Catholic in a Small Town

Catholic in a Small Town

A podcast about a Catholic couple raising kids in a small town. Faith. Family. Fun...Scandalous.... Show More

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We borrow mom’s boat just in time for the heat to break, Mac hits a United game with his men’s group, is able to finish The Dark Crystal series while Katherine has a “Scream” with Sam.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Dark Crystal Age of Resistance

The Detour

Perfect Harmony

Scream

Children of the Snow



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September 30, 2019 70 min

We have a week full of friends, funnies, and hoarders. Also, Mac finishes a few books and we give you an update on Exodus 90.

 

Books:

Perelandra by C.S. Lewis

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller

The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher

 

Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Dark Crystal Age of Resistance

Hoarders



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September 24, 2019 75 min

Katherine works...alot, Mac works out...alot, we like Ad Astra...alot, and Katherine cries...a bit.

 

Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Nacho Libre

Ad Astra



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We got a new dog! Katherine is not impressed with Unplanned, Fall Inn Love, or IT 2 and we introduce you to your new Catholic hero, John Senior.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Fall Inn Love (Netflix)

Unplanned (Blu-ray)

IT 2 





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September 11, 2019 67 min

We head across the state for Mom’s birthday after a rough week. E90 is the gift that keeps on making Mac a (better) unhappy man, Jim Gaffigan makes us laugh, the Limehouse Golem makes us wish we hadn’t watched it. 



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time (Amazon Prime)

The Limehouse Golem (Hulu)




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September 3, 2019 71 min

Mac & Kat host a couple of yappy dogs, Exodus 90 is trucking along one cold shower at a time, The Dark Crystal is back and is great, and we discuss laying down rules about dating.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix)




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Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

The Family (Netflix)

A Long Way Home (Hulu)

 

Other:

Article on loss of faith in the Eucharist



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August 21, 2019 85 min

It takes three different Feast of the Assumption masses to reign in the Barrons, Sam’s 14th birthday presents new cake challenges for Kat, The Family makes us mad and A Long Way Down makes us smile. And we start talking about moms working.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

The Family (Netflix)

A Long Way Home (Hulu)



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August 13, 2019 83 min

Dog days have come to North Georgia, we loved Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and we are reminded how great our faith is by a curious protestant on YouTube.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Juliet Naked (Amazon)

 

Other:

The 10 Minute Bible Hour

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August 8, 2019 77 min

Sam thrives in high school, Katherine only has Jude to focus on in homeschool, woodworking with another dude is weird and so is Mac’s new fascination with the F&F franchise. Also, we shotgun a bunch of catholic topics that center around restoring reverence for the eucharist.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

2 Fast 2 Furious (Netflix)

San Andreas (Blu-Ray)

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School is starting up and Tristan is moving out. Point Blank isn’t nearly as funny as Miranda, and we discuss keeping the relationship, not the details in mind when correcting our children...and adult children.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Point Blank (Netflix)

Miranda (Hulu)




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Father Ben spends a few days with us, Mac gets to meet Peter Kreeft, we love the new Lion King, and we give advice on raising a teen who doesn’t want to be in the faith.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

The Lion King (2019)

 

Books:

The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah




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July 18, 2019 85 min

We have a great time at a couple’s dinner, Jude really likes daily Mass, Ben & Sam take in Steubenville Atlanta, Mac is loving his new men’s group, and we reevaluate our use of Twitter in the context of relationships and our ministry.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Stranger Things Season 3 (Netflix)

The Highwaymen (Netflix)

 

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Bedroom renovations, Max has fireworks induced PTSD, Spiderman, Stranger Things, and Katherine takes on the Liturgy of the Hours.



Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Spiderman: Far From Home

Stranger Things Season 3 (Netflix)



Other:

The Spear by Louis de Wohl

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Mac & Katherine hit Chattanooga for their 20th, get hushed in a movie theater, get feedback on kneeling at Mass, and discuss how not to be frogs slowly being boiled in pop culture.

 

Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Toy Story 4

Yesterday

A Knight’s Tale (VOD)

Murder Mystery (Netflix)

 

Other:

Ori and the Blind Forest (Xbox only)

 

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June 26, 2019 71 min

Mac is done with the table and is on to painting the bedroom, we take on the Eucharistic Congress, and revel in Medieval Times! Also, we read what one Cardinal says about rebuilding our church.

 

Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

I am Mother (Netflix)

Fleabag (Amazon Prime Video)

 

Books & articles:

Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis

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Mac has a dude-heavy week, he and the boys go see Dark Phoenix, the whole family revels in The Mummy Returns, and we discuss reading books that ask more of us.

 

Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Dark Phoenix

The Mummy Returns

 

Other:

Ori and the Blind Forest (Xbox only)

 

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June 9, 2019 125 min

It’s our live 500th episode trainwreck of a show! We hear tons of voicemail, interview our boys, and sit down with the Willits as we try to live stream this special occasion.

 

Movies, TV, & Podcasts:

Good Omens (Amazon Prime Video)

The Archibald Project (Youtube)

The Candace Owens Podcast

 

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Aquatic center adventures, Avatar marathons, lots of big monsters, and Jude just can’t handle the pressure of being a priest right now.

 

Movies & TV:

Godzilla (2015)

Kong: Skull Island

Godzilla: King of Monsters

Good Omens (Amazon Prime Video)

 

Other:

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May 31, 2019 69 min

The hot weather is finally here to stay and so are a few of Barbara Jean’s kids; Mac’s pork butt disaster; Walker Percy would probably not be a fan of John Wick 3, and we would encourage him to be direct and straightforward about that.

 

Movies & TV:

John Wick 3

Catch 22 (Hulu)

Good Bones (Hulu)

 

Books:

Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self Help Book by Walker Percy

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