170: Growing Up Catholic and Evangelical in the Same Small-ish Town (w/ Robert LeBlanc)

170: Growing Up Catholic and Evangelical in the Same Small-ish Town (w/ Robert LeBlanc) September 7, 2022

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I’m joined by my good friend Robert LeBlanc, co-host of the Pints and Pews Podcast, author, and speaker – and a guy who was born in the same hometown as me! Our conversation this week revolves around that idea: what it’s like to be grow up Catholic (for Robert) and Evangelical (for me) in the same small-ish town.

Robert shares some incredible stories of his own upbringing from how he inherited and experience the faith of his parents, his peers, and the Catholic Church of his time. I share some of my own thoughts and impressions of the Catholics I knew and experienced and my perspective on Catholicism as an Evangelical – a convert to the faith at age 15.

I had this idea for a conversation like this ever since Robert invited me on his podcast and we realized that we both grew up in the same small-ish town. I had no idea how the conversation would go but, as it turns out, it was amazing. I hope you enjoy it.

For more from Robert check out the Pints and Pews podcast everywhere podcasts are found and check out his books from Justin Press.

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