This Week on FORMED

This Week on FORMED

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This Week on FORMED
  • Advent on FORMED (November 28, 2022)

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  • 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:
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  • Adventus: A Spiritual Pilgrimage

    On behalf of the Augustine Institute, we are offering Adventus: A Spiritual Pilgrimage to everyone this Advent and Christmas Season. In light of the separation we face as communities, this special documentary allows Catholics all around the world to unite and make a spiritual pilgrimage to the Ho...

  • The True Meaning of Christmas with Dr. Michael Barber

    1 season

    Do you love Christmas traditions but don’t know where they come from? Tune in for Dr. Michael Patrick Barber’s Advent reflections called “The True Meaning of Christmas” and learn the meaning behind your favorite Christmas pastimes. To go deeper, be sure to get his accompanying book,"The True Mean...

  • The Augustine Institute Show - Preparing for Advent - Dr. Ben Akers

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    How should we prepare for the liturgical season of Advent? Join Dr. Tim Gray and his guest Dr. Ben Akers to discuss how we can prepare our hearts for Advent.

    Watch Dr. Barber's reflections on "The True Meaning of Christmas" on F...

  • Behold | Advent with Sr. Miriam James, SOLT

    1 season

    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...

  • COMING SOON: Catholic Commentary on The Chosen

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    Catholic Commentary on The Chosen aims to help Catholics actively engage with the immensely popular TV series depicting the life of Christ. Episodes will begin to air on December 3, 10, 17, and 24. Stay tuned for the Catholic commentary that you have been waiting for!

  • Adore | Advent with Fr. John Burns

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    You have a choice this Advent: Get caught up in the annual rush of shopping, decorating, and parties or slow down and take a few minutes each day to remember who this season is really about—Jesus.

    In Adore, popular author and speaker Fr. John Burns and illustrator Valerie Delgado of Pax.Valerie ...

  • Lectio: Prayer Finding Intimacy with God with Dr. Tim Gray

    1 season

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    With the clear teaching and artistry of the Augustine Institute's Lectio series, Dr. Tim Gray masterfully uses the discipline of Lectio Divina to show you how to make prayer an effective effort of love and intimacy.

    In six video sessions, Lectio: Prayer: Fi...

  • The Dream of St. Joseph | 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 Dream of St. Joseph as depicted by Philippe de Champaigne.

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  • 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.

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  • Catholic All Year with Kendra Tierney

    2 seasons

    Curious about Liturgical Living or big Catholic family life? You've come to the right place.

    Kendra Tierney is a wife and a mother of nine children from toddler to teenager. She's a homeschooler and a regular schooler, and an enthusiastic amateur experimenter in the domestic arts. She writes the...

  • Augustine Institute Bible Conference | The Season of Advent

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    Now is the time to prepare your heart and mind for the coming of the Messiah. Join some of the nation’s most dynamic Scripture scholars on November 20 for a one-day virtual event.

    Included talks:
    - Guiding Star: The Role of Nature, Prophecy, and Reason in Seeking the Messiah by Dr. Tim Gray
    - Ch...

  • Brother Francis: The Days of Advent

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    Brother Francis leads us on a daily journey in this special seasonal celebration of the coming of the Lord! Featuring meditations, prayers, and suggested activities to keep our focus on Christ this Christmas.

    View the entire Brother Francis collection here: https://watch.formed.org/brother-franc...

  • Making Advent Great for Kids

    Dr. Tim Gray and Paul McCusker discuss how to help kids experience Advent as a joyful season of preparation for Christmas.

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  • Expectant Mother Mary

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

    FORMED Now! will return to its re...

  • 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.

  • The Spirituality of Advent

    Dr. Tim Gray discusses the spirituality of Advent and the joy of waiting for Christ.
    To get your copy of Waiting for Christ: Meditations for Advent and Christmas Reflections of St. John Henry Newman, click here

  • 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.

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  • Francis Xavier and the Samurai's Lost Treasure

    Young Francis Xavier had everything going for him. A champion at sports and studies, he was ready to win the whole world for himself. Then one day his best friend, Ignatius of Loyola, showed him that true champions are of a far more heroic breed–-those who risk all to win the world for God.

    Fra...

  • 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...

  • Why Almsgiving by Dr. Michael Barber

    Advent, the season in which we prepare for Christmas, is a penitential season. One of the key acts of penance that the Church recommends is almsgiving. But why? Citing the Old and New Testaments, the Catechism, and his own engaging personal stories, professor and author Dr. Michael Barber explain...

  • Advent: Rethinking the Season by Dr. Tim Gray

    Advent is an odd season. Unlike most other seasons, it’s a season that isn’t about itself, but is instead about preparing for Christmas. But that reality often gets lost in the shuffle and stress of trying to find all the right gifts, decorations, and dinner ingredients. In this Lighthouse Talk a...

  • 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...