The Spiritual Battle

  • The Wild Goose

    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.

    The Wild Goose is a work of the Holy Spirit, which is awakening in the hearts of all those participating God's love and transforming power. This is a love that has ...

  • Powers and Dominions: Angels, Demons, and Spiritual Warfare

    "In all of God's creation we see such splendor, beauty, mystery, and wonder. Within this creation there are beings with intellect and free will: humans and angels.

    From the creation of the world, the realm of the angels and the world of men have interacted. This interaction is not always a posit...

  • 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...

  • Hope in Mercy with Fr. Michael Gaitley

    Was Vatican II a mistake? Has Pope Francis departed from the teaching of his predecessors? Does the Holy Spirit have something to say about the troubles in the Church and the world today? Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, answers these questions and more.

  • The Problem of Evil with Jimmy Akin

    If God is all-good and all-powerful, then why is there evil?

    This is perhaps the most vexing challenge that non-believers pose to Christians. Our world of violence, greed, and suffering seems incompatible with the God of the Gospel. How can we answer the challenge?

    In The Problem of Evil, Jimmy...

  • Divine Mercy with Fr. Michael Gaitley

    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.

    Renowned speaker and author Fr. Michael Gaitley tells the dramatic history of God's love and mercy as interwoven through the transformative...

  • Ignatius of Loyola

    This modern and very human take on the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, often called "The Saint of Second Chances," is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of the real man behind the legend. In his lifelong quest to become the heroic knight of his fantasies, Igna...

  • Lectio: Evangelization

    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.

    In this 10-part series, Dr. Mary Healy combines insightful biblical study with Church teaching and practical advice to show how modern Cath...

  • 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...

  • Angels & Demons: What Do We Really Know about Them? by Peter Kreeft

    Movie + 1 extra

    In response to actual questions many people have asked him about angels and demons, well-known author and philosophy professor Peter Kreeft separates fact from fantasy, and myth from reality, as he answers 100 common questions about these spiritual beings. Based on a very popular college course h...

  • Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre de Caussade

    Movie + 1 extra

    God is to be found in the simplest of our daily activities and especially through total surrender to His will for each of us. That is the message of this 18th-century inspirational classic by Jean-Pierre de Caussade. Its encouragement to "live in the present moment," accepting everyday obstacles ...

  • Catholics in America by Russel Shaw

    Movie + 1 extra

    This book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history. The group includes Archbishop John Carroll, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Orestes Brownson, Cardinal James Gibbons, Al Smith, Dorothy Day, Cardinal Francis Spellman, President John F....

  • The Battle Within: Sin and How to Fight It by Jeff Cavins

    Jeff Cavins, an internationally-recognized authority on Scripture, provides an ultra-practical guide on how to battle sin in the areas of our lives where we tend to fall, and he helps us examine the root causes of our sin in order to understand the ""why"" behind our actions.
    In this presentation...

  • Facing Your Fears by Mark Hart

    Mark Hart uses Scripture and his experience of surviving an earthquake to share how we can master our fears. He also reveals how our fears will pursue us if we don't meet them head on. Mark encourages us not only to face the proverbial giants in our lives, but also to slay them as David did Golia...

  • 15 Things to Do in the Midst of Suffering by Jeff Cavins

    Suffering is a mystery we all face at some time in our lives. Whether it is physical, emotional, or spiritual, it may test our faith. Internationally known speaker Jeff Cavins shares personal insights he gained through his own physical pain. He shows us how we can join our sufferings with those o...

  • Defeating Satan's Deadly Weapon Against Men by Jeff Cavins

    Pornography has become pervasive in our culture—a true plague, infecting nearly every corner of our society. Its disastrous effects are seen in sexual addiction, ruined marriages, and shattered lives. Jeff Cavins notes that many men struggle with pornography. With great insight, he shows how we c...

  • Answering Atheism by Ken Hensley

    How can we evangelize an unbelieving world? In this talk, Ken Hensley uses simple, effective logic to show how the atheistic worldview inevitably leads to contradictions that cannot hold up to sound reasoning. After hearing this talk, you will be empowered to demonstrate conclusively how unbelief...

  • Building Your Life on Rock: Standing Firm in the Storm by Ralph Martin

    Ralph Martin, an internationally known Catholic leader and teacher, discusses the challenges and the joys of being fully faithful to all the Church proclaims as true. Ralph provides practical advice about building our lives on rock and equipping ourselves spiritually so that we can reach out to o...

  • The Crisis of Happiness: Hurting, Addicting, and Healing by Jim Owens

    When you hear the word “addiction”, what typically comes to mind? Needles? Alcohol? Pills? As Jim Owens, MA, LPC explains, addiction is much simpler, including everything from substances to technology, screen time, work, shopping, and even sugar. Addictions and distractions are used to manage pai...

  • Relativism: Do You Know How It Is Affecting You? by Chris Stefanick

    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI considered moral relativism to be the most dangerous dictatorship existing in the world today. In this presentation, Chris Stefanick debunks the powerful and epidemic myth of relativism with honesty, relevance, humor, and logical validity, offering a much-needed perspec...

  • Religionless Spirituality by Dr. Tim Gray

    Renowned Scripture scholar and author, Dr. Tim Gray, provides a fascinating explanation of the importance of the visible Church and the centrality of God on earth. He offers incredible insights that make clear the role of the Church as an essential part of God's plan for salvation, which are sure...