Tag Archive: #fathermike

Can I Sin in My Dreams?

Posted on April 24, 2024
Have you ever had dark, disturbing dreams? If you did, did you feel guilty when you woke up? Did you have some vague sense of shame that such dreams came from your mind? If you’ve ever experienced this, you might [read more...]

The Symptoms of Vanity (and the Surprising Cure)

Posted on March 6, 2024
Vanity of vanities! All is vanity!” Okay maybe not everything, but probably more than you thought. Vanity isn’t just looking the mirror too much (although it could be). Vanity isn’t just too much plastic surgery (although it could be). Vanity [read more...]

When God Doesn’t Answer Your Prayers

Posted on December 13, 2023
If it feels like God isn’t answering your prayers, that can be disheartening. But it can also be devastating. Fr. Mike offers the good word that your God is your loving Father who wants to give you good things. But [read more...]

Sneaky Ways to Be Prideful (and How to Stop)

Posted on November 29, 2023
“I don’t… think… I’m prideful…?” Great! If you examine your actions and intentions and you don’t detect any obvious pride, that’s a wonderful thing. But as each one of us grows deeper in relationship with Jesus, he will reveal ever [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...]

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...]

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...]