What is the True Meaning of Christmas? - Dr. Michael Patrick Barber

12-05-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

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 Meaning of Chirstmas, available on the Catholic.Market.

Presence

11-21-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

This week we celebrate Our Lord Jesus, Christ, King of the Universe. Ring in this great feast by diving deeper into the mystery of Christ's greatest gift to His Church - The Holy Eucharist.

Science, The Origin of the Universe, & God by Fr. Robert Spitzer

11-14-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

All too often, science is falsely pitted against Faith to disprove the tenants of Christianity. In this infomative talk, Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ - expert in physics, philosophy, and theology - debunks this powerful myth as he discusses the Bing Band and the origin of the universe with sound reason, credible science, and faithful theology. This talk is a must-listen for anyone wrestling with the biggest questions regarding science and Faith.

The Chris Stefanick Show

11-07-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

Dive into the heart and soul of what it means to be Catholic with Chris Stefanick and his guests streaming live every Monday at 7 p.m. ET.

The Chris Stefanick Show is the most recent addition to the Augustine Institute’s robust and innovative programming, which aims to help Catholics understand, live, and share their faith.

With God in Russia

10-24-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

Well known for his heroic story of surviving 24 years in Russian prison camps, this film about the great Jesuit Fr. Walter Ciszek traces his incredible endurance and struggle for survival. It highlights his tremendous faith in God, and the remarkable impact his life has had on the resurgence of Catholicism in Russia, as seen with on location footage from around the world.

St. John Paul the Great by Jason Evert

10-17-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

Discover the five great loves of Pope Saint John Paul II as Jason Evert, renowned Catholic speaker and author, shares remarkable stories about this saint's life from those who knew him, including bishops, students whom he taught, and Swiss Guards who interacted with him daily. Jason presents a wealth of insights about this holy man who promoted devotion to Divine Mercy and Marian consecration, helped defeat communism in Europe, wrote the Theology of the Body, and embraced young people like no other.

John XXIII: The Pope of Peace / Saint Teresa of Avila: A true Reformer

10-10-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

John XXIII: The Pope of Peace

This movie tells the whole life story of John XXIII from his youth through his young priesthood, episcopacy, life as a cardinal, and eventually his life as Pope. Elected supposedly as an "interim Pope" who would just keep the status quo and listen to the advisers around him, John XXIII proved to be his own man when he surprised the Church and wolrd by calling for the Second Vatican Council

Saint Teresa of Avila: A True Reformer by Christopher Blum

Dr. Christopher Blum unfolds the inspiring life of St. Teresa and her important role in the Catholic Reformation. After having already been a nun for twenty years, she had a radical transformation in her own life and then became one of the most powerful forces for bringing about conversion and positive change in the history of the Church. Listen and learn about this Mystic, Doctor of the Church, and True Reformer.

Clare and Francis

10-03-2021Formed Suggestion of the Week

This outstanding movie is unique among films about St. Francis because of the historical accuracy of the story and its authentic spirit of joy and piety so characteristic of Francis, as well as the major role played by Clare, who is given equal stature with him. Both found major religious orders, and together they inspire many to follow their radical call to live the Gospel. Their impact has reached across the centuries to change the world.