Talks: Personal Growth / Inspirational

  • From Love, By Love, For Love: A Deeper Understanding of Sex, Same-Sex Attraction, & Authentic Love by Fr. Mike Schmitz

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    Father Michael Schmitz tackles some of the most difficult topics in the Church today. With compassion, clarity, and humor, he shows that the Church's teachings on contraception and same-sex attraction are rooted in the yearnings for authentic love that is shared by all, for everyone is made in th...

  • Living the Gospel with the Heart of Pope Francis by Dr. Edward Sri

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    Dr. Edward Sri is a renowned theologian, author, and professor at the Augustine Institute. In this presentation, Dr. Sri invites all Christians to embrace the call of Pope Francis to be missionary disciples in today's world. With contagious enthusiasm and insightfulness, Dr. Sri makes the Holy Fa...

  • Winning the Culture War by Dr. Peter Kreeft

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    To win any war, there are three things that you must know: that you are at war, who your enemy is, and what weapons or strategies can defeat him. Acknowledging that our culture is clearly in crisis, Dr. Peter Kreeft shows us that the only weapon strong enough to defeat the demons of this age is s...

  • Encountering the Poor: Biblical Roots for Catholic Social Teaching by Tim Gray

    Dr. Timothy Gray is the president of the Augustine Institute and is a well-known Scripture scholar and Catholic speaker. With his eloquent style and polished delivery, Dr. Gray expounds upon the teachings of the Catholic Church surrounding social justice in light of Sacred Scripture. Discover how...

  • Fan or Follower? Your Relationship with Jesus by Jeff Cavins

  • Feminine Genius by Colleen Carroll Campbell

    Building upon Pope St. John Paul II's writings about "the feminine genius," Colleen Carroll Campbell discusses the uniqueness of the nature and vocation of women, both gifts from God. She uses the lives of several female saints to help women recognize and use their gifts to live out their faith a...

  • Feminism Misunderstood: One Woman's Journey to Peace by Jane Brennan

    Jane Brennan, a former member of NOW and former Planned Parenthood volunteer, shares her heart-wrenching story of abortion and subsequent years of depression, resulting in her eventual conversion to the Catholic Church.

  • Set All Afire: Why the Church Still Matters

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    This one-of-a-kind presentation includes seven segments, approximately 10 minutes each, covering some of the most important topics and questions in the Church today. Taken from seven of our most powerful and popular talks, these segments are sure to stir the soul and inspire you to set all afire ...

  • The God-Sized Hole by Connor Flanagan

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    Connor Flanagan is a musician and youth minister who has been actively involved in ministry for the last five years. He has spent the last several years traveling the country leading retreats and speaking at both youth conferences and parish events. In this presentation, Connor uses his own perso...

  • Building Your Life on Rock: Standing Firm in the Storm by Ralph Martin

  • 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'...

  • Defeating Satan's Deadly Weapon Against Men by Jeff Cavins

    Pornography has become pervasive in our culture—a true plague, infecting nearly every corner of our society. Its disastrous effects are seen in sexual addiction, ruined marriages, and shattered lives. Jeff Cavins notes that many men struggle with pornography. With great insight, he shows how we c...

  • Counting Your Blessings by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Dr. Scott Hahn explains the theology and practice of Catholic family life, as based on the image of the Blessed Trinity, is in God's Word. He demonstrates that the source of the love in family life is within the Word of God.

  • The Passion of Christ in Light of the Holy Shroud of Turin by Fr. Francis Peffley

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    The Holy Shroud of Turin was called the greatest relic in Christendom by Pope St. John Paul II. In fact, the Shroud is the most studied scientific object in the entire world. Fr. Peffley presents new, detailed scientific and medical evidence for the authenticity of the Holy Shroud. This presentat...

  • Desires of the Heart: Receiving the Gifts of the Father by Sr. Bethany Madonna

    Sister Bethany Madonna, vocations director for the Sisters of Life, shares how God not only wants us to know him, but also to give us the desires of our heart and gifts that bring purpose, meaning, and hope. She makes it clear that "receiving is the gift that we give" to the Lord and that he want...

  • Detox by Jason Evert

    Within every heart is a battlefield between love and lust. In this presentation, Jason Evert discusses the strategies necessary to win the war and uproot the vice of pornography once and for all. Jason is an internationally known Catholic author and speaker. He has spoken to more than one million...

  • How to Talk about Same-Sex Marriage by Trent Horn

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    Catholic Apologist Trent Horn carefully considers same-sex marriage and provides an in-depth discussion that addresses the misconceptions held by many in our society today. This examination of what marriage really is, and what it is not, provides a truly gracious and persuasive response to the de...

  • Emotional Virtue by Sarah Swafford

    Today's dating scene is more complicated than ever, especially with social media, texting, and the endless pressure of the world's expectations. Learn how to navigate through the confusion and discover the freedom that comes from living virtuously. Sarah Swafford is the founder of Emotional Virtu...

  • Understanding the Crusades by Dr. Thomas Madden

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    Dr. Thomas Madden is a professor of History at St. Louis University and has appeared in such venues as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The History Channel. In this eye-opening presentation, Dr. Madden debunks popular myths surrounding the Crusades and shows us how th...

  • The Incredible Mind of G.K. Chesterton by Dale Ahlquist

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

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    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 Logic of Being Catholic by Dr. Ray Guarendi

    Dr. Ray Guarendi shares his story of how logic led him home to the Catholic Church. He found out that, contrary to his Protestant misunderstandings, the Church is coherent and never contradicts herself. Dr. Ray explains how the answers to his objections to Catholicism were both Biblical and belie...

  • Holy Week by Dr. Brant Pitre

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    Dr. Brant Pitre takes listeners on a Scriptural walk from Palm Sunday to Holy Saturday. Learn about Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, why he cursed a fig tree, the importance of the “blood and water” that flowed out from Christ’s side, and more.