Fr- Mike videos

 How Do We Spend Our Time?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
How we spend our time is one of the most valuable decisions we make, because time is one thing we can never get back once it's ...
 Eighteenth 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 ...
 Fr. Mike's AutobiographyAscension Presents
2 years ago
This video is not a new autobiography by F​r.​ Mike Schmitz. It's about everyone's autobiography, which is—in a word—the ...
 Father Mike's Funniest Moments - Part 1The Joy of the Faith
6 months ago
Father Michael Schmitz is hilarious! Check out part 1 of his funniest moments and his full talks at @Ascension Presents, ...
 The Power of PrayerAscension Presents
3 years ago
Fr. Mike lays down the reasons we should pray and gives a few spot-on examples of how real life reflects the nature of prayer.
 God’s Ways Are Not Our WaysAscension Presents
4 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 ...
 Acedia: The Noonday DevilAscension Presents
3 years ago
Fr. Mike Schmitz delivers a timely video in the midst of our Lenten journey as he explores the ancient concept of acedia.
 Mastering Love and RelationshipsAscension Presents
4 years ago
Who doesn't want to have more constructive conversations in their close relationships? In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz explains ...
 Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
How can God be good, but allow bad things to happen? Fr. Mike Schmitz tackles one of the toughest questions religious believers ...
 Why Are Some People So Annoying?Ascension Presents
5 days 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 ...
 The Most Inspiring and Impactful Words from Father MikeThe Joy of the Faith
1 years ago
When it comes to speakers, there are few that can change your life. Father Mike Schmitz has done this to so many people by his ...
 What's My Vocation?Ascension Presents
5 years ago
What should I do with my life?” It's a question on many hearts, maybe even our own. In this video, Father Mike Schmitz gives some ...
 Have You Mastered the Basics of Your Faith?Ascension Presents
3 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 ...
 The Key to DiscernmentAscension Presents
1 years ago
Who would have thought algebra and data could be the key to discernment? Fr. Mike explains that the discernment journey isn't ...
 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.
 Decision Making 101Ascension Presents
2 years ago
When you have to make a big decision, what course of action ​do ​you take to ensure you​ make the best choice? In this video ...
 Feeling Sorry for Yourself?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
What good does feeling sorry for yourself do? Fr. Mike points out a hard truth in saying—while you have the right to grieve when ...
 ForgivenessAscension Presents
5 years ago
What is forgiveness exactly? Maybe if we really knew what it meant, we'd be more willing to show it. Father Mike Schmitz teaches ...
 Why Are Some People So Annoying?Ascension Presents
5 days 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 ...
 Why Be Catholic and Not Just Christian?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
There are many similarities and differences between the Catholic Church and the Protestant denominations. In this video, Fr. Mike ...
 Confession is a Place of VictoryAscension Presents
1 years ago
What is the priest thinking when you make your confession? Fr. Mike reveals the answer in this video from The 99, a simple ...
 Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
How can God be good, but allow bad things to happen? Fr. Mike Schmitz tackles one of the toughest questions religious believers ...
 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.
 How to be a Good Disciple of ChristAscension Presents
2 years ago
The term "discipleship" has been a buzz word for a while (like 2000 years at least!), but especially in recent years. In this video, Fr.
 Finding God in DarknessAscension Presents
2 years ago
The phrase “dark night of the soul” is thrown around quite a bit in Catholic circles, but what does it mean exactly? In this video, Fr.
 Motivation to Go to Catholic MassAscension Presents
2 years ago
You may have heard priests or devout Catholics say something like, “If only people knew what was happening at Mass, they'd be ...
 The Truth About The Eucharist - Fr. Mike SchmitzThe Joy of the Faith
12 days ago
Thanks be to God! See the full talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwwiIkrLxTM&t=1169s.
 Hell Is for RealAscension Presents
3 years ago
It's a question that arises whenever someone challenges the beliefs of Christianity: If God is all-loving, why does he send people ...
 What Is the Sin of Gluttony?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
Many of us have learned the hard way that too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. In this video, Fr. Mike shows us how to ...
 Heaven: You're Not Good Enough (and why that's ok)Ascension Presents
5 years ago
If getting to heaven were anything like getting into the Olympics, then no one would make it. The fact is none of us are good ...
 Do Catholics Worship Saints?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
Father Mike Schmitz wants to address some confusion regarding Catholics' veneration of saints. In this video, he explains ...
 Ask Father Mike Live!Ascension Presents
2 months ago
For the first time ever on Ascension Presents, Father Mike Schmitz answers your questions LIVE! Whether you wonder why ...
