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If your neighbors have enough kids to start their own basketball team, then you might already know Greg and Jennifer Willits — The Catholics Next Door! With a unique mix of real life and the Catholic faith, The Catholics Next Door is about marriage and kids, pop culture and the other funny stuff of everyday living. It’s about the fun side of life, with a generous dose of Catholicism thrown in for good measure. You’ve seen them at Church and around the block, now get to know The Catholics Next Door with Greg and Jennifer Willits!

If your neighbors have enough kids to start their own basketball team, then you might already know Greg and Jennifer Willits — The Catholics Next Door! With a unique mix of real life and the Catholic faith, The Catholics Next Door is about marriage and kids, pop culture and the other funny stuff of everyday living. It’s about the fun side of life, with a generous dose of Catholicism thrown in for good measure. You’ve seen them at Church and around the block, now get to know The Catholics Next Door with Greg and Jennifer Willits!
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If your neighbors have enough kids to start their own basketball team, then you might already know Greg and Jennifer Willits — The Catholics Next Door! With a unique mix of real life and the Catholic faith, The Catholics Next Door is about marriage and kids, pop culture and the other funny stuff of everyday living. It’s about the fun side of life, with a generous dose of Catholicism thrown in for good measure. You’ve seen them at Church and around the block, now get to know The Catholics Next Door with Greg and Jennifer Willits!

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Episodes

ADV #226: Jumping Off Another Cliff

5/16/2018
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Jumping Off Another Cliff This is one of those episodes we may be talking about for years to come as we share a major decision we had to make that will affect the future of our family. Mother's Day Fun Before diving into the big topic, we share how we tried to spoil Jennifer for Mother's Day, but it ended up Greg turning into a drill sergeant to the kids. Hot Ones Walter's been getting a lot of attention this week for a Hot Ones YouTube parody he did for school. You can see that here. Rosary...

Duration:01:03:22

ADV #225: Rosary Army’s Gone Mobile!

5/11/2018
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Rosary Army's Gone Mobile After more than 10 years of wanting to make this available, we're very excited to share the journey of the development of the very first OFFICIAL Rosary Army Mobile App. We're so incredibly excited for this! Demonic Attack In between trying to launch the Rosary Army App and preparing for the launch of Exceptional Together, we've both been under constant spiritual attack over the last couple weeks. We share how we've been dealing with this, as well as ask for your...

Duration:00:53:47

ADV #224: Marriage Muscles

5/3/2018
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Marriage Muscles Just like working out to build a better physique, the Sacrament of marriage also grows stronger when we exercise our marriage muscles. But it helps to have a solid understanding of what marriage is in the first place before you dive into trying to build up something you don't fully understand. For starters, marriage is a covenant relationship with God. It's not a contract, as in an exchange of goods and services between two parties. A covenant is a promise, a partnership...

Duration:00:56:32

ADV #223: Exceptional Together

4/26/2018
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Exceptional Together Many couples settle for a "good" marriage. Or worse, suffer through a difficult one. But your marriage can be joyful every day and be the catalyst to transform your future. We're here to help. Don't settle for average when you can learn how to be EXCEPTIONAL TOGETHER. Since getting married in 1995, we've not only constantly worked to strengthen our own marriage, but have helped hundreds of thousands of people around the globe do the same for theirs. Because of our...

Duration:01:01:41

ADV #222: When Greg Met Jennifer

4/19/2018
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When Greg Met Jennifer When Greg met Jennifer, we were both were somewhat lost. We'd gone through traumatic childhood events (that we talk about publicly for the first time on this episode). We'd had bad breakups and disappointments, as well as a few successes. But once we got married, nothing could prepare us for the unpredictability of the next two decades. Episode 222 is a perfect place for longtime listeners to revisit past stories, while also being a perfect episode for brand new...

Duration:00:57:49

ADV #221: Core Strengthening

4/12/2018
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Core Strengthening Identifying limiting core beliefs and transforming them into positive beliefs that positively impact your attitudes, your relationships, and yourself through core strengthening (but not the abdominal exercise kind). Plus we share our biggest takeaways from attending Cliff Ravenscraft's Next Level Workshop and invite you participate in our first ever reader survey. Click here to take it now! Links, books and other resources mentioned on this episode: Check out our Audio...

Duration:01:00:41

ADV #220: Fully Vested

4/3/2018
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Fully Vested After the last several months of “self-improvement projects,” we’ve questioned if we’ve been fully vested in the past in truly living out our lives to the fullest. Status QuoFeeling somewhat dissatisfied and restless with the status quo, we’ve begun looking at some of our own limiting beliefs and negative attitudes, which are sometimes directed right back at ourselves. Using Our Talents WiselyBy looking at Matthew 25 and the Parable of the Servants and how they invested (or...

Duration:01:00:40

ADV #219: Next Level

3/27/2018
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Next Level On this week's episode of Adventures in Imperfect Living we talk about how our children are absolutely addicted to someone, coming up with creative games with kids at home, how Proverbs made Jennifer blush, Greg's Holy Week comic strip, our Healing Mass outcomes, and the importance of investing in ourselves and trying to get to the next level. Also, if you are someone who is just getting starting with an online business, or you have been attempting to monetize your business for...

Duration:01:13:50

ADV #218: True Healing

3/21/2018
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True Healing In this episode we give the latest on family events including Walter's overnight college visit, Sam's attempt at buying a guitar, and Jennifer's mom gets unexpectedly sick. Plus we dive into true healing and what the Church says about the anointing of the sick and healing services and healing Masses. Lastly, Greg prepared to return to his job after being out on FMLA. Greg's Latest Comic Strip If you're interested in checking out Greg's latest comic strip, they can all be seen...

