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  • Christmas with The Chosen

    If the family is planning a little binge-watching during this pandemic Christmas break, consider The Chosen - a now multi-season series based on the life of Christ. Find the series in your TV's streaming service, or on the Youtube channel at

    Uploaded Dec 23, 2020
  • Introduction to Advent - Brother Francis

    The first of a series of daily Advent stories for your young children. Other Brother Francis offerings include videos on the Mass and each of the Sacraments.

    Uploaded Dec 21, 2020
  • The Christmas Story

    Somebody drop the mic. Hear Luke describe the Christmas story through this 4-year-old. One more reason to make bedtime prayer and Bible story-time a priority.

    Uploaded Dec 21, 2020
  • Christmas Tree Symbolism & Meaning - Jared Dees

    As you erect the tree this year, be prepared to have a conversation with your family about why we bring whole evergreen trees into our livingrooms every Christmas. Think about how ridiculous this sounds! What about the angel or star, the lights, the ornaments - what does all this signify to Christians?

    Uploaded Dec 10, 2020
  • Attention Youth Ministers! Coffee Interview with Lay Evangelist Michael Gormley

    DON'T ASK SMALL THINGS OF TEENAGERS! Seriously. If you are at all interested in youth ministry, watch this interview with Michael Gormley broadcast from his garage. Not flashy but chock full of gems to inspire you for years, try to keep up.

    WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE? Even if you're NOT interested in youth ministry, so much to digest here for the average Catholic. If you enjoy the crazy pace, search out more Michael Gormley on Youtube.

    Uploaded Oct 08, 2020
  • Carry the Cross and other inspiring shorts from artist Dong Haeng

    Inspirational animations, useful for reflection or introducing small group discussion.

    Uploaded Sep 29, 2020
  • Do You Get Distracted During Prayer? - Fr. Malachy

    When we pause for prayer, does our mind continue to mulch all those daily distractions and to-do's? Fr. Malachy offers a positive and uplifting way to look at our prayer life, and some practical tips to help us make the most of this special time with God.

    Uploaded Aug 28, 2020
  • Finding God in the Quarantine

    Fr. Mark-Mary invites us each, in whatever experience of this time we find ourselves, to experience a radical openness to God in our lives. Find encouragement here.

    Uploaded May 01, 2020
  • Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, Keynote for the 2018 Life Is VERY Good Evening of Prayer

    Join Sister Miriam James Heidland as she shares her own journey from darkness back to who she was created to be, with love and purpose.

    Uploaded Apr 12, 2020
  • How to Live this Lent for Others

    Fr. Mike encourages us to mature from the discipline of our Catholic faith, choosing to do a right or noble thing, to a generosity of heart, doing the right or noble thing which God most wants us to do in the spirit of loving our neighbour.

    Uploaded Mar 13, 2020
  • Late Show with Stephen Colbert - Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the Coronavirus

    Secular videos not posted often here, but we understand God works through human history and can effect good out of even the very bad. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this pandemic. Listen carefully to the conversation Mr. Colbert has with Dr. Gupta, and where this goes ... In a largely me-first, individualistic, consumerist, profit-before-people system (arguably the U.S. or Canada), where has the conversation turned in response to this recent crisis?

    Uploaded Mar 13, 2020
  • How to Start Strong and Stay Strong - Fr. Mike Schmitz

    "We do not rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our preparedness."
    (Greek philosopher Archilocus)

    We can enjoy the natural energy and joy which comes from something newly begun, but Christians must also be prepared to stay the course. Who can we turn to when we need a model of perseverance? How do we prepare?

    Uploaded Mar 13, 2020