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Vatican II, Mercy, and You
In this illuminating talk, Fr. Michael Gaitley recounts how Archbishop Karol Wojtyla, later Pope St. John Paul II, used the teachings of the Second Vatican Council with great success to help Catholics in his diocese live their faith to the full. Learn how Vatican II provides a map to help us enrich our lives through faith and effectively experience the good news of God’s divine mercy.
DOCAT is a popular adaptation of the social doctrine of the Catholic Church that teaches young people how to build a civilization of love.
In Q & A format, the DOCAT is a guide to social and political action based on Scripture and Church teaching from the Catechism, YOUCAT, and papal writings that inspires readers to live by the maxims of truth, justice, and charity.
DOCAT Study Guide
With the DOCAT Study Guide, you instantly have a flexible Catholic social teaching curriculum that is sure to engage and challenge any youth and become a valuable asset for every priest, teacher, DRE, and youth minister.
Featuring full-color images, connections to the DOCAT and the Bible, reflection points, and discussion questions, this study guide will help young people understand the social doctrines of the Church and emboldens them to live accordingly.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A Personal Portrait
Mother Teresa’s life sounds like a legend: the Albanian girl who entered an Irish order to go to India as a missionary and became an “Angel of the Poor” for countless people.
Fr. Leo Maasburg was there as her close companion for many years, traveling with her throughout the world and was witness to countless miracles and incredible little-known occurrences. In this personal portrait of the beloved nun, he presents amazing stories about her that most people have never heard, wonderful and delightful stories about miracles, small and great, that he was privileged to experience at Mother Teresa’s side.
They all tell of her limitless trust in God’s love, of the way the power of faith can move mountains, and of hope that can never die. These stories reveal a humorous, gifted, wise, and arresting woman who has a message of real hope for our time. It’s the life story of one of the most important women of the twentieth century as it has never been told before.
7 SECRETS of CONFESSION
In this inspiring presentation, popular speaker Vinny Flynn explores the “hidden” truths of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, presenting what to many will be a whole new way of approaching Confession, inviting you to begin an exciting personal journey to healing and holiness. If you do not yet look forward to Confession in the same way you look forward to Communion, this will change your life.
RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW
It's profound to consider what hangs in the balance when we share our faith with others. Patrick Madrid, in his highly engaging manner, speaks from a lifetime of experience to help Catholics effectively share the truth about Christ and his Church whenever the opportunity arises.
HOW TO TALK ABOUT Same Sex Marriage
Catholic Apologist Trent Horn carefully considers same-sex marriage and provides an in-depth discussion that addresses the misconceptions held by many in our society today. This examination of what marriage really is, and what it is not, provides a truly gracious and persuasive response to the debate surrounding this important topic.
The Incredible Mind of G.K. CHESTERTON
Dale Ahlquist, founder of the American Chesterton Society, masterfully presents the genius of Catholic convert and 20th century literary giant G.K. Chesterton. He shares how this “King of Satire” predicted many of the societal ills of our day and pointed out the remedies for them. Discover the wisdom of this literary critic, playwright, novelist, Catholic theologian, and apologist.
Popular author and presenter Patrick Madrid draws Life Lessons from the many funny, instructive, and poignant experiences of his life. This book will inspire you to look anew at your everyday experiences—and see the wonder of God.
Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?
Movies such as Risen raise questions about what really happened to the crucified body of Jesus of Nazareth. Using a popular question-and-answer format, Carl Olson examines the historical evidence concerning Jesus’s controversial fate.
Shadow of His Wings (Graphic Biography)
Here is the astonishing true story of the harrowing experiences of a young German seminarian drafted into Hitler’s dreaded SS at the onset of World War II. Without betraying his Christian ideals, against all odds, and in the face of Evil, Gereon Goldmann was able to complete his priestly training, be ordained, and secretly minister to German Catholic soldiers and innocent civilians caught up in the horrors of war.
The 3 Stages of the Interior Life
Join Matthew Leonard as he walks through the three stages of the spiritual life, helping you progress toward union with God and enter the interior castle written about by St. Teresa of Avila. With humor and concrete examples, this presentation is sure to aid you in your journey to becoming a saint.
Ignatius Study Bible Companions
Dr. Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch have developed amazing tools to dive deeper into Sacred Scripture!• Highly readable, accurate translations• Excellent for personal and group study• Robust study gospels feature commentaries, study questions, and notes from the Ignatius Press Study Bible
The Necessity of Divine Mercy - Fr. Chris Alar
Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, reveals the urgency to live and share the powerful message of Divine Mercy. He explains the basics of the Divine Mercy feast, image, novena, chaplet, and hour of mercy, and how to incorporate them into your spiritual life. In this Year of Mercy, discover God’s transformative message of Divine Mercy.
Swimming Upstream - Steve Ray
In this empowering talk, Stephen Ray shares what it means to be a Christian in today’s world. By examining the lives and martyrdoms of the early Christians and understanding how they transformed the pagan Greco-Roman culture, Stephen gives us a blueprint for evangelization. Learn from these early disciples how to swim upstream against the current culture and become a witness for Christ.
Understanding Our Father - Dr. Scott Hahn
It has been called many things: the Pater Noster, the Our Father, the Model Prayer, the Lord’s Prayer. In Understanding “Our Father,” Dr. Hahn presents a unique meditation on this common prayer, leading us to consider the wealth of meaning in this seemingly simple prayer. Relying on the Fathers and Doctors of the Church as well as Sacred Scripture, Dr. Hahn takes each of the seven petitions of the Our Father individually and draws out the implications of the prayer given to us by Christ Himself.
7 Secrets of Confession - Vinny Flynn
To many Catholics, confession is just a means to an end: cleaning us up from sin so we can receive Communion. But, as Pope Francis tells us, confession is much more than “going to the dry cleaner.” It’s “an encounter with Jesus, who waits for us as we are."In 7 Secrets of Confession, best-selling author Vinny Flynn explores the “hidden” truths of this encounter with Jesus, presenting what to many will be a whole new way of going to confession, and inviting you to begin an exciting personal journey to healing and holiness. If you do not yet look forward to confession in the same way you look forward to Communion, read this book! It will change your life.
The Logic of Being Catholic - Dr. Ray Guarendi
Dr. Ray Guarendi shares his story of how logic led him home to the Catholic Church. He found out that, contrary to his Protestant misunderstandings, the Church is coherent and never contradicts herself. Dr. Ray explains how the answers to his objections to Catholicism were both Biblical and believed by the earliest Christians. Explore the logic that led him to the fullness of truth.
Divine Mercy in the Second Greatest Story Ever Told - Fr. Michael Gaitley
In this dramatic 10-session journey, Fr. Michael Gaitley weaves a tapestry of wonder and beauty from the threads of the dramatic history of Poland, the transformative message of St. Faustina Kowalska, the prophetic apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, the powerful witness of St. Maximillian Kolbe, and the world-changing papacy of St. John Paul II.
Facing Your Fears - Mark Hart
Mark Hart uses Scripture and his experience of surviving an earthquake to share how we can master our fears. He also reveals how our fears will pursue us if we don't meet them head on. Mark encourages us to not only face the proverbial giants in our lives but to slay them as David did Goliath, thereby finding freedom in Christ.
Serving Two Masters - Deacon Dominic Cerrito, PhD
"No one can serve two masters," Jesus told us, "for he will hate the one and love the other" (Mt 6:24). Freemasonry in its beliefs and practices sets itself up as another master in opposition to Christ. Learn why the Catholic Church has forbidden participation in this secret society for centuries in Serving Two Masters.
The Ten Commandments - Leon J. Suprenant, Jr.
God desires a full, abundant life for us. We can be confident that when we do things His way, we will find the happiness we all seek. Discover the Ten Commandments anew in this contemporary catechesis based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Mercy and Hope - Mike Pacer
We need hope in our world. Hope is not merely a feeling, but also an action through which our lives are transformed. Mike provides practical suggestions on how we can live more joyful lives through being merciful to others and receiving mercy ourselves.
7 Secrets of Divine Mercy (Book) - Vinny Flynn
In this compelling and timely book, best-selling author Vinny Flynn draws from Scripture, the teachings of the Church, and the Diary of St. Faustina to reveal the heart of Divine Mercy. He offers an invitation and a road map so that Divine Mercy, the overflow of love from the Holy Trinity, can transform your life.
Freedom - Everett Fritz
Sexual freedom isn't just about conquering sexual additions; it's about saying yes to real love. Unlike other books that simply present God's design for human sexuality, Freedom guides a young man on his journey to sexual purity and freedom in Jesus Christ.