Duration:00:51:12

ADV #217: Dual Enrollment

3/13/2018
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Dual Enrollment and this episode's Imperfect Living Highlights In this episode we dive into Dual Enrollment for the eternal life, how Jennifer has more Instagram followers than Greg, how to overcome fear, and the benefits of trying to fit into the cookie cutter mold of the School of Mary. How to Get More Instagram Followers Apparently Jennifer has figured out the solution of how to get more instagram followers because, despite only publishing 10 pictures in the last year, she has more...

Duration:00:58:07

ADV #216: Created Things

3/6/2018
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Why Greg appreciates the importance of comic strips in today's world, Jennifer had new concerns with Greg's health last week, and why we need to be careful with our love of created things. Thanks to Patreon co-producer Pete for doubling his patronage, as well as to one-time Paypal Tippers Teresa and Henry! Links, books and other resources mentioned on this episode: Greg's full color comic strip Tied in Knots: Finding Peace in Today's World is Greg's LATEST BOOK Greg and Jennifer's YouTube...

Duration:01:05:35

ADV #215: Wisdom Wanted

2/27/2018
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Ben goes curling, Tom & Lily search for music, Walt searches for college, Rosary Army is still strong in our hearts, Greg declared email bankruptcy and we encourage you to check your source of wisdom. Thanks to our newest Patreon co-producers: Gabe & Kelly, as well as one-time Paypal Tippers Denise and Dory! Links, books and other resources mentioned on this episode: Total Consecration Greg's full color comic strip Tied in Knots: Finding Peace in Today's World is Greg's LATEST BOOK Greg...

Duration:01:03:01

ADV #214: Power of the Tongue

2/20/2018
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We're a week into Lent so on this week's episode we continue our examination of our family's values and make some difficult changes (like removing access to certain video games). We also check in on our Lenten promises and talk about the power of tongue from James chapter 3 and how we're using that to cut back on snippy and biting comments between our kids. Lastly, we discuss the impact of the most recent high school shooting and how to deal with the Spirit of the World through a renewal...

Duration:01:07:45

ADV #213: Jumpy

2/13/2018
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Greg is still raw, Patreon fun with Lens, Rosary App Excitement, Lent for the Willits Family, and Lily is our New Barista. Become a Co-Producer! Links, books and other resources mentioned on this episode: Support Greg's full color comic strip art Tied in Knots: Finding Peace in Today's World is Greg's LATEST BOOK Greg and Jennifer's YouTube Channel Save 40% on Webhosting with Bluehost

Duration:00:57:45

ADV #212: Our Three Selves

2/6/2018
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Greetings dear listeners! Greg is having fun with his new comic strip creations, Jennifer visits Greg's Intensive Therapy Group session, the identity triangle and the importance of faith and good works. Become a Co-Producer! Not sure how to listen to, download, or subscribe to a podcast? Check out this video. Want to leave a message for Greg and Jennifer? Call our feedback line and leave a message of two minutes or less at 888-299-8686 or send MP3 to feedback@gregandjennifer.com. Links,...

Duration:01:01:36

ADV #211: The Intensive Outpatient

1/31/2018
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Greetings dear listeners! Much love and support came to Greg and Jennifer from last week's news. We celebrated Lily's 9th birthday. Greg shared some of what he's learned from his intensive group therapy and we recite the Litany of Trust prayer. Become a Co-Producer! Not sure how to listen to, download, or subscribe to a podcast? Check out this video. Want to leave a message for Greg and Jennifer? Call our feedback line and leave a message of two minutes or less at 888-299-8686 or send MP3...

Duration:01:08:24

ADV #210: The Hidden Battle

1/24/2018
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Greetings dear listeners! In this episode, Greg reveals the reason for our sudden silence and Jennifer shares a touching story about her mother. Become a Co-Producer! Not sure how to listen to, download, or subscribe to a podcast? Check out this video. Want to leave a message for Greg and Jennifer? Call our feedback line and leave a message of two minutes or less at 888-299-8686 or send MP3 to feedback@gregandjennifer.com. Links, books and other resources mentioned on this episode: Tied in...

Duration:01:05:30

ADV #209: Start, Stop, Continue

1/3/2018
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Home for the Holidays, New Year's with the Mac and Katherine, Greg's New Obsession, and Start/Stop/Continue Resolutions. Become a Co-Producer! Not sure how to listen to, download, or subscribe to a podcast? Check out this video. Want to talk to Greg and Jennifer? Call our feedback line and leave a message of two minutes or less at 888-299-8686 or send MP3 to feedback@gregandjennifer.com. Links, books and other resources mentioned on this episode: Listen to the new OSV-On The Go Podcast!...

Duration:01:02:51

ADV #208: Puzzling Penance

12/13/2017
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The Patreon debacle explained, update on upcoming productions, Greg and Jennifer struggle through talking to each other while working from home and Advent with prayers, puzzles and penance. Poor Ben. Become a Co-Producer! Not sure how to listen to, download, or subscribe to a podcast? Check out this video. Want to talk to Greg and Jennifer? Call our feedback line and leave a message of two minutes or less at 888-299-8686 or send MP3 to feedback@gregandjennifer.com. Links, books and other...

Duration:00:57:32

ADV #207: Overthinking

12/6/2017
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A last minute appearance of kids’ shoes for St. Nicholas, practical tips on figuring out God’s will, and Greg and Jen lead their first rosary workshop at their parish. Become a Co-Producer! Not sure how to listen to, download, or subscribe to a podcast? Check out this video. Want to talk to Greg and Jennifer? Call our feedback line and leave a message of two minutes or less at 888-299-8686 or send MP3 to feedback@gregandjennifer.com. Greg and Jennifer's Links and Resources Mentioned Learn...

Duration:00:53:59

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