Ascension Presents

 Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
2 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Why You’re Watching Porn and How to Finally QuitAscension Presents
4 days ago
Fr. Mark-Mary, CFR, talks about the increase in habitual sin lately, and specifically how to finally quit porn. We are going to be ...
 What’s a Sign from God (and What Isn’t)Ascension Presents
6 days ago
Signs are often tricky and fuzzy. They're not always such a good tool for helping you make a decision. Let's be honest: we want ...
 Can I Attend a Same-Sex Wedding?Ascension Presents
7 days ago
Kim Zember joins Jackie Angel to talk about what to do when you're invited to a same-sex wedding. Rather than seeing this as a ...
 The Real Answer to Why God Allows SufferingAscension Presents
13 days ago
Playing a video game called Injustice helps Fr. Mike explain the real answer to why God allows suffering. In Injustice, Superman ...
 How Demons Actually WorkAscension Presents
18 days ago
To clear up some misunderstandings regarding demonic activity, Fr. Mark-Mary offers a short crash course on the matter.
 God’s Mercy and SuicideAscension Presents
12 days ago
If you've lost a loved one to suicide, don't despair. According to St. Faustina, God gives those who are dying three opportunities to ...
 How to Get Real FriendsAscension Presents
27 days ago
How many real friends do you have? Honestly, many people we call friends would probably better qualify as pals or buddies.
 Why Are Some People So Annoying?Ascension Presents
1 months ago
We all have pet peeves. We all get annoyed by things that really don't matter much, whether it's someone chewing with their ...
 If You’re Not Feeling LovedAscension Presents
1 months ago
If you're not feeling loved by someone you love, take courage in the story of Leah in Genesis. Jacob, Leah's husband, did not love ...
 Twenty fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
9 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Padre Pio's Secret to HolinessAscension Presents
4 years ago
What is the true sign of sainthood? Fr. Mike Schmitz explains why it's not the stigmata or the ability to miraculously heal people.
 All About Guardian AngelsAscension Presents
1 months ago
Angels are real, and our guardian angels may have prevented us from death or serious harm. Since the Enlightenment ...
 Family brings out the worst in you (so that God can heal it)Ascension Presents
3 months ago
Fr. Mike explains how being at home with our family is one of God's favorite ways to make us holy—if we are honest about the ...
 Is Swearing a Sin?Ascension Presents
8 months ago
Following up on his video about taking the Lord's name in vain, Fr. Mike comments on whether swearing, as in using vulgar ...
 Is This the End of the World? Maybe.Ascension Presents
11 days ago
The end of the world has been a main subject in countless stories and even religions. But is the end really near? Fr. John Anthony ...
 The Right Way to Be SingleAscension Presents
2 months ago
Yes, there is a unique joy that comes with being single if you do it the right way. Kim Zember talks about her relationship with God ...
 Why We Really Dress UpAscension Presents
14 days ago
Bobby was never a fan of suits and buttoned-up collars, but over time he started to realize why we really dress up. The outward ...
 Is This the End of the World? Maybe.Ascension Presents
11 days ago
The end of the world has been a main subject in countless stories and even religions. But is the end really near? Fr. John Anthony ...
 The Right Way to Be SingleAscension Presents
2 months ago
Yes, there is a unique joy that comes with being single if you do it the right way. Kim Zember talks about her relationship with God ...
 Why We Really Dress UpAscension Presents
14 days ago
Bobby was never a fan of suits and buttoned-up collars, but over time he started to realize why we really dress up. The outward ...
 Learning to be AloneAscension Presents
4 years ago
Being alone isn't supposed to be scary. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz shows us how solitude can be an invitation and doesn't ...
 Who You Are vs. Who You’re Called to BeAscension Presents
2 months ago
Sometimes we believe we just are a certain type of person, and that hinders us from being everything we are called to be. Fr. Mike ...
 Pray with Us: The Chaplet of Divine MercyAscension Presents
5 months ago
Join Fr. Mark-Mary and Fr. Pierre Toussaint as they pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Now is the ideal time to pray the Chaplet, ...
 Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
16 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Can I Smoke Marijuana?Ascension Presents
1 months ago
If you're wondering if you can smoke marijuana, Pope Francis offers some advice: “Let me state this in the clearest possible terms: ...
 How to Know if You've Found "The One"Ascension Presents
1 years ago
Staying on the straight and narrow path can be difficult when you're discerning marriage and looking for “the one”. Jackie says we ...
 How Catholics (Should) DateAscension Presents
1 years ago
Jackie has some straightforward advice about dating that will eliminate the ambiguity often involved, while hopefully leading to ...
 Have You Mastered the Basics of Your Faith?Ascension Presents
5 months ago
Fr. Mike makes the case that, before you claim a certain “style” in practicing the faith, you have to master the basics. He tells a ...
