Staying Plugged In

How do we stay connected with our children and teenagers in a post-modern world? Matt has some great examples and ideas so that you are a consistent and natural presence in your youths’ lives. Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. My name is Matt Rice, and we’re continuing with our series on teens and technology. […]

Setting Goals for Your Family This Year

Hello and welcome to Beyond the Pew. August is here and school is officially in session. I remember back when I was starting school, that I was always filled with a little bit of dread when school is about to start but also a little bit of excitement. Dread because oh no we have to […]

Keeping Your Kids Interested in Church

Hello and welcome to Beyond the Pew. Today’s episode tackles that age-old question of how do I get my kids interested in church, not just Mass but youth group, but daily prayer, being involved in a community. Well I wish I could tell you that there is a quick and easy fix that there is […]

Promises You Made

Howdy and welcome back to Beyond the Pew. We’re in the midst of this series on how to get your kids excited about the faith. The first thing that we need to realize is your kids aren’t going to be excited about the faith for a grand majority of their childhood.

Summer Free Time

Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. Today I’m going to talk to you guys about what to do with all the free time that our kids have over the summer. So we’re coming into summer time and your kids are about to have an extra eight hours a day to do something. And if your […]

Sibling Relationships

Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. In this final talk on relationships we are going to dive into sibling relationships and how to make sure that our homes remain places of love. Our families are supposed to be schools of love or the domestic church. I don’t know about you but I know there were […]

Taking Young Children to Mass

Welcome back to Beyond the Pew! I hope that your New Year’s is going well and to continue the theme of praying with your family, I’m going to be talking about getting your kids to mass. And I’m actually sitting here in the pew that my family and I sit in when we come to […]