Webinar Recordings

Make the most of your FORMED subscription with insider tips from the FORMED Team and their special guests!

Using FORMED as Formation for the Whole Parish

Our special guest Alan Padlock, Head of Formation, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kenosha, Wisconsin, joins host Brian Truckenbrod.  Hear about how Alan has put FORMED to work across a variety of ministries, small group faith communities, and family and age groups in his parish.

Looking for new ideas, tips, and best practices to put FORMED to work in your parish this year?  Alan has a wealth of experiences, stories, and advice to share with parish leaders, ministry heads, and pastors.

September 9, 2021

 

Using FORMED as Formation for the Whole Parish

Our special guest Alan Padlock, Head of Formation, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kenosha, Wisconsin, joins host Brian Truckenbrod.  Hear about how Alan has put FORMED to work across a variety of ministries, small group faith communities, and family and age groups in his parish.

Looking for new ideas, tips, and best practices to put FORMED to work in your parish this year?  Alan has a wealth of experiences, stories, and advice to share with parish leaders, ministry heads, and pastors.

September 9, 2021

Not Just For Kids:  How SIGNS OF GRACE Evangelizes Parents

Deacon Kevin Bagley joins Brian to talk about the “nuts and bolts” of St. Andrew’s family-based sacramental program that includes 75 children each year:

  • Weekly two-hour sessions on Sunday afternoon
  • Sacramental preparation sessions Deacon Kevin leads with parents
  • How Deacon Kevin “demystifies” the confessional for his families
  • How SIGNS OF GRACE, PRESENCE, and FORGIVEN work together to prepare families for and increase understanding of the sacraments

 

September 1, 2021

 

Not Just For Kids:  How SIGNS OF GRACE Evangelizes Parents

Deacon Kevin Bagley joins Brian to talk about the “nuts and bolts” of St. Andrew’s family-based sacramental program that includes 75 children each year:

  • Weekly two-hour sessions on Sunday afternoon
  • Sacramental preparation sessions Deacon Kevin leads with parents
  • How Deacon Kevin “demystifies” the confessional for his families
  • How SIGNS OF GRACE, PRESENCE, and FORGIVEN work together to prepare families for and increase understanding of the sacraments

September 1, 2021

Family-Based Sacramental Preparation in Today’s Parish

Stacy Wendt, FORMED content specialist and an expert practitioner of family-based sacramental preparation programs at the diocesan and parish levels, shares best practices and tips for bringing family-based, parent-reaching sacramental preparation to life in your parish:

Also, you learn about “PREPARED FOR GRACE,” a new way for your parish to access online sacramental preparation programs from the Augustine Institute, whether your parish has a FORMED subscription or not.

August 18, 2021

 

Family-Based Sacramental Preparation in Today’s Parish

Stacy Wendt, FORMED content specialist and an expert practitioner of family-based sacramental preparation programs at the diocesan and parish levels, shares best practices and tips for bringing family-based, parent-reaching sacramental preparation to life in your parish:

Also, you learn about “PREPARED FOR GRACE,” a new way for your parish to access online sacramental preparation programs from the Augustine Institute, whether your parish has a FORMED subscription or not.

August 18, 2021

Sharing the Gospel with the Millennial Generation

Taylor Kemp, former professional soccer player, graduate of the Augustine Institute Graduate School, and FORMED Platform Manager, discusses evangelizing millennials.

Taylor discusses some principles he has learned through evangelizing athletes and his millennial peers, the need to present the Gospel in a compelling way and as a competing vision to the reality many today are living in, and other key pastoral insights.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts the conversation featuring recommendations for how today’s Catholic parish can evangelize to this storied cohort.

August 5, 2021

 

Sharing the Gospel with the Millennial Generation

Taylor Kemp, former professional soccer player, graduate of the Augustine Institute Graduate School, and FORMED Platform Manager, discusses evangelizing millennials.

Taylor discusses some principles he has learned through evangelizing athletes and his millennial peers, the need to present the Gospel in a compelling way and as a competing vision to the reality many today are living in, and other key pastoral insights.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts the conversation featuring insights recommendations for how today’s Catholic parish can evangelize to this storied cohort.

August 5, 2021

Our Parishes—The Church’s Great Missionary Opportunity

Parish re-openings are a blessing of opportunity for recharging and redirecting parish culture, outreach, and ministry.

