Living Beyond the Pew

Living Beyond the Pew

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A podcast of Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Clawson, MI. In each episode, we explore how God is present in our ordinary lives and how that impacts the way we live as Catholics in the modern world. Hosted by Rakhi McCormick (Coordinator of Youth, Yo…


6: The One About Mary
May 16 • 33 min
In today’s episode, Steve, John David, and Rakhi take a moment to talk all things Mary, including their favorite Marian devotions and how they developed. There may even be a discussion of the possibility of a May Marian Madness bracket with a Battle of…
5: The One About Uncertainty and Pandemic Fatigue
May 7 • 34 min
in Episode 5 of Living Beyond the Pew, Steve, John David, and Rakhi tackle the challenge of living in these uncertain times. From pandemic fatigue to growing in virtue, this episode exposes some of our hosts own struggles, but offers some concrete ideas…
4: The One About Easter Hope in a Seemingly Perpetual Lent
Apr 24 • 42 min
Back after a short hiatus, in Episode 4 of Living Beyond the Pew, Steve, John David, and Rakhi discuss what it means to have hope in what can seem like a perpetual Lent. Sharing from their personal experiences, they try to answer the question of how we…
Special Episode: The One About Social Distancing, Hope, and Christian Life Outside the Pew
Mar 21 • 37 min
In this special episode, Steve, John David, and Rakhi discuss why the demands of social distancing are so important even in the difficulties, the hardship and grace of living our Catholic life apart from the public Mass, and ways to continue to grow in…
Stations of the Cross
Mar 20 • 32 min
In this time of social distancing, Fr. Tony and some of the staff of Guardian Angels recorded the Scriptural Stations of the Cross for the community to pray along with. For the full video which includes images for Visio Divina, visit…
3: The One About Community, Identity, and Love of Neighbor
Mar 15 • 38 min
In Episode 3 of Living Beyond the Pew, Steve, John David, and Rakhi dig into our longing to be part of a community and belong somewhere. We explore what it means to be in community, what that means about our own identity, and how that helps us to grow…
2: The One About Ashes & Lent
Mar 1 • 30 min
Welcome to our first full episode of Living Beyond the Pew! In today’s episode, we get to know a little bit more about our hosts - including their hobbies and survival skills (spoiler: they’re bleak) - and ponder the mysterious draw of Ash Wednesday…
1: The One With the Introductions & Reject Pile
Feb 18 • 15 min
Welcome to a special edition / sneak peek / preview of Living Beyond the Pew! In today’s mini-episode, you’ll meet our hosts and learn more about the mission behind the podcast. Also included: an interesting use for duct tape and names for the podcast…