Tag Archive: #ascensionpresents

Is it Better NOT to Exist?

Posted on May 25, 2023
The question of evil, suffering and brokenness in our world can be a hard one to grapple with. Sometimes, when we’re in a place of darkness, the question can arise, “Would it be better if I had never been born?” [read more...]

What’s the Deal With Catholic Guilt?

Posted on May 5, 2023
“Am I a good person? Am I good enough to go to Heaven?” Fr. Mike drops some truth bombs. God does not merely tolerate you. He loves you with a ferocious and passionate love and he desires that you know [read more...]

Can I Go To Confession Over Zoom?

Posted on April 26, 2023
In an increasingly digital age, we do more and more things virtually. And while we can use technology to help us listen to the Bible in a Year or connect with likeminded Catholics, why is it we must receive the [read more...]

Why Belief Alone Isn’t Enough

Posted on March 15, 2023
Have you ever heard someone state, ” I believe in God, but I don’t believe in prayer?” Is it logical to have an intellectual belief in the existence of God but not trust in His providence and care? In this [read more...]

How Do I Know if I Made the Wrong Choice?

Posted on March 8, 2023
Each day of our lives we make countless decisions. Many of them have small consequences, good or bad. But what about the BIG decisions we make, like what career to be in, who to marry, or what vocation to follow? [read more...]

How Baptism Changes Everything

Posted on February 15, 2023
When we’re baptized, we become adopted sons or daughters of God. We become “children of God”. So… does that mean we aren’t children of God before that? And if we aren’t… what are we? Today, Fr. Mike explains to us [read more...]

Do I Have a Good Conscience?

Posted on February 7, 2023
Jiminy Cricket said “Always let your conscience be your guide,” but how do I know if I have a good conscience? A good conscience more often is concerned with our responsibilities than with our rights. It is more preoccupied with [read more...]

Begin With the End in Mind

Posted on January 4, 2023
What do I want to be true about me at the end of this year that is not currently true? At the beginning of this new year, Fr. Mike shares the advice of Stephen Covey: “Begin with the end in [read more...]

Christmas: A Time for HOPE

Posted on December 19, 2022
While many of us may become stressed out before Christmas and depressed afterwards—working hard to make the holiday perfect and burning out once it’s all “over”—the Light of the season can still shine through if we remember one thing. In [read more...]