Must-Watch YouTube Channels for College-Aged Catholics!

A little over three years ago, I published a post entitled “Must-Watch YouTube Channels for Catholic Teens”. It has been among my most-viewed blog posts since. So I thought, well, why not make another similar post? In no particular order, I present to you my must-watch YouTube channels for college-aged Catholics!

  1. Father Mike Schmitz! If Father Mike isn’t a household name at your college’s Catholic student center, he should be! Father Mike is the priest at the Catholic Center at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He speaks at conferences (such as SEEK, a large conference for Catholic college students across the country), and he even has his own podcast. He comes out with a new video every Wednesday through the YouTube channel Ascension Presents. The topics are always super interesting– “Aren’t all churches the same?“, “I ain’t afraid of no ghosts!“, and “Praying in a state of mortal sin,” to name a few.
  2. FOCUS! FOCUS stands for “Fellowship of Catholic University Students.” This organization has a bunch of wonderful videos. I particularly like the videos of the talks from SEEK, the aforementioned yearly national conference of Catholic college students. If you were unable to attend SEEK, you can watch all the talks on this channel! The conference attracts a lot of the classic Catholic speakers (Jason Evert, Father Mike again, Matt Fradd, Leah Darrow, Chris Stefanick, etc.), and in these videos they deliver messages specifically for our age group!
  3. Bishop Robert Barron! I mentioned Bishop Barron in my must-watch YouTube videos post from 2013, except back then he was Father Barron, not Bishop Barron! I was listening to Bishop Barron before he was cool. 😉 Anyway, I’ve long been a fan of how intellectual his videos are. I always learn a lot from him.
  4. Chris Stefanick! Chris Stefanick is another one of the aforementioned “classic Catholic speakers.” I think his speaking may be geared to a slightly younger audience (high school?), but I still find his videos relevant (he has spoken at SEEK before). He’s just a super dynamic speaker, and he has great messages too!

Have I missed your favorite Catholic YouTube channels? Comment below!

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Must-Watch YouTube Channels for Catholic Teens

Let me share some of my favorite video resources with you fellow young Catholics!!

1) New Catholic Generation: NCG is a group of Catholic vloggers ages 16-19. I thoroughly enjoy watching their videos! I highly recommend them! Some of the YouTube channel names: ChurchTriumphant, teenconvert, youngcatholicapologe, Lucy S., Sirena Mafnas, SheIsCatholic, WhyImCatholic, CalledToBeCatholic, MayHeBePraised, PureBrideOfChrist, Damon Hopkins, Rachel Kateri Hitchcock, SheSpeaksWithWisdom, CatholicSwagGirl, RebornPureAdmin (who started NCG), and Kephasmartyr. There are even more, I’m sure, but I haven’t discovered them all yet. These fellow Catholics have such great things to say, and it’s encouraging to know that there are so many other passionate Catholic teens out there!!

2) YouTube channel “Jérôme, Le Cathologue”: This is a great channel if you want to simultaneously learn Catholic stuff and improve your French. These videos are put on by some Catholic TV channel in France. They’re super funny, super informative, and super well done.

3) YouTube channel WordOnFire: These videos aren’t specifically for a teenage audience, but they’re still great. Videos are done by Father Robert Barron and his Chicago ministry Word on Fire, which produced the acclaimed “Catholicism” video series. Fr. Barron basically comments on society, politics, and religion in his videos. He’s really smart and I always learn a lot listening to his videos.