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  • The Resurrection | What Catholics Believe

    Join Dr. Michael Barber, professor of Scripture and theology at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology, as he answers some of the internet's most popular questions about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Did the Resurrection actually happen? Was Jesus a ghost when he appeared to the ...

  • The Gift of Door-to-Door Evangelization with Austin Habash

    Spreading God’s message is our most important job as Catholics, but it starts from within our own homes. In this talk, Austin Habash takes us through his journey with door-to-door evangelization and explains to us the significance of sharing the Gospel with our neighbors.

  • Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

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    "If Christ has not been raised, said the Apostle Paul, then Christian Faith is in vain. The Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth is not an incidental or minor aspect of Christianity. If Jesus did not rise from the dead, Christianity is certainly false.

    Skeptics have long tried to show that there ...

  • Catholic Answers: Ready Reasons

    1 season

    Ready Reasons are short videos that discuss various topics within the Catholic faith. These concise videos are meant to start a conversation about the Catholic faith and lead viewer to begin their own journey towards the truths of the Catholic faith, or to deepen their understanding of it.

  • Why Doesn't God Just Show Himself?

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    If there is a God, and God can do anything, then why doesn't He just show Himself? Wouldn’t that make it a whole lot easier to believe? Then wouldn’t everyone believe? We all might flirt with this question at some point in our lives, maybe in a moment of doubt or discouragement. Yes, God co...

  • The Lord's Prayer: Reflection on the Changes by Mark Giszczak

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    Recently the Italian bishops made a change to the Italian Missal, re-translating the line "and lead us not into temptation" from the Our Father. Dr. Mark Giszczak, associate professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute, explains why they believe the new translation is more accurate an...

  • Divine Mercy 101 with Fr. Chris Alar, MIC

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    "Divine Mercy is the urgent message of hope for our world. Learn the powerful devotion and graces associated with it in this dynamic presentation with Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, filmed live at the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    Divine Mercy 101 provides a clear a...

  • How to Win an Argument Without Losing a Soul by Matt Fradd

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    Whether you're arguing with family members or Facebook friends, skeptical co-workers in the office or pushy proselytizers at your front door, it helps to have not only the facts but the skills for presenting your points forcefully and well.

    And just as important is your demeanor. For it's all to...

  • Why Is Sin Bad?

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    If your child was doing something that you knew was harmful to them, even possibly fatal, would it bother you? It would be any parent’s greatest heartache. Before we ask what sin is, and without even talking about heaven and hell, we need to ask, why is sin bad for me and my life right now. Or...

  • What's the Best Thing We Could Want?

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    If I were a house, what kind of house would I be… Do I want to be, better? How do I look at self improvement, and how does God? Where do I set the bar, and where does He? How much do I really want to change about myself, and how much does God really want to change in me? Inspired by C.S. Le...

  • What Is Love?

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    What is my love? What is His love? And what’s the difference. This simple, touching short exposes the many implications of Jesus’ number one commandment.

  • How to Talk About Marriage and Same-Sex Unions with Trent Horn

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    Most people want to defend marriage, but they don't know where to begin—let Trent Horn show you how.

    Seemingly in the blink of an eye, same-sex marriage (SSM) has gone from being a radical new idea to an inevitable fact of life in the West. Yet even as its proponents increasingly pressure Christ...

  • Why Believe? Volume 1

    15 seasons

    Why Believe? offers a new apologetics in a year-long course intended for the use in the senior year of high school or freshman year of college. Purchase the full-color two-volume textbook and Teacher's Handbook here.

    The New Evangelization requires a new apologetics, that is, a defense of the fa...

  • Why Believe? Volume 2

    15 seasons

    Why Believe? offers a new apologetics in a year-long course intended for the use in the senior year of high school or freshman year of college. Purchase full-color two-volume textbook and Teacher's Handbook here.

    The New Evangelization requires a new apologetics, that is, a defense of the faith ...

  • Finding Purpose

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    All of us at some point will suffer from the want of meaning or purpose in our lives. Without it, we drift away from ourselves and everyone else, living in a state of anxiety. How do we break out of this anxiety of life? Two steps. Inspired by Bl. Fulton Sheen (The Philosophy of Life).

  • The Problem of Evil with Jimmy Akin

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    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...

  • The Grumpy Farmer and the Cheerful Farmer

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    Which one are you?

    “One secret to a sweet and happy Christian life, is learning to live by the day… Any one can carry his burden, however heavy, till nightfall. Any one can do her work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down....

  • The Three Secrets to Sharing the Faith by Trent Horn

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    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...

  • In the Mind of the Artist

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    Who am I… in the mind of God. Where do I come from? What is the foundation of my identity, and that of everyone else’s around me? In the Mind of the Artist is a unique look at who we are now, and, long before the universe even existed, and consequently, the incomprehensible dignity that comes ...

  • Faith, Hope, and Love with Bishop Fulton Sheen

    1 season

    Bishop Fulton J. Sheen is eloquence at its very best. These timeless messages offer inspiring guidance, encouragement, peace of mind and spiritual comfort that will touch the heart. Ages of Man — Drawing from Shakespeare, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen ponders the seven ages of man. Works from Confucius,...

  • Why God Still Matters by Karlo Broussard

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    Have you noticed how some of the New Atheists don't even bother trying to disprove God's existence? Your arguments in favor of God don't even deserve a reply, they say, because not only does God not exist—he doesn't even matter.

    We don't need God to explain the universe, they say. We don't need ...

  • A Quick Thought on Lent

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    When I was a kid, my family used to drive down to Florida every year for winter break. About a month before each trip, my dad would stay up late every night after work to fix up the old station wagon… and I had to hold the light. It was in these few weeks, with my dad, holding the light, before...

  • Miracles

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    What are miracles? Are miracles possible and if so, how do we know? Do miracles happen and if so, what is their purpose? What attitudes should we take toward reports of miracles? How might miracles impact our prospects for future happiness? What are the perspectives of science, theology, and phil...

  • Angels: Bishop Fulton Sheen

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    In this compilation of three episodes from his classic television program, "Life is Worth Living," Bishop Fulton Sheen delivers his thoughts on various elements of the Catholic Faith with his ever-present humor, animated presentation, and captivating mode of speaking. In the first segment, "Angel...