Fr. Mike Schmitz’ New Podcast Hits #1 on iTunes, Toppling NPR, NBC, iHeart Radio & More

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Fr. Mike Schmitz’ new podcast, The Bible in a Year, hit the #1 spot on iTunes. The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Diocese of Duluth’s podcast topples mainstream podcasts, such as NPR, NBC, New York Times, iHeart Radio, and more.

Fr. Mike announced the new podcast in November, and began posting the episodes in December. The Bible study officially began on Jan. 1.

Ascension announced on Facebook that “over a quarter of a million Catholics are on board” for the podcast.

The Ascension-produced podcast “walks you through the entire Bible in 365 episodes, providing commentary, reflection, and prayer along the way,” the description states.

It “follows a reading plan inspired by The Great Adventure Bible Timeline, a ground-breaking approach to understanding salvation history developed by renowned Catholic Bible teacher Jeff Cavins.”

Here’s a photo of Fr. Mike’s #1 spot on iTunes:

iTunes Podcasts

The podcast’s description provides these four bullet points:

1) “Read the ENTIRE Bible

2) Feel more confident about your understanding of Scripture

3) Experience the transformative power of God’s Word in your daily life

4) Start seeing the world through the lens of Scripture.”

Here’s Fr. Mike’s announcement:

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Here’s one of the episodes below:

Congratulations, Fr. Mike Schmitz! 

[See also: Call to Resilient Faith: “Choose to Act, Even in Hopeless Moments,” Fr. Mike Schmitz Explains]

[See also: Revealed: Fr. Mike Schmitz Almost Played Robin in “Batman Forever”]



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