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Confronting the Overpopulation Myth

In our 17 years of parenting, we’ve tried homeschool, private school, and public school. We desperately (and futilely) attempted on multiple occasions to get our kids into Catholic school, but circumstances (geographical, financial, or flat-out being denied admission) always prevented this. And for multiple reasons we’ve explained in the past in both our book as […]

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Posted by Greg
May 6, 2015

VIDEO: Saints Among Us

Very proud of this new video my office produced for an upcoming initiative for the Archdiocese of Denver. I wrote and narrated it, but Jason on my team deserves the credit for the amazing animation and bringing it all together. Stay tuned in 3 weeks for a full-length documentary!

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Posted by Greg
May 4, 2015

How Old Do I Look?

There’s a goofy trend going around in social media this week called “How Old Do I Look,” which is basically a website that runs an algorithm based on a photo you upload of yourself, and based on data extracted from other photos, the website guesses your age and gender. Consider it a modern day internet-based […]

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Posted by Greg
May 1, 2015

Bring Your Child To Work Day

As we mentioned on TCND #084, our local public school system “celebrated” Bring Your Child to Work Day.  Since this opportunity only applied to our youngest two sons, I agreed to let them both stay home and work with me processing rosaries for Rosary Army. RosaryArmy.com is the main ministry that I have the privilege of […]

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7 Ways to Blast Through Dry Prayer

When you’re in the desert, if you remain stagnant and don’t try to make your way out, you’ll wither up and die. Instead of sticking around in the sand dunes, dive into a faith where there is something new to discover each day, and in that discovery, experience the desire of growing closer to God, […]

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Posted by Greg
April 28, 2015

Unfinished Basements are Awesome

When we lived in Georgia, we always said our house would have been just right if we had a basement to retreat to, make messes in, and generally just have fun. When we started looking for homes in Colorado, so many unfinished basements seemed full of bad design ideas. When we got our house, the […]

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Posted by Greg
April 24, 2015

The Accidental Baker

Our son Benjamin has been through quite the academic journey in public middle school.  From dealing with the shock of actually having to do his assignments to remembering to turn them in on time, it’s been quite the ride.  But mostly, middle school has been rough on him emotionally.  He just didn’t care to be […]

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Join the TCND Community and Get Regular Bonus Content

Want more from The Catholics Next Door? Join the TCND community and get regular updates and bonus surprises ranging from the silly and fun (such as recipes and videos) to serious and faith-filled (such as additional prayer guides and advanced peeks at new resources for your faith journey)! Here’s how to join the community for […]

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Posted by Greg
April 21, 2015

VIDEO: Fishing in South Carolina

What started as a video of my fishing trip in South Carolina this past week ended up being a music video for one of our favorite songs, “Home.” Sung by actor Billy Crudup, this is the first song from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to the film, “Rudderless.” Both the soundtrack and movie are great. […]

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Posted by Greg
April 19, 2015

New Website Launch!

After months of development, Jennifer and I are ecstatic to finally reveal this new website. We still have a ton of new features (AND FREE STUFF) we’ll be adding in the coming weeks and months, but decided to go ahead and launch the site now so you can be a part of the ongoing development. […]

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Posted by Greg
April 14, 2015

How to Pray In 4 Easy Steps

In the last few weeks, I’ve experienced a truly amazing grace in my prayer life, and it stems from an efficient little book I stumbled upon several years ago called Prayer for Beginners by Peter Kreeft. The first time I saw the book was during a silent retreat back in 2006, during a similar time when my […]

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Posted by Greg
October 7, 2014

Hate Mail from the Past

So someone posted this earlier today on the Facebook page for The Catholics Next Door, which is a show I co-host with my wife that we rebooted as a podcast when our satellite radio show ended in October 2012: “I am personally glad your show is off the air. The way you talked and treated alot of people was […]

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Posted by Greg
October 1, 2014

TCND Photo Album from Touring Hobbiton in New Zealand

If you’ve listened to Episode #055 of The Catholics Next Door, here are the photos that accompany our visit to Auckland, New Zealand as well as our tour of the set for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.  Check out the photo slideshow from our visit to New Zealand! Post by The Catholics Next […]

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Posted by Greg
September 9, 2014
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