Source: Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr, Mark-Mary of Ascension Presents via YouTube.com. Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Mark-Mary define material cooperation and discuss when our actions need to be evaluated based on our intentions and their effects. For even more on Catholic Morality for everyone, be sure to read Dr. […]
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Building a Life of Meaning (No Matter Your Vocation).
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube A question for anyone single and reading this YouTube description: what if you never get married? Do those words send chills down your spine? Lillian Fallon—Catholic writer, personal stylist, and fellow single—proposes that our worst fear is not to die alone. It’s to live a […]
Are Your Prayers Being Answered?
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube Where in our lives do we struggle to wait? To accept that our prayers “aren’t being answered”? For Zachariah and Elizabeth, it must have been agonizing to face infertility their entire lives. Elizabeth had such humility to wait upon the Lord even though he “wasn’t […]
Save Yourself from Helplessness
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube 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 offers an uplifting message for those tough times. No matter how dire the circumstances, with God’s grace, there is […]
Confession is a Place of Victory
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube What is the priest thinking when you make your confession? Fr. Mike reveals the answer in this video from The 99, a simple three-part system will help you quickly and easily organize an effective, ongoing evangelization effort in your parish or community. Learn more at […]
Living Life Through the Lens of Scripture (and Podcast Announcement!)
We all see the world through our own lens. The media we partake of—the news we read, the podcasts we listen to, the videos we watch—shapes that lens. But Fr. Mike says there’s one thing that should be shaping our lens more than anything else: scripture.
How Demons Actually Work
Ascension Presents via YouTube To clear up some misunderstandings regarding demonic activity, Fr. Mark-Mary offers a short crash course on the matter. There are four main kinds of demonic activity: Temptation: when the devil subtly invites a soul to sinInfestation: when there is demonic activity in a placeOppression: when demonic […]
What Did Mary Do for Advent?
In this introductory video, you will meet the hosts, Fr. Mark Toups, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, and Fr. Josh Johnson as they share their own encounters with Mary and the effect she has had on their lives. This video will put you in the frame of mind to see Advent through Mary’s eyes as you wait with her for the birth of her son, Jesus.
Why You Can’t Put Your Faith in People
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube Have you ever been shaken by a scandal in the Church? It’s hard not to have been, especially amidst scandals on a major scale or ones involving people we’ve looked up to and loved. When these things come to light, it’s common for people to […]
The Rosary Campaign: Changing the Course of History
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube Fr. Mark-Mary and Fr. John Anthony Boughton talk about the influence The Rosary has had throughout history. It ain’t just your grandma’s prayer! The Rosary has influenced many conversions and led to massive victories for the Church against her enemies. One of these victories came […]
What’s the Difference Between Love and Lust?
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube Kim Zember and Jackie Angel talk about the difference between love and lust. Drawing directly from the Catechism (CCC 2345) and from Scripture, we can see that love is patient, kind, selfless, and—most importantly—something of God. God is love. And when we look at passages […]
Does It Ever Seem Like Satan Is Winning?
Source: Ascension Presents via YouTube Fr. Mark-Mary and Fr. John Anthony Boughton talk about what we can do when it feels like Satan has the upper hand. It’s no secret that there is a lot of turmoil, nervousness, and fear in the world right now. Fr. John Anthony connects the […]