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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SHOWNOTES

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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SHOWNOTES

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 77: Hip-Hop Is What You’re Hearing

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This week we’ve got an epic guest on the pod, Mr. Ryan McGrath! As a former Camp Gray camper and staff member and current member of The Ryan McGrath Band, Ryan brings a lot of energy, creativity and of course musical genius to this special episode. Ryan and Chris talk about about Ryan’s journey into the professional music business and how he lives out his faith in his work and daily life. Follow the link below for some laughs, good music and timeless musings.

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SHOWNOTES

Tom’s 75th birthday song

The Ryan McGrath Band: Facebook Page / Website

The Ryan McGrath Band opening for Jennifer Hudson, live in Pheonix! 

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Ryan’s guitar “Kitty”

Chitlins Con Carne

Priests’ Cassocks

True to Your Heart – 98°

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Camp Gray Music CD

What’s Under Topher’s Hat

 

 

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 72: Fireside Chats

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As we are a few days into the 50-day Easter celebration we thought it would be great to talk about the necessity of celebrating and what it can show us about how to live a well-balanced life! Surrounded by a society focused on careers and work, we can sometimes forget how important it is to rest and play well too! Follow the link below for some thoughts from Sara, Anna, Molly, and Annie on how to prioritize what is important and maintain a healthy balance in life!

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SHOWNOTES

Matthew Kelly Lenten Reflections 2016

Venerable Father Solanus Casey

St. Rose of Lima

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

St. Maria Goretti

St. Therésè of Lisieux

 

Freshly Brewed, Episode 70: The Summit – Good Friday

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Bl. José Sánchez del Rio, 14-year-old martyr

On this Good Friday we commemorate the death of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. In this special Triduum episode Bill, Lindsay and Sara reflect on the Good Friday Service, Bl. José Sánchez del Rio’s journey and how we should allow the realities of Good Friday to impact our daily prayer! Follow the link below for the second of three Holy Triduum podcasts!

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SHOWNOTES

Bl. José Sánchez del Rio biography

Making a Daily Examen

 

 

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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SHOWNOTES

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