The Hidden Power of Kindness - Fr. Lawrence G. Lovasik
Learning to be more kind takes greater attention to the things that you do and how you do them. In these pages, Fr. Lawrence G. Lovasik offers simple, step-by-step, and spiritually crucial directions for how to overcome the habitual unkindnesses that creep—undetected—into the behavior of even the most careful souls.
Mary: The Indispensable Mother of God - Tim Staples
Tim Staples explains the incredible impact that the Church’s understanding of Mary has on our spiritual lives, and the profound way that Marian doctrines and dogmas safeguard what we believe about her Son. Using penetrating insights and humor, Tim shows how correct knowledge of our humble Mother reveals our own identity in Christ, and empowers us to say “Yes” to God!
Sacraments in Scripture - Dr. Tim Gray
Sacraments in Scripture delves into the biblical foundation of the sacraments, the seven masterpieces of God’s love. Tim Gray guides readers through the Gospels, showing Christ’s deliberate acts inaugurating these sacred signs of the New Covenant. With review questions at the end of each chapter, this study is ideal of both group an individual use, and provides answers to contemporary objections to the sacraments.
7 Secrets of Divine Mercy - Vinny Flynn
St. John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis have made it clear that Divine Mercy is at the very center of the Christian faith. Enter into the Year of Mercy with best-selling author Vinny Flynn as he shares his 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy, along with Christ's message of love for each of us and for the whole world.
So Help Me God - Dr. Scott Hahn
In this dynamic talk, Dr. Scott Hahn explains the importance of oaths, which invoke God’s name and implore His assistance. He shows that oaths are the means of transforming our personal relationship with Christ into a covenant relationship. Dr. Hahn then connects oaths to the seven Sacraments, unveiling their mystery and importance. He reveals how the Sacraments don’t make holiness easy, but they do make it possible.
Beloved - Dr. Tim Gray
With humor and clarity, Dr. Tim Gray presents Biblical principles that are foundational to finding happiness in marriage. He discusses the blessings and struggles of married life, and how, despite our fallen nature, spouses can heal and build their marriages and become each other’s greatest blessing. Discover how to find or renew happiness in your marriage with Beloved.
Making Peace with Difficult People - Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak
Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak offer powerful insights to help you work through difficult situations with the people in your life. Their five-part P.E.A.C.E. process will help you resolve problems you have with others, and will also help you reconcile more fully with them. Full of practical guidance, this presentation will show you how to better love and relate to the difficult people in your life.
Calming the Emotional Storms - Dr. Gregory Popcak
In this practical but spiritual presentation, Dr. Gregory Popcak discusses four keys to develop self-awareness and selfmastery. He explains that emotions are a gift from God and how through them we can grow in virtue. Learn how to master your feelings and calm your emotional storms so that you can experience the peace of Christ.
Beyond Belief - Following Christ Today - Fr. Michael Schmitz
With humor and clarity, Fr. Michael Schmitz speaks on some of the most difficult topics in the Church today to help us live out our faith. In this talk, he challenges us not to settle for believing, but to allow Christ to profoundly change how we live. Fr. Mike allows us to see that by giving ourselves fully to the Lord, we will change the world.
Prayer: Gateway to the Spiritual Life - Archbishop Paul Coakley
Archbishop Paul Coakley was a priest in the Diocese of Wichita, Kansas for 21 years. He was ordained the Bishop of Salina, Kansas in 2004, and was installed as Archbishop of Oklahoma City in 2011. In this presentation given at the Rediscover Catholic Celebration in Minneapolis, Archbishop Coakley reflects on his journey and discusses the essential role of prayer to the spiritual life.
Los 10 Verbos (THE 10 VERBS) y Actitudes Fundamentales Ante la Vida (and Fundamental Attitudes for Life) - Fr. Fernando Orejuela
God intimately knocks on the door of every heart. In this inspiring talk, Fr. Fernando Orejuela explains — with detail and passion — how and why we should let God into our lives.
O Wychowaniu (Prawie) DoskonaŁych Dzieci (A Guide to Raising [almost] Perfect Kids) - Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak
Why don’t kids come with an instruction manual? Actually, they do! In this presentation filled with easy-to-apply practical ideas, Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak give us life-changing Catholic parenting techniques for raising our children. Learn how to build moral character and foster virtues and a love for Christ and the Church in your children throughout their growing years.
Our Beautiful End - Matthew Leonard
The son of a Protestant minister, Matthew Leonard is now an internationally known Catholic speaker, author, and the Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. In this presentation, Matthew discusses the nature and role of beauty in life, particularly how it sheds light on the nature of God and assists us in achieving our glorious end, which is heaven itself.
The Right Perspective - Fr. Mitch Pacwa
Fr. Mitch Pacwa is a Jesuit priest, a highly respected Scripture scholar and author, a regular host of EWTN Television and Radio, and the founder and president of Ignatius Productions—a Catholic media apostolate. In this presentation, Fr. Pacwa provides essential information for understanding ourselves properly in relation to almighty God, which impacts how we live out our faith.
Pruebas de Fuego (Trials by Fire) - Dr. Ricardo y Lucia Luzondo
In this illuminating talk, Dr. Ricardo Luzondo and his wife Lucía, presenters of the program Created to Love on EWTN, speak directly and openly to couples in every state of life. From their own experiences, they share the truths of married life, differences in communication styles, and other challenges that married couples face. They offer practical tools that will help you successfully and happily live out your marriage.
Emotional Virtue - Sarah Swafford
Drama-free relationships... do they exist? Today’s dating scene is more complicated than ever, especially with social media, texting, and the endless pressure of the world’s expectations. In this presentation, Emotional Virtue Ministries founder Sarah Swafford shows us how to navigate through the confusion and discover the freedom that comes from living a virtuous life.
Made for Greatness - Leah Darrow
Leah Darrow was a fashion model in New York City and a reality TV contestant on America’s Next Top Model. She now shares her unique experiences each yearwith tens of thousands of people on five different continents. In this presentation, Leah speaks about how the pursuit of pop culture’s definition of love and happiness led her to a moment of mercy and deep conversion in her life.
Confirmation - The Sacrament of Evangelization and Martyrdom - Dr. Brant Pitre
People today often misunderstand the purpose of the Sacrament of Confirmation, or how it affects our lives. In this talk, Professor of Sacred Scripture Dr. Brant Pitre invites us to better understand the tremendous graces and calling received through Confirmation. Citing biblical passages that provide a historical foundation, he challenges us to use the gifts that have been made available to us.
The Big Question: God Are You There? - Matt Fradd
Matt Fradd is a gifted evangelist who speaks to over fifty thousand teens and young adults every year. His talks are both engaging and intellectually deep, keeping audiences engaged throughout. Through this passionate and entertaining story, Matt relays how God’s existence can be grasped by reason and how everyone must wrestle with the big question: God, are you there?
St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Problem of Freemasonry - Dr. Mark Miravalle
In this informative presentation, Dr. Mark Miravalle, Professor of Theology and Mariology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, uncovers the roots of Freemasonry and explains why the Catholic Church has condemned it since its inception in the 18th century. He describes the mission of St. Maximilian Kolbe and how this great saint, through the intercession of Mary, battled this movement against the Church.
A Segunda Historia Maior de Todos os Tempos - Fr. Michael Gaitley, M.I.C. (The Second Greatest Story Ever Told)
Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, is a priest of the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception and the director of the Association of Marian Helpers, a spiritual benefit society with more than one million members. In this talk, Fr. Gaitley describes the second greatest story ever told—a story that encompasses Divine Mercy, the life of St. John Paul II, and the crucial role that Marian Consecration can play in your life.
Por Que Sigo Siendo Catolico? - Patrick Madrid (Why Be Catholic?)
For non-Catholics, it may not be apparent why one should embrace the Catholic Faith. In this inspiring presentation, Patrick Madrid, bestselling author and host of the Right Here, Right Now radio program, gives compelling biblical and historical reasons for why he is a lifelong Catholic. He shares valuable insights into the beauty of the Catholic Church and its claim to contain the fullness of the deposit of faith given by Christ.
Gniew I Przebaczenie - Deacon Dr. Bob McDonald (Anger and Forgiveness)
Catholic psychotherapist Deacon Dr. Bob McDonald provides hope for anyone trying to overcome or prevent sinful anger and its terrible consequences. Speaking from a wealth of experience, he offers a proven psychological and spiritual prescription for overcoming this common malady that holds so many in bondage and pain. His recommendations prepare the way for healing, forgiveness and freedom.
Druga Najwspanialsza Historia - Fr. Michael Gaitley, M.I.C. (The Second Greatest Story Ever Told)
Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, is a priest of the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception and the director of the Association of Marian Helpers, a spiritual benefit society with more than one million members. In this talk, Fr. Gaitley describes the second greatest story ever told—a story that encompasses Divine Mercy, the life of St. John Paul II, and the crucial role that Marian Consecration can play in your life.
