Priesthood

  • Francis: Pope of the Renewal

    Earthquake, revolution, openness... How to define the "Francis effect"? This Pope has gained global popularity. His style is humble and joyful... How do people see him, and what do they expect from him?

    Where is he leading the Church? What will he change? How will it affect us?

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  • Benedict XVI: The Pope Emeritus

    This excellent new documentary produced in Europe on the life and papacy of Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) shows us the great milestones of his life: renowned theology professor, prolific author, expert at the Second Vatican Council, longtime collaborator of John Paul II, and his pontificat...

  • The Divine Plan

    How does a plot that involves the assassination attempts of President Reagan and Pope John Paul II, KGB scheming, and CIA intrigue become the final act to topple the Soviet Empire? The Divine Plan dives deep into the pivotal bond between Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan. Just six wee...

  • Francis: The People's Pope

    On March 13, 2013, cardinals stunned the world when they elected Pope Francis, the first Latin American Pope. But what did they see in the 76-year-old Jesuit? Who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio?

    ROME REPORTS travels to Argentina to investigate and discover more about what shaped Pope Francis. From his...

  • Father Michael McGivney: The Priest Who Founded the Knights of the Columbus

    Father Michael McGivney is a documentary that brings to life the story of one of America's most extraordinary Catholic priests. Born in Connecticut of Irish immigrant parents just a few years before the Civil War, Michael McGivney grew up at a time when millions of Catholic immigrants were strugg...

  • The Birth of the Franciscans

    These three fascinating docu-dramas use expert commentary, on-location footage, and dramatic vignettes to tell the stories of three disciples of Saint Francis of Assisi. These stories trace the origins of the Franciscan movement.

    Friar Bernard was the first to join Francis in ministry. Although ...

  • Dominicos: Santo Domingo y la Orden de Predicadores

    ¿Quiénes fueron, y son, los dominicos? ¿Qué hacen? ¿Les debe algo la cultura europea? Sí, y no solo la europea, sino la de muchos países del mundo... Los dominicos ayudaron a fundar ciudades, desarrollarlas y refinarlas. De ellos toma el nombre República Dominicana, en cuya capital está la catedr...

  • Invited to Courageous Love

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a 5-part series available on FORMED. To enjoy the entire series along with bonus materials, please visit www.formed.org/trial.

    There are not a hundred people who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church...

  • YDisciple - Called: Discover Your Vocation

    1 season

    This is the first episode of a 5-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/2FRPZ3h. God has created each of us uniquely – to play a unique role in our time and o...

  • Pardon and Peace: A Sinner's Guide to Confession by Fr. Francis Randolph

    Movie + 1 extra

    Fr. Francis Randolph presents a very positive and practical understanding of the immense value of the Sacrament of Confession for the modern Catholic. Father Randolph helps the reader to see how the Sacrament of Confession meets the deepest needs of the penitent on the spiritual, emotional, and p...

  • The Soul's Upward Yearning by Fr. Robert Spitzer

    Movie + 1 extra

    Since the early twentieth century, scientific materialism has so undermined our belief in the human capacity for transcendence that many people find it difficult to believe in God and the human soul. The materialist perspective has not only cast its spell on the natural sciences, psychology, phil...

  • Could You Not Watch with Me One Hour? by Fr. Florian Racine

    Movie + 1 extra

    Fr. Florian Racine offers us a beautiful formation guide on Eucharistic adoration that will help us to practice it in all its depth, and with a missionary perspective.

    God has made himself particularly close to mankind in Jesus his Son. The redemptive Incarnation of his Son is how God reconciles...

  • Behold the Man: A Catholic Vision of Male Spirituality by Harold Burke-Sivers

    Movie + 1 extra

    Lucid and inspiring, Behold the Man is a unique exploration of Catholic spirituality for men. Much of the literature written for Catholic men focuses on topical issues such as fatherhood and sexuality. While this book does not exclude these subjects, it is the first to present a comprehensive pic...

  • The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius of Loyola

    Movie + 1 extra

    These Spiritual Exercises were written by Ignatius of Loyola, a theologian, priest, and founder of the Society of Jesus, in the sixteenth century. They are Catholic prayers, reflections, meditations, mental exercises, and directions designed to be read and carried out over a 28 to 30 day time per...

  • A Shorter Summa by Peter Kreeft

    Movie + 1 extra

    A shortened version of Kreeft's much larger Summa of the Summa, which in turn was a shortened version of the Summa Theologica. The reason for the double shortening is pretty obvious: the original runs some 4000 pages! (The Summa of the Summa was just over 500.) The Summa is certainly the greatest...

  • The Imitation of Christ by Thomas á Kempis

    Movie + 1 extra

    The spiritual classic by Thomas á Kempis, the second most widely read spiritual book after the Bible, has had an astonishing impact on the spiritual lives of countless saints, peasants, and popes for centuries. Even today, the soul-searching words of the fifteenth-century cleric Thomas á Kempis c...

  • FORMED Live: A Priest for COVID Times

    April 23rd, 2020

    Join Fr. Brian Larkin and Dr. Tim Gray for today's FORMED Live.

  • The Truth by Fr. Larry Richards

    What is the meaning of life? Fr. Larry Richards tackles life's biggest question with straightforward, timeless, and often jolting answers. In this one-of-a-kind, life-affirming reality check, he unlocks the mysteries of our existence and opens our hearts and souls to the meaning of life. The Trut...

  • The Four Levels of Happiness by Fr. Robert Spitzer

    Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ, a highly a renowned philosopher and the founder of the Magis Center, provides a truly enlightening and practical discussion on how to achieve deep and enduring happiness. Referencing the wisdom of the ages, including that of Aristotle and Plato, this talk provides the keys...

  • An Invitation to Consider the Catholic Faith by Fr. Francis Peffley

    Why should a person who is not Catholic consider entering into the Church? Father Francis Peffley gives five compelling reasons, followed by a simple outline of the steps one would take to begin the process of becoming Catholic. Fr. Peffley is active with parish young adult ministry, retreat work...

  • No Price Too High by Alex Jones

    In this stunning real-life drama, discover the sacrificial yet triumphant journey of a man of deep integrity and love for Christ. Reverend Alex Jones promised his congregation a real New Testament worship service. To prepare, he studied the works of the early Church Fathers. The astonishing event...

  • Anger and Forgiveness by Dr. Bob McDonald

    Catholic psychotherapist Deacon Dr. Bob McDonald provides a spiritual and psychological prescription for overcoming the sinful anger that poisons the mind of Christ within, causing alienation and division. His practical wisdom shows that only by learning how to forgive can we hope to promote heal...

  • The Poco a Poco Podcast

    10 videos

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    Join Fr. Innocent, Fr. Angelus and Fr. Mark-Mary, members of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, for their weekly podcast. The Poco a Poco Podcast offers "Practical Spirituality"; The friars break open the Gospel in lig...