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Oct 6, 2022

You Can’t Take the Cross Out of Your Life

Sometimes when we look at the lives of the Saints we can be tempted to think that God singled them out to suffer more than most. But maybe that suffering is actually a gift.

Today Fr. Mike shares with us how we must orient out lives towards the cross and keep Christ’s passion and death always before us so that when we encounter suffering we will have God’s strength to sustain us.


Feed Your Spiritual Life in Just 25 Minutes a Day

Starting October 24, join Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P. and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P. as they read and explain Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales in the first season of Ascension’s NEW podcast, Catholic Classics!

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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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