Formed is a website offered by the Augustine Institute for parishes. The site is filled with different opportunities for individuals and families to enhance their faith through formation videos, audio lectures, documentaries and family movies all focused around our faith. All of this is available for you free through our yearly parish subscription.
Each week through our bulletin, we will be suggesting certain videos or audio lectures to help strengthen your faith.
Here is how you can access this site: You will need to set up a free account using our parish code. Here is how you can do this:
- Go to www.formed.org
- Go to the box that says ENTER CODE
- Type in our parish code (case sensitive) NQHW7P
- Once you have registered and setup a password, you now can browse all the material.
Suggestions of the Week
An Ordinary Martyr,01-20-2019
An Ordinary Martyr, the Life and Death of Blessed Stanley Rother, tells the story of a young man born into a devoted German Catholic family in the small farming town of Okarche, Oklahoma. His calling to the priesthood and missionary service led him to Guatemala where he would give his life for his people. This short film captures the heart, devotion and resolution of Blessed Stanley Rother and the ultimate sacrifice he made for his faith.
Life Lessons by Patrick Madrid01-13-2019
Popular author and presenter Patrick Madrid draws Life Lessons from the many interesting, funny, instructive, and poignant experiences of his life. With wisdom and good humor, Patrick reflects upon the treasure trove of riches we can all take from our daily lives.
Grounded in Scripture and a firm moral foundation, Patrick's Life Lessons shows how the smallest stories that make up your life are clear pointers to the greater story of God's work in your life. The laughter, the tears, and the beauty of life come alive through Patrick's insightful and clear style. These life lessons will inspire you to look anew at your everyday experiences--and see the wonder of God.
Catholic Answers to the World’s Questions with Christopher Check01-06-2019
FORMED sometimes offers live events where viewers can watch a presentation as it happens and submit questions online for a guest. These episodes are then made available for later viewing. In “Catholic Answers to the World’s Questions,” hear the interesting story of how the Catholic Answers website began. Host Jayd Henricks and Christopher Check, President of Catholic Answers discuss the importance of Catholic apologetics in the New Evangelization.
Mary: The Indispensable Mother of God by Tim Staples12-30-2018
On January 1st, we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. Gain a deeper understanding of the Blessed Mother and the Church’s teaching regarding her by listening to “Mary: The Indispensable Mother of God.” Tim Staples explains the incredible impact that the Church’s understanding of Mary has on our spiritual lives, and the profound way that Marian doctrines and dogmas safeguard what we believe about her Son. Using penetrating insights and humor, Tim shows how correct knowledge of our humble Mother reveals our own identity in Christ and empowers us to say “Yes” to God!