• The Case for Jesus by Dr. Brant Pitre

    Dr. Brant Pitre, Scripture scholar and bestselling author, uses biblical and historical evidence to bolster the "case for Jesus" by exposing the problems with the many false theories that have been introduced over the past hundred years, resulting in widespread skepticism about the reliability of...

  • The Augustine Institute Show with Dr. Tim Gray - 4/27/21 - Dr. Brant Pitre
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    The Augustine Institute Show with Dr. Tim Gray - 4/27/21 - Dr. Brant Pitre

    The Augustine Institute Show with Dr. Tim Gray

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  • The Case for Jesus

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    Dr. Brant Pitre, Scripture scholar and bestselling author, uses biblical and historical evidence to bolster the "case for Jesus" by exposing the problems with the many false theories that have been introduced over the past hundred years, resulting in widespread skepticism about the reliability of...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 4
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 4

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 4: When Were the Gospels Written?

    Some attempt to cast doubt on the reliability of the Gospels, asserting they were written too late in the first century to provide accurate information about Jesus. Is there any evidence that the Gospels were written closer to the events they describe? ...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 6
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 6

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 6: Did Jesus Claim to Be God?

    What answers can we give skeptics who think that the early Christians exaggerated stories about Jesus and made him out to be something he was not? Dr. Pitre takes an in-depth look at three particular New Testament passages that show Jesus’s revelation of hi...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 5
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 5

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 5: The Kingdom of God and the Messiah

    Who did Jesus claim to be? Who was he? Looking at Jesus’s own words and his fulfillment of two key Old Testament prophecies in the Book of Daniel, Dr. Pitre opens up Jesus’s oft repeated promise to usher in the Kingdom of God.

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 7
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 7

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 7: The Crucifixion of Jesus

    Why would Jesus, who preached about the love of God, detachment form worldly goods, and love of one’s neighbor, be so violently opposed that his enemies arranged his execution? In this session, Dr. Pitre looks at the details surrounding Jesus’s trial and Deat...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Episode 2

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 3
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 3

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 3: Are the Gospels Biographies?

    Do the Gospels tell us the truth about Jesus? Or should we view them as folklore, fables, or legends? Dr. Pitre demonstrates how the Gospels are best understood as ancient biographies, and, consequently, as reliable sources of historical information about...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 8
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 8

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 8: The Resurrection of Jesus

    What is the Resurrection? What do we mean when we say Jesus “rose from the dead”? Dr. Pitre lays out the evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus, focusing on three things: the empty tomb, the appearances of Jesus to his disciples, and the fulfillment of scrip...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 9
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 9

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 9: Question and Answer

    Dr. Pitre takes time to answer numerous questions regarding the material covered over the course of the study.

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 1
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 1

    Lectio - The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 1: Were the Gospels Anonymous?

    Can we trust the Gospels? Were these accounts written by individuals with firsthand knowledge of Jesus Christ? Dr. Pitre begins this series by examining why the Gospels are reliable sources of information about Jesus and by looking at the historical eviden...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

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    Do you follow Jesus ‘on the way’?

    Can we trust the Gospels? Do we really know who wrote them? Do the Gospels communicate truth – or fabricated fables? Who is Jesus? Who did Jesus cl...

  • Lectio
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    Lectio

    10 seasons

    The Lectio series is a growing video library of Catholic Bible studies, rich with sacred art and stories from the lives of the saints. Led by distinguished faculty members of the Augustine Institute, topics include individual books of the Bible, prayer, evangelization, Mary, and the case for Jesu...

  • The Search // Episode 6 // Am I Saved?

    The Search - English

    What Jesus did for us through his life, death and resurrection was the greatest act of love in history. He saved us. He did this for each one of us. Personally. But some might feel unworthy of this gift of love. We may feel we have too much baggage. We may feel unlovable. But God didn’t come to r...

  • The Search // Episode 5 // Who is Jesus?

    The Search - English

    The most beautiful part of this story is this we can know God's love, personally. This is the person of Jesus. But how did this seemingly insignificant carpenter born into poverty in a dusty corner of the Roman Empire become the most pivotal figure in all of history? Christianity isn’t simply a p...

  • The Spirit and the Eucharist
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    The Spirit and the Eucharist

    The Wild Goose with Fr. Dave Pivonka - Discovering a Deeper Relationship with the Holy Spirit

    "At the center of the Church is the Eucharist, where Christ is present and active in humanity and in the whole world by means of the Holy Spirit." - Pope St. John Paul II
    The Eucharistic liturgy is saturated with the presence of the Holy Spirit. From the moment you decide to go to Mass the Holy ...

  • Baptism in the Holy Spirit & Fire
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    Baptism in the Holy Spirit & Fire

    The Wild Goose with Fr. Dave Pivonka - Discovering a Deeper Relationship with the Holy Spirit

    "He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." - Matthew 3:11
    Jesus came to baptize us in the Holy Spirit, and the power and grace that comes from baptism in the Holy Spirit changes lives. For the millions of Catholics worldwide who have had this experience it is a transforming grace that ...

  • Day 1 - Novena of Surrender to Jesus
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    Day 1 - Novena of Surrender to Jesus

    The Novena of Surrender to Jesus - Season 1

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    Why do you confuse yourselves by worrying? Leave the care of your affairs to Me and everything will be peaceful. I say ...

  • Day 2 - Novena of Surrender to Jesus
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    Day 2 - Novena of Surrender to Jesus

    The Novena of Surrender to Jesus - Season 1

    For more content and to join the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey in praying future novenas

    Surrender to Me does not mean to fret, to be upset, or to lose hope, nor does it mean offering to Me a worried prayer a...