“Receptivity?” + The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (Fr. Mike’s Homily)

God always gives what we need to accomplish His will.

Mary was preserved from all stain of original sin at the moment of her conception by the merits of her Son’s future life, death, and resurrection.

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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 ChosenAltaration, 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.