Tag Archive: #ascensionpresents

My Conversion Story

Posted on September 27, 2023
How do you know you’ve had an encounter with God? Sometimes it’s hard to tell, especially if you were raised in the Faith. Fr. Mike shares his own conversion story, and encourages us to think of a time or a [read more...]

A Longing for More…

Posted on September 15, 2023
“What are you waiting for, you know you are called to do something great.” When he heard this, Fr. Mark Toups decided to enter the seminary. But that wasn’t the first time he heard the call. While growing up in [read more...]

Did God Create Aliens?

Posted on September 5, 2023
Do aliens from outer space really exist? Did God create them? Are they intelligent? What does that mean for our faith? In this video, Fr. Mike’s answer might not be what you’re looking for, but… it’s the truth.

The Cost of Love

Posted on August 30, 2023
Your life probably wouldn’t have so many rules. You wouldn’t be as guilty for any sins you commit (you wouldn’t even know they were sins in the first place). You wouldn’t need to evangelize. And you wouldn’t know that the [read more...]

Expectations vs. Reality

Posted on August 22, 2023
When things don’t go the way we expect, it’s hard not to be frustrated and disappointed. How do we move on after unmet expectations? And how do we break the vicious cycle? Fr. Mike tells us how to keep it [read more...]

Faith vs. Works

Posted on August 9, 2023
There is an age-old question often debated between Catholics and Protestants. Are we saved by faith or works? How are we saved? In this video, Fr. Mike continues the discussion on faith and weighs in on the Catholic Church’s actual [read more...]

Fr. Mike Reviews “Sound of Freedom” Movie

Posted on July 24, 2023
In our world today, there are millions trapped in slavery and sex trafficking. The most horrific and devastating example of this, is the sale of the weakest and most vulnerable in society, our children. Today, Fr. Mike Schmitz shares his [read more...]

My Jesus vs. the Actual Jesus

Posted on July 19, 2023
If you profess to be a Christian, that means you profess to follow Jesus Christ. But, of course, that presupposes that you know who Jesus is—where he came from, what he came to do, where he went, and what he [read more...]

Is It Possible to Pray Too Much?

Posted on June 6, 2023
How much prayer is too much prayer? Our relationship with God is the most important relationship we will ever have. But what about when our devotions clash with our responsibilities to our loved ones? Or attendance to other obligations? In [read more...]

The Christian Life IS Impossible

Posted on May 31, 2023
The call to holiness can feel like an overwhelming challenge. In fact it can seem downright impossible. But in spite of our brokenness, sinfulness and littleness God keeps calling us to “walk on the water” with Him. In this video, [read more...]