Francis Cardinal Arinze energetically draws from his experience to help us see the practical value of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) today, which was given as a guide to living our daily lives in accordance with Holy Scripture and the Sacred Traditions that have been passed down to the Church through the Apostles. The CCC is intended for use by all Christian faithful, and Pope John Pau... [More]
Although many Catholics are familiar with the four Gospels and other writings of the New Testament, for most, reading the Old Testament is like walking into a foreign land. Who wrote these forty-six books? When were they written? Why were they written? What are we to make of their laws, stories, histories, and prophecies? Should the Old Testament be read by itself or in light of the New Testament?... [More]
The Millennial Generation has grown to adulthood. Having experienced many of the conveniences and pitfalls of new technologies, social media, student loan debt, and adult life, millennials have also developed a genuine desire to do something great with their lives, but often don't know how to get there. As fellow millennial Paul J. Kim shares with great humor and insight, tackling life's big chall... [More]
Where is “Catholic social teaching” found, anyway?Are all aspects of Catholic social teaching equal important, or can we rank them? Does the Church tell me how I should vote, or what the best economic or political system is? How does the Church say that that laity should try to promote and implement Catholic social teaching in the world? When Jesus inaugurated his kingdom on earth, he taught u... [More]
Are annulments just a Catholic version of divorce? Nothing could be further from the truth. The differences are profound, and much of the confusion springs from a misunderstanding about marriage itself. Bishop Perry explains the key principles of the Sacrament of Marriage and applies them to divorce and annulments. This presentation answers the most commonly asked questions on this topic.
For the first time, in breathtaking, high-definition cinematography, the beauty, goodness and truth of the Catholic Faith are illustrated in a rich, multimedia experience. Journey with acclaimed author, speaker and theologian Fr. Robert Barron to more than 50 locations throughout 15 countries. Be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of this global culture that claims more than one b... [More]
Journey around the world and deep into the Faith.Bishop Robert Barron created the groundbreaking CATHOLICISM Adult Study Program as a thematic presentation of what Catholics believe and why, so all adults can come to a deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith. Not a video lecture, Church history, or scripture study, this engaging and interesting formational program uses the art, architecture, li... [More]
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 Outsid... [More]
Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet through song! With beautiful music and meditations on God’s mercy throughout salvation history by Jeff Cavins, you’ll be inspired to sing with all your heart. Written and performed by Vicki Kueppers and featuring special guest Darren Rust. Orchestrations by Steven C. Anderson.
A Brother Francis Storybook. Brother Francis and his friends are set to put together the Christmas pageant that everyone looks forward to. Everything is working smoothly until rivalry for one of the most important roles nearly topples the production. A last-minute answer to prayer saves the event and teaches its participants a wonderful lesson they will cherish forever. In this storybook, beaut... [More]
How do we know Jesus founded a visible, organized Church?Is today’s Catholic Church the same as the church of the apostles and the early Christians? What can I say to someone who claims that the medieval Church became corrupted by pagan ideas and practices? Where in the Bible does it say that the Church is infallible, that we need a pope, or that indulgences can help us get to heaven? In 20 Answ... [More]
Each day we can take five minutes to get more out of our Advent preparation, from the first Sunday of Advent to Christmas and on through the Feast of The Epiphany. In this 3-talk set, EWTN radio host Terry Barber inspires us to prepare for the coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ into our hearts. Through these engaging presentations, Terry introduces us to a series of simple spiritual exercises on ho... [More]
Based upon his proven and powerful parish mission presentation, Fr. Larry Richards’ talk on Confession has become the #1 talk in North America dealing with the Sacrament of Reconciliation. He is riveting, honest, humorous, very human, and often touchingly gentle. Fr. Larry provides listeners with hope for a closer, healing relationship with Jesus Christ.
Based on his powerful book, Allen Hunt shares the insights and details of his 15-year journey into the Catholic Church. In 2007, Allen stepped aside as pastor of a Methodist congregation that served more than 15,000 persons each week. He entered the Catholic Church in 2008. His daily talk radio show is heard by over half a million listeners and is syndicated on 140 stations nationwide.
Today there is oftentimes a misconception of what the Sacrament of Confirmation is actually for or how it affects our lives. In this talk, Dr. Brant Pitre invites us to better understand the tremendous graces and calling received through this sacrament. He points to various passages in scripture which provide a historical foundation and, through bold witness, challenges us to willingly surrender o... [More]
Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, has given us a very special gift in his thoughtful and prayerful "Do-It-Yourself Retreat." He brings together several spiritual traditions and blends them in the pattern of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. We will find inspiration in the quotations from the saints that he gathers carefully and in his deep, but humble, understanding of the principles of holiness th... [More]
Watch this series weekly as an integral part of your Consoling the Heart of Jesus Small Group Retreat. This two-disc set includes ten sessions which accompany the lessons from the Consoling the Heart of Jesus Retreat Companion workbook. - Total run time: Approximately 350 minutes- Each retreat group needs one DVD set - Workbook not included
There's no substitute for making Fr. Michael Gaitley's do-it-yourself retreat, but this portable prayer companion is the next best thing. Its three simple parts summarize the whole retreat and teach a spirituality that even the busiest of people can follow. Even if you've never heard of Consoling the Heart of Jesus, this guide to the best-selling book will explain to you in a clear, step-by-step w... [More]
This beautiful full-color certificate contains the Consoling the Heart of Jesus "Consoler Principle and Foundation" prayer with space for a date and name. Printed in the United States on 8.5" x 11" card stock, this certificate is sure to become a treasured keepsake for all retreat participants.
This comprehensive Coordinator Kit comes with everything needed to lead a Consoling the Heart of Jesus Small Group Retreat. In addition to all the materials in the participant kit, the coordinator kit includes the DVD set of 10 talks from Fr. Gaitley, as well as the Retreat Coordinator's Guide. Click the image to the left to enlarge and see all kit contents. The actual retreat ... [More]