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Beauty in Brief: The Call to Holiness

"Beauty in Brief" is a series of video clip excerpts from the Nothing More Beautiful presentations made at St. Joseph's Basilica on October 27, 2011.  We offer them for use as short reflections. Each clip concludes with a few questions you may wish to consider.

Nothing More Beautiful was produced in partnership with Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, a registered charity devoted to spreading the light of Christ through media.


Archbishop Richard Smith: Being a Disciple (2:58)

  • How is the Lord calling me to follow Him?
  • How am I obedient to Jesus in my life?
  • How can I live Christian discipleship in more parts of my life?


 Archbishop Richard Smith: Signs and Words (3:06)

  • Communication happens in many ways other than through words. If I never used words, would my actions speak the Gospel message?
  • How can I better “walk the talk?”

Archbishop Richard Smith: The Freedom to Allow (4:05)

How do we allow Jesus to:

  • Look at us?
  • Speak to us?
  • Lead us?

Archbishop Richard Smith: Baptism (2:30)

  • What does it mean that I have been baptized?
  • Am I living a life that reflects who I am and whose I am?
  • How does my Baptism call me to serve others?

David Wells: Teach With Me (3:49)

  • Recall a moment of grace that you have experienced.
  • Did you see it as grace at that time?
  • What did you learn from it?


David Wells: 7 Lessons (4:27)

  • Complete the phrase “Being a disciple … "