On our June 30 webinar, hear from parish renewal expert Tim Glemkowski about the culture change parishes need to operate missionally and apostolically in today’s Church.   Tim joins our webinar as a founding member of the Revive Parishes apostolate, whose online courses are now streaming on FORMED.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts the conversation, featuring insights and recommendations for making the most of parish spiritual and community momentum in the months to come.

June 30, 2021

 

Our Parishes—The Church’s Great Missionary Opportunity

Parish re-openings are a blessing of opportunity
for recharging and redirecting parish culture, outreach,
and ministry.

On our June 30 webinar, hear from parish renewal expert Tim Glemkowski about the culture change parishes need to operate missionally and apostolically in today’s Church.   Tim joins our webinar as a founding member of the Revive Parishes apostolate, whose online courses are now streaming on FORMED.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts the conversation, featuring insights and recommendations for making the most of parish spiritual and community momentum in the months to come.

June 30, 2021

Building Ramps to the RCIA Expressway: A Dynamic, Year-Round Approach

Join the Augustine Institute’s Don Walter and guest Tina Gregory.  Learn about an innovative RCIA program that serves a flock eager to travel the way of our Catholic faith, its sacraments, and traditions.  This webinar covers best practices in RCIA programs and makes recommendations for content, as well as tips on design and scheduling; social media strategies; use of meeting technology, such as Zoom; and how to recruit engaged and sympathetic group facilitators.

Tina Gregory is coordinator of Communication and Adult Enrichment at St. Michael Catholic Church, Livermore, California.

June 17, 2021

 

Building Ramps to the RCIA Expressway: A Dynamic, Year-Round Approach

Join the Augustine Institute’s Don Walter and guest Tina Gregory.  Learn about an innovative RCIA program that serves a flock eager to travel the way of our Catholic faith, its sacraments, and traditions.  This webinar covers best practices in RCIA programs and makes recommendations for content, as well as tips on design and scheduling; social media strategies; use of meeting technology, such as Zoom; and how to recruit engaged and sympathetic group facilitators.

Tina Gregory is coordinator of Communication and Adult Enrichment at St. Michael Catholic Church, Livermore, California.

June 17, 2021

 

How Can a Parish Set the Hearts and Souls of Young Adults on Fire?

In 2018, Jimmy Ludwig and his friend Joe Vicario, both now 23 years old, were young, Catholic adults who wanted to grow in their own faith, serve others, and build up the Church.  Together, they founded the Catching Fire ministry for young adults in Cleveland, Ohio. Today Catching Fire welcomes dozens of Cleveland-area young adults who want to be connected with their Catholic faith and brothers and sisters as they start careers, families, and vocations.

Hear Jimmy and Joe’s all-in, from the ground-up, faith-filled story about starting a ministry that welcomes, includes, and engages young adults on this Augustine Institute Parish Leader Weekly Webinar.

June 2, 2021

How Can a Parish Set the Hearts and Souls of Young Adults on Fire?

In 2018, Jimmy Ludwig and his friend Joe Vicario, both now 23 years old, were young, Catholic adults who wanted to grow in their own faith, serve others, and build up the Church.  Together, they founded the Catching Fire ministry for young adults in Cleveland, Ohio. Today Catching Fire welcomes dozens of Cleveland-area young adults who want to be connected with their Catholic faith and brothers and sisters as they start careers, families, and vocations.

Hear Jimmy and Joe’s all-in, from the ground-up, faith-filled story about starting a ministry that welcomes, includes, and engages young adults on this Augustine Institute Parish Leader Weekly Webinar.

June 2, 2021

Get the Jump on Sacramental Preparation Planning:  Stacey Pinder and Signs of Grace

Stacy Pinder is a senior evangelization specialist, devoted to sacramental preparation, at the Augustine Institute.  Her daily contact with frontline, parish-level practitioners puts her in a unique position to talk about what has worked in parishes in the past year and what the challenges of “Sac Prep Restart” promise to be.

May 26, 2021

Get the Jump on Sacramental Preparation Planning:  Stacey Pinder and Signs of Grace

Stacy Pinder is a senior evangelization specialist, devoted to sacramental preparation, at the Augustine Institute.  Her daily contact with frontline, parish-level practitioners puts her in a unique position to talk about what has worked in parishes in the past year and what the challenges of “Sac Prep Restart” promise to be.

