This Week on FORMED

This Week on FORMED

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This Week on FORMED
  • What’s an exorcist like off-duty? w/ Fr. Chad Ripperger

    Remember when we talked to Fr. Chad Ripperger? Those interviews blew up the internet! (The Catholic internet, at least.)

    Turns out, exorcists still fascinate people.

    But exorcists are real people too. What do they do for fun? How do they pray? And how do their parents react when they learn thei...

  • This Week on FORMED (March 20, 2023)

    Mentioned in this video:

    Monday (March 20)
    - St. Joseph | Catholic All Year at Home w/ Kendra Tierney
    - Saint Joseph (4-Part Series)
    - St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father
    - Joseph of Nazareth
    - Saint Joseph | Lukas Storyteller

    Tuesday (March 21)
    - Fearless: A 7-Week Lenten Video Series
    - Fifth Su...

  • Episode 3 | Catholic Commentary on The Chosen | Season 3

    Dr. Barber and Dr. Hefelfinger are back to discuss Episode 3 of Season 3 of The Chosen: "Physician, Heal Yourself." In this episode, they discuss Jesus' return to Nazareth, the challenges of portraying the Son of God in media, Jesus' authoritative display in the synagogue, and his miraculous esca...

  • St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father

    While the Gospel has not preserved any of his words, his actions have resounded through the ages. Joseph of Nazareth stands out as the model par excellence of Christian virtue, a brilliant example of obedience to God and trust in Divine Providence. His role as protector of families in the difficu...

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

    Fr. John Burns reflects on weeping and lamentation as a remedy for coming to terms with the reality that things in life do not always go as we want. In the Bible, the Israelites cried out to the Lord when things went wrong—not as an accusation against God—but as a display of their continued faith...

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

    In week four of Restore, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, reflects on almsgiving and how it heals your relationships with others. One of the most powerful ways to heal your brokenness is to give—not only money or clothing, but also your presence and love—to those whom God has placed in your life,...

  • The Annunciation | 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 Annunciation as depicted by Elizabeth Zelasko.

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

    Join the Tierney family as they celebrate St. Joseph by hammering playdough, sanding plywood, skewering meats, piping pastry, and eating right off the table . . . with their hands. It's a Sicilian tradition! Learn how to make Pasta alla Tavola (Italian for "Pasta on the Table"), homemade breadcru...

  • 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...

  • Joseph of Nazareth: The Story of the Man Closest to Christ

    This film uses creative license in telling the story of St. Joseph. Some scenes may not be suitable for all audiences. Parental guidance is suggested.

    The first feature film ever on the story of St. Joseph, who was a carpenter, the husband of Mary, and the foster father of Jesus Christ. Scriptur...

  • A Bible Study on the Annunciation

    Dr. Ben Akers, associate professor of theology at the Augustine Institute Graduate School, leads us through a brief reflection on the scene of the Annunciation in Luke 1:26-38. He engages the scripture verses line by line highlighting some of the key Old Testament passages evoked by the angel Gab...

  • Saint Joseph | Lukas Storyteller

    When things get off to a rough start as Anna, Agnes, Peter and Paul train for a baseball match, Noah shares the story of St. Joseph, helping them to imitate his example and learn the virtue of obedience

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  • Fifth Sunday of Lent | FORMED in the Word

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

    Readings discussed in this episode:
    - Ezekiel 37:12-14
    - Psalm 130
    - Romans 8:8-11

  • A Bible Study on the Joyful Mysteries: The Annunciation

    Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding and devotion to the Joyful 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.


  • Saint Joseph (4-Part Series)

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    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ. This four-part series compares the Joseph of the New Testament to the Joseph of the Old Testament, examines St. Joseph's title as the "Guardian of the Redeemer," and co...

  • Death, Where is Your Sting? Sarah Kirchner's Story | Fearless | Episode 4

    Despite our attempts to cheat it, we all must face death eventually. Listen as Chris shares the powerful story of Sarah Kirchner and her courageous battle against pediatric bone cancer. Who can bring us victory in the face of such significant trials? Find out in this lesson.

  • 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.