The Unpleasant Ancestors of Christmas

Tamar, Judah, Solomon, and company are not exactly the ideal ancestors of the King of Kings; but in this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz shows how God can write straight with crooked lines, even when the line happens to be Jesus’ blood line. Join Fr. Mike in this Christmas special, wherein he makes the monotonous genealogy of Christ in Matthew’s Gospel more intriguing than an epic movie trailer.


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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.

1 Comment

  1. Beverly

    Thank you, Fr Mike!
    I will never look at the genealogy of Christ as boring! Thank you!

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