• True Reformers with Dr. Christopher Blum
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    True Reformers with Dr. Christopher Blum

    Faith & Culture Podcast with Joseph Pearce - Season 1

    Discussion with Dr. Christopher Blum on six great saints highlighted within the Augustine Institute's video series "True Reformers".

  • True Reformers

    1 season

    Welcome to True Reformers: Saints of the Catholic Reformation, a study crafted to teach about those who led the Church's rebirth from the ashes of confusion caused by the Protestant Reformation.
    In these six sessions, participants will learn about the true benefactors of the human race: the sain...

  • Daily Reflections – July 31, 2020
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    Daily Reflections – July 31, 2020

    FORMED Daily Reflections - July 2020

  • Daily Reflections – Feast of Saint Teresa of Avila – October 15, 2020
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    Daily Reflections – Feast of Saint Teresa of Avila – October 15, 2020

    FORMED Daily Reflections - October 2020

  • This Week on FORMED (October 11, 2021)

    FORMED Now - Episodes

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (October 11) — Pope Saint John XXIII
    - Confessions of Augustine: True Conversion is Baptism (Part 4 of 6)
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  • This Week on FORMED — (October 11, 2021)

    16 videos

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (October 11) — Pope Saint John XXIII
    - Confessions of Augustine: True Conversion is Baptism (Part 4 of 6)
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  • St. Teresa and St. Joseph

    God gave St. Teresa of Ávila an amazing patron saint in St. Joseph. Check out this beautiful clip from True Reformers and meditate on the relationship between two amazing saints.

    Nobely-born, wealthy, captivating, and headstrong, Teresa de Ahumada was an unlikely timber for a great work of reno...

  • FORMED Now! St. Ignatius of Loyola

    FORMED Now - Episodes

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers discuss the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a soldier for Christ.

    Check out True Reformers Episode 2 for a detailed look at St. Ignatius of Loyola

    The...

  • FORMED Daily: Saint Teresa of Ávila
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    FORMED Daily: Saint Teresa of Ávila

    FORMED Daily Reflections - 2019

    Friendship with the saints.

    How do we cultivate friendship with saints such as Teresa of Avila?

    Watch the entire episode from True Reformers here

  • FORMED Daily: “Gain for me the perfect resignation to God’s will…”
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    FORMED Daily: “Gain for me the perfect resignation to God’s will…”

    FORMED Daily Reflections - 2019

    Let us pray with St. John Henry Newman to a Saint - St. Philip Neri - to help us on our path to holiness.

    Watch the entire episode from True Reformers

  • FORMED Daily: What role does patience play in our lives?
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    FORMED Daily: What role does patience play in our lives?

    FORMED Daily Reflections - January 2020

    While teaching the virtues, St. Francis de Sales always started with the virtue of patience. Why is that, and what can we learn from this saint?

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  • FORMED Daily: God moved Philip Neri as he had moved St. Ignatius
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    FORMED Daily: God moved Philip Neri as he had moved St. Ignatius

    FORMED Daily Reflections - 2019

    Rome was full of crime in St. Philip Neri’s time, and he went into the streets of Rome and essentially became a street evangelist reaching out in a special way to the youth.

    Watch the entire episode from True Reformers here

  • This Week on FORMED (October 4, 2021)

    FORMED Now - Episodes

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (October 4) — St. Francis of Assisi
    - Feast of St. Francis
    - Brother Fran...

  • This Week on FORMED — (October 4, 2021)

    16 videos

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (October 4) — St. Francis of Assisi
    - Feast of St. Francis
    - Brother Fran...

  • Saint Francis de Sales: Pastor of Souls
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    Saint Francis de Sales: Pastor of Souls

    True Reformers - Saints of the Catholic Reformation

    Determined from his youth to pursue the priesthood, Saint Francis de Sales lived a storied life as a priest and missionary before settling down to the duties of a small-town bishop in the foothills of the French Alps. The spiritual writings of this beloved teacher of everyday holiness are justly ...

  • Saint Teresa of Ávila: A Study in Perseverance
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    Saint Teresa of Ávila: A Study in Perseverance

    True Reformers - Saints of the Catholic Reformation

    Nobely-born, wealthy, captivating, and headstrong, Teresa de Ahumada was an unlikely timber for a great work of renovation. After many years of complacent living in a fashionable convent, Teresa was drawn into a mystical embrace and learned directly from Divine Inspiration what a life more pleasi...

  • Saint Charles Borromeo: The Good Shepherd
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    Saint Charles Borromeo: The Good Shepherd

    True Reformers - Saints of the Catholic Reformation

    As the Cardinal-nephew of Pope Pius IV, Saint Charles Borromeo was one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in all of Rome. Yet he chose the extraordinary challenge of reforming the enormous Archdiocese of Milan to the pampered life of a Renaissance prince, and willingly spent himself in the s...

  • Saint Philip Neri: The Apostle of Joy
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    Saint Philip Neri: The Apostle of Joy

    True Reformers - Saints of the Catholic Reformation

    To a Rome ravaged by war and wearied by the decadence of the Renaissance popes, Saint Philip Neri came as an unlikely reformer. Mystic, hermit, prankster, and effortless leader of men, Neri had a great sense of humor and an even greater heart. His creative response to the challenge of the reforma...

  • Saint Ignatius of Loyola: Soldier for Christ
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    Saint Ignatius of Loyola: Soldier for Christ

    True Reformers - Saints of the Catholic Reformation

    While Martin Luther's interior troubles plunged Europe into a maelstrom of controversy, confusion, and war, the Basque soldier Ignacio de Loyola set out on an extraordinary interior pilgrimage of grace. Taught directly by God, Ignatius offered the Church a new spirituality of devoted service to C...

  • Saint Thomas More: The Age of the Author
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    Saint Thomas More: The Age of the Author

    True Reformers - Saints of the Catholic Reformation

    The Renaissance was an age of discovery and innovation during which many lost their way amidst bold new visions of secular happiness. Thomas More was one of the greatest humanists of his age but also a man devoted to the spiritual life. His lifetime of learning, charity, and service to the public...