ascension presents

 Are You Busy Doing the Right Things?Ascension Presents
4 days ago
In the spiritual life, it's difficult to know whether striving to do God's will or just abiding in him is better. But why can't we do both?
 Do You Need a Spiritual Director?Ascension Presents
2 days ago
The question of whether one needs a spiritual director is a popular one. Fr. Mark-Mary and Mother Clare explain what spiritual ...
 The Right Way to Be SingleAscension Presents
5 days 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 ...
 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
7 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Finding Balance in Your Walk with JesusAscension Presents
11 days ago
Rigidity and laxity are difficult obstacles to avoid when trying to find balance in your faith life. When we treat Christianity as a ...
 Can Someone be "Born Gay?" W/ Fr. Mike SchmitzMatt Fradd
9 months ago
Fr. Mike explains why it's a bad idea to attribute homosexual behavior to being "born that way." We discuss how identity politics ...
 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, ...
 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 ...
 Do You Know How to Listen Well?Ascension Presents
9 days ago
It's important to learn how to listen well because listening can bring healing. Author Caryll Houselander is credited for saying “You ...
 Family brings out the worst in you (so that God can heal it)Ascension Presents
25 days 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 ...
 Feast of Corpus Christi - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
21 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 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 ...
 Reconciling the Body of Christ (An Interview with Fr. Josh Johnson)Ascension Presents
1 months ago
Fr. Mike Schmitz sits down with Fr. Josh Johnson to discuss racial division in the Church and how Catholics can strive to restore ...
 Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
14 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Are Sexual Dreams a Sin?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
This is a question that some people may be ashamed to ask. Thankfully, and perhaps to your surprise, St. Thomas Aquinas says, ...
 What Helped Us Discern God's WillAscension Presents
9 months ago
Get the book at: https://ascensionpress.com/products/pray-decide-and-don-t-worry-five-steps-to-discerning-god-s-will When they ...
 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.
 Why Fasting Is Such a Powerful Form of PrayerAscension Presents
19 days ago
Jackie Francois Angel and Kim Zember discuss why fasting, when combined with prayer, is a powerful way to draw closer to God.
 What's Your Bedtime?Ascension Presents
4 years ago
There's an old saying, “Why put off until tomorrow what you could do today?” Our culture's "seize-the-day" mentality can be a good ...
 What Can Catholics Do to Overcome Racism?Ascension Presents
a months ago
Fr. Mark-Mary asks Fr. Pierre Toussaint about his experience of racism and division in the Church. And Fr. Mark-Mary listens.
 How the Devil Uses Your Gifts and Talents Against YouAscension Presents
1 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, ...
 Pray with Us: The Holy RosaryAscension Presents
8 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 ...
 Can I Be Gay and Catholic?Ascension Presents
10 months ago
When people ask Kim Zember the question, “How can I be gay and Catholic?” she responds with the question, “Why is 'gay' ...
 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 ...
 Guarding Your Life Against LustAscension Presents
2 years ago
Oftentimes the advice we receive for overcoming lust sounds a little cliché, so we dismiss it as unhelpful. In this week's video from ...
 How Should Catholics Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic?Ascension Presents
3 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 ...
 Reading the "Signs" from GodAscension Presents
9 months ago
Fr. Mike offers the antidote of common sense for the anxiety that often comes after making a big decision. As a campus minister, ...
 When Your Desires and God’s Plans Are DifferentAscension Presents
4 months ago
Just because you desire something deeply doesn't mean it's God's plans for you. Sometimes our desires and God's will are ...
 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 ...
 Letting God Take His TimeAscension Presents
3 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 ...
 Pray with Us: The Chaplet of Divine MercyAscension Presents
2 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, ...
 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 ...
 Find Out If You’re Really in LoveAscension Presents
2 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 ...
 How I Avoid Laziness at HomeAscension Presents
3 months ago
Jackie Angel shares some tips that she has found helpful to avoid laziness at home. These tips can be useful during the ...
 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.
 How to Practice the Presence of GodAscension Presents
1 months ago
Throughout the Gospels Jesus says, “Remain in me” or “abide in me,” which—in simplified terms—means whatever you do, invite ...
 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 ...
 The Christian Response to AttractionAscension Presents
1 years ago
What is a Christian to do when they are married or took religious vows of celibacy, but then notice that they have feelings of ...
 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 ...
 Signs that Your Relationship Is Falling ApartAscension Presents
1 years ago
Fr. Mike discusses four signs that your relationship is in danger of falling apart, especially when it comes to stonewalling.
 Sexual Desire vs. Lust and Other Popular QuestionsAscension Presents
2 years ago
Matt Fradd answers a handful of questions from his viewers, such as "Are you a cradle Catholic or a convert?", "How would you ...
 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 ...
 Make Small Sacrifices for a Big ChangeAscension Presents
18 days ago
Making small sacrifices is not just for Lent, because sacrifices and penance are necessary. As Christ said: “If any man would come ...
 Save Yourself from HelplessnessAscension Presents
4 years ago
When life throws challenge after challenge at us, it is easy to just give in and think we are helpless. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz ...
 God’s Ways Are Not Our WaysAscension Presents
3 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 ...
 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity - Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
28 days ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Ask Father Mike Live!Ascension Presents
1 months ago
For the first time ever on Ascension Presents, Father Mike Schmitz answers your questions LIVE! Whether you wonder why ...
 Which Struggles Are We Supposed to Endure?Ascension Presents
1 years ago
Struggler Merch available here: https://shop.ascensionpress.com/products/snapback-struggler-hat Father Mark-Mary and Brother ...
 Responding to Pro-Choice ArgumentsAscension Presents
5 months ago
Jackie Angel shares how you can respond to pro-choice arguments in a compassionate way. In short, every human being has the ...
 Sexual Desire vs. Lust and Other Popular QuestionsAscension Presents
2 years ago
Matt Fradd answers a handful of questions from his viewers, such as "Are you a cradle Catholic or a convert?", "How would you ...
 Fifth Sunday of Easter - LIVE Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
1 months ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you would like to support Ascension ...
 Is Swearing a Sin?Ascension Presents
5 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 ...
 How to Deal with Your Partner’s Sexual SinAscension Presents
2 months ago
Fr. Mike talks about how to navigate discussions with your partner about sexual sin—whether it's pornography, masturbation, ...
 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 ...
 Mastering Love and RelationshipsAscension Presents
3 years ago
Who doesn't want to have more constructive conversations in their close relationships? In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz explains ...
 Leah Darrow on ModestyAscension Presents
4 years ago
Catholic speaker and author Leah Darrow shows how the Catholic approach to modesty is about more than good fashion.
 Race, Riots, and Renewal: An Open Conversation with the CFRsAscension Presents
29 days ago
Fr. Mark-Mary of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (CFR) introduces Fr. Pierre Toussaint, CFR and Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR as ...
 What You Can ControlAscension Presents
9 months ago
If you're in any kind of situation in your life where you feel you are limited in what you can control, you may not be as chained to ...
 Palm Sunday - LIVE Mass with Fr. Mike SchmitzAscension Presents
3 months ago
Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Follow along with the Passion ...
 True Friendship vs. Toxic FriendshipAscension Presents
1 months ago
Have you ever seen that movie Mean Girls? It's the ultimate comparison of toxic friendship and true friendship. Aristotle describes ...
 Venting or Gossiping?Ascension Presents
3 years ago
Sometimes we forget how much of an impact our words can make. In this video, Fr. Mike reminds us that our words have the ...