 Can I Be Gay and Catholic?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
When people ask Kim Zember the question, “How can I be gay and Catholic?” she responds with the question, “Why is 'gay' ...
 How I Avoid Laziness at HomeAscension Presents
5 months ago
Jackie Angel shares some tips that she has found helpful to avoid laziness at home. These tips can be useful during the ...
 Afraid of the Coronavirus?Ascension Presents
1 months ago
Wearing masks, not wearing masks, and all the mixed emotions that have come with the coronavirus reveal that—as a ...
 Are There Too Many People?Ascension Presents
21 days ago
The claim that there are too many people in the world deserves further investigation. The idea of overpopulation became popular ...
 How God Answered My PrayerAscension Presents
12 months ago
Jackie explains how God answered her prayers while praying some fifty-four-day novenas, which is when you pray the Rosary for ...
 Do You Get Distracted During Prayer?Ascension Presents
1 months ago
Even with four hours a day of prayer, Fr. Malachy still gets distracted. After his mind would wander off on one tangent after another, ...
 Overwhelmed?Ascension Presents
5 years ago
Life can get crazy, no matter how big or small the things you're striving for. So Father Mike Schmitz tells us what you can do when ...
 “Forgive and Forget”: Is It Really Possible?Ascension Presents
4 months ago
Is it really possible to forgive and forget? No, it's not in our power, but only with the power of the Holy Spirit can we forgive those ...
 How the Devil Uses Your Gifts and Talents Against YouAscension Presents
4 months ago
The devil can do nothing on his own, but he can use your God-given gifts and talents against you. The devil is prowling like a lion, ...
 I Never Wanted to Have KidsAscension Presents
1 years ago
Jackie Angel admits that she never wanted to be a mother … until she met her future husband Bobby. Sometimes it takes time to ...
 Pray with Us: The Holy RosaryAscension Presents
11 months ago
Since October is the Month of the Rosary, Fr. Mark-Mary and Brother Malachy invite you to pray the Rosary with them. Previously ...
 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
23 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 What You Should Know About PurgatoryAscension Presents
3 years ago
What is meant by the final purification? Understanding the Catholic notion of purgatory requires knowing the difference between a ...
 How Far is Too Far Before Marriage?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
When it comes to relationships before marriage, if you're asking the question “How far is too far?”, you're asking the wrong ...
 I Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts!Ascension Presents
4 years ago
The mere thought of ghosts can give us goose bumps sometimes, but there are still moments when we think ghost stories are just ...
 “Only faith that is tested can become great” — Fr. Mike's Sunday HomilyAscension Presents
1 months ago
Fr. Mike Schmitz's Sunday homily for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. You can read the readings first here: ...
 Find Out If You’re Really in LoveAscension Presents
4 months ago
When someone wants to find out if they're really in love, it usually means they're asking if the person they're dating—or want to ...
 Modesty for MenAscension Presents
7 months ago
After addressing modesty and modest dress for women, Jackie and Bobby figured they should probably cover modesty for men as ...
 How Do We Get Closer to Mary?Ascension Presents
4 months ago
The month of May is a beautiful time to get closer to Mary. But how can we do that? Fr. Mark-Mary has some great suggestions.
 What You Don’t Know About Christian MysticismAscension Presents
1 months ago
You may have heard of mystics like St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila, but what you may not know is that all Christians ...
 We Are Not Cosmic AccidentsAscension Presents
1 years ago
Without our dignity that comes from God, we are just cosmic accidents. This is a humbling realization, but one that can also be ...
 Can Girls Ask Guys Out?Ascension Presents
28 days ago
There is no Scripture verse or Catechism reference that answers the question, “Can girls ask guys out?” because it's a morally ...
 God’s Ways Are Not Our WaysAscension Presents
6 months ago
Fr. Mike describes exactly how God works with us, even though God's ways are not our ways. It's like when a person you're living ...
 Straightforward Career and Job AdviceAscension Presents
2 years ago
It's all too common for us to think of our work as either the thing that gives us our identity, or something to be avoided at all cost, ...
 Why Watching MMA Strips Human DignityAscension Presents
3 years ago
Sometimes the forms of entertainment we choose to watch raise important moral questions. In this video, Fr. Mike puts the sport of ...
 Letting God Take His TimeAscension Presents
4 years ago
Fr. Mike reflects on why God often takes his time when working in our lives. Sometimes God has to go back to the foundation of a ...
 Make Small Sacrifices for a Big ChangeAscension Presents
3 months ago
Making small sacrifices is not just for Lent, because sacrifices and penance are necessary. As Christ said: “If any man would come ...
 MY NEW FAVORITE BIBLE // Ascension Press Bible ReviewMelissa Tablada
2 years ago
Whether you are just beginning your faith journey and looking for a really good starter Bible, or you've been a Christian for years ...