JonMarc & Teresa Grodi

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Great conversations about the ordinary pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty, with JonMarc and Teresa Grodi.

Elevate Ordinary is a show about finding and following God in and through the apparently ordinary content of our daily lives and vocations. It is about the adventure that emerges from rightly-considered “inconvenience”  — about how the challenges of each day are opportunities to grow powerfully in virtue — about how the apparently small, common aspects of our day-to-day life and vocations are in reality the raw material out of which God wants to raise up saints. From the breakfast table to the board room, learning arithmetic and weeding the garden, living out married parenthood or the celibate religious life; Elevate Ordinary is about finding a renewed vision of the astounding opportunities hidden all around us, and doing so through the most ordinary and wholesome of activities: deep, intimate conversations with those we love. Join JonMarc and Teresa Grodi as they seek to spark great conversations on the ordinary pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.

About the Hosts

Teresa is a member of the Body of Christ, a wife, and a mother of five. She was born, raised, and resides in the Diocese of Toledo, OH. Teresa received her B.A. and M.A. in History at Bowling Green State University, where she met her husband JonMarc. She has been involved in ministry in many capacities and currently organizes pilgrimages for Catholic Faith Journeys. Teresa and JonMarc love to take walks and to discuss faith, philosophy, culture, food, the Domestic Church, the Feminine Genius, and the C.S. Lewis Space Trilogy, among other things.

JonMarc is the Chief Operating Officer of the Coming Home Network International and has been interviewed on EWTN programs such as Life on the Rock and The Journey Home, as well as various radio programs. A graduate student of philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, JonMarc resides in Perrysburg, OH, with his wife and five young children.  Some of his favorite topics for discussion & writing are the nature of religious faith, aesthetics, Catholic Social Teaching, the writings of G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien, and various intersections of philosophy and theology in family life. You can connect with JonMarc via the Coming Home Network, on social media, or where he occasionally writes at www.RestatementOfTheObvious.com.

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