Explaining the Faith Videos

The Immaculate Conception is one of the most misunderstood dogmas of the Church and one that you need to understand to defend your faith. Join Fr. Chris Alar as he explains this amazing gift of mercy given to Mary and why He did so.

Join Fr. Chris Alar as he discusses Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of Life, the history and the tilma image.

Join Fr. Chris Alar as he continues walking us through the Church approved Marian apparitions over the centuries. He explains interesting stories and the moral meaning behind each.

What is the true meaning of Advent? What are we required to do? Join Fr. Chris Alar as he explains this important season and what you need to know to prepare for the End Times.

Who or what are ghosts? Does the Church believe in them? If so, what are we required to do about them? Why would they appear to us? Hear Fr. Chris Alar answer these questions and give some good examples of Catholic "ghost stories".

Learn about the best apparitions of Mary as Fr. Chris Alar continues this series on the meaning and significance of approved Marian apparition.

What are indulgences? Did the Church sell them? Are they Biblical? Fr. Chris Alar explains how this is the most important grace most people never take advantage of.

Fr. Chris Alar gives inspiring stories to show the Rosary is from Heaven, is Biblical, and focuses on Jesus. This is Part 2, presented after his talk about the Rosary being Biblical in Part 1.

It is said that the Rosary is not biblical but rather vain repetitious prayer that is idolatry. Hear Fr. Chris Alar explain what you didn't know about the Rosary and gives easy-to-understand explanations to each of those objections.

Why is St. Therese of Lisieux considered one of the most beloved modern-day saints? Fr. Chris Alar explains how, like most of us, she could not do extraordinary deeds so she found a new way. This new "little way" is the quickest way to become a saint and get to heaven.

After 1,000 years, why is St. Francis of Assisi still the most beloved of all saints? What did he do? What did he teach? How can his example help us today? Hear Fr. Chris Alar summarize it all in an easy and engaging way.

Fr. Chris Alar explains why we need to know about this critical saint, the Stigmata, and what makes Padre Pio the most important saint of our times.