    Songs include:

    The Rosary Song
    The Sign of the Cross
    The Apostles' Creed
    The Our Fath...

  • Episode 2: Not Perfect, But Chosen

    "Maybe you've seen it on a bumper sticker: ""Christians aren't perfect, just forgiven."" There's a lot of truth in that slogan, even if some people misuse it. Nobody's perfect, not even those who profess to follow Jesus.

    But didn't Jesus tell his followers, ""You therefore must be perfect, as yo...

  • Bible Study on the Sorrowful Mysteries: The Scourging at the Pillar

    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...

  • Brother Francis: The Stations of the Cross

    Join Brother Francis as he follows our Lord on his way to the Cross. This episode includes:
    - A short introduction to the traditional Stations of the Cross, and how meditating upon them brings us closer to our Savior.
    - The traditional 14 stations beautifully illustrated with 14 thought-provoki...