Tag Archive: #mikeschmitz

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...]

I Love Being Catholic, Here’s Why

Posted on June 6, 2024
If you’re truly open-minded, you can find some truth in most religions. You can find plenty of goodness and beauty as well. But where is the whole truth of God—the “fullness of truth”? Fr. Mike makes the case for Catholic [read more...]

Do You Go to Hell if You Never Heard of Jesus?

Posted on May 30, 2024
When considering the people of the Old Testament before Jesus’s coming, we might ask ourselves: “Are those without the knowledge of Jesus destined for eternal damnation?” And what about those who have never had an opportunity in our day and [read more...]

A Theology of Your Body

Posted on May 22, 2024
Pope John Paul II said that what modern man needs—and is missing—is an “adequate anthropology”, or, a full understanding of what it looks like to be human. Over the course of his pontificate, he gave it his best shot using [read more...]

A Message to Cradle Catholics

Posted on April 30, 2024
A question to anyone who is thinking about rejecting Jesus (or has accepted him for that matter): have you even met him? Do you know who you are rejecting? You might think the answer is yes. The answer might even [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...]

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...]

The Raw Reality of Your Favorite Bible People

Posted on January 10, 2024
Some of your favorite Bible characters were… terrible sometimes. Abraham lied and said Sarah wasn’t his wife. Jacob tricked his father into giving him the birthright instead of his brother. And there are plenty of stories that aren’t even appropriate [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...]