Fr. Mike Schmitz
Appears on This is the Day to discuss "Altaration"
Submitted by CatholicTV PR on
Wed, 2015-06-03 09:02
WATERTOWN, Mass. (June 3, 2015) - On June 5th, CatholicTV
will welcome special guest Father Mike Schmitz
, a featured presenter of "Altaration" an excitingteen-friendly study on the Catholic Mass.
, developersof the confirmation program "Chosen" saw a need to engage teens with the beauty and mystery of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Teens are usually disengaged at Mass not because they don't care about God or don't want to know Him but because no one has ever connected the dots between the ritual and the relationship.
Altaration acknowledges "the elephant in the sanctuary" as Catholic youth presenter, Mark Hart calls it, encouraging and challenging the teens to take another look - a deeper look - at the liturgy and all that heaven is doing here on earth through it.
Check out the resources at the following Ascension Press website: http://ascensionpress.com/.
Fr. Schmitz serves as both the director of youth and young-adult ministry for the Diocese of Duluth and as the chaplain for Newman Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in Duluth, Minnesota.
also travels nationally and internationally giving talks, as well as leading retreats and conferences.