Five Questions Catholic Parents Must Answer

What is the role of parents in the faith formation of their kids? Dave ” I Am the Weapon” VanVickle and I share five critical questions parents must answer when it comes to forming their kids them into lifelong disciples of Christ.

Snippet from the Show

Do you personally model the type of Catholic you want your child to be? Don’t just tell them about God, show them what it looks like to follow Christ.


  • Is your goal to raise a strong, holy Catholic adult?
  • Do you personally model the type of Catholic you want your child to be?
  • Do you have frequent unscripted relaxed conversations with your children about God, faith, Christ, Mass, Scripture, personal prayer, etc.?
  • Do you live by clear standards and set these standards for your family?
  • Are you ready to train your child?

Bonus Question: 

Looking back at your years of being a parent and see a change in your child based on the training you’ve given your kids?


Meet Your Hosts


Michael “Gomer” Gormley

Michael spent 17 years in full-time parish ministry and is now the Mission Evangelist for That Man Is You!, a men’s apostolate for Paradisus Dei. Michael is a frequent speaker at conferences, retreats, and parish missions all over the US and Canada.

He is the founder and creative director of, and hosts two popular Catholic podcasts: Catching Foxes and Every Knee Shall Bow.

He is married to his college sweetheart, Shannon, and has four beautiful and hilarious children: Kateri, Cecilia, Noah, and Thomas.


David “Dave” VanVickle

Dave VanVickle

Dave VanVickle fell in love with the Lord at the age of fourteen and has since dedicated his life to bringing others into a radical relationship with Christ.

He is a speaker and retreat leader who focuses on proclaiming the universal call to holiness, authentic Catholic spirituality, spiritual warfare and deliverance. Additionally, Dave has over ten years of experience assisting Priests with their ministries of exorcism and deliverance.

Dave married his late wife Amber in 2010. He now resides in Pittsburgh with his five children: Sam, Max, Judah, Josie and Louisa.

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  1. awesome and fantastic- 5******


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