 Overwhelmed?Ascension Presents
4 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 ...
 Why Is Prayer So Hard?Ascension Presents
8 months ago
Growing up Fr. Mike thought prayer should be like soaking in a hot tub. He didn't understand why it was so hard when he tried it.
 What Is Sin?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
In this video, Fr. Mike lays out not just what sin is but also what it is not. He also explains the difference between regret and ...
 Learning How to Love from the BibleAscension Presents
2 years ago
Do you want to learn how to love like the Bible teaches? Bible-based love, indeed any Bible-based relationships, can be attained ...
 Fr. Mike Schmitz: "The Hour That Will Change Your Life" | SEEK2015FOCUS Catholic
4 years ago
Fr. Mike Schmitz shares his experiences and the true intimacy that the Lord offers us in the Eucharist. To learn more about FOCUS ...
 How Should Catholics Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic?Ascension Presents
4 months ago
Fr. Mike gives us some advice about how we should respond to the coronavirus pandemic. He begins with the story of the recent ...
 Do Catholics Have to Respect Everyone?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
Sometimes it can be hard to respect the character of a person you really don't like. That's no problem, says Fr. Mike, because you ...
 Battle of PrayerAscension Presents
2 years ago
Drawing from the wisdom of the saints, Fr. Mike explains why prayer should be in the center of our lives, while offering some ...
 The Meaning of SufferingAscension Presents
3 years ago
Books upon books have been written about the problem of suffering. Fr. Mike isn't about to reinvent the wheel in this video, but the ...
 Life on the Rock - 2020-06-07 - Fr. Mike SchmitzEWTN
1 months ago
Fr. Mike Schmitz discusses prayer during the lockdown and staying spiritually strong during the time of the Coranavirus.
 The Lesser-Known Last JudgmentAscension Presents
2 years ago
Death, judgment, heaven, and hell—the four last things—are popular enough topics among Christians discussing the end times; ...
 Take Courage!Ascension Presents
2 years ago
It's easy to think of courage as something we only need when facing our greatest fears, but in this video Fr. Mike explains how ...
 Don't Have Any Friends?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
We often use the term “friend” loosely, introducing casual acquaintances as “My friends Lucy and John.” But what is friendship, ...
 Fr. Mike on Evangelization: Telling the Story of God’s LoveAscension Presents
6 months ago
Fr. Mike speaks about evangelization, new media, and telling the story of God's love at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in ...
 What Boredom Can Teach UsAscension Presents
2 years ago
When the summer days get long and hot, the gift of free time can become the burden of boredom. In this video, Fr. Mike shows us ...
 A Fr. Mike ChristmasAscension Presents
4 years ago
Fr. Mike wishes all a merry and Christ-filled Christmas, while singing some Christmas songs in an ugly sweater and doing a bit of ...
 Good Friday: The Meaning of the CrossAscension Presents
3 years ago
Many people wonder, and even become angry, about God's ways. In this video for Good Friday, Fr. Mike explains why God's ...
 The Virgin Mary's StrugglesAscension Presents
2 years ago
If we want to be holy, the Virgin Mary should have an integral role in our spiritual life; but sometimes, perhaps, you might ​think ...
 Fr. Mike Schmitz: "Pray The Mass Like Never Before" | SEEK2019FOCUS Catholic
1 years ago
While many people go to Mass every week, few people know what it is to worship. We show up and do our best to “pay attention," ...
 How Certain Is Your Faith?Ascension Presents
12 days ago
Is your faith certain enough to stand up against the doubts and different ideas out there? Fr. Mike shares insight about certainty ...
 Catholics, Alcohol, and DrinkingAscension Presents
2 years ago
Alcohol can certainly help us to live in the moment, grow in friendship, and simply enjoy life more, but when we drink too much we ...
 Why We Need BoundariesAscension Presents
1 years ago
We all have those people in our lives whom we love, but just ask too much of us. Establishing boundaries in relationships can be ...
 Patrick Madrid, Fr. Mike Schmitz - Debating Same Sex Marriage - 2016 Defending the FaithSteubenville Conferences
3 years ago
Connect with us at http://steubenvilleconferences.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Steubenville Twitter: ...
 Making a Good ConfessionAscension Presents
4 years ago
If you have ever wondered how to make a good confession, Fr. Mike Schmitz has some solid advice for you. He points out that ...
 What's Your Burden?Ascension Presents
2 years ago
As responsibilities pile up, it's common for us to worry about getting everything done well and on time. In this video, Fr. Mike ...