Videos & Podcasts for Lent

Nov 18, 2021


The Journey of Conversion - presented by Dr. Patricia Cooney Hathaway
A Star parishioner & professor at the seminary, Dr. Cooney Hathaway will guide you in this free course allowing you to discover your true self in God. This is a self-paced course and can be completed in your own time.

Eucharist: The Work of Our Redemption
Thursdays Feb. 23 - March 23, 1:00 PM in The Pointe

Each webinar will be 75 minutes in length and will include time for questions and answers. By registering, you'll have access to each video at home as they are posted, giving you the ability to complete on your own. Call the Parish Office for details.


Fearless: a 7-Week Lenten Video Series
Time and again, the people of God are called to ‘be courageous’ and ‘be not afraid.’ Yet, we live in a time where fear seems to guide our very existence. Don’t miss this exciting series with a special guest each week as we seek to follow Jesus into the wilderness this Lent.

Where is Lent in the Bible?
Just about any question you might have about Lent is answered in this video. Fr. Mike explains where the observance of Lent came from (the Bible), clarifies why Catholics observe the season, and shares how it can make a difference in our lives.

Fasting: It Can Change you Forever
Fr. Mike talks about the real reasons Christ tells us to fast.


Catechism in a Year
In response to countless requests, Ascension is launching The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)!With this podcast, Catholics will:

  • Read the entire Catechism of the Catholic Church in 365 days
  • Understand the essentials of the Catholic Faith and why they matter
  • See how Church teaching is rooted in Sacred Scripture
  • Absorb over 2,000 years of Sacred Tradition
  • Encounter God’s plan of sheer goodness
  • Transform their relationship with the Church that Christ founded.

If you have ever wanted to understand what it means to be Catholic and allow those truths to shape your life—this podcast is for you!

Bible in a Year

If you’ve struggled to read the Bible, this podcast is for you. Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and featuring Jeff Cavins, guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes.

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