Learning the Faith

  • ECHO with Bishop Donald Hying

    4 seasons

    This is the first episode of a multipart series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    The ECHO series from Ahava Productions will be a 36 part video-based study of the United States Catholic Catechism of Adults (USCCA) pres...

  • Our Story: A Basic Introduction to the Bible for Catholics

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a multipart series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    In a series of 5-minute video segments, get the Bible’s big picture, along with a uniquely Catholic approach to the Scriptures. There is ...

  • Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained

    2 seasons

    This is the first episode of a 20-part series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained features 20 video and discussion sessions that brings together some of the most trusted Catholic tea...

  • Catholic Answers: Ready Reasons

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a multipart series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    Ready Reasons are short videos that discuss various topics within the Catholic faith. These concise videos are meant to start a conversation about the Catholic fait...

  • Lectio: Salvation

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a 10-part series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    At every Sunday Mass, Catholics confess that Jesus came down from heaven "for us men and for our salvation." But what does "salvation" mean...

  • Lectio: Peter

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a 10-part series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    The character of St. Peter is both inspiring and confounding to many of us.
    How could a stubborn and impulsive fisherman become the "rock" ...

  • Lectio: Mark

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a 14-part series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    Purchase full-color guides - at 60% off: https://bit.ly/35WVWXk. Join Dr. Tim Gray in this powerful fourteen-part series to discover the Go...

  • God Is Love by Pope Benedict XVI

    Movie + 1 extra

    Everyone needs love. Everyone desires love. But not everyone understands love. In fact, love is probably the most misunderstood subject in history.

    In his first encyclical, Pope Benedict helps to clarify the meaning of love. He examines the nature of various kinds of love—human love and divine l...

  • Heart of the Redeemer by Timothy O'Donnell

    Movie + 1 extra

    In this revised, updated edition of Heart of the Redeemer, Timothy O'Donnell synthesizes years of research to provide a thorough presentation of devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He examines the doctrinal roots of the devotion in Scripture and in documents from the Apostolic and Patristic Ag...

  • How to Be Holy: First Steps in Becoming a Saint by Peter Kreeft

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Life, in the end, has only one tragedy: not to have been a saint." – Léon Bloy

    The ever-popular and prolific Peter Kreeft says that the most important question he has written about is how one becomes holy, or to put it another way, how one becomes a saint. This question is central to all the gr...

  • Transforming Power of Faith by Pope Benedict XVI

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Having faith in the Lord is not something that involves solely our intelligence, the area of intellectual knowledge; rather, it is a change that involves our life, our whole self: feelings, heart, intelligence, will, corporeity, emotions, and human relationships. With faith everything truly chan...

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Heaven by Peter Kreeft

    Movie + 1 extra

    In the style of C. S. Lewis, Kreeft provides an unexcelled look at the nature of Heaven that offers readers a refreshingly clear, theologically sound, and always fascinating glimpse of that "undiscovered country." Kreeft's engaging and informative account thoughtfully answers intriguing questions...

  • History of the Catholic Church by James Hitchcock

    Movie + 1 extra

    The Catholic Church is the longest-enduring institution in the world. Beginning with the first Christians and continuing in our present day, the Church has been planted in every nation on earth.

    The Catholic Church claims Jesus Christ himself as her founder, and in spite of heresy from within an...

  • Understanding Catholic Teaching on the Blessed Virgin Mary by Tom Perna

    Movie

    Grow more deeply in your relationship with God by knowing Mary more intimately. Let's explore the meaning behind the four Marian dogmas: Mother of God, Perpetual Virginity, Immaculate Conception, and her Assumption into Heaven.

  • Catholics and Protestants: What Can We Learn from Each Other? by Peter Kreeft

    Movie + 1 extra

    The widely read author and philosopher Peter Kreeft presents a unique book about the important beliefs that Catholics and Protestants share in common. Inspired by Christ's prayer for unity in the Gospel of John and Saint John Paul II's encyclical Ut Unum Sint, Kreeft demonstrates that Christian r...

  • Peter: Keys to Following Jesus by Tim Gray

    Movie + 1 extra

    Renowned scholar Dr. Tim Gray masterfully guides you through the tumultuous and inspiring life of Peter—from his call to discipleship to his eventual martyrdom in Rome. Using Sacred Scripture and tradition, Dr. Gray highlights important lessons from Peter's life, including

    How to become a trusti...

  • The History of Salvation: God's Plan for His People by Msgr. Dan Deutsch

    This enlightening talk traces the high adventure of God's divine love story revealed through the seven covenants that span from Eden to Calvary, beginning with Adam and culminating with Jesus. This presentation is the fruit of Monsignor Deutsch's studies during his sabbatical at Franciscan Univer...

  • Meditations on the Stations of the Cross by Ronald Thomas

    The Stations of the Cross is a devotion and reflection in which we walk alongside Jesus on His way to Calvary. By prayerfully participating in this meditation, we are able to see clearly in His passion and death the depths of God's love for mankind and the price He paid for our salvation. This pr...

  • Catechism of the Catholic Church by Francis Cardinal Arinze

    Francis Cardinal Arinze energetically draws from his experience to help us see the practical value of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) today, given as a guide for living in accordance with Holy Scripture and Sacred Tradition, which has been passed down to the Church through the Apostles...

  • Heroes of the Catholic Reformation by Dr. Tim Gray

    Dr. Tim Gray, renowned Scripture scholar and president of the Augustine Institute, provides fascinating insights about the Protestant Reformation and the ensuing Catholic Counter-Reformation. He discusses how holy men and women worked from within the Church, as they do in every age, to bring fort...

  • Signs of Life: Catholic Customs & Their Biblical Roots by Scott Hahn

    In this informative and dynamic presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn guides us to a deeper faith through the Old Testament historical roots that underlie Catholic beliefs and practices. Dr. Hahn clears up common misconceptions about specific liturgical rituals and traditions and responds thoughtfully to ...