Happy Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary! But wait… what is the Immaculate Conception? How does that even work? And why does it matter?
Fr. Mike is glad you asked.
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.