Drawing Strength from Our Lady of Sorrows - Kimberly Hahn
Speaker and author Kimberly Hahn, wife of Dr. Scott Hahn and mother of six, is a convert to the Catholic faith. Although honoring Mary was difficult for Kimberly to initially understand, she began to encounter Mary’s loving guidance in little ways on a daily basis. In this presentation, she reflects on the joys and sorrows that Mary prayerfully experienced during her time on Earth, and shares how her example leads us closer to Christ.
Living Life By Design Not By Default - Fr. Mike Schmitz
With so much technology at our fingertips, it’s tough not to get swept away in all the noise and clutter. There is a tendency to live a passive life and simply “go with the flow”. In this talk given at a FOCUS National Conference, Fr. Mike Schmitz — one of the leading speakers to young people in the Church today — explains how we need to live an intentionally Christian life within a technological age.
Comprendiendo La Eucharistia (Understanding the Eucharist) - Dr. Scott Hahn
Cuando él era un ministro Protestante, el Dr. Scott Hahn era un oponente militante de la Iglesia Católica. Ahora, como uno de los principales teólogos católicos del mundo, él pone al relieve los malentendidos claves que tienen muchas personas sobre la Eucaristía. En esta poderosa presentación, él explica las enseñanzas de la Iglesia desde una perspectiva bíblica e histórica en una manera entretenida y completa.
Los 12 Misterios De La Mujer (The 12 Mysteries of Woman) - Patrick Reidy
En esta presentación Patrick hace una hermosa comparación de La Mujer a la Iglesia, dándoles un lugar muy valioso como mujeres, colocándolas perfectamente en sus lugares preciados juntos con el resto del mundo. Un valor, que ha faltado en nuestra(s) cultura(s) desde hace mucho tiempo. Además el nos explica como Dios esta llamando a los hombres a vivir esta vida virtuosamente como líderes y protectores.
Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love – Dr. Edward Sri
Do you ever wonder why the opposite sex is so mysterious? You’re not alone. The world’s view of love has caused plenty of confusion and heartache. In this inspiring talk, theologian and author Dr. Edward Sri shares St. John Paul II’s revolutionary view of intimacy and the clarity it offers to modern dating relationships. Dr. Sri teaches at the Augustine Institute and is the content director for the Symbolon video series.
Living the Gospel with the Heart of Pope Francis - Dr. Edward Sri
Dr. Edward Sri is a renowned theologian, author, and professor at the Augustine Institute. In this presentation, Dr. Sri explains Pope Francis’ invitation to all Christians to be missionary disciples. With contagious enthusiasm and insightfulness, Dr. Sri makes the Holy Father’s message both accessible and actionable for people living in this day and age.
Being All In - From NFL Playing Field to the Mission Field - Eric Mahl
Eric Mahl earned a scholarship to play Division One college football, and was signed by the Cleveland Browns in 2005. In this heartfelt presentation, Eric recounts how he disposed of all of his belongings to give himself fully to the Lord and live out the message of Divine Mercy. He currently works and serves with the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Drawing Close - David Calavitta
Since 2001, David Calavitta has served as a youth minister in several parishes, has been a missionary with NET Ministries, and has worked as a graphic designer for Life Teen International. In this presentation given at a Steubenville Youth Conference, David reflects upon the fundamental truth that we are created out of love by a God who continually seeks to draw us into a personal relationship with Him.
Fan or Follower? Your Relationship with Jesus - Jeff Cavins
There are many fans of Jesus in this world, but we are called to be His disciples. In this talk, Jeff Cavins shares how he has come to see that Jesus wants us to surrender every bit of our own comfort to follow Him. After twelve years as a Protestant pastor, Jeff returned to the Catholic Church and became a nationally known speaker who has helped thousands come to a clearer understanding of Scripture and our Faith.
Jesus y las Raices Judias de la Eucharistia - Dr. Brant Pitre
El Dr. Brant Pitre utiliza las escrituras hebreas y la tradición Judía para explicar las acciones de Jesús en la Ultima Cena y también para proporcionarnos una vista nueva del corazón de la practica Católica—la Eucaristía. Al llevarnos de regreso a las raíces Judías de nuestra fe, el Dr. Pitre nos da un lente poderoso por el cual podemos ver nuevamente el pan de la presencia, el maná, la Última Cena, y finalmente el significado de la Eucaristía.
Faith at Work and The Holy Moment - Matthew Kelly
Do you struggle with living your faith at work? Is holiness possible? Does being ethical help or hurt the profitability of a business? These are just some of the questions Matthew Kelly answers in this presentation which was made to the Catholic Business and Ethics Conference.
NEW DVDs FROM SAINT JOSEPH COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE KIOSK PROGRAM
The Fourth Cup - Dr. Scott Hahn
What Every Catholic Needs to Know About Mary - Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Brant Pitre, Dr. Michael Barber, Matthew Arnold, Jesse Romero, Tim Staples
What Every Catholic Needs to Know About the Bible - Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Brant Pitre, Dr. Michael Barber, Jesse Romero
What Every Catholic Needs to Know About the Pope - Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Michael Barber, Dr. Brant Pitre, Jesse Romero, Matthew Arnold
Foundational DVD Set - Multiple Speakers
NEW CD SETS FROM SAINT JOSEPH COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE KIOSK PROGRAM
A Biblical Understanding of Mary - Dr. Scott Hahn
Becoming a Catholic Family - Dr. Scott and Kimberly Hahn
Defending the Fullness of the Faith - Steve Ray
Eucharistic Symbols in the Old Testament - Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J.
The Love that Waits for You - Venerable Fulton J. Sheen
The Sermon on the Mount - Dr. Scott Hahn
Foundational CD Set - Multiple Speakers
Light in the Darkness – Living a Christian Life in a Secular World - Patrick Lencioni
Patrick Lencioni is the author of ten books which have sold over four million copies and have been translated into more than 25 languages. He has addressed millions of people at conferences and events around the world over the past 15 years. In this talk given at the FOCUS National Conference, Patrick provides a hopeful yet cautionary lesson about the dangers of living a partially Christian life.
Encountering the Poor – Biblical Roots for Catholic Social Teaching – Dr. Timothy Gray
Dr. Timothy Gray is the president of the Augustine Institute and is a well-known Scripture scholar and Catholic speaker. With his eloquent style and polished delivery, Dr. Gray here expounds on the teachings of the Catholic Church on social justice in light of Sacred Scripture. He shows us how social justice is not just one small piece of the puzzle—it frames the entire mosaic of the Bible.
Guadalupe y el Misterio del Verbo Encarnado (and the Mystery of the Word Incarnate) - Xavier Fernandez
The Apparition on Tepeyac brought the Son of God to the New World like He was brought to that cave in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago. The sacrifices at the Aztec Pyramids have been replaced by the sacrifice of the eternal Lamb on the alters of the Catholic Church. Each miraculous sign has a meaning and that of Guadalupe is to remind us that through the Eucharist, the Word Incarnate that entered Mary’s body, enters anew into each one of us. In this presentation of the story of Guadalupe is revealed an amazing perspective of the relationship between Mary, the Apocalypse and the Holy Eucharist.
La Misa Explicada (The Mass Explained) - Fr. Larry Richards
Inspiring speaker Fr. Larry Richards presents exciting and powerful insights into the history, spirituality, and biblical foundations of the Liturgy of the Eucharist. He opens the door for us to enter more profoundly into this most perfect prayer and unite our offering with that of the priest. This will change the way you experience this most sacred of all mysteries—the source and summit of our lives.
Understanding the Crusades - Dr. Thomas Madden
Dr. Thomas Madden is a professor of History at St. Louis University and has appeared in such venues as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the History Channel. In this eye-opening presentation, Dr. Madden debunks popular myths surrounding the crusades and shows us the different misconceptions that exist among most people today.
A Journey Through Advent - Cycle B - Fr. Robert Barron
Get the most out of Advent and Christmas by following along with Fr. Robert Barron's homilies as he unpacks the profound Scripture readings of Advent.
Switching Sides - Jennifer Fulwiler
Jennifer Fulwiler is a popular writer and speaker from Austin TX, and frequently appears on Catholic radio and EWTN. In this eye-opening presentation, she explains how her original support for abortion was based on love (and lies). Through sound logic and scientific proof, Jennifer chronicles how she came to accept the truth about abortion.
The New Conversation - Changing Hearts and Minds on Abortion - Stephanie Gray
Stephanie Gray is a passionate and uncompromising advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves, utilizing her unique ability to speak to people on either side of the pro-life issue. In this presentation given at a Students for Life conference, Stephanie talks about the dignity of the human person through a biblical and human rights lens as she seeks the truth regarding today's pressing life issues.
