Ep 32: The Love Languages

February 8, 2019

Described in a popular book by Gary Chapman, the five love languages are five ways that we give and receive love; and some of them speak to us better than others. Today we’re talking about the love languages in marriage with Francis and Julia Dezelski, Bryan and Liz Smalley, Craig and Stephanie Rapp.

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Ep 31: The Joy of Pets

February 1, 2019

Pets can make a huge positive difference in the life of a family. They can bring out different sides of family members, provide an opportunity to learn responsibility, and provide surprises and entertainment. On this episode, we’ll hear from Bishop Vann (Orange), who is a dog-lover, Sarah Coffey, who grew up with horses and other pets, Fr. Brian Mahoney, who writes about his cats in his parish bulletin, and a few kids with pets!

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Ep 30: The Dating Podcast: Stories

January 9, 2019

This episode is full of stories from Catholics dating. Some are dating fails, some are successes.

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Ep 29 The Dating Podcast: Healthy Habits

January 3, 2019

How can Catholics approach dating in a healthy way? Who should do the initiating? How do you break up with someone nicely? This episode includes Dr. Kerry Cronin, the professor from Boston College who is featured in the film, The Dating Project, Dr. Paul Gondreau from Providence College, and USCCB staff members.

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Ep 28 The Dating Podcast: Young Adults

December 28, 2018

Happy 2019! There’s a lot of secular evidence that there isn’t a great dating culture in America right now. What about dating as a Catholic? Today we’re talking with Dr. Kerry Cronin, the professor from Boston College who is featured in the film, The Dating Project, Dr. Paul Gondreau from Providence College, and LMFLY interns Kelly Walsh and Elizabeth Plaza.

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Ep 27: Holidays: Family Festivities

December 13, 2018

The first time Alice went to Christmas with Jeff’s family, things were a little different. How do you navigate the holiday season and juggle all the family traditions with grace? Hear a few stories that will get you ready for Christmas. Also features Bishop Ricken (Green Bay) and Aaron and Lindsay Weldon.

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Ep 26: Big Catholic Families

November 30, 2018

God’s gifts are often abundant! Today we talk with three Catholic families who have big families (by today’s standards): Jerry and Kate Hadley, parents of 10 children, along with their 3rd (Cecilia) and 8th (Tim) children; Andrew and Vivian Nelson, who are expecting their 8th child, and Sam Fatzinger, mother of 13+1 foster child.

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Ep 25 Catholics and Pornography

November 19, 2018

"Porn Kills Love." This slogan from “Fight the New Drug” resonates with Catholic teaching about pornography. This episode is about Catholics dealing with addiction to pornography. It includes DJ Hueneman, Jeff and Annette Kohn, Kevin and Krista Burridge, Patty Breen, and Perry West.

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Ep 24: Young People in the Church

November 1, 2018

As the bishops of the Church discussed during last month's synod, we here at home are discussing young people, the faith, and discernment with Bishop Caggiano of Bridgeport (also a delegate to the synod), Bishop Sis of San Angelo, Sr. Helena Burns, fsp, Anna Carter of the Eden Invitation, and 3 young people: Jeanne Marie Hathway, Kelly Walsh, and Elizabeth Plaza.

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Ep 23: Catholic, Divorced

October 12, 2018

Catholics who are divorced go through a hard process, and can feel forgotten, marginalized, or unwanted at our parishes. How can we make sure that is not the case? This episode features Rose Sweet of Divorce Healing, Patty Breen, Brad Grey, and Fr. Steve Porter.

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