Faith in Action
JANUARY 2023: Celebrate Marriage & February Event On this segment of Faith in Action, our guests Marcy and Tom Renken, Celebrate Marriage Leaders at Our Lady of the Greenwood, talk with Jim and Brigid about this marriage enrichment program and how it enriches married couples of all ages. They discuss an upcoming event called Celebrate Romance, “A…
God calls married couples to be more than just roommates
Our annual Celebrate Marriage Conference is right around the corner – AUG 27th!! Of course, there is still time to get tickets! You may find out more at the link in the previous sentence. I reached out to the Indianapolis Archdiocese Criterion to see if I might be able to submit an article. The timing…
Faith in Action June 2022
Tom & Marcy on Faith in Action The Renkens shared about how the Celebrate Marriage ministry began and where it’s going. Celebrate Marriage offers Christ-centered enrichment. Tom and Marcy Renken were invited to be guests of Brigid Ayer on Catholic Radio Indy’s Faith in Action radio show. Marcy and Tom talk with Jim and Brigid…
Faith in Action October 2021
Tom & Marcy on Faith in Action Tom and Marcy Renken were invited to be guests of Brigid Ayer on Catholic Radio Indy’s Faith in Action radio show. This show ended up being two parts. The Renkens shared about the Celebrate Marriage ministry during the first half. The second half, Marcy continues on with Brigid,…
Thank God I’m an over-stressed wife
A few weeks ago, I found myself at a breaking point. I had reached a moment when I realized I could not handle everything I am currently committed to. It wasn’t just my every day commitments. It was the extra things on top of all the things I said yes to months or even years…
Faith in Action May 2017
It is a strange experience to hear yourself speak on a radio or any sort of recording. “Is that really my voice?” is what Tom kept asking me.
I don’t ask my wife tough questions anymore.
So, the other day, my wife and I were on our way to attend a wedding in Columbus, OH. During the drive, we had a long conversation about all sorts of topics. During the conversation my wife revealed to me that she doesn’t like to make requests of me. Part of her concern is…
My husband doesn’t make me happy
Tom and I each had a friend who was suddenly getting a divorce. When we found out about each of them getting divorced, we were shocked. When we had spent time with them, they seemed happy and got along well. We didn’t think they were any different from us.