As Americans we are known for our celebration of liberty and our focus on “our rights.” We even have a landmark statue which embodies this important value. But what if our pursuit of liberty isn’t enough by itself?
Today Fr. Mike challenges us to take responsibility as citizens of this great nation. He encourages us to pursue a growth in virtue, character and religious faith; the faith on which our freedom as a democracy hinges upon.
Meet Fr. Mike Schmitz
Fr. Mike Schmitz serves as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Duluth and as chaplain for the Newman Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
He is a presenter in Ascension’s Chosen, Altaration, and The 99 programs, and has a channel on Ascension Presents. He is also the host of the Ascension podcasts The Bible in a Year and The Catechism in a Year.