Freshly Brewed, Episode 81: Chompin’ At the Bit

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Summer is here and we are chompin’ at the bit (aka super excited) for what is to come! We’ve arrived at the end of our second season but we’re here with a great finale! In this episode, all four hosts discuss highlights and memories from the year of podcasting and share tips on how to make the most of your summer! Follow the link below for some fun inspiration and be on the lookout for our special summer episodes straight from Camp Gray and the mission field of Love Begins Here! We are already looking forward to next season, see you soon!

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Our Favorite Episodes:

Damon Owens Episode

Dr. Carolyn Woo Episode

Star Wars Episode

Frassati Fest Episode

Matt Faley Episode

Top Episodes:

  1. Love and Responsibility
  2. Love Has a Name
  3. For Bonding and Babies
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For your reference: an Overhead Projector

Freshly Brewed, Episode 80: A Beacon of Light

10256621_10153333769907975_2293078792400912984_o (1).jpgHappy Thursday indeed! We are stoked to have the one and only Meghan Bonham on the pod with us this week! Meghan has been a long time camper and counselor at Camp Gray as well as both a missionary and now Core Team member on Love Begins Here! In this pod Meghan shares a little about her experience transitioning from high school to college and how she kept growing in her relationship with God by sharing her faith with peers and friends at UW-Madison! Follow the link below for some tips on how to remain faithful and passionate about spreading the light of Christ to those around you!

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SHOWNOTES

7 Tips for Surviving Your First Week of College (Without Losing Your Faith!)

 

Freshly Brewed, Episode 79: Why Catholicism?

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Friends! We are STOKED to introduce this week’s podcast guest, Father Eric! In this episode Father explains where the Catholic faith came from, why we believe the Catholic Church contains the fullness of the Truth and why we need the Church! It’s a power-packed pod that’ll rock your world so if you’re looking for some serious inspiration and a deeper understanding of why we believe what we believe in the Catholic Church, follow the link below!

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Because God Is Real – Peter J. Kreeft

Christ the King Lord of History – Anne W. Carroll

Saint Cecilia

Saint Agnes

Freshly Brewed, Episode 78: The Goal

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Howdy y’all and happy Thursday! This week Lindsay and Sara break it down on the pod and talk about how to orient our hearts and our actions towards Heaven! As Jeff Hoeben said in Episode 74, “Sometimes we are called to talk about things we ourselves need to hear!” As we talked about these things we definitely realized we needed this reminder! We hope it also encourages you today as we remind ourselves of why we do the things we do!

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SHOWNOTES

The Morning Offering

Memorare

Elisabeth Leseur

Freshly Brewed, Episode 76: The Ultimate Life Hack

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How cool is it that three of our hosts celebrated birthdays all within two weeks! To celebrate their gifts of another year we recorded a podcast to reflect on birthdays, life, and what we all have learned/keep learning as we grow up! Follow the link below for some festivities and life-pondering from the Freshly Brewed hosts!

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Freshly Brewed, Episode 74: Pep Talk

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We’re on your team, be on our team! This week’s episode features Jeff Hoeben, Co-Director of Camp Gray Catholic Summer Camp! Having learned a powerful lesson from Brad Montague, creator of Kid President, at the Mid States Camp Conference this past weekend, Jeff shares some thoughts with Chris about spreading the joy of Christ and becoming more childlike. “We were made to be awesome, let’s get out there!” – Kid President

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SHOWNOTES

Gospel Reading: April 13, 2016

Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome

Our “Live” Podcast: Around the Horn

Freshly Brewed, Episode 73: Becoming Apostles of Charity

10458043_709162715817954_6728694402426936138_n.jpgHappy Thursday friends! You are definitely going to want to check out this episode of Freshly Brewed as Lindsay sits down with Gayle Westfahl, Member Services Coordinator at St. Vincent de Paul’s in Madison! One of the great things Gayle is a part of within SVdP is coordinating the SVdP High School Youth Council! With this position comes great insight into the role service plays in deepening our relationship with Christ as well as helping others encounter Christ’s love! Follow the link below to hear what inspired Gayle’s life of service and learn more about how to get involved in your local community!

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Madison SVdP YSC Backpacking for Teen Homelessness

More about St. Vincent de Paul in Madison

St. Vincent de Paul’s Facebook Page

Jeremy Camp

Freshly Brewed, Episode 71: The Fulfillment – Easter

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Happy Holy Saturday/Easter friends! To celebrate the beginning of this joyous season Bill, Lindsay and Sara recorded a special podcast reflecting on the Easter Vigil celebration, Bl. Chiara Luce and her faith in Jesus’ victory over death, and letting the truth of Easter resonate in our hearts! Follow the link below to listen to the third episode of the Triduum podcasts!

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The Exsultet: The Proclamation of Easter

Bl. Chiara Luce’s Biography

Meeting the Parents of Bl. Chiara Luce

Freshly Brewed, Episode 69: The Source – Holy Thursday

In order to really let the intimacy and profound realities celebrated during Holy Week resonate in our hearts, we decided to record a podcast for each day of the Triduum! Follow the link below for a recap of the Holy Thursday Liturgy, discussion of a North American martyr, and thoughts on how to let the realities of Holy Thursday impact our daily lives. Keep an eye out for the pods tomorrow and Saturday to help you reflect on Good Friday and Easter!

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Saint Isaac Jogues

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Pange Lingua Gloriosi (Latin/English Translation)

Derivation of the word ‘Triduum’

Saint Isaac Jogues

Freshly Brewed, Episode 68: Down to Earth

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Friends! We are so pumped to introduce an epic parishioner from Monroe, WI, Faby! In this episode Faby talks with Bill about her journey from Mexico to Wisconsin, how she found peace in the universal Church, striving for holiness in everyday life, and beautiful Holy Week traditions! Follow the link below for some words of wisdom and inspiration!

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A brief History of the Pieta – Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast

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Opus Dei 

The Mystery of Saint Joseph – Marie-Dominique Philippe