Summer Priorities

Hello and welcome to Beyond the Pew. Today we’re beginning a conversation on how to live out our faith during the summer time. So many of us see the summer time as a time where we can get away, as taking a break from life, and certainly summer time can be that. But sometimes we […]

Helping Your Child Discern Their Vocation

Howdy and welcome back to Beyond the Pew. It’s great to be back here with you another week and I’m hoping that your week is going fantastic. Today I want to talk to you about how to help your kids discern a vocation to whatever it is, whether it’s to married life, priesthood, religious life, […]

Receiving Sacraments

Hello. Welcome to Beyond the Pew. As Easter gets closer and so many of our kids will be receiving Sacraments for the first time, whether it be Confirmation or Baptism or their First Communion, we’re going to talk about how to talk to your kids when they receive the Sacrament.

Offer It Up

Hello and welcome to Beyond the Pew! Today we are talking about the phrase “offer it up.” Many of us, when we were kids, heard that phrase when we stubbed our toe or scraped our knee and our parents would say, “Offer it up!” But what does that phrase actually mean? What are we offering? […]

Dating and Relationships

Hi and welcome to Beyond the Pew! Since today is Valentine’s Day, we are going to be talking about how to talk to your kids about dating and relationships. There is so much in this topic to talk about that I know we’re not going to get through everything, but hopefully we can touch on […]

Holy and Healthy Friendships

Howdy, and welcome to Beyond the Pew! My name is Taylor Schroll and it’s great to be back again with you here this week. I’m kicking off our series in February on relationships, we know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s all about love. But before we get into that, I […]

Teaching Our Kids to Trust

So today being about one week from Halloween, I was initially going to talk to everybody about self control, setting limits, and making sure nobody ate too much candy.

What’s a Soul?

Hello, and welcome to Beyond the Pew! My name is Jennifer Stavinoha and today we’re going to be talking about souls. Sometimes we use this word soul in everyday conversation. Especially when we’re being dramatic, we’ll say “From the depths of my soul” or we’ll use the words “soul mates” or “soul bearing” or “soul searching”, but what […]

So, Jesus Was a “Nice Guy”?

We’re kicking off our series on Jesus with Jennifer’s video about the person of Jesus. Was Jesus a people pleaser? Was He passive? Or did He surprise people by stepping out and going against the crowd? This week we will enter into this topic and reflect upon our own actions in comparison to Jesus.