We all have those people in our lives whom we love, but just ask too much of us. Establishing boundaries in relationships can be hard, but it is necessary. Even Jesus did it when he spent time with just his disciples, or just his apostles; or just Peter, James, and John; or even just his father in heaven.

Fr. Mike explains not just the importance of establishing boundaries, but how we could do so without coming across as glib or too honest.

He talks about how establishing boundaries will help us more effectively live the Christian life, and even help the one to whom those boundaries apply.

Check out Fr. Mike’s newest project Quick Catholic Lessons with Fr. Mike (https://bit.ly/2PmpYzw), a feature-packed teacher’s guide designed to accompany Fr. Mike’s most popular videos, presented on a convenient DVD. Teachers, catechists, and youth ministers can supplement USCCB curriculum, prompt small-group discussion, and answer students’ questions easily and powerfully with this teacher’s guide and DVD.

Fr. Mike is also a presenter in these faith formation programs from Ascension:

Belonging: Baptism in the Family of God (https://bit.ly/2vQgGRx)

Chosen: This is Your Catholic Faith (https://bit.ly/2nCKKLK)

Altaration: The Mystery of the Mass Revealed (https://bit.ly/2vG9KX2) YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body (https://bit.ly/2raspVB)

Get 18 of Fr. Mike’s best Ascension Presents videos in this exclusive DVD from Ascension: Ascension Presents … Fr. Mike Schmitz (http://bit.ly/2sKUnJN)

Fr. Mike spoke at the Ascension Cafe during the World Meeting of Families. Watch him and other speakers get fired up over the gospel in the Ascension Cafe DVD (http://bit.ly/2sYtQaW).

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