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Oct 13, 2022

Wish You Had Spoken Up? 3 Things You Need Next Time

You’re with a group of friends and they start gossiping about another friend; what do you say? You’re with a co-worker and he or she takes the Lord’s name in name and blasphemes the Catholic Church; how do you respond?

Today Fr. Mike challenges us to speak up for the truth and explains how you and I might overcome these spiritual defects: lacking in wisdom, courage, or love.


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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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