May 26, 2021

Resumen Informativo de FORMED (FORMED tour in Spanish)

 

19 de Mayo 2021

Resumen Informativo de FORMED (FORMED tour in Spanish)

19 de Mayo 2021

Sacramental Preparation in Restored Order: How it Works Best at the Parish Level

Get the parish-level view of preparing children and their parents for Confirmation “in the Restored Order,” where children baptized in infancy receive Confirmation before First Communion, not after.

Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Justyna Baustert, director of Evangelization and Catechesis at St. Peter’s Parish in Greeley, Colorado.

Learn about the the “nuts and bolts” of Restored Order sacramental preparation at the parish level from a leading parish practititioner.

May 12, 2021

Sacramental Preparation in Restored Order: How it Works Best at the Parish Level

Get the parish-level view of preparing children and their parents for Confirmation “in the Restored Order,” where children baptized in infancy receive Confirmation before First Communion, not after.

Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Justyna Baustert, director of Evangelization and Catechesis at St. Peter’s Parish in Greeley, Colorado.

Learn about the the “nuts and bolts” of Restored Order sacramental preparation at the parish level from a leading parish practititioner.

May 12, 2021

Raise Awareness and Start Conversations in Your Parish About Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. On our May 5 webinar, Daniel Whitehead, MA, CEO of Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries spoke with Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod about the vital need for faith-based community conversations about these topics.

May 5, 2021

Raise Awareness and Start Conversations in Your Parish About Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. On our May 5 webinar, Daniel Whitehead, MA, CEO of Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries spoke with Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod about the vital need for faith-based community conversations about these topics.

May 5, 2021

Learn Parish Bible Study Best Practices from our LECTIO All-Stars

Here’s how two parish leaders made Augustine Institute LECTIO Bible studies foundational pieces of their parishes’ adult faith formation programs.

Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Dr. Kathy Johnson from Holy Spirit Parish in Duncanville, Texas, and Debbie Shearn from St. Albert the Great Parish in Louisville, Kentucky, to the webinar.

April 28, 2021

Learn Parish Bible Study Best Practices from our LECTIO All-Stars

Here’s how two parish leaders made Augustine Institute LECTIO Bible studies foundational pieces of their parishes’ adult faith formation programs.

Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Dr. Kathy Johnson from Holy Spirit Parish in Duncanville, Texas, and Debbie Shearn from St. Albert the Great Parish in Louisville, Kentucky, to the webinar.

April 28, 2021

Sacramental Preparation in Restored Order: Insights for Parishes from an Expert

Hear how parishes across America are preparing children and their parents for Confirmation “in the Restored Order,” where children baptized in infancy receive Confirmation before First Communion.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts this Parish Leader Webinar and welcomes Lucas Pollice, M.T.S., Associate Professor of Theology and Catechetics at the Augustine Institute, who led development of the new SIGNS OF GRACE: You Are Sent Confirmation preparation curriculum.

April 21, 2021

Sacramental Preparation in Restored Order: Insights for Parishes from an Expert

Hear how parishes across America are preparing children and their parents for Confirmation “in the Restored Order,” where children baptized in infancy receive Confirmation before First Communion.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts this Parish Leader Webinar and welcomes Lucas Pollice, M.T.S., Associate Professor of Theology and Catechetics at the Augustine Institute, who led development of the new SIGNS OF GRACE: You Are Sent Confirmation preparation curriculum.

April 21, 2021

What Teens Need to Give Answers for Their Faith

Equipping teens to give answers for their faith. What works best in schools and parishes today?  Learn about a new approach to apologetics presented in a style that appeals to teens’ desire for beauty as well as philosophical and theological arguments that aim for their advancement in the faith.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts this Parish Leader Webinar and welcomes Bill Perales, a subject matter expert in teen catechesis and the Why Believe apologetics program for teens at the Augustine Institute.

April 14, 2021

What Teens Need to Give Answers for Their Faith

Equipping teens to give answers for their faith. What works best in schools and parishes today?  Learn about a new approach to apologetics presented in a style that appeals to teens’ desire for beauty as well as philosophical and theological arguments that aim for their advancement in the faith.

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts this Parish Leader Webinar and welcomes Bill Perales, a subject matter expert in teen catechesis and the Why Believe apologetics program for teens at the Augustine Institute.

April 14, 2021

Energizing a Parish with The Search

Join us for an energizing perspective on The Search, now streaming on FORMED. Monsignor Thomas Fryar, pastor of St. Thomas More Church in Centennial, Colorado, and key members of his staff share how the parish launched The Search by forming over 80 online and in-person small groups. The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts.

