Talks: Personal Growth / Inspirational

Share
  • Religionless Spirituality by Dr. Tim Gray

    Movie

    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...

  • Walk the Walk: Following Christ as His Disciple by Tim Gray

    Being a disciple of Jesus has always been synonymous with being a Christian. From the Scriptures and from his own experience, biblical scholar Dr. Tim Gray explains how Christian discipleship calls us to follow in the footsteps of Christ as engaged participants in God's plan, ordering our lives t...

  • 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...

  • An Invitation to Consider the Catholic Faith by Fr. Francis Peffley

    Why should a person who is not Catholic consider entering into the Church? Father Francis Peffley gives five compelling reasons, followed by a simple outline of the steps one would take to begin the process of becoming Catholic. Fr. Peffley is active with parish young adult ministry, retreat work...

  • Glimpses Along the Way of the Cross by Monsignor James Shea

    Movie

    In these three beautiful talks, Monsignor James Shea guides us along the Stations of the Cross, teaching us how to open our hearts more to the suffering and loneliness of Jesus on His way to Calvary. Weaving together the insights of keen believers like Fr. Richard Neuhaus, Caryll Houselander, Arc...

  • Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Brant Pitre

    Movie

    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 "per...

  • Understanding the Lord's Prayer by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Movie

    The Lord's Prayer is the centerpiece of the most famous sermon ever preached—the Sermon on the Mount. The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that this prayer "is truly the summary of the whole Gospel" (no. 2761). Blending Scripture with the incredible insights of the early Church Fathers, D...

  • The Second Greatest Story Ever Told: Understanding Mary's Role in Your Life by Fr. Michael Gaitley

    Movie

    In this vastly popular talk, Fr. Michael Gaitley describes the "second greatest story ever told"—a story that encompasses Divine Mercy, the life of Pope St. John Paul II, and the crucial role that Marian Consecration can play in your life. Fr. Gaitley is a priest in the Congregation of Marian Fat...

  • Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist by Dr. Brant Pitre

    Movie

    Dr. Brant Pitre uses the Hebrew Scriptures and Jewish tradition to frame the actions of Jesus at the Last Supper and to provide a fresh look at the heart of Catholic practice—the Eucharist. By taking us back to the Jewish roots of our faith, Dr. Pitre gives us a powerful lens through which to see...

  • The Roots of the Crisis by Dr. Tim Gray

    Movie

    The clergy sexual abuse scandals have rocked the Catholic Church and caused a crisis of faith (and of evangelization) for many. When facing such a daunting and terrible crisis, it can be difficult to find the right way forward.

    In this talk, Dr. Tim Gray explains with conviction and insight tha...

  • The Case for Jesus

    Movie

    Dr. Brant Pitre, Scripture scholar and bestselling author, uses biblical and historical evidence to bolster the "case for Jesus" by exposing the problems with the many false theories that have been introduced over the past hundred years, resulting in widespread skepticism about the reliability of...

  • Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues by Bishop Robert Barron

    Join noted professor of theology and author, Bishop Robert Barron, in this revealing presentation as he sheds light on the seven deadly sins—those great spiritual blocks that inhibit our relationship with God and others—and the antidote to them, the seven lively virtues! Bishop Barron uses Dante'...

  • Put Not Your Trust in Princes by Christopher Check

    Speaking from his perspective as a historian, Christopher Check reminds us that the crisis of our age is cultural and, in the end, spiritual. He explains that a flourishing society is not achieved through legislation or at the ballot box, but instead radiates from the family out. Using examples f...

  • There is Life in the Womb by Archbishop Fulton Sheen

    Movie

    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best-loved and most influential preachers of the 20th century and author of over 90 books. He reached nearly 30 million people through his weekly program, Life is Worth Living, and his cause for canonization was officially opened in 2002. He explains the ...

  • Relativism: Do You Know How It Is Affecting You? by Chris Stefanick

    Movie

    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI considered moral relativism to be the most dangerous dictatorship existing in the world today. In this presentation, Chris Stefanick debunks the powerful and epidemic myth of relativism with honesty, relevance, humor, and logical validity, offering a much-needed perspec...

  • The Four Levels of Happiness by Fr. Robert Spitzer

    Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ, a highly a renowned philosopher and the founder of the Magis Center, provides a truly enlightening and practical discussion on how to achieve deep and enduring happiness. Referencing the wisdom of the ages, including that of Aristotle and Plato, this talk provides the keys...

  • Voting Guidelines for Catholics with David Durand

    Movie

    Dave Durand is an internationally recognized best-selling author, motivational speaker, sales consultant, corporate executive, television guest, host of a nationally syndicated weekly segment on Relevant Radio, faithful Catholic, husband and father.

    Did you know that the Catholic Church teaches...

  • Aborting America: Story of an Ex-Abortionist & Ex-Atheist by Bernard Nathanson

    Bernard Nathanson was an American medical doctor from New York who helped to found the National Abortion Rights Action League, but then later became an acclaimed pro-life activist. He gained national attention by becoming one of the founding members of the National Abortion Rights Action League, ...

  • Proclaiming the Kingdom: The Gospel of Matthew

    Movie

    The audio course "Proclaiming the Kingdom" systematically unpacks the riches of the Gospel of Matthew. Sometimes called "the Gospel of the Kingdom" because of its central theme, Matthew was the most often quoted of the four gospels in the writings of the early Church Fathers. These talks were ori...

  • The Life of Padre Pio

    Movie

    Matthew Arnold recounts the life story of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, a twentieth century saint and mystic who is known around the world as Padre Pio.

    This presentation includes fascinating details about St. Pio's ministry of hearing confessions, his ability to read souls, the multitude of miracles ...

  • Science, the Origin of the Universe, & God by Fr. Robert Spitzer

    Movie

    All too often, science is falsely pitted against Faith to disprove the tenants of Christianity. In this informative talk, Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ—expert in physics, philosophy, and theology—debunks this powerful myth as he discusses the Big Bang and the origin of the universe with sound reason, cr...

  • 13 Reasons Why You Matter

  • OSV Talks
    1 season

    OSV Talks

    1 season

    OSV Talks is a series of topics from prominent Catholic leaders to spark discussion, explore new, or re-explore old approaches, and inspire creative thinking, all from the heart of the church. Over 100 years ago, Archbishop Noll founded OSV using new methods to communicate the gospel. Innovative ...

  • Discerning God's Will by Fr. Larry Richards

    "How do I know what God wants?" Knowing the will of God can be an intimidating topic for people of all ages. In this talk, Fr. Larry Richards, the founder of "The Reason for Our Hope" foundation, delves into the process of discernment. With personal stories, practical steps, and sound advice, Fr....