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He Lives - Celebrate Easter Because Jesus Christ Lives

Last edited 6th April 2016

Because of the Resurrection, Jesus Christ lives. Because of Him, you can overcome sin and experience everlasting joy.


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24 Hours for the Lord Parish Prayer Audio Resources

Last edited 19th February 2016

This podcast contains audio resources that you can download play at your own parish when you have a 24 Hours for the Lord event.


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The Significance of Ash Wednesday

Last edited 9th February 2016

They may just be ashes, but Fr. Mike points out that what they represent goes far beyond mere dust of the earth. With a simple cross on the forehead, we are recognizing that we are far from perfect, but that God loves and redeems us - not despite our brokenness, but in the midst of it. If you want to start off your Lent with a reminder of Ash Wednesday’s deeper meaning, listen to Fr. Mike’s heartfelt words in this video.

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"Church-speak" - Strange Things Church People Say

Last edited 4th February 2016

Msgr. Charles Pope from the Archdiocese of Washington writes:


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The Francis Minute: The Recipe for a Happy Family

Last edited 28th January 2016

Trusting and hoping in the Lord is not always easy. Listening to the words of Pope Francis about Mary's attitude at the Wedding Feast of Cana, we can find inspiration to live as she did. This is a beautiful catechesis for the family. We invite you to enjoy this animation produced by

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#ASKFRMIKE: Lucifer, the Trinity, and Leisurely Sundays

Last edited 27th January 2016

Fr. Mike Schmitz tackles several tough questions from his audience, like...


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#StealingTime - A Youth Ministry Video

Last edited 17th January 2016

We always ask for more hours in a day, but what if the hours we’ve been given aren’t enough because they’ve been stolen? And what if we’re the ones doing the stealing? Explore the possibility that we can take back time by doing one simple, but difficult thing.


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Risk Living: A Story About Tragedy and Hope

Last edited 13th January 2016

A family reflects on the life and tragic death of their son and the legacy he left behind, inspiring them and others to live life to the fullest. Watch this video by for their incredible story!

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Did the Church Ever Sell Indulgences?

Last edited 7th January 2016

When we think of indulgences, many of us think of an outdated and unfair Church practice that alienated many Catholics and sparked the Reformation centuries ago. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz sets things straight, explaining how indulgences are an offering of God’s grace—a way to remove the temporal consequences of sin. Even though Christ forgives our sins, we are still wounded by sin in this life. The Church offers indulgences as a sort of spiritual therapy as we recover from those wounds.

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Providence: A Video by Christopher Stefanick

Last edited 6th January 2016

Jesus said, 'Apart from me, you can do nothing.' We need God, and we need others, for everything. We need to remember this, because when we are grateful to God and others, we are generous... and that is a recipe for happiness. Watch this video for more!

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