Making the Most of the Last Days of Summer from Bulldog Catholic on Vimeo.

Summer didn’t work out like you had hoped? It’s time to forget the long list of goals and to focus on a just a three. Fr. Mike Schmitz gives tips on how to choose the top three.

Summer Podcasts

Listen to homilies from Fr. Mike Schmitz at events and conferences throughout the summer.


Bailey FOCUS Missionary from Greenbush, MN

Mosquitoes are my kryptonite. I resist technology because I don’t learn it easily. I like to joke around. Meet Bailey


Ben FOCUS Missionary from Cuba City, WI

Adventure, banana cake, Jesus Christ and His Church that is what I am all about. Meet Ben


Rosalin FOCUS Missionary from Edgeley, ND

My favorite place at UMD besides Newman is the coffee shop (when you can find a table.) Meet Rosalin


Joe FOCUS Missionary from La Crosse, WI

I like boxing, indie music, kayaking, hiking, and running. Meet Joe

Fr. Mike

Fr. Mike Chaplain at UMD Newman

I love being in Duluth and I love being a priest. Coffee is good too. Meet Fr. Mike