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  • Divine Mercy Chaplet (spoken)

    This 9-minute video will lead you through the Divine Mercy Chaplet with or without your Rosary beads. You can find much more about this prayer for redemption of the world and salvation of souls at Try praying this with family, a good way to teach young children responsorial prayer. More videos can be found on Youtube if you prefer to sing this prayer.

    Uploaded Apr 18, 2019
  • Holy Week in 3 Minutes

    A video from Busted Halo, follow the movement of the Church through each Holy Week celebration and discover how everything ties together - all in less than 3 minutes!

    Uploaded Apr 11, 2019
  • Easter Vigil Mass

    The most beautiful and solemn celebration of the year, Easter Vigil Mass is full of symbols which lead us into a deeper intimacy and understanding of God and his loving plan for us. Set to music, enjoy this synopsis of the liturgy intended to draw you into the sights and sounds of Easter Vigil.

    Uploaded Apr 11, 2019
  • On Palm Sunday - Bishop Robert Barron

    For adults seeking a deeper understanding of Palm Sunday, Bishop Barron offers a glimpse into the interplay of Old and New Testament, and the traditional significance of palms and donkeys. Learn about the signs and symbols which point us to Jesus as King, Prince of Peace and Glory of God.

    Uploaded Mar 26, 2019
  • Palm Sunday - The Skit Guys

    A casual look at what Palm Sunday is ... and isn't. This duo also makes other great videos suitable for catechetical sessions or a quick preview before movie night at home. For a more serious offering from Skit Guys, try searching Youtube for "The Chisel Skit Guys", a look at how God remakes us in his image.

    Uploaded Mar 26, 2019
  • Bishop Barron on Prayer

    Have you ever experienced a dryness in your prayer? Seems like I'm going through the motions but nothing is happening. Or maybe, you've never taken time to just BE with God. This 13-minute video is packed with inspiration, so have the Pause button ready, because he moves from item to item very quickly. Prayer changes us, and the kind of prayer we are drawn to may change too. Pause here for a spiritual kickstart.

    Uploaded Mar 22, 2019
  • Palm Sunday

    On Palm Sunday, we begin by re-enacting the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, waving our blessed palms and acclaiming, "Hosanna in the highest!" Learn more in this short video from

    Uploaded Mar 21, 2019
  • Stations of the Cross

    If you can't pray the Stations of the Cross with others in the church this year, try walking with Jesus during his last day on earth with this 40-minute video. No 40-minute gaps in your day? Visit, where you can find a short 3-1/2 minute video for one station each morning, and instructions for praying along. Use the "Next Station" button to advance to the prayer and video for each station.

    Uploaded Mar 18, 2019
  • Sacraments 101 - Penance (why we confess) -

    For how-to, see the previous ODB video, but this is a great explanation of why. Visit for all kinds of short videos and articles useful for child, youth, and adult catechesis.

    Uploaded Mar 12, 2019
  • How do I go to Confession? - Outside Da Box

    A 4 1/2-minute animated explanation of why and how we celebrate confession. A little refresher for those who have may have forgotten. ODB makes similar shorts on other Catholic topics.

    Uploaded Mar 12, 2019
  • 4:45 Sacraments 101 - How to Receive the Eucharist - from Busted Halo

    Ever wonder why the person in the communion procession in front of you is taking a bow? Is it more appropriate to receive Jesus in the hand or on the tongue? Check out this short clip from

    Uploaded Mar 07, 2019
  • The Hour That Will Change Your Life - Seek 2015 - Fr. Mike Schmitz

    A favourite video about the Eucharist. Aimed at university students, but with a short explanation great for use in First Communion or Confirmation parent sessions. Starts off sounding a bit like a talk on chastity, but keep listening.

    Uploaded Mar 05, 2019