Tag Archive: #ascensionpresents

How to Skip Purgatory

Posted on September 21, 2022
We all want to be saints, but the struggle against sin and selfishness can feel overwhelming. There may be days where we might feel satisfied simply making it to purgatory rather than entering the pearly gates. But is this lukewarm [read more...]

Forgiveness

Posted on September 5, 2022
What is forgiveness exactly? Maybe if we really knew what it meant, we’d be more willing to show it. Father Mike Schmitz teaches us that forgiveness is rooted in justice. It doesn’t forget or ignore the injustice done, but it frees [read more...]

Why It’s Important to Laugh at Yourself

Posted on July 26, 2022
Do you take yourself too seriously? Are you unwilling to acknowledge your faults and weaknesses to others- or even to yourself? In this video, Fr. Mike shares some lessons in humility and being willing to laugh at yourself.

This Teaching is Worth Dying For

Posted on July 13, 2022
Fr. Mike reminds us of the gift of the Eucharist and shares the way it transformed his own life. It is the heart of our faith, our spiritual nourishment, the bread that we live for, and the teaching worth dying [read more...]

Father Mike’s Independence Day Special

Posted on June 27, 2022
It might be tough not to feel patriotic after hearing why Fr. Mike Schmitz loves America in this video. More importantly, though, he talks about the “burden of freedom” and explains why true freedom requires wisdom, virtue, and a thorough [read more...]

The Eucharist

Posted on June 15, 2022
In this incredibly POWERFUL video, Fr. Mike Schmitz talks about the True Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and shares a heart-wrenching story about the faith of a 12-year-old girl in Communist China that you won’t want to miss!

Lucifer, The Trinity, and Leisurely Sundays

Posted on June 8, 2022
Fr. Mike Schmitz tackles several tough questions from his audience, like “Who became the new light-bearer after Lucifer fell?” and “How do we make Sunday a time of rest amidst our busy schedules?” If you ever wondered about these things, [read more...]

What (NOT) To Do With Criticism

Posted on May 25, 2022
When we receive criticism from someone it’s easy to think that we can either put up our fists and fight it or let it defeat us. But are those really the only two options? In this video, Fr. Mike walks [read more...]