Explaining the Faith Videos

What is the true meaning of the Epiphany and why is it one of the most important days in the Church calendar? Fr. Chris Alar explains what you didn't know, but need to know, about this season.

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

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Hear Fr. Chris Alar explain how we got the traditions of the Christmas tree, candles in windows, tinsel, the 12 days of Christmas, etc.

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 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.

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