March 24, 2021

Energizing a Parish with The Search

Join us for an energizing perspective on The Search, now streaming on FORMED. Monsignor Thomas Fryar, pastor of St. Thomas More Church in Centennial, Colorado, and key members of his staff share how the parish launched The Search by forming over 80 online and in-person small groups. The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod hosts.

March 24, 2021

In the Eyes of the Pastor: Bearing Good Fruit with FORMED

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Fr. Brian Geary, pastor of St. James Church in Belvidere, Illinois.  Fr. Geary and his team have used FORMED in ways that have borne much good fruit at St. James.  He shared his parish’s story with an online audience of pastors and parish leaders.

March 17, 2021

In the Eyes of the Pastor: Bearing Good Fruit with FORMED

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Fr. Brian Geary, pastor of St. James Church in Belvidere, Illinois.  Fr. Geary and his team have used FORMED in ways that have borne much good fruit at St. James.  He shared his parish’s story with an online audience of pastors and parish leaders.

March 17, 2021

Forming and Nurturing the Domestic Church During Lent and Beyond

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod welcomes Edward Trendowski, director of the Office of Faith Formation in the Providence, Rhode Island, diocese, to the webinar.  Edward’s mission in forming and nurturing the domestic church in Providence will be a source of inspiration for all.

March 10, 2021

Forming and Nurturing the Domestic Church During Lent and Beyond

The Augustine Institute’s Brian Truckenbrod will welcome Edward Trendowski, director of the Office of Faith Formation in the Providence, Rhode Island, diocese, to the webinar.  Edward’s mission in forming and nurturing the domestic church
in Providence will be a source
of inspiration for all.

March 10, 2021

Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

The Augustine Institute’s Dr. Brant Pitre discusses and answers questions about The Case for Jesus, a new Lectio Bible study now streaming on FORMED.  Brian Truckenbrod, senior director of Parish and School Channels at the Augustine Institute is your host.

February 24, 2021

Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

The Augustine Institute’s Dr. Brant Pitre discusses and answers questions about The Case for Jesus, a new Lectio Bible study now streaming on FORMED.  Brian Truckenbrod, senior director of Parish and School Channels at the Augustine Institute is your host.

February 24, 2021

Level Up Your Parish with Revive: Now Streaming on FORMED

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Revive’s Julianne Stanz, an expert in building cultures of missionary discipleship at parishes.

February 17, 2021

Level Up Your Parish with Revive: Now Streaming on FORMED

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Revive’s Julianne Stanz, an expert in building cultures of missionary discipleship at parishes.

February 17, 2021

Inspiring New Approaches to RCIA

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Craig Buschur, who directs the Inspire RCIA program for the St. Henry Cluster Parishes in Ohio, made up of St. Aloysius, St. Bernard, St. Francis, St. Henry, and St. Wendelin parishes.

February 10, 2021

Inspiring New Approaches to RCIA

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Craig Buschur, who directs the Inspire RCIA program for the St. Henry Cluster Parishes in Ohio, made up of St. Aloysius, St. Bernard, St. Francis, St. Henry, and St. Wendelin parishes.

February 10, 2021

Flexible, Video-Enabled Sacramental Prep for Families

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Justyna Baustert, director of Evangelization and Catechesis at St. Peter’s Parish in Greeley, Colorado

January 27th, 2021

Flexible, Video-Enabled Sacramental Prep for Families

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Justyna Baustert, director of Evangelization and Catechesis at St. Peter’s Parish in Greeley, Colorado

January 27th, 2021

Using FORMED to Plan for Lent 2021

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Tina Gregory, coordinator of Communication and Adult Enrichment at St. Michael Catholic Church, Livermore, California

January 20th, 2021

Using FORMED to Plan for Lent 2021

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod with Special Guest Tina Gregory, coordinator of Communication and Adult Enrichment at St. Michael Catholic Church, Livermore, California

January 20th, 2021

How to Launch The Search in your parish

The Search is now on FORMED!

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod and Julie Musselman with Special Guest Msgr. John Cihak

January 13th, 2021

  • Promotional Materials, here.
  • The Search web page for parishes, including Parish Plan, Free Coordinator Manual as a flip-book, and Promotional Materials here.
  • Get your guides for The Search available here

How to Launch The Search in your parish

The Search is now on FORMED!

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod and Julie Musselman with Special Guest Msgr. John Cihak

January 13th, 2021

  • The Search web page for parishes, including Parish Plan, Free Coordinator Manual as a flip-book, and Promotional Materials here.
  • Get your guides for The Search available here.
  • Promotional Materials, here.

Más allá de ladrillos y concreto: Promoviendo la fe fuera de las paredes de la parroquia. (Fostering Faith outside the walls of the Church)

Hosted by Luis Soto and Michele Clark

September 11th, 2020

Más allá de ladrillos y concreto:

Promoviendo la fe fuera de las paredes de la parroquia.

(Fostering Faith outside the walls of the Church)

Hosted by Luis Soto and Michele Clark

September 11th, 2020

Using FORMED
in Religious Ed and Schools

Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod, Annie Esposito and Julie Musselman

Religious Ed and Catholic Schools page with all links, here.

July 24th, 2020

Using FORMED
in Religious Ed and Schools

 Hosted by Brian Truckenbrod, Annie Esposito and Julie Musselman

July 24th, 2020

Successfully Implementing
FORMED in Your Parish

Hosted by Sean Dalton and Julie Musselman

July 15th, 2020

Successfully Implementing
FORMED in Your Parish

 Hosted by Sean Dalton and Julie Musselman

July 15th, 2020

Successfully Implementing FORMED 

Hosted by Sean Dalton and Julie Musselman

July 15th, 2020

Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest John Christian, St Thomas More Church, Centennial, CO
February 19th, 2020

The Sacraments: RCIA

Featuring Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained

Hosted by Sean Dalton

with guest John Christian, St Thomas More Church, Centennial, CO
February 19th, 2020

Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest Stacy Wendt, St James Church, Belvidere, IL
February 12th, 2020

The Sacraments: Marriage

Featuring Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest Stacy Wendt, St James Church, Belvidere, IL
February 12th, 2020

Reborn: You, Your Child, and the Heart of Baptism

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guests Sara and Justin Kraft, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph, MO
February 5th, 2020

The Sacraments: Baptism

Featuring Reborn: Your, Your Child, and the Heart of Baptism

Hosted by Sean Dalton

with guests Sara and Justin Kraft, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph, MO
February 5th, 2020

Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist

with Sean Dalton
January 29th, 2020

The Sacraments: Eucharist

Featuring Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist
January 29th, 2020

Forgiven: The Transforming Power of Confession

with Sean Dalton
January 22nd, 2020

The Sacraments: Reconciliation

Featuring Forgiven: The Transforming Power of Confession
January 22nd, 2020

YDisciple Confirmation

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest, Sue Berdis, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Erie, PA.
February 26th, 2020

The Sacraments: Confirmation

Featuring YDisciple Confirmation

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest

Sue Berdis, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Erie, PA.
February 26th, 2020

Called: Discover Your Vocation

with Sean Dalton
March 5th, 2020

The Sacraments: Vocation

Featuring Called: Discover Your Vocation
March 5th, 2020

Using FORMED for Building Up Men

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest Deacon Steve Stemper, St. Thomas More, Centenial, CO and Scott Carter of Kapun’s Men
December 3rd, 2019

Building Up Men

Hosted by Sean Dalton with guest

Deacon Steve Stemper, St. Thomas More, Centenial, CO and

Scott Carter of Kapun’s Men
December 3rd, 2019

Using FORMED for Teaching People to Pray

Hosted by Sean Dalton with Marybeth Finster and Tom Andry, St. Raphael, St. Petersburg, FL
November 20th, 2019

Using FORMED for Teaching People to Pray

Hosted by Sean Dalton with

Marybeth Finster and Tom Andry, St. Raphael, St. Petersburg, FL

November 20th, 2019

Impacting Teenagers with YDisciple

With Sean Dalton and Annie Grandell of NET Ministries
September 18th, 2019

Impacting Teenagers with YDisciple

With Sean Dalton and Annie Grandell of NET Ministries
September 18th, 2019

Using Lectio: Mary for Adult Faith Formation

Hosted by Sean Dalton with Dr. Brant Pitre and Stacy Wendt
October 15th, 2019

Using Lectio: Mary for Adult Faith Formation

Hosted by Sean Dalton with Dr. Brant Pitre and Stacy Wendt
October 15th, 2019

Using Lectio: Salvation in Lent

Hosted by Sean Dalton with special guest Dr. Michael Barber
January 15th, 2020

Using Lectio: Salvation in Lent

Hosted by Sean Dalton with special guest Dr. Michael Barber
January 15th, 2020