New Testament Paperback Bible
Lighthouse is pleased to release a new book to our lineup that is not just inspiring... it's inspired! This Second Catholic Edition of the Revised Standard Version brings together all of the books of the New Testament and the penetrating study tools developed by renowned Bible teachers Dr. Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, presenting the written Word of God in a highly readable, accurate translation.
Is God on Your iPOD? - Matt Smith
Is mainstream music bad for you? Can hit songs remind you of the things of God? Matt Smith discusses how we as Christians can judge between different types of music to determine whether or not they lead us closer to the Good, the True, and the Beautiful... which is ultimately closer to God.
Life is Worth Living - Venerable Fulton J. Sheen
Venerable Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best-known and best-loved Catholic orators of the twentieth century. Throughout the 1950's, Venerable Sheen reached millions of Christians and non-Christians alike through the Emmy award-winning television show Life is Worth Living. This CD contains three of the talks from that program. They have been re-mastered to provide the highest sound quality possible.
God Made Man - Fr. Shannon Collins
Fr. Shannon Collins joined the congregation of the Fathers of Mercy in 1994. As a priest in the Fathers of Mercy, Fr. Collins appeared on EWTN and served as a preacher of parish missions and retreat master. In this Christmas-themed presentation, Fr. Collins sheds new light on the biblical narratives of the birth of Jesus Christ, as well as the beautiful Christmas traditions of the Church.
St. Ignatius and the Company of Jesus - August Derleth
Seriously wounded in battle, the soldier Ignatius had a profound conversion to Christ during his healing and recovery. He abandoned a promising career in the military and dedicated the rest of his life to the service of Christ and the Church. This single CD excerpt gives us a graphic account of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and describes the origin of one of the most influential orders in the Church.
The God-Sized Hole - Connor Flanagan
Connor Flanagan is a musician and youth minister who has been actively involved in ministry since 2009. Connor travels the country leading retreats and speaking at youth conferences and parish events. In this raw and honest presentation, Connor uses his own personal testimony to show how each one of us has what he calls a "God-sized" hole within our own hearts.
The Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, Hell - Fr. Michael Schmitz
Fr. Michael Schmitz is one of the leading Catholic speakers in the Church today. Fr. Mike tackles four very difficult topics in this exceptional presentation: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell. Listen and finally get the answers to the question "What happens when I die?"
Meet Your Mother - Dr. Mark Miravalle
In this CD, Dr. Mark Miravalle - a professor who has taught and written about Mary for over 25 years - covers most of the major teachings about the Mother of Jesus. He introduces and explores the truth about Mary that will renew your existing knowledge and love for the woman divinely appointed to bring Jesus into the world.
The Hidden Battle - Matt Fradd
Matt Fradd is a highly sought-after Catholic speaker and apologist. In this hard-hitting talk, Matt explains that there is nothing shameful in seeking to live a porn-free life. Listen as Matt lays out a seven-step battle plan on how to uproot the vice of pornography once and for all. He is also the founder of ThePornEffect.com,a site that helps people recover from pornography.
Getting Others to Heaven ~ Learning to be a Leader - Noelle Garcia
Believe it or not, we are all called to be leaders. In her typical vibrant and energetic style, Noelle Garcia shows us now leadership is an important component for propagating the New Evangelization. Noelle shares her early experiences of dealing with insecurity, and how she came to better understand what it means to be a Christian leader. She shows that although we are all sinners, God has given us all unique gifts.
Down to Earth - Grounded in Faith - Mark Hart
There are moments in life in which God grabs our attention and reminds us that He is in charge. Through humor and poignant biblical insights, Mark Hart candidly reflects on a near-death experience in which our Lord grabbed his attention and put his Catholic Faith to the test. Mark is one of the most highly sought-after speakers serving the Church today.
All Things are Possible for God - Fr. Joshua Waltz
As a young man, the last thing Fr. Josuah Waltz ever thought he would be was a Catholic priest. But a series of choices - some bad and some good - ultimately led him to enter the seminary. In this talk, Fr. Waltz shares an incredible vocation story that involves heartbreak, robbers, Europe, and several miracles - all showing that there is nothing more exciting than a life lived for Jesus Christ.
Freedom Through Forgiveness - The Sacrament of Confession - Ken Yasinski
With over 15 years of experience, Ken Yasinski has quickly become one of Canada's most sought-after Catholic speakers. Through clever examples and insightful stories, Ken reveals how each of us can obtain freedom from the burden of our sins through the forgiveness that is readily available in the Sacrament of Confession.
Women Made New - Crystalina Evert
Is it ever too late to start over? It doesn't matter what you've done or where you've been. All that matters now is where you go from here. Crystalina Evert has spoken about chastity to hundreds of thousands in audiences on four continents and is the author of several books, including Pure Womanhood and How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul.
The Jesus Question - Matthew Kelly
Jesus was walking along the road one day with his disciples when he asked them two questions: "Who do people say that I am?" and "Who do you say that I am?" Matthew Kelly calls this second question the Jesus Question. How you answer this question will affect every aspect of your life. In this talk, Matthew encourages us to rediscover the real Jesus by presenting a life-changing habit that will help us all answer the Jesus Question.
Pure Fatherhood - Devin Schadt
Fathers are the link between heaven and earth, and are intended to be an image of our Heavenly Father. Drawing on the example of St. Joseph, Devin Schadt shows us how to become a father on earth like the Father in heaven. Devin is a husband, a father of five, and co-founder of the Fathers of St. Joseph, an apostolate dedicated to the renewal of authentic fatherhood.
Four Pillars of Marian Spirituality - Mike Sweeney
Mike Sweeney was a five-time Major League Baseball All-Star and played for the Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics, and Philadelphia Phillies. In this talk given at the Catholic Athletes for Christ retreat for professional athletes, Mike gives a Marian perspective on sports and the Christian life by using what he has identified as the Four Pillars of Marian Spirituality.
The Shot Heard 'Round the World: The Life of Pope John Paul II - Fr. Andrew Fisher
In this gripping presentation, Fr. Andrew Fisher shares the inside story of the assassination attempt on St. John Paul II. It is a story not only of Pope John Paul's suffering, but also of Our Lady's intercession during this attempt on his life. This talk was originally recorded at the annual Catholic Athletes for Christ Retreat for Professional Athletes.
Keep Holy the Sabbath - Dr. Timothy Gray
Dr. Timothy Gray is the president of the Augustine Institute and is a well-known Scripture scholar and Catholic speaker. With fascinating detail and examples, Dr. Gray discusses the profound importance for individuals, and for modern society, of properly observing Sunday as the Lord's Day by exploring God's gift of the Sabbath in the Old Testament. He aims to help us reclaim our Sunday from the hustle and bustle of our busy lives.
A Voice for the Unborn - Lila Rose
Lila Rose is the president of Live Action, a new media non-profit dedicated to ending abortion and building a culture of life. Although she is only in her early 20's, she is a regular guest on The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity, and several other TV programs. In this talk, Lila describes her daring undercover investigations into America's most notorious abortion facilities, shedding light on the greatest human rights abuses of our time.
My Beloved Son - Fr. Robert Barron
Fr. Robert Barron offers five sermons on the spiritual discipline we must cultivate in the Lenten Season - a discipline centered in Christ. These meditations cover topics such as finding our identity in God, prayer as the key to mission, our thirst for God, how to end our alienation from God, and how to joyfully embrace the way of happiness.
Rising Above: From Tragedy to Triumph - John O'Leary
At nine years old, John O'Leary was involved in a horrific incident and was given only a 1% chance to survive. Today, nearly three decades later, he travels the world teaching others how to truly live. In this presentation, John draws on his life's experience to intimately illustrate how God often uses our greatest challenges to positively transform our lives.
That Awkward Moment When God Changed My Life - Paul J. Kim
Moving his audience from laughter in one moment to deep reflection and prayer in another, Paul J. Kim utilizes his many talents to communicate the Gospel to young people in a way that is engaging, entertaining, and altogether inspiring. In this top-notch presentation, Paul uses humor and personal stories to reveal how Christians are beloved sons and daughters of the Father.
Verdadera Adoracion - Padre Mike Schmitz
El Mike Schmitz, director de Jovenes y el Ministerio de Jovenes Adultos en la Diocesis de Duluth, nos inspira con estas platicas sobre la forma de adorcion mas elevada: la Misa. El Centro Newman donde sirve de Capellan ha prosperado bajo su humilde guia enfocandose en los Sacramentos y las ensenanzas de la Iglesia. A traves de estas tres homilias que contienen una profunda reflexion de las Escrituras, el Padre Mike asegura que nunca vas a experimentar la Misa de la misma manera.
Jesus the Bridegroom - The Greatest Love Story Ever Told - Dr. Brant Pitre
Dr. Brant Pitre is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker who regularly lectures throughout the country. In this stunning talk, Dr. Pitre applies his knowledge of the Jewish roots of Christianity to the very heart of the Gospel: the love of Christ. You will learn what it really means to have a "personal relationship" with Jesus Christ as Lord, Savior, and Bridegroom.
The Resurrection of Jesus: Fact or Fiction - Dr. Steven Smith
Discover details regarding Christ's Passion and Death as Mount Saint Mary's Sacred Scripture professor Dr. Steven Smith explores the Resurrection narratives from the perspective of each of the four Gospels, as well as many of the vital medical details of a Roman crucifixion. Dr. Smith earned his Ph.D from Loyola University in Chicago, where he specialized in the study of the Gospels and their relationship to the Old Testament.
Sexual Freedom - Christopher West
If you can't say "no" to sexual desires, what is your "yes" worth? Freedom exists for the sake of love. However, the modern idea of it leads to slavery. In this enlightening presentation, Christopher West shows us how authentic sexual freedom can deliver us from the empty promises of "sexual liberation". Christopher is a popular theologian who specializes in making the dense scholarship of Pope John Paul II's Theology of the body accessible to a wide audience.ohn Paul II’s Theology of the Body
La Ira y el Perdon - Diacono Dr. Bob McDonald
En esta traducción de esta plática popular de Lighthouse, el psicoterapeuta y Diacono Dr. Bob McDonald da esperanza a cualquier persona que está tratando de superar o prevenir ira pecaminosa y sus terribles consecuencias. Él nos ofrece una receta psicológica y espiritual comprobada para superar este mal que nos ata y nos causa dolor. Sus recomendaciones preparan el camino para la sanación, el perdón y la libertad.
From Atheism to Catholicism - My Conversion Diary - Jennifer Fulwiler
Jennifer Fulwiler is a popular writer and speaker from Austin TX. In this compelling presentation, she recalls her spiritual journey - one which ultimately led her to enter the Catholic Church after having lived a life of atheism. Jennifer is a regular contributor to the National Catholic Register and frequently appears on Catholic radio and EWTN. She chronicles her experience of faith and family life on her popular blog ConversionDiary.com.
The Epic Journey of Catholic Explorer Cabeza de Vaca - Craig Turner
In 1527, Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca led an expedition to Florida. Craig Turner tells this amazing story - a tale of shipwrecks and slavery, of miracles, battles, apparitions, privations and hardship, of spies and bribery, of human sacrifice, and above all, an astonishing journey through a wilderness that took all but four lives out of three hundred. Those who sought to gain the most fared the worst, and those who accepted their terrible fate performed miracles.
Hijo Prodigo Dios Misericordioso - Padre Fernando Orejuela
En esta plática de fe y esperanza el Padre Orejuela nos revela cómo un hombre caído en el vicio fue librado y transformado completamente. Logro conocer la verdadera razón de su existencia por medio de la intercesión de nuestra Santísima madre María, su madre, y otras personas. Dios nuestro creador tiene un plan para cada quien y nos espera con los brazos abiertos, llenos de perdón y misericordia.
Changed Forever - The Sacrament of Baptism - Fr. Mike Schmitz
Fr. Mike Schmitz is one of the leading speakers to young people in the Church today. In this presentation, he explains how Christians truly become sons and daughters of God the Father for all eternity through the Sacrament of Baptism. Following the presentation, Lighthouse Catholic Youth has provided a bonus segment from Fr. Mike that explains the topics of "Infant Baptism" and "No Salvation Outside the Church".
What's So Great About Being Catholic? - Jason Evert
The greatest testimony to Catholicism is how it has been lived out by holy people in every age, and how God has worked through them. In this outstanding presentation, Jason Evert shows us the beauty and the treasures of the Catholic Faith, as revealed through the Saints and Sacraments. Jason has spoken about chastity to more than one million people around the world and is the author of more than a dozen books.
How to Save Your Marriage - Before Meeting Your Spouse - Jason Evert
Can you divorce-proof marriage before it begins? In this top-notch presentation, Jason Evert shows us how to build the foundation for lasting love, and reveals how marriage preparation starts before "engagement". Jason has spoken about chastity to more than one million people around the world and is the author of more than a dozen books, including How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul and Purity 365.
Born Again? Faith Alone? - Stephen Ray
In one of his most focused talks to date, Stephen Ray discusses salvation, the authentic biblical understanding of being "born again", and how we are saved by faith, but not by "faith alone". With great humor and doctrinal depth, he goes all the way back to Abraham to show that we are saved by faith and obedience to all that Christ demands of us.
Parenting for Purity - Jason Evert
Do you want to be the #1 influence on your teen's sexual behavior? In this presentation, Jason Evert provides parents with ten powerful strategies to safeguard the innocence of their children and effectively communicate the benefits and beauty of chastity to their family. Jason has spoken about chastity to more than one million people around the world and is the author of more than a dozen books.
Green Sex - The Case for Natural Family Planning by Jason Evert
First comes love... Then comes marriage... then what? If sex is natural, why are we so eager to make it artificial? In this presentation, Jason Evert presents the case for Natural Family Planning as he unveils the beauty of god's plan for sexuality. Jason has spoken about chastity to more that one million people around the world and is the author of more than a dozen books.
Love or Lust - Jason and Crystalina Evert
Scare tactics, guilt trips, and the climbing teen pregnancy rates don't really inspire anyone to love. In this presentation from Jason and Crystalina Evert, you will discover the difference between love and lust while getting straight answers about dating, relationships, and sexual purity. This talk is proudly presented by Lighthouse Catholic Media Youth.
Signs of Life - Dr. Scott Hahn
In this informative and dynamic presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn guides us to a deeper faith through the Old Testament historical roots that underlie Catholic beliefs and practices. Dr. Hahn clears up common misconceptions about specific liturgical rituals and traditions, and responds thoughtfully to the objections raised about them.
Set All Afire - Seven Presentations on the Catholic Faith
Does It Really Matter by Fr. Michael Schmitz - Fr. Schmitz debunks the epidemic myth of relativism.
Why I Am Catholic by Patrick Madrid - Patrick gives compelling biblical and historical reasons for why he is a lifelong Catholic.
Who is Jesus Christ? by Fr. Robert Barron - Fr. Barron shows how Jesus Christ in the promised Messiah.
More Than "I do" by Jason Evert - Jason shows us how to build the foundation for lasting love in marriage.
Let Go and Let God by Johnnette Benkovic - Johnnette shares the story of her conversion.
Unless You Eat by Dr. Scott Hahn - Dr. Hahn shows from Scripture that the Eucharist is the Body and Blood of Christ.
Best Kept Secrets by Fr. Michael Gaitley, M.I.C. - Fr. Gaitley tells about Divine Mercy, the life of Blessed John Paul II, and the crucial role of Marian Consecration.
A Journey Through Advent - Cycle A - Fr. Robert Barron
Get the most out of Advent and Christmas by following along with Fr. Barron's homilies as he unpacks the Year A Scripture readings from the Advent and Christmas seasons.
The Mystery of Christmas
In this inspiring talk, renowned preacher and retreat master Fr. Larry Richards illuminates how the true joy of Christmas is found in the greatest gift ever given—the gift of Jesus Christ to the whole world. With humor, compassion, and clarity, Fr. Larry gets to the heart of the true meaning of Christmas and helps us to better appreciate the immensity of God’s love for us as His children.
Love Hurts - Matthew Leonard
In this presentation, Matthew Leonard focuses on the new idea of love proclaimed by Christ and how it gives meaning to human suffering, penance, and ultimately death. By looking at these issues we’ll discover the secret to how we can “rejoice in the Lord always” just like St. Paul, no matter what happens.
How to Date Your Soulmate - Jason Evert
Most people have only been told what they’re not supposed to do while dating. In this powerful presentation, renowned chastity speaker Jason Evert shows us ten strategies for how to practice courtship without compromise. Tested through real-world experience and rooted in God’s plan for the human heart, Jason’s wise tips are sure to lead you to greater romantic happiness and fulfillment.
Real Womanhood - Lisa Cotter
In a talk that was given to a group of women at the FOCUS national conference, Lisa Cotter debunks the myths of modern day stereotypical womanhood. Using insights from the late Pope John Paul the second and the heroic example of modern-day saints, Lisa gets to the truth about what it means to be an authentic woman.
Contemporary Sainthood - Mark Hart
Why Settle for Less? - While many claim to follow Christ and hope in eternal life, far too few commit themselves to what it really takes. In the first talk, Mark Hart encourages us to unleash the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives to become who we are meant to be: Saints!
Great Expectations - In the second talk, Mark opens the scriptures to reveal how God doesn't want to meet our expectations... He wants to exceed them!
Our Lady of Good Success - Matthew Arnold
Our Lady of Good Success appeared on several occasions in the early 17th century to Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres in Quito, Ecuador. Fully approved by the Church, this Marian apparition contains an immensely important and hopeful message for our troubled times. Listen as Matthew Arnold explains the great power and hope that can be found through a devotion to Our Lady of Good Success.
This Changes Everything - Ken Yasinski
Many religions make contrasting claims about Jesus. Even different Christian denominations can't decide what they believe. So how do we know what's true? In this talk, Ken Yasinski gets to the heart of the issue by looking at what Jesus said about himself, and the impact this has on us.
The Making of a Jewish Nun - The Story of Mother Miriam of the Lamb of God
Here is the incredible faith journey of a singularly inspiring woman. Mother Miriam of the Lamb of God (formerly Rosalind Moss) tells the unexpected tale of her life - from conservative Jewish woman in New York to evangelical missionary to prioress of a new religious community in Oklahoma. Her amazing testimony will strengthen you and help you to believe that Jesus Christ is, in fact, the long awaited Messiah.
The Miracle of Divine Mercy - Kitty Cleveland
This CD features the Divine Mercy Chaplet set to music written by Kitty and sung by her with a children's choir, as well as songs from a selection of her CDs. A bonus segment from Kitty's stirring testimony follows.
Two CDs by Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.
Proofs for the Existence of God - Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.
Today, it is more important than ever to understand how the voice of science and our ordered universe clearly testify to the existence of an all-powerful God. In this informative talk, Fr. Robert Spitzer - an expert in physics, philosophy, and theology - explains how modern scientific findings and recent medical studies support what is clearly understood through Christian faith.
Science, the Origin of the Universe, and God - Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.
All too often, science is falsely pitted against faith to disprove the tenants of Christianity. In this informative talk, Fr. Robert Spitzer - an expert in physics, philosophy, and theology - debunks this powerful myth as he discusses the Big Bang and the origin of the universe with sound reason, credible science, and faithful theology. This talk is a must-listen for anyone wrestling with the biggest questions regarding science and faith.
No Imitations - Chris Stefanick
This is not your average chastity talk! Chris Stefanick discusses chastity beyond fear tactics and "just say no's". Instead, we are offered something to say "yes" to: health, happiness, authentic relationships, and the love we were made for. Everything else is just an imitation.
The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic - Matthew Kelly
What is the difference between highly engaged Catholics and disengaged Catholics? Answering this question is essential to the future of the Catholic Church. If we truly want to engage Catholics and reinvigorate parish life, we must first discover what drives engagement among Catholics. Matthew Kelly explores this question in his groundbreaking new book, and the simplicity of what he discovers will amaze you.
Detox - Jason Evert
Within every heart is a battlefield between love and lust. In this presentation, Jason Evert discusses the strategies necessary to win the war and uproot the vice of pornography once and for all. Jason is an internationally known Catholic author and speaker. He has spoken to more than one million people around the world and is the author of more than a dozen books, including Pure Manhood and Theology of His Body.
Discerning God's Will - Fr. Larry Richards
"How do I know what God wants?" Knowing the will of God can be an intimidating topic for people of all ages. In this talk, Fr. Larry Richards, the founder of The Reason for Our Hope Foundation, delves into the process of discernment. With personal stories, practical steps, and sound advice, Fr. Larry encourages all of us to dedicate ourselves to living the life that God has planned for us. It is in living this life that we will truly be happy.
The Jesuits, The Church, & the Papacy - Fr. Joseph Fessio
The election of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope in Church history, has dramatically increased popular interest in the Jesuit Order. In this presentation, Mark Brumley interviews Ignatius Press' founder and editor, Jesuit Father Joseph Fessio. He shares the story and influence of the Jesuits throughout Church history, reflects on his own life and experience as a Jesuit, and speaks especially about Pope Francis.
The Baseball Priest - Fr. Burke Masters
More gripping than the pull of professional sports, the call to the priesthood reveals the great plans God has for those he has called. In this homily, Fr. Burke Masters tells the story of his journey through baseball, to Catholicism, and eventually to the priesthood. In a bonus segment, Major League Baseball All-Star Mike Sweeney discusses being the perfect teammate, with examples from his time in the pros.
Prove It God! ... And He Did - Patty Schneier
As a lifelong Catholic, wife, and mother of three, Patty Schneier struggled with the Church's teaching on contraception, as many men and women do today. Her discovery of Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body revealed to her the fullness of God's plan for sex and marriage, and led to a dramatic renewal of her marriage and her faith. Patty now speaks around the country about the challenges she faced on her amazing journey.
Power in Prayer - Sr. Mary Gabriel, SV
The YOUCAT says, "Prayer is the great gate leading into faith". It is such an important topic, that the Church has set aside an entire section of the Catechism for it. In this talk, Sr. Mary Gabriel, SV discusses prayer, its importance, and the power it has to change us. Speaking from experience, she encourages all of us to re-dedicate ourselves to growing in relationship with Christ through a prayerful life.
Re-Made - Mark Hart
When people decide to follow Christ, they often experience conversion - the act of turning away from sin and towards God. In fact, many of the saints speak of continuous conversion throughout their lives. In this presentation, Mark Hart talks about his conversion and encourages us to be made new in Christ.
Walk the Walk - Dr. Timothy Gray
Being a disciple of Jesus has always been synonymous with being a Christian. From the Scriptures and from his own experience, biblical scholar Dr. Timothy Gray explains how Christian discipleship calls us to follow in the footsteps of Christ as engaged participants in God's plan, ordering our lives to bear witness to the Lord in our families, workplaces and communities, and to the world.
Evangelizing Catholics: The Bible, Eucharist, and the New Evangelization - Dr. Scott Hahn
In this informative and dynamic presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn discusses why the New Evangelization is the greatest priority of the Church at this time, and how we are all called to share our faith. He shows how the Eucharist relates to explaining Jesus' death and resurrection, and how Blessed John Paul II's call for a New Evangelization must be based on the Eucharist.
Angels Explained - Dr. Mark Miravalle
Dr. Mark Miravalle is Professor of Theology and Mariology at Franciscan University and a father of eight. Why did God create angels? How are they different from humans? Are guardian angels found in Scripture? Discover the answer to these questions and more as Dr. Miravalle explains the nine choirs of angels, their differing roles and hierarchical order, and how much angels can help us if we only ask.
We Must Go Out - Fr. Mike Schmitz
It is through the Sacrament of Confirmation that a Catholic is fully initiated into the Church. Why, then, do so many newly confirmed Catholics never come back? In this talk, Fr. Mike Schmitz addresses this concerning trend in the Church with honesty, energy, and humor. Focusing on the true nature of confirmation, Fr. Mike challenges ALL Catholics to see this sacrament not as a "graduation" from the Church, but as a commissioning by the Holy Spirit to go out into the world and proclaim the gospel.
Shameless - Seeing Yourself as God Sees You - Jeff Cavins
As a young adult, Jeff Cavins left the Catholic Church and became a Protestant pastor for 12 years. After returning to the Catholic Church, Jeff became a nationally known speaker who has helped hundreds of thousands come to a clearer understanding of scripture and our Catholic Faith. In this presentation, Jeff explains the meaning of shame and teaches us how to engage the struggles of the heart.
Called Onward - Brother Lazarus and Chase Hilgenbrinck
This is the story of two top-tier athletes who answered the call of Christ to "sell everything that you have... then, come follow me". Brother Lazarus was an MLB prospect and a collegiate pitcher at the University of Nebraska before joining the Community of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in September 2011. Chase Hilgenbrinck enjoyed success on the soccer field playing in the top division in Chile before returning to play for the MLS. He left all of that and is now a seminarian at Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Winning the Culture War - Dr. Peter Kreeft
To win any war, three things are necessary: Know that you are at war, know who your enemy is, and know what strategies can defeat him. Acknowledging that our culture is clearly in crisis, Dr. Peter Kreeft shows us that there is only one weapon that will defeat the demons of this age: Saints. Above all, Dr. Kreeft assures us that for those who hope in Christ, victory is assured, because good triumphs over evil.
Jesus Is - Fr. Michael Schmitz
Fr. Mike discusses the all-important topic of God's existence. Armed with his usual repertoire of lively humor and sound philosophy, Fr. Mike reveals the incredible implications of the question which Christ asks all of us: "Who do YOU say that I am?"
Relativism - Chris Stefanick
Pope Benedict XVI considers relativism to be the most dangerous dictatorship existing in the world today. In this presentation, Chris Stefanick debunks the powerful and epidemic myth of relativism with honesty, relevance, humor, and logical validity, offering a much-needed perspective on the current status quo of morality.
Pray Like a Saint - Matthew Leonard
In this talk, internationally known speaker and author Matthew Leonard defines and discusses the three traditional stages of prayer. According to scripture, every one of us is called to “be perfect” and to “pray without ceasing”. Prayer is the path to God, and we’ve been saying prayers all our lives. But are we really praying? Matthew lays out the practical steps to achieve union with God through deep prayer, even in the midst of this busy world.
Why Do Women Do That? - Lisa Cotter
In this talk delivered to a group of college-aged men at the FOCUS National Conference in 2011, nationally sought-after speaker Lisa Cotter addresses the important, but often overlooked, topic of emotional purity in a humorous and genuine style. Using Taylor Swift lyrics to emphasize her point, Lisa proposes that emotional purity is essential for authentic love to flourish in any romantic relationship. This talk is perfect for every young adult, both men and women.
The Second Greatest Story Ever Told - Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC
Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC is a priest of the Congregation of the Marian Fathers of the immaculate Conception and the director of the Association of Marian Helpers, a spiritual benefit society with more than one million members. In this talk, Fr. Gaitley describes the second greatest story ever told - a story that encompasses Divine Mercy, the life of Blessed Pope John Paul II, and the crucial role that Marian Consecration can play in your life.
From the Foundation of the World - Curtis Martin
In From the Foundation of the World, Curtis Martin speaks to thousands of young adults about the importance of having a relationship with Jesus Christ. "Do you believe that what you believe is really real?" If our God became man, changed bread and wine into His body and blood, died on the cross, and rose from the dead, then our lives must reflect it. Be inspired and encouraged to live wholeheartedly for a God who has loved you from the foundation of the world.
God of My Past, God of My Future - Mark Hart and Matt Smith
Recorded live at two of Life Teen’s XLT events, Mark Hart and Matt Smith reveal the depth of God’s infinite love for each of us, and challenge us to find out what happens when we abandon everything to Him. In God of My Past, Mark delves into the story of the woman at the well. In God of My Future, Matt discusses the need to keep eternity in mind as we live our lives day to day.
St. Joseph - The Universal Patron of the Church - Dr. Mark Miravalle
The holy and hidden figure of St. Joseph comes to light in this captivating presentation by Dr. Mark Miravalle. What is the dignity of this great man, and how do we convey the wondrous power of his intercession? Listen now as Dr. Miravalle delves into the fascinating and hidden life of the man whom God chose to “substitute” for Himself when the Word became flesh to dwell among us.
A Journey Through Advent - Reflections on the Sunday Advent Readings - Cycle C - Fr. Robert Barron
Get the most out of Advent and Christmas by following along with Fr. Robert Barron’s homilies as he unpacks the Year C Scripture readings from the Advent and Christmas seasons.
No Price Too High - The Conversion of a Pentecostal Pastor and his Congregation - Deacon Alex Jones
In this stunning real-life drama, discover the sacrificial yet triumphant journey of a man of deep integrity and love for Christ. Reverend Alex Jones promised his congregation a real New Testament worship service. To prepare, he studied the works of the early Church Fathers. The astonishing events that followed culminated not only in his conversion to the Catholic Faith, but also in that of 42 members of his flock.
Don't Just Try... Train - Matthew Kelly
If you wanted to run a marathon, how would you go about it? You could go out and start the race, but what are the chances you would finish? It wouldn’t matter how hard you tried... You would most likely fail. A running coach would say to you, “Don’t just try... Train! Run one mile a day for a week, then two, then three... Six months from now, you’ll be ready to run a marathon.” Sometimes in a moment of inspiration we resolve to run a spiritual marathon. We go out and try our hardest, but we fail and become discouraged. At these moments, God wants to say, “Your efforts were noble, but there is something missing.” Don’t just try... Train. As human beings, we are capable of almost anything we approach with the “little-by-little” attitude. In this audio program, Matthew Kelly emphasizes the importance of spiritual training and places it in the context of our everyday lives. Inspiring yet practical, Kelly offers a life-changing message and a valuable training partner for life’s spiritual marathon. Encouraging young and old to adopt a program of spiritual discipline, he insists that if we want our future to be different from our past, we must change our habits.
Heroic Witnesses - The Triumph of Persecuted Catholics in Russia - Sister Maria Stella, C.J.D.
Sister Maria Stella Whittier, C.J.D., a missionary to Russia, speaks about the history of Catholic priests, sisters, and laity in Russia from 1917 to the present. Sister Maria begins with the persecution and almost total destruction of the Catholic Church under communism when millions were killed or imprisoned in Soviet labor camps, and ends with post-communist era efforts to revive the Catholic Church in the Russian Far East.
With God in Russia - Fr. Walter Ciszek, S.J.
Father Walter Ciszek spent 23 challenging years living out his priestly vocation in Siberian prison camps—saying Mass undercover, hearing confessions from hundreds who could have betrayed him, and spiritually aiding countless fellow prisoners. In this CD, Ken Ramsey shares excerpts from the remarkable story that bears witness to Fr. Ciszek’s heroic patience, endurance, fortitude, and complete trust in God.
In God We Trust - Religious Liberty: Your First Amendment Right by Bishop David Malloy and Monsignor Eric Barr with a bonus segment on Faithful Citizenship by Timothy Cardinal Dolan
During these challenging times there is a critical need to focus on maintaining our religious liberty as stated in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. In these highly informative presentations, Bishop David Malloy and Monsignor Eric Barr show us that protection of religious freedom is fundamental for Catholics, and also for people of all faiths. This CD also includes a brief presentation by Timothy Cardinal Dolan on faithful citizenship.
The Best Way to Live - Matthew Kelly
In this inspiring talk given to six hundred Confirmation Candidates, their sponsors and their parents, Matthew Kelly challenges us all with the question “What is the Best Way to Live?” By showing that our culture is obsessed with individualism, hedonism, and minimalism, Matthew challenges us to think about how each of our choices can help us to or hinder us from becoming the best version of ourselves. Whether you are a teen to be confirmed this year or someone who was confirmed long ago, this talk will make you think and hopefully begin living out The Best Way to Live.
Answering Atheism - Ken Hensley
How can we evangelize an unbelieving world? In this talk, Ken Hensley uses simple, effective logic to show how the atheistic worldview inevitably leads to contradictions that can't hold up to sound reasoning. After hearing this talk, you will be empowered to conclusively demonstrate how unbelief leads to the destruction of morality, meaning, and even knowledge.
Trust in the Lord - Fr. Thomas J. Richter
This talk is practical. It is for everyone—beginners and masters in the spiritual life. We all know that growth in holiness is largely about growing in trust in our Lord Jesus Christ. But how does one do that realistically? In this talk, Bismarck Diocese Vocations Director Fr. Tom Richter describes in concrete terms what the interior act of trust looks like, and what we must choose in order to grow in this trust.
The inspiring stories of two young people (Blessed José Sanchez and St. Joan of Arc) who gave their lives for Christ In these true stories of vision and bravery, fierce determination, and loving service to God, Blessed José Sanchez and St. Joan of Arc set examples for youngsters... and teach parents at the same time!
¡Mi Nombre de Batalla es José Luís! La Vida de José Sanchez del Río
English Translation: My Battle Name is José Luís! The Life of Blessed José Sanchez. Children will love this story! In this powerful dramatization, 14-year-old Blessed José Sanchez demonstrates courageous faith during the 1920s persecution of Catholics in Mexico. This true story of bravery, fierce determination, and total surrender to God’s will sets an example for both youngsters and adults!
Abba or Allah - Dr. Scott Hahn
In this informative talk, Dr. Scott Hahn explores some of the most important beliefs that distinguish Christianity from Islam. He explains that while both religions trace themselves back to Abraham, the differences, including our understanding of God as Father, are not insignificant. With charity, balance, and candor, Dr. Hahn shows us how Islam presents the most formidable challenge to Christianity in the third millennium.
The New Sexual Revolution - Chris Stefanick
Studies have proven that few factors determine a teen’s physical, social, educational, emotional and even financial health as profoundly as their choice for purity or promiscuity. In this dynamic talk, 14-year youth ministry veteran Chris Stefanick shows us exactly what we’re up against and how to turn the tides in the culture war for your teen’s purity. Chris speaks to over 50,000 teens, young adults, and parents every year.
Meet Kids 4 Jesus
Kids 4 Jesus... Great for home, school, or church! Children are made for faith! Children can reach great heights through a real relationship with Jesus and knowledge of their Catholic Faith. This CD features ten songs from the K4J programs that kids are sure to love, and which will help them build their character and teach lessons about the Faith. See how quickly your kids will learn the words and meaning of the songs!
Looking Beyond John's Gospel and the Sacraments - by Dr. John Bergsma
Dr. John Bergsma, Associate Professor of Biblical Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, unpacks and unlocks the Gospel of John in this fascinating talk given to a group of college students. In Dr. Bergsma’s humorous style, he shows that John’s use of the word “signs” for Jesus’ miracles is no accident—in fact, these signs actually point to the seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church. Dr. Bergsma makes it clear that the similarities between sign and sacrament are no coincidence, and that the Gospel of John is a deeply Catholic book.
Why YOUCAT? - Discovering True Happiness in the Church - by Jim Beckman with an introduction by Dr. Edward Sri
Written by and for young people and based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, YOUCAT was the world’s top-selling Catholic book in 2011. Intended to be the little yellow “Travel Guide through the Faith,” YOUCAT explains what the Catholic Church teaches and provides true answers to some of the toughest questions confronting young people today. As Dr. Edward Sri and Jim Beckman share in these inspiring presentations, the “what” of the YOUCAT needs to be understood in light of the “why.” Through stories and personal witness, they show us how the YOUCAT helps us in our life-long journey to true joy and happiness in Christ.
The Seven Pillars of Catholic Spirituality – Matthew Kelly
This CD has been re-released with a new sleeve image.
Would you like to deepen your faith? Matthew Kelly will revitalize your spiritual life by taking you on the adventure of a lifetime! In a bold, practical and inspiring way, he will help you rediscover the true meaning of life as expressed in the seven pillars of authentic Catholic spirituality. “Catholicism is a way of life,” Matthew says, “designed by God to help you become all you can be.”
Contraception: Cracking the Myths - Prof. Janet Smith
In this new revised edition of Professor Janet Smith’s groundbreaking exposé on the effects of the pill on modern society, she presents a God-centered view of sexuality that can bring married couples a joy that they could never have imagined. Backed by statistics and armed with decades of research, Professor Smith shows the crippling effect of the contraceptive culture on our relationship with God, our romantic relationships and marriages, the culture at large and our physical and mental health.
My Brother, the Pope - Msgr. Georg Ratzinger
In these inspiring excerpts from his book My Brother, the Pope, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger shares with us the close friendship that has united him and his brother for more than eighty years. In these detailed and intimate reminiscences that span from the early life of Pope Benedict XVI up to the present day, Msgr. Ratzinger shows how the Faith shaped the character of his family, providing a beautiful portrait of Catholic family life.
Stealing Home - Mike Sweeney
Mike Sweeney is a devout Catholic and sought after speaker, has been involved with Catholic Athletes for Christ, has appeared on EWTN’s Life On The Rock, and has spoken at numerous Catholic venues. He appeared in five All-Star Games and was the Kansas City Royals’ player of the year three times. Starting from his account of an amazing play in which he stole home, Sweeney draws parallels to living one’s faith well to the end.
New English Pamphlets
Six new English pamphlets from Our Sunday Visitor
The History of Salvation: God’s Plan for His People - Monsignor Daniel Deutsch
This enlightening talk traces the high adventure of God's Divine Love Story revealed through the seven covenants that span from Eden to Calvary, beginning with Adam and culminating with Jesus. This presentation is the fruit of Monsignor Deutsch's studies during his sabbatical at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he learned from scholars such as Dr. Scott Hahn and Dr. John Bergsma.
Exponiendo una Tradición Peligrosa: Que Dice la Iglesia? - Rubén Quezada
English translation: Exposing a Dangerous Tradition: What Does the Church Say? The occult religions combine aspects of Catholic rites with superstitions, black or white magic, Santeria, Voodoo and Satanism. During an interview in the studios of Radio Guadalupe in Los Angeles, Rubén Quezada exposes the spiritual risks of those involved in these rituals. Rubén quotes from Scripture, confirming that these practices are in direct contradiction to the Word of God, and explains why we as Catholics must avoid any contact or association with such practices and adhere only to the teachings of the Church.
Who Do You Say That I Am? - Fr. Robert Barron
A sought-after speaker on the spiritual life, Fr. Robert Barron here illuminates and explains the conviction of the Catholic Faith that Jesus of Nazareth is the promised Messiah and the revelation of God become man. He shows how Jesus fulfills the four tasks of the Messiah according to the Old and New Testaments, and how the living legacy of Christ, God and Messiah, is proclaimed by the Church.
Get to Know the Mother of God - Chris Padgett
There’s a little bit about Mary in Scripture. We can glean a bit more from the Tradition of the Church. But where can we go to get the complete picture, to find out about the whole Mary? In an engaging style, Chris Padgett does just that as he walks us through what the Bible has to say about the Mother of God. What has she meant to the Church throughout the centuries, what have the saints told us about her, and most importantly, what we can learn from her ourselves? This CD also includes selections from The Rosary Project, a unique celebration of prayer and song from Chris Padgett.
The Christmas and Easter Story - Excerpts from the Truth and Life Dramatized Audio Bible
The Truth and Life Dramatized Audio Bible is a brilliantly recorded production of the Revised Standard Version (Catholic Edition) of the New Testament. Endorsed with an Imprimatur from the Vatican, Truth and Life is truly the first of its kind. These excerpts are narrated by a star-studded cast and include beautiful music and sound effects which make the scriptural accounts of Christmas and Easter come alive, helping us to enter more deeply into the birth, death and Resurrection of Christ.
Sacred Christmas Songs - Kitty Cleveland
In these traditional holiday selections from her Christmas collection O Holy Night, Kitty Cleveland inspires us with beautiful arrangements that feature a Celtic personality. For over twenty years, Kitty has been moving audiences with her classically trained angelic vocals. This CD also includes excerpts from her own stirring testimony of her conversion. Songs include: O Little Town of Bethlehem, The First Noel, Away in a Manger, What Child is This, O Holy Night, Silent Night, We Three Kings, and Ave Maria.
The Dead Sea Scrolls - Shedding New Light on the Scriptures and the Church - Dr. John Bergsma
Dr. John Bergsma is an Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and was a Protestant pastor for four years before converting to the Catholic Church. In this enlightening talk, Dr. Bergsma shows how our respect for the traditional canon of Scripture, as well as our understanding of the Catholic Faith, can be greatly enhanced by the Dead Sea Scrolls—the greatest archaeological discovery of all time.
Aborting America - Dr. Bernard Nathanson
This incredible talk is a candid account of the conversion of the late Dr. Bernard Nathanson, one of the foremost pioneers of the modern abortion industry. He explains how, through the use of technology, he came to recognize the undeniable humanity of the unborn child and became an outspoken pro-life leader. This story of his journey to the Catholic Faith is both dramatic and inspiring. This presentation also includes an excerpt from There is Life in the Womb by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.
True Worship - Fr. Mike Schmitz
Fr. Mike Schmitz, the director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Duluth and Chaplain for the Newman Center at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, inspires and educates us in these talks about the highest form of worship: The Mass. In three homilies filled with deep reflection on the Scriptures and vibrant stories, Fr. Mike makes sure you will never experience the Mass in the same way again.
Abraham - Revealing the Historical Roots of our Faith - Stephen Ray
Stephen Ray emphasizes that unless we understand the innate “Jewishness” of Christianity and our Old Testament heritage, we will never fully understand our Faith, the Church, or even salvation itself. These are rooted not only in the early Church but 2000 years before that, in Abraham. With his infectious enthusiasm, Stephen helps us to learn the deep truths of scripture that God taught through Abraham.
Walking Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death - Admiral Jeremiah Denton
Admiral Jeremiah Denton spent over seven years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. In this moving presentation, he recalls how, through the power of prayer, he withstood extreme torture rather than betray God or his country. For his valor, he was awarded the Purple Heart, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, the Navy Cross, and the POW Medal. He is now a champion of various humanitarian and family causes.
Saying Yes to God - Mary Vogrinc
Mary Vogrinc shares wisdom from her journey in faith as a wife to her husband Brian, mother of five sons, and foster mother of 54 children through the years. With humor and insight, she relates heartwarming personal stories that testify that God is always present in the details and challenges of daily life, and that like our Blessed Mother, we can trust Him completely.
A Map of Life - Frank Sheed
Considered one of Frank Sheed’s best books, A Map of Life is also regarded as one of the best and most popular short summaries of the Catholic Faith ever written. Focusing on the major truths of our existence and purpose in life, Sheed draws on God’s revelation to show what the divine master plan is for us and how each part of the plan is related.
Prayers - Miles Christi
An inspiring collection of prayers and devotions for every occasion from the priests and brothers of Miles Christi
Gangland to Promised Land - John Pridmore
He was a serious “face” in London’s East End. His jackets were tailored to hold his machete and knuckledusters. His drug deals made him wealthy. Then something extraordinary happened... John Pridmore spoke at the 2008 World Youth Day and on EWTN about what Christ has done in his life. His powerful story has inspired hundreds of thousands to grow in their faith.