Episode 10

Living in Love with Brad & Libby DuPont

December 6th, 2018

1 hr 8 mins 10 secs

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About this Episode

“There’s hidden power in the sacrament of matrimony. It’s so ordinary.”

Dan Driver talks with Brad and Libby DuPont, a NET alumni couple who work in the Office of Marriage and Family Life in the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas. Brad and Libby talk about their marriage, their work in marriage and family ministry, and the Married Couples Retreat they’ll be putting on for NET Alumni in January.

In This Episode:
Introduction
Dan tries to identify LaCroix flavors
Brad & Libby give their 3-minute testimonies
Brad & Libby’s life together
NET Staff
Youth ministry
Moving to marriage ministry
Leaning into vocation - Husband & wife first
Alumni retreat preview
Smart Loving - Love smarter, not harder
The Passionate Couple - Going deeper in prayer
Talking with Purpose - Effective communication
Vulnerability
Forgiveness
Living the Dream - Decision making, moving forward
Advice to married couples

Mentioned in the show:
(11:08) Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS Office of Marriage and Family Life
(20:15) “Challenging young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church”
(30:01) NET Ministries Discipleship Weeks
(38:20) Pastoral and Matrimonial Renewal Center - Living in Love
(39:23) John Paul II’s [Theology of the Body](Amazon)
(45:59) “May her husband entrust his heart to her.” Nuptial Blessing
(1:03:13) The Joyful Marriage Project
(1:03:26) Amoris Laetitia
(1:03:40) Living in Love Facebook Page
(1:05:00) Every Day in Love DVDs

Recommendations:
NET Alumni Married Couples Retreat, January 11-13, 2019 in West St. Paul MN
Living in Love Retreats (See link above)

Contact Brad at bdupont@archkck.org
Contact Libby at ldupont@archkck.org
Contact us at podcast@netusa.org

Pull Quotes
“My greatest contribution to the Universal Church will be my building up of my own domestic Church.”
“You’ve gotta show us marriages worth waiting for.”
“My sacrament is going to be my pathway to holiness.”
“We owe this to the Church to go deeper together.”