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Mar 30, 2022

Will Smith, Vladimir Putin, and When Rules Get Broken

Will Smith slapping Chris Rock. Vladimir Putin and Russia invading Ukraine. COVID ripping through the world. What do these all have in common? The rules get broken.

We all know the rules. The lights turn on. The toilet flushes. We all play nice. But that’s not “how things work”. That’s “how things have been working”.

Today, Fr. Mike tells you what to do when you get slapped in the face by a broken world.

Do you find the Stations of the Cross boring, but want to dive deeper into Christ’s love by meditating on them?


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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 podcast The Bible in a Year.

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