Father Michael Schmitz is the director of youth and young adult ministry for the Diocese of Duluth, and chaplain for the Newman Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He was ordained a priest in 2003 after attending The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity at the University of Saint Thomas. Fr. Michael is a popular speaker and has taken part in many FOCUS events as well as others. Father Mike provides podcasts of his weekly homilies on iTunes and BulldogCatholic.org. He also appears in programs targeted toward youth and young adults for Ascension Press, as well as regular short videos on “Ascension Presents.” Fr. Michael Schmitz is a frequent guest on EWTN and on Catholic radio. He can also be heard on Podcasts such as Catching Foxes.