Tag Archive: #frmikeschmitz

The Secret to Staying Happily Married

Posted on June 25, 2024
We’ve got a “Marriage Pop-Quiz” for you! Would you ditch your spouse to catch a flight? Imagine you’re traveling with your spouse. They go to the bathroom while you wait for your flight to board. But they don’t come back. [read more...]

Saying Yes to a Life You Did Not Plan

Posted on April 10, 2024
Who is orchestrating your life? If it’s God—and not you—what will you say to him? Fr. Mike suggests trying “yes.” Whether life circumstances bring the best out of you or the worst out of you, you need Jesus more than [read more...]

You CAN Quit Porn. Here’s How

Posted on December 26, 2023
This is not the first video on Ascension Presents about how to overcome an addiction to pornography, but it might be one of the simplest and most actionable. Since 2000, Covenant Eyes has been a leader in the online accountability [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...]

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...]

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...]

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 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...]