44 episodes

A podcast where we share a little about our lives of faith, in an effort to encourage families to live courageously Catholic lives, to love Jesus more and to learn to see the divine in the everyday events of our family life. So, come along with us to find encouragement, hope and maybe a little laughter along the way!!

Catholic Family Matters Paul Kosinski and Betsy Lashley

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A podcast where we share a little about our lives of faith, in an effort to encourage families to live courageously Catholic lives, to love Jesus more and to learn to see the divine in the everyday events of our family life. So, come along with us to find encouragement, hope and maybe a little laughter along the way!!

    CFM #44: North Alabama Catholic Work Camp

    CFM #44: North Alabama Catholic Work Camp

    In today's episode of Catholic Family Matters:

    There is no Chit Chat in today's episode, but I really like the bumper



    Lori Lai, Betsy Lashley, and Rodney from the City of HSV give their comments on North Alabama Catholic Work Camp



    Paul interviews various adults (some you might have heard before) and teens about their thoughts on NACWC



    Paul provides a reflection on...you guessed it...NACWC



    Paul steals Betsy's thunder with the song of the week she picked and relates it to (none other than) NACWC



    Links:

    Be a Light by Thomas Rhett

     

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    CFM #43: Where'd Those Kids Go!!!

    CFM #43: Where'd Those Kids Go!!!

    In today's episode of Catholic Family Matters:

    Paul gets too much sun watching lacross and starts sheding a layer of skin



    Betsy catches up with friends in Texas



    Betsy and Paul discuss the who, why, and how of disaffiliated Catholics



    Paul reflects on ordered and disordered souls



    Betsy introduces us to the song Belovedness by Sarah Kroger



    Links:

    The article "Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics" by Robert J. McCarty

    The video "Stay With Us: Evangelizing the Disaffiliated" with Bishop Robert Barron

    Belovedness by Sarah Kroger

     

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    CFM #42: Be Our Guest (Episode #12 Redux)

    CFM #42: Be Our Guest (Episode #12 Redux)

    In today's episode of Catholic Family Matters (Recorded on November 8, 2021):

    Betsy enjoys a walk relatively pain free



    Paul travels north to watch guys with razor blades strapped to their feet



    Paul and Betsy welcome Lori Lai to the podcast as their first guest



    Lori scares a bunch of people but gives them chili to make up for it



    The three of them discuss teens, youth ministry, and parenting all directed toward living out our faith



    The 3 Biblical Truths for Gentle Parenting (link to the article is below)

    You don’t own your kids, God does



    Raising Kids is a Deeply Emotional Experience



    Parenting Means Letting Go



    Links:

    Gentle Parenting Article

    Article from The Pillar

     

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    CFM #41: The Devil Gonna Getcha

    CFM #41: The Devil Gonna Getcha

    In today's episode of Catholic Family Matters:

    Paul spends time with family remembering fallen soldiers



    Betsy spends time with Dear ol' Dad



    Betsy and Paul discuss the 3 Temptations of Christ



    Paul reflects on how God always loves us



    Betsy is sure "He Knows My Name" but so does Francesca Battistelli



    Links:

    How to Love Someone that is Hard to Love by Fr. Mike Schmitz

    He Knows My Name by Francesca Battistelli

     

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    CFM #40: The 5 Love Languages

    CFM #40: The 5 Love Languages

    In today's episode of Catholic Family Matters:

    Betsy starts a summer event series for local college students



    Paul celebrates his son at youth group senior send-off



    Paul and Betsy discuss The 5 Love Languages



    Paul reflects on magisterial correction and praying for public sinners



    Betsy has us get that "Good Feeling" by Austin French



    Links:

    Take the Love Language Quiz

    Good Feeling by Austin French

     

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    CFM #39: You've Got a Friend In Me, Part 3

    CFM #39: You've Got a Friend In Me, Part 3

    In today's episode of Catholic Family Matters:

    Betsy plans a chapel



    Our guest raises losers, but just to build character



    Paul makes it through heck week



    Paul and Betsy are joined by one of Paul's favorite Catholics, Aaron Stumbaugh (and yes, Paul does actually have friends)



    Paul reflects on Christ's Peace



    Betsy has us listen to Just as I Am by Matt Maher



    Links:

    Just as I Am by Matt Maher

     

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

GregCast ,

Great Job Paul & Betsy!

That was great! Your relaxed approach and your honesty with the opportunity and the challenge that comes with personal relationships and that personal relationship with Christ, made the conversation very real and quite entertaining!

Sure I know you guys, but this is very very good stuff. Thanks to you both… Prayers o’plenty for a great future in the Podcasting World!

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