Truth in our time has become relativized, dependent on one's own subjective feelings. But throughout all of history, God’s truth has remained constant and unchanged. In this talk, Noelle Garcia urges us to follow our faith and to live our lives according to the truth. God’s word has power and because of this, we can live just, truthful, and holy lives.
Join Mother Miriam as she provides some fun and unique ways for families to have an active prayer life during Lent. Whether it’s saying the rosary, creating a prayer space, or just asking God for your heart's true desires, take a moment to listen to Mother Miriam as she guides us through Lent.
“How can this man give us his flesh to eat?” These words uttered 2,000 years ago are echoed today. Join us as Dr. Tim Gray examines a few objections to the Church’s Eucharistic teaching and provides scriptural evidence for these objections. This apologetic helps us to give a reason for our faith and to gain a deeper insight into what it means to be Catholic and experience the true... [More]
Join Dr. Michael Patrick Barber as he discusses the true meaning of Christmas, and what that means for us as Catholics during this holy season. Through biblical evidence and deep reflection, he reveals the connections between the mystery of Christ’s birth and the modern-day traditions of the mass. Listen to this presentation to discover more insight into the real reason for the Christmas season.... [More]
Advent is a time for patience and awaiting the coming of the Lord. While waiting may be difficult to do, Dr. Prothro explains that it is the best way to prepare and what God truly wants from us during this time. Patience is the penance that we need in order to fully prepare for God and this holy season. This exciting new talk explores different ways that we can prepare our hearts for the com... [More]
What are you looking for? In this presentation, Chris Stefanick addresses every human person’s desire for a joyful life. Some seek joy in money, power, success or pleasure, but Jesus promised “I have told you these things that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete” (John 15:11). Do you believe that true, lasting joy is possible? Listen to this presentation to discover practical e... [More]
Were the gospels really written by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John or are the authors anonymous? Did the stories come to us through some sort of “telephone game” or by way of eye witnesses? It is vital to address the debate over anonymous gospels. If we don’t know who wrote the gospels, then how reliable are the stories written about Jesus? Can we look at the gospels as legitimate historical so... [More]
This is the August CDOM. The mp3 is available now and the CD will be available at the end of the month.For many, Leviticus is a strange and difficult book of the Old Testament. As the third book of the Torah, Leviticus lies at the heart of the Law of Moses, and to truly understand it is to unlock a key to relationship with God. Join Biblical scholar Dr. Mark Giszczak as he takes you on a fascinati... [More]
In this talk—Part 2 of a special two-part Lighthouse Talks presentation—Augustine Institute professor Dr. Ben Akers continues his meditative reflection on Mary’s role in Scripture, weaving together the stories of the Fall and Jesus’ Passion and Resurrection. Dr. Akers also provides illuminating answers to thoughtful questions from the audience. “The Fall happened through eating forbidd... [More]
Have you ever struggled with prayer? Lack of time, focus, or understanding of what to do can all be a challenge. As Augustine Institute professor and author Dr. Michael Patrick Barber explains, prayer is critical to our relationship with God, just as good communication is critical to our relationships with our loved ones. Citing deep biblical insights and humorous personal stories, Dr. Barber offe... [More]
Death by suicide is sadly at pandemic proportions, killing more people every year than war and homicide combined. While many people know that the Church condemns suicide as a grave sin, few people know that the Church does not teach that a person who commits suicide is automatically condemned to hell. As Fr. Chris Alar, MIC shares in this insightful talk (based upon his book, After Suicide, given... [More]
In a recent Pew survey, two-thirds of Catholics reported that they did not know or believe in the Church's teaching on the Eucharist. Diving into the writings of early doctors and fathers of the Church, and drawing upon his own experience as a scholar of history, practicing Catholic, and former Protestant, Dr. John Sehorn addresses the “mind-boggling” and difficult truth of Jesus' presence in ... [More]
Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Amid crisis, scandal, and confusion in the modern world, where does the good news of the Resurrection and God's endless mercy fit in? In these three homilies—on The Easter Vigil, Divine Mercy Sunday, and Pentecost—priest and pastor Fr. Brian Larkin shares stories and insights, including from G.K. Chesterton, George Weigel, St. John Paul II, St. Faustina Kow... [More]
El Augustine Institute presenta esta hermosa meditación de las Estaciones de la Cruz de San Alfonso María de Ligorio, narrada por Luis Soto. Esta reflexión en oración está acompañada por la Schola Cantorum de la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Monte Carmelo, Littleton, CO, cantando el himno católico tradicional Stabat Mater, en latín, que representa la amorosa presencia de Nuestra Madre, co... [More]
The words that we speak to ourselves shape our self-perception; how we see ourselves, and how we act. Despite being told perhaps more than any other generation to love and believe in themselves, this generation struggles more than any other with anxiety, self-loathing, and low self-esteem. In this talk, speaker and author Chris Stefanick tackles the lies which hold us captive to these struggles, a... [More]
