This Week on FORMED

This Week on FORMED

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This Week on FORMED
  • This Week on FORMED (June 5, 2023)

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    - The Victory of Joan of Arc Trailer

    Monday (June 5) — The Feast of St. Boniface
    - Why a God? | The Church | Episode 3
    - Lectio: God
    - St. Boniface | Catholic Saints
    - Kristoph & the First Christmas Tree: A Legend of St. Boniface

    Tuesday (June 6)
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  • St. Boniface | Catholic Saints

    Known as the "Apostle to Germany," the bishop and martyr St. Boniface worked tirelessly to renew the Church in Germany. Although his efforts ultimately bore great fruit and helped to recenter the faith of the Germans, St. Boniface often felt like a failure in his missionary work.

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  • Lectio: God

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    What do we mean when we say “God”?

    Misconceptions about God abound, even among Christians, and these misconceptions can become obstacles in our relationship with God. Join Augustine Institute Assistant Professor Dr. Elizabeth Klein for a careful study of Scr...

  • 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...

  • Why a God? | The Search | Episode 3

    Today we seem to think we’ve moved beyond the idea of God, but this secular view of life is a very new and unusual idea to humanity. All through human history man has looked to something outside himself for the answers to life. Why have we given up on God? Do we think science has disproven Him? D...

  • St. Ephrem the Syrian | Catholic Saints

    An Eastern Father of the early Church, St. Ephrem the Syrian was arguably the most important saint and theological writer for the Syriac-speaking churches. He did not write many treaties or letters but devoted himself to writing hymns to God. These hymns, however, contain a wealth of knowledge an...

  • Music—Part I

    Music, in the mind of the Church, is not thought of as something added to the Mass; rather, music is an integral component of it. The Church describes her music as a treasure of inestimable value–and indeed, how rich is this musical heritage. As a unique combination of melody and word, sacred mus...

  • Music—Part II

    The 1967 Instruction, Musicam Sacram, is the most definitive statement on music in the Mass since the Second Vatican Council. This Instruction both clarifies and articulates the Church's understanding of sacred music. Musicam Sacram describes three degrees or categories of texts of the Mass to be...

  • Corpus Christi | 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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  • Lectio: Eucharist with Dr. Brant Pitre

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    Lectio: Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible
    Acclaimed author and teacher Dr. Brant Pitre digs down to the biblical roots of the Eucharist, through its foreshadowing in the miraculous events of the Old Testament, the Gospels, and Apostolic teaching.


  • Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist

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    Although the Eucharist appears to be simple bread and wine, it is actually the "source and summit" of the Christian life. Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist explores the truth and beauty of Christ's real presence in the Eucharist, from its origins in Sacred Scripture, to its profound role in...

  • Augustine Institute Bible Conference - Source and Summit

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    The Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life. But what does the Holy Bible have to say about it?

    - The Bread of Life: Jesus and John 6 b...