LAPSED

LAPSED

Anne and Stephanie are friends, former coworkers, theatre artists and educators. They were also both raised Catholic. Join them as they compare notes on their respective Catholic upbringings.

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An Interview with Abby Rampone of Left Catholic

Jan. 24, 2023

Anne and Stephanie have the pleasure of sitting down with Abby Rampone of Left Catholic . Abby has lived at two Catholic Worker houses and the Women’s Interfaith Residency Program at Union Theological Seminary. She currently…

Your Funny Catholic Stories

Dec. 27, 2022

Many thanks to listeners who shared their stories! The hosts enjoy the heck out of your funny stories about growing up Catholic, from altar server mishaps to altercations with nuns to giggling and church. Additionally, Steph…

What's the deal with nativities?

Dec. 13, 2022

What’s the deal with nativity scenes? That’s what the hosts want to know. And, to some degree, they learn the answer. A young Steph leveraged her family’s nativity set as a chance at her directorial debut. Little Anne covete…

Send us your funny Catholic stories!

Nov. 29, 2022

We'll have a new episode ready for you in a couple weeks, but for now we’d love to invite you to share your stories! In the past we have asked you to share your experiences, and you have come through. From questions about na…

The Catholic Church & Contraception

Nov. 16, 2022

The hosts learn about the Church’s beef with birth control. Anne shares some rather racy Catholicism in the News. Steph points out some colorful language used to describe contraception in the bible. There’s also a Steve Carr…

Baptism

Nov. 1, 2022

The hosts do a deep dive (pun only kind of intended) into Catholic baptism. Anne realizes her older son’s baptism involved a lot of fibbing. Steph is freaked out by all the Satan talk. This episode also involves some fangirl…