This talk is difficult for Fr. Mike to give, but sadly, it is also necessary. Since the Pennsylvania Report was released, practically every headline with the word “Catholic” in it has been about the report, which gives accounts of three hundred priests who allegedly abused over one thousand minors over seventy years. Indignation is not the main message Fr. Mike wants to express here—although he feels that too. More than anything, he wants his listeners to know that now—more than ever—we need to live virtuous and holy lives and become the saints the Church needs.
Fr. Mike is also a presenter in these faith formation programs from Ascension:
Get 18 of Fr. Mike’s best Ascension Presents videos in this exclusive DVD from Ascension:Ascension Presents … Fr. Mike Schmitz
Fr. Mike spoke at the Ascension Cafe during the World Meeting of Families. Watch him and other speakers get fired up about the gospel in the Ascension Cafe DVD.
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