Throughout the Church's history there has been crisis and confusion over Church teaching. Today, there is crisis and confusion surrounding the Sacrament of Marriage. As Augustine Institute President and Professor Dr. Tim Gray explains, this crisis presents an immense opportunity, as it encourages us to explore and discover the depth of this mystery, described by Pope Benedict XVI as "a Gospel in i... [More]
Evan Lemoine, conferencista reconocido internacionalmente por sus charlas de teología del cuerpo, noviazgo y matrimonio. Nos habla en esta charla a cerca de que todo deseo en nuestros corazones viene de Dios y nos lleva hacia Él y nos explica por qué muchos se han torcido en el camino. Aclarándonos estas dos principales preguntas: ¿Cuál fue la causa de esta confusión? y ¿Cómo distinguir... [More]
El P. José Román Flecha es sacerdote de la Diócesis de León (España) y profesor de Teología Moral en la Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca. Experto en Moral, este conocido y estimado profesor, es autor de numerosas obras y artículos de teología y de espiritualidad. En esta charla nos explica por qué a San José de Nazareth, se le conoce como patrono de la Iglesia Católica y custodio de ... [More]
Ruth Luna nos comparte su camino de vivir una vida centrada en sí misma, a una de entrega al Señor para convertirse en la Mujer que está llamada a ser. Nuestra madre, la Santísima Virgen María, nos muestra el camino a una verdadera dignidad como Mujer, nos acerca a su corazón de amor, sacrificio y belleza, y nos llama a consagrarnos a ella para recibir las gracias de su Hijo. Así podemos id... [More]
Internationally renowned speaker and theologian Dr. Scott Hahn teaches the importance of giving our complete “yes” to Jesus Christ and fully recognizing him as King of Kings, and Lord over all. Dr. Hahn delves into Scripture to show that by dedicating ourselves to the Lord, he can accomplish more in us and through us than we ever could on our own. This talk is filled with wisdom for all who wa... [More]
El Padre Michael Schmitz es un reconocido presentador y guía espiritual de jóvenes. En esta charla, nos habla del importante tema de la existencia de Dios. Usando su bien conocido sentido del humor y echando mano de argumentos filosóficos sólidos, el P. Mike nos demuestra las profundas implicaciones que tiene para nuestras vidas la respuesta que le damos a Jesús cuando nos pregunta: ¿Quién ... [More]
El Señor Obispo Jorge Rodríguez STD, Obispo Auxiliar de Denver, nos habla del camino más significativo de todo cristiano y nos explica la necesidad de tener un encuentro personal con Jesucristo. Escucha, de boca del Señor Obispo, sugerencias para tener una vida de amistad íntima con Jesús. Nuestro encuentro con Él, despertará en nosotros el deseo de cumplir la misión que nos confía, la s... [More]
El Padre Ángel Espinosa de los Monteros, Legionario de Cristo, nació en Puebla, México. Desde que se ordenó Sacerdote, en noviembre de 1994, ha trabajado como orientador juvenil y después como orientador familiar en México, Colombia, Italia, y Francia. En esta charla, nos explica los peligros de hacer un dios a nuestra medida y a nuestros gustos; que se acomode a nuestros caprichos. El Padre... [More]
Curtis Martin, founder of FOCUS and world renowned authority on evangelization, shares how a personal encounter with Jesus is the key to following him with fidelity, gratitude, and joy. With humor and relatable examples, he also shows how experiencing Christ before evangelizing others is the biblical model witnessed to by the Apostles, and one that is certain to bear fruit in the life of any belie... [More]
Archbishop Paul Coakley attended the university of Kansas where he completed his undergraduate studies in English and Classical Antiquities. After being ordained a priest in 1983, he served as a priest of the Wichita Diocese for 21 years. He was installed as bishop of Salina, Kansas by Saint John Paul II in 2004 and was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the fourth archbishop of the archdiocese of ... [More]
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. There are many fans of Jesus in this world, but we are called to be His disciples. As a young adult, Jeff left the Catholic Church and became a Protestant Pastor for 12 years. After returning to the Catholic Church, he became a nationally known speaker who has helpe... [More]
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.
Fr. Michael Schmitz, a renown and beloved speaker and spiritual guide to the Young Church, 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?"
Fr. Barron illuminates with conviction that Jesus of Nazareth is the promised Messiah and 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 is proclaimed by the Church.
Spoken as He suffered the agony of the cross, the seven last sayings of Christ recorded in the gospels have been the subject of prayer and inquiry by Christians for two thousand years. In this revealing presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn unlocks for us the deeper significance of Our Lord's last words, carefully chosen so that we might better understand the immense love of God for every person and His pl... [More]
Jesse Romero da una información general sobre los Testigos de Jehová y cuando se fundaron, quien los fundo, y cuales son las características de sus enseñanzas. Los Testigos de Jehová tienen un celo para convertir a católicos y en este CD vas a saber como responder a sus alegaciones particulares y vas a poner a prueba sus errores utilizando la Biblia, historia y la razón. English Translati... [More]