A newly updated ‘Theology of the Body for Teens’ program from Ascension Press confronts the unique moral struggles of our time.
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The problem of suffering has caused many to leave the Faith, but Fr. Josh Johnson uses this Jubilee Year of Mercy to show how mercy and suffering go hand in hand. Jesus was willingly betrayed, abandoned, and crucified to show that he is with us in our suffering. In receiving his divine mercy through confession, by coming to Christ in our brokenness, we join Christ and the saints in their suffering so we can share in the resurrection with them.
The Gospels are filled with stories that tell of Christ’s mercy toward others, but have you ever thought of how the Nativity of Christ may be the greatest act of mercy in the Gospels? In this video, Fr. Matt Guckin offers new insight into Jesus’ birth in this Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Pope Francis has declared 2016 a Jubilee Year of Mercy for all of us. What does that mean? Fr. Mike Schmitz offers some insight on that, explaining the significance of a Jubilee Year and showing how we can be merciful toward others in our everyday lives through the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.
To celebrate the Year of Mercy, Ascension is releasing a video series highlighting the power of God’s mercy. In this first video of the series, Jeff Cavins reflects on the role the Virgin Mary plays in salvation history.
Stuart Dunn reviews a new Bible study DVD series from Ascension Press: Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible, featuring speaker Jeff Cavins.
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Stuart Dunn reviews “The Prophets,” a 10-part video Bible study series that can be used by individuals or groups to learn more about prophets in the Old and New Testaments as well as modern times.
New out from our friends at Ascension Press is the amazing new program Altaration: The Mystery of the Mass Revealed. To give…
How do we keep kids Catholic after Confirmation? A remarkable new program prepares teens for a life of discipleship
What did I learn in my Middle School religion class? Well, I can remember being sent to the principal’s office for yelling out “Peter!” (in a tongue-in-cheek way) to the question, “Who was the first Pope?”
Has your doctor ever told you to get more exercise and eat better? If so, you probably didn’t think, “Wow, I wish I knew that. If only I had known I’d be in terrific health!” Of course, knowing usually isn’t the problem. It’s doing what we know is right that we find to be a struggle. It’s the same with our spiritual life. We know greed and envy are bad…