This Week on FORMED

This Week on FORMED

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This Week on FORMED
  • This Week on FORMED (December 5, 2022)

    [New to FORMED]
    - Introduction | Catholic Commentray on the Chosen

    Sunday (December 3) — Second Sunday of Advent
    - Week Two | Adore: Advent Reflections with Fr. John Burns
    - Week 2 | Behold: Advent Reflections with Sr. Miriam James, SOLT

    Monday (December 5)
    - Prepare the Way of the King by Dr...

  • Introduction | Catholic Commentary on The Chosen

    Catholic Commentary on The Chosen aims to help Catholics actively engage with the immensely popular TV series depicting the life of Christ.

    In this introductory episode, Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Dr. Michael Barber explain their initial attitudes toward The Chosen, ground The Chosen’s creative ...

  • St. Nicholas Day | Catholic All Year at Home w/ Kendra Tierney

    Kendra shares her favorite recipes and traditions for celebrating the feast of St. Nicholas (a.k.a. Santa!). Learn how to make mulled wine and cider, speculaas cookies, and deep-fried Dutch meatballs.

    Find this episode's feature recipes and more about liturgical living in the home at Catholic Al...

  • Week Two | Adore: Advent with Fr. John Burns

    Join Fr. John Burns as he journeys deeper into the theme for week two: preparation.

  • The Charity of St. Nicholas | Sacred Art

    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. This week, they are looking at The Charity. of St. Nicholas of Bari as depicted by Girolamo Macchietti.

    View all episodes of Sacred Art.

  • Second Week of Advent | Behold with Sr. Miriam James

    Let the Holy Family be your light through Advent as you receive the healing power of Christ.

    In this beautiful guided video series, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT—author of the bestselling book Restore and co-host of the Abiding Together Podcast — walks with you as you explore familial wounds w...

  • Second Sunday of Advent | FORMED in the Word

    Enter more deeply into the readings of the Mass by joining Dr. James Prothro and Dr. Israel McGrew as they reflect upon the upcoming Sunday readings. Abide in the Word of God this Advent by immersing yourself in it, thus preparing your heart for Christ's coming.

    Follow along with your Bible:
    - F...

  • Prepare the Way of the King by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Dr. Scott Hahn, one of the most eminent Catholic theologians in our country today, reveals what scholars now know about the shepherds, the mysterious Magi, and King Herod. Your Advent journey will take on new meaning as you prepare your heart for the birth of our Lord. This illuminating presentat...

  • What Is the Immaculate Conception?

    Join Drs Tim Gray and John Sehorn as they examine Mary under her title of the Immaculate Conception. This dogma of the Catholic faith, promulgated in 1854 by Pope Pius IX, speaks of Mary's conception and what it means to the Church.

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe | Sacred Art

    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...

  • Third Sunday of Advent | FORMED in the Word

    Enter more deeply into the readings of the Mass by joining Dr. James Prothro and Dr. Israel McGrew as they reflect upon the upcoming Sunday readings. Abide in the Word of God this Advent by immersing yourself in it, thus preparing your heart for Christ's coming.

    Follow along with your Bible:
    - F...

  • Kristoph & the First Christmas Tree: A Legend of St. Boniface

    Based on an ancient legend, Kristoph and the First Christmas Tree is a video production drawn from the family-friendly story written by children's author Claudia Cangilla McAdam and illustrated by Dave Hill.

    It's Christmas Eve in the year 722, and the young orphan Kristoph is accompanying the m...

  • Restless Heart: The Confessions of Augustine

    This first full-length feature movie on Augustine uses a historic backdrop to tell the true story of one of the Church's most beloved and well-known Saints. Its message of sin, conversion, redemption is as timely today as it was in the 5th century of Augustine. It is the story of a gifted man who...

  • Blessed Duns Scotus: Defender of the Immaculate Conception

    The inspiring true story of the holy Franciscan priest and theologian who won a famous debate against the Dominicans in the thirteenth century, in which he defended Our Lady's great privilege of her Immaculate Conception. He laid the groundwork for the Church to define that as a dogma of the Cath...

  • Juan Diego: Messenger of Guadalupe

    In 1531 Juan Diego found himself between two world, that of the Spanish conquerors and that of his own Aztec heritage. Because of his love for his people and his strong faith, Juan Diego turned to Jesus and His Mother, Mary for help in uniting his people. The answer to Juan Diego's prayers has be...

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. James Prothro to discuss Mary's apparition to Saint Juan Diego on Tepeyac hill under the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This important apparition played a historical role in the conversion of the Mexico to the Christian faith and the miraculous tilma worn by the ...