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Caring For Our Earthly Home – Episode 95

Caring For Our Earthly Home – Episode 95

One of the seven social teachings of the Catholic Church, caring for our earthly home is intimately connected to every part of our life.

After quoting an 80s video game and Monty Python, Beth and Kristofer dive into this topic with Kristofer making sure everyone knows he is not a tree hugger.

Then they go on identifying birds and trees as they walk by. Well, the topic is what the topic is – and they do answer the question we all have about that environment issue.

Yeah, that one.

Religious Education vs Faith Formation – Episode 94

Religious Education vs Faith Formation – Episode 94

What is the difference between Religious Education, Faith Formation, Catechism Class, and CCD?

On the surface, it can appear that they are one and the same;, but there are, in fact, many important differences,

Mom and Dad answer the question and talk about what each of these are and entail – and they have a lot of experience with each of them!

Spiritual Works Of Mercy – Episode 93

Spiritual Works Of Mercy – Episode 93

In last week’s episode, Mom and Dad covered the Corporal Works of Mercy.

In this episode, they talk about the Spiritual Works of Mercy: instruct the ignorant, counsel the doubtful, admonish the sinners, bear patiently those who wrong us, forgive offenses, comfort the sorrowful, and pray for the living and the dead.

And they tell us how to do that in our busy lives.

Corporal Works of Mercy – Episode 92

Corporal Works of Mercy – Episode 92

The seven Corporal works of Mercy – feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, clothe the naked, visit the imprisoned, shelter the homeless, visit the sick, and bury the dead – are very important parts of outwardly showing our Christian love to the world.

But how do we do them right?

Who are “the least of these?”

In this episode, Mom and Dad answer these questions and explain what the Corporal Works of Mercy are.

And then sum it up with three words that are easy to remember.

The Triduum – Episode 91

The Triduum – Episode 91

Mom and Dad talk about the three days before Easter, the Triduum, and their importance in our faith.

What happens on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday?

Why do certain things happen on these days that don’t happen at any other time of the year?

This podcast will help you learn just what we do during the Triduum.

Palm Sunday- Episode 90

Palm Sunday- Episode 90

Palm Sunday is an important day in the liturgical year, but what is it?

Mom and Dad explain the historical context for Palm Sunday; they explain why the Pharisees and the high priests of Jerusalem got mad at Jesus.

They tell us why the people would go from laying palm branches before Jesus to screaming “Crucify him! Crucify him!” over the course of a mere 5 days.

And they share how we can all better prepare for Easter by making this a truly Holy Week.