45 episodes

ENKINDLE: Family Scripture Reflections is a weekly family scripture reflection podcast designed for families with kids between 3rd-8th grade.



Short and practical scripture reflections on the Sunday Mass readings draw families deeper into the Word of God. The messages are easy to digest, practical, and made for the whole family to enjoy.

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ENKINDLE: Family Scripture Reflections is a weekly family scripture reflection podcast designed for families with kids between 3rd-8th grade.



Short and practical scripture reflections on the Sunday Mass readings draw families deeper into the Word of God. The messages are easy to digest, practical, and made for the whole family to enjoy.

    Enkindle 37 – 01.24.21 – Drop Everything Moment

    Enkindle 37 – 01.24.21 – Drop Everything Moment

    Colin and Aimee MacIver show how the readings for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time are inviting us to “drop everything” to answer the call of Jesus to follow him. The only other thing that get us to drop everything on the spot besides something terrible would be something wonderful, and there is nothing more...

    • 12 min
    Enkindle 36 – 01.17.2021 – Learning His Voice

    Enkindle 36 – 01.17.2021 – Learning His Voice

    In this reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 2021, Father Erik Arnold shows that God wants to speak to us all the time, at every moment, and that we need to learn to hear to his voice, just as Samuel had to learn when the Lord was calling him. This reflection offers inspirational...

    • 10 min
    Enkindle 35 – 01.10.21 – Jesus Changes Everything

    Enkindle 35 – 01.10.21 – Jesus Changes Everything

    In this reflection for the Baptism of the Lord, 2021, Kristen Fisher reminds us that because of our baptism, we are changed. Everything Jesus touches, he changes. But it’s at baptism when we go from being God’s beautiful creation, to being God’s beautiful child. And just like Jesus changed the dark and dirty cave to...

    • 10 min
    Enkindle Special: Mary, Mother of God

    Enkindle Special: Mary, Mother of God

    In this reflection for the readings for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Holly Novotny of the Marian Servants of the Redeemer shows us why we call Mary the Mother of God, and our own Mother, and what that means for us as children of God who have been adopted into this family of...

    • 10 min
    Enkindle 34 – 01.03.21 – Lighting Up the Sky

    Enkindle 34 – 01.03.21 – Lighting Up the Sky

    In this reflection for the Epiphany of the Lord Kristen Fisher shows the incredible lengths that God goes to reveal himself to us and to show us that he loves us.

    • 11 min
    Enkindle 33 – 12.27.2020 – A Family Promise

    Enkindle 33 – 12.27.2020 – A Family Promise

    Sr. Josephine of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth shows how living out the ordinary family life is a participation in the promise that God is Emmanuel, always with us, because God is present in every expression of family love.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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Perfect for Families Young and Old

This podcast will help you and your family get more out of Mass on Sundays. Listen to it on the way to Mass to prepare, or turn it on after Mass as a meaningful reflection. It is a great source of discussion topics for you and your kids. My kids from the ages of 6 to 10 all sit still and listen to it, and I can tell that they are paying attention! The topics and reflections are also relatable for older kids and adults too. Give it a listen!

autumnchic ,

A perfect addition to our family’s routine!

This has been such a warm, comforting addition that has been so easy to add to our family’s routine! The messages are short and sweet, but full of pertinent and insightful information that is easy for everyone in our house to process and listen to. We started listening during Advent this year, and it has been a treat- festive, peaceful, and enriching. It feels like a new Advent tradition, but I’m confident that we will love the content and continue listening after the Christmas season too.

Esw1212 ,

Enkindle enriches our experience of the Mass!

We listen to Enkindle every week on the way to church as a way to prepare our hearts for Mass. The kids are always engaged by the anecdotes and often bring up the connections they’ve made later in the week. Enkindle has been wonderful for our family—Mom and Dad too!!

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