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Church Mouse Chronicles

78 EpisodesProduced by M & BWebsite

Join two little church mice M and B as they discuss life topics and events from their unique little creature point of view. They are two Orthodox Christians from Belgrade Serbia, so they share a Christian perspective. They love to have fun conversations and publish them on Mondays! And eat cookies. … read more

78 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Mice Pilgrimages: Dubrava Monastery

March 5th, 2021


In the first episode of the series we've been meaning to make since forever M & B are joined by M's family to visit the beautiful Dubrava …

Patriarch Porphyrios - Man for All Seasons

March 3rd, 2021


Serbs finally got their patriarch and we comment on multiple facets: what were people hoping for during the elections? Did even the atheists have …

Bishops, Government and Miscellanea

February 15th, 2021


Today we talk about... well, everything. Bishops, electing the new Serbian patriarch, how the Serbian constitution from the 19th century treated slavery, prayer for the government, the people in power... you know, all …

Are Orthodox Christians Toxic Online Or Salt To The World?

February 5th, 2021


Well, Twitter's dark pattern design is at it again, for the sole purpose of pitting us against one another. After a minor Twitter scuffle, we share …

The Don’t Let TikTok Kill Children Challenge

January 30th, 2021


Ok, so B triggered the Church of Satan on Twitter, and someone called him an Ecumenist (nothing new nothing novel). But that's not important because we're losing children to TikTok challenges!

Freelancers In Serbia, Feel The Pain

January 20th, 2021


Being a freelancer in Serbia is no longer fun. Join us as we venture through the bogs and moors of Serbia's bureaucracy hell. Ever heard the famous hits "The eco tax" or "You need the company seal to accept this …

Our Christmas and Scary Story Dice

January 12th, 2021


Well, we've had quite an eventful start of the year, but first, let us focus on what is the most important: How did we spend our Christmas …

Council of Saints: Holy Martyr Deacon Habakkuk of Belgrade and Holy Martyr Hegumen Paisios

December 30th, 2020


“There is no better faith than that of Christians,
a Serb belongs to Christ, he rejoices at death;
The dread judgment of God awaits for Turks as well,
So do as you please!
Your comeuppance is close at hand
God is the …

What Are We Thankful For In 2020?

December 29th, 2020


In today's episode, we share what are we thankful for in 2020. And then the earthquake hits.

Time Management & Censing Course

December 22nd, 2020


Today, we share our secrets on how we fail our own time management principles. We also share principles that we do not fail at, as well as our controversial censing techniques. Waste an hour with us as