Formed Pick of The Week

Posted on September 12, 2022 in: General News

Formed Pick of The Week

Watch: The Reluctant Saint: The Story of St. Joseph of Cupertino

Maximilian Schell stars as "the flying friar," St. Joseph of Cupertino, in this heartwarming and true story of the humble Franciscan friar who literally rose to sainthood. In the impoverished village of seventeenth century Cupertino, Italy, Joseph's peasant mother convinces the reluctant Abbott to accept her son into the monastery. With the support of the kindly local Bishop who sees in him a great deal more than others do, and by a series of miraculous incidents, the simple but pious Joseph is ordained a priest.

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Learn: Bible Study: Galatians

Join Dr. Michael Barber and Dr. James Prothro as they dive into St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians. This new multipart series walks through this pivotal book and how it fits in with the rest of the New Testament, as well as how Paul’s writings can help us grow in relationship with Jesus.

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Listen: Drawing Strength from Our Lady of Sorrows by Kimberly Hahn 

Speaker and author Kimberly Hahn, wife of Dr. Scott Hahn and mother of six, is a convert to the Catholic Faith. Although honoring Mary was difficult for her to understand initially, she began to encounter Mary's loving guidance in little ways on a daily basis. In this presentation, Kimberly reflects on the joys and sorrows that Mary prayerfully experienced during her time on earth, and shares how her example leads us closer to Christ.

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