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  • Men of the Cross with Jared Zimmerer

    Learn more about the Word on Fire Institute: https://wordonfire.institute/

    Jared Zimmerer, Senior Director of the Word on Fire Institute, delivered this lecture for the Knights of Columbus “Men of the Cross” initiative entitled “How Self-Control is Strengthened by Endurance.”

    In this talk Jared...

  • The Three Secrets to Sharing the Faith by Trent Horn

    Want to tell others about your Catholic Faith, but don't how where to start? Afraid you're not smart enough, knowledgeable enough, or outgoing enough?

    Don't worry, says Catholic Answers apologist Trent Horn. With a few simple tips and a little practice, anyone can be an effective apostle and eva...

  • The Problem of Evil with Jimmy Akin

    If God is all-good and all-powerful, then why is there evil?

    This is perhaps the most vexing challenge that non-believers pose to Christians. Our world of violence, greed, and suffering seems incompatible with the God of the Gospel. How can we answer the challenge?

    In The Problem of Evil, Jimmy...

  • A Catholic Moral Vision: Virtue, Grace & the Path to Happiness

    How does following the moral vision as taught by the Church lead us to whole and happy lives, especially when the world around us seems to be in moral turmoil?

  • Don't Impose Your Morality on Me!

    What is "right" and "wrong?" Is what's right for you right for me? Is there a right and wrong for everyone, all the time? These are difficult questions to discuss in our culture. We live in a society that supports the opinion that each person should make up his or her own morality—that there is n...

  • Hope in Mercy with Fr. Michael Gaitley

    Was Vatican II a mistake? Has Pope Francis departed from the teaching of his predecessors? Does the Holy Spirit have something to say about the troubles in the Church and the world today? Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, answers these questions and more.

  • Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love by Dr. Edward Sri

    In today's culture, we're constantly bombarded with the secular notion of love and intimacy, instead of the kind of love that God intended for his children. In this presentation, Dr. Edward Sri explains how Pope St. John Paul II's teachings of the Theology of the Body can help us prepare for marr...

  • God's Plan for Love: Humanae Vitae Sex & Authentic Freedom by Abp. Samuel Aquila

    In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, Archbishop Aquila explains how Blessed Pope Paul VI's teaching still serves as a great light amidst a world that is deeply confused about sexual intimacy. He provides valuable insights about how God imbued our sexuality with...

  • What Every Couple Should Know about Marriage and Prayer by Fulton Sheen

    What is the secret of a successful marriage? How can couples deepen their commitment to one another in Christ? Beloved Catholic orator, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, illuminates the path by focusing on the essential role that prayer must play in every marriage. His anecdotes and stories illustrate ...

  • Green Sex: The Case for Natural Family Planning by Jason Evert

    First comes loves, 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 than one ...

  • No Imitations: Saying Yes to Authentic Love by Chris Stefanick

    Presented by Lighthouse Catholic Youth, Chris Stefanick discusses chastity beyond the usual fear tactics and "just say no's." Instead we are offered something to which we can say "yes": health, happiness, authentic relationships, and the love for which we were made. Everything else is just an imi...

  • Pure Fatherhood by Devin Schadt

    Fathers are the link between heaven and earth and are intended to be an image of our Heavenly Father. Drawing on the examples of St. Joseph, Devin Schadt shows us how to become a father on earth like our Father in heaven. Devin is a husband, a father of five, and the co-founder of the Fathers of ...

  • Prayer: A Surge of the Heart

    Finding time to pray can be difficult. Modern life is very busy with so many distractions at every turn, and there's always another job to be done. This inspiring presentation challenges us to make more time for God in our lives and highlights the importance of an ever-deepening life of prayer. I...

  • Facing Your Fears by 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 not only to face the proverbial giants in our lives, but also to slay them as David did Golia...

  • Contemporary Sainthood by Mark Hart

    In this incredible double feature, Mark Hart illuminates what it means to seek sanctity in the 21st century. In the first presentation, Mark discusses unleashing the power of the Holy Spirit and becoming who we are meant to be: saints. In the second presentation, Mark talks about the dangers of p...

  • The Necessity of Divine Mercy by 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. Discover God's transformative message of Divine Mercy.

  • Calming the Emotional Storms

    In this practical but spiritual presentation, Dr. Gregory Popcak discusses four keys to develop self-awareness and self-mastery. He reveals that emotions are a gift from God and that they can help you grow in virtue. Learn how to master your feelings and calm your emotional storms so that you can...

  • Confession by Fr. Larry Richards

    Based upon his proven and powerful parish mission presentation, Fr. Larry Richards's talk on Confession has become the #1 talk in North America for learning more about this Sacrament. He is riveting, honest, humorous, down-to-earth, and often touchingly gentle. Fr. Larry provides listeners with h...

  • Freedom through Forgiveness: The Sacrament of Confession by 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...

  • So Help Me God: The Promise & Power of the Sacraments by 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 also the means of transforming our personal relationship with Christ into a covenant relationship. Dr. Hahn then explains what led him to move from be...

  • The Truth by Fr. Larry Richards

    What is the meaning of life? Fr. Larry Richards tackles life's biggest question with straightforward, timeless, and often jolting answers. In this one-of-a-kind, life-affirming reality check, he unlocks the mysteries of our existence and opens our hearts and souls to the meaning of life. The Trut...

  • Religionless Spirituality by Dr. Tim Gray

    Renowned Scripture scholar and author, Dr. Tim Gray, provides a fascinating explanation of the importance of the visible Church and the centrality of God on earth. He offers incredible insights that make clear the role of the Church as an essential part of God's plan for salvation, which are sure...

  • The Battle Within: Sin and How to Fight It by Jeff Cavins

    Jeff Cavins, an internationally-recognized authority on Scripture, provides an ultra-practical guide on how to battle sin in the areas of our lives where we tend to fall, and he helps us examine the root causes of our sin in order to understand the ""why"" behind our actions.
    In this presentation...

  • The Power of Silence by Cardinal Robert Sarah with Nicolas Diat

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    In a time when technology penetrates our lives in so many ways and materialism exerts such a powerful influence over us, Cardinal Robert Sarah presents a bold book about the strength of silence. The modern world generates so much noise, he says, that seeking moments of silence has become both har...