Tag Archive: #reflection

Living the Gospel in a Secular World

Posted on June 21, 2022
How do I fit the practice of my faith into the demands of everyday life? Putting our faith into action is the challenge of every believer. We are pulled between making time for prayer and good works on the one [read more...]

Resolutely Determined

Posted on June 21, 2022
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C In the Gospel for this Sunday, St. Luke states that Jesus “resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem.” Jerusalem is where Jesus would be handed over to the authorities in order to fulfill [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!

Body & Blood of Christ

Posted on June 14, 2022
The Solemnity of Corpus Christi – Year C This Sunday the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Corpus Christi – the Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. The Eucharist is an expression of Christ’s unfathomable love for us. His [read more...]

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...]

An Exchange of Divine Love

Posted on June 7, 2022
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity – Year C One day, as St. Augustine walked along the seashore deep in thought in an effort to understand the mystery of the Holy Trinity, he saw a little child running back [read more...]

Holy Spirit, Changer of Plans

Posted on June 1, 2022
Pentecost Sunday The fifty days between Easter Sunday and Pentecost Sunday are one great feast—one Magnificent Day of Lord. Pentecost Sunday is the fulfillment of the Paschal Mystery: the Passion, Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus. The descent of the Holy [read more...]

Send Out Your Spirit Through Us

Posted on May 31, 2022
“Lord, send out your spirit and renew the face of the earth,” like many of the faithful, I can’t read those words without finding myself doing so along with the familiar tune of the Responsorial Psalm. In addition to the [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...]

The Power of HOPE

Posted on May 24, 2022
The Ascension of the Lord – Year C After Jesus ascended into Heaven, the Apostles returned to Jerusalem with great joy. Strikingly, the Apostles were not sad after Jesus seemingly left them. The Apostles’ joy flowed from their hope—hope that [read more...]