The Importance of the Domestic Church (with Adam Minihan and David Niles)

How important is the domestic church? Do we really understand what it is meant to be? Dave VanVickle is joined by guests David Niles and Adam Minihan to discuss these questions. In addition, Dave and Adam share about their new book Living Beyond Sunday: Making Your Home a Holy Place.

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Faith ought to be experienced primarily in the home.


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Dave VanVickle is joined by Adam Minihan and David Niles in this week’s episode to discuss the domestic church. Their conversation focuses on faith in the family, the role of parents in their children’s faith, and much more. 

Living Beyond Sunday: Making Your Home a Holy Place

Adam and David with their wives Haylee and Pamela have written a book on how to bring the domestic church alive in your own home. Using their personal testimony and practical tips, these two couples hope to help you make your home a place where saints are made.

Incorporate Faith Into Your Day-To-Day Family Life

In Living Beyond Sunday: Making Your Home a Holy Place, two married couples share what has helped them make their homes a place of encounter with God–a place where saints are being made. 

Learn More

You can find out more about Living Beyond Sunday: Making Your Home a Holy Place HERE.


Meet Your Hosts


Michael “Gomer” Gormley

Michael “Gomer” Gormley

Michael has been leading evangelization and ministry efforts for the past ten years, both as a full-time parish staff member and as a speaker and consultant for parishes, dioceses, and Catholic campus ministries.

Mike is also the founder and creative director of, and the producer and cohost of a Catholic young adult podcast Catching Foxes, which discusses the collision of Faith and Culture.

He is married to his college sweetheart, Shannon, and they have about 1,000 children and get about 3 hours of sleep a night, which is alright by him.


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 resides in Pittsburgh with his wife Amber and their five children: Sam, Max, Judah, Josie and Louisa.


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