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Catholic Connection – May 28, 2024 – Hr 2

Guest host Sherry Brownrigg talks to Taylor Kemp from the Augustine Institute about a new series on the vibrancy of the Catholic faith coming to Formed. Michelle Hillaert tells us about the GIVEN Institute.




Segment 1 – Intro & News


Segment 2 & 3 – “Symbolon: The Faith of the Church” Showcases Vibrance of Catholic Faith on American Soil
“The Augustine Institute, home of the premier Catholic streaming service Formed, will soon release a new version of its flagship catechetical series Symbolon, taking viewers on a journey around the United States for a unique experience of the universal Church. With its sixteen visually vibrant episodes teaching the Catholic faith line by line using the Creed, Symbolon: The Faith of the Church will launch on Formed on July 17.”

Taylor Kemp – A former professional soccer player who converted to Catholicism, Taylor serves as the vice president of content at the Augustine Institute.




Segment 4 & 5 – The GIVEN Institute
The GIVEN Institute (“GIVEN”) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to activating the gifts of young adult women for the Catholic Church and the world. GIVEN inspires and equips the next generation of female leaders to “receive the gift that they are; realize the gifts they’ve been given; and respond with the gift that only they can give.”  Michelle Hillaert joins us.

Michelle Hillaert is the Executive Director of the Given Institute. With an undergraduate degree in Communication Arts from Franciscan University of Steubenville, her portfolio includes emergency management, web, application and graphic design, marketing and social media management, podcasting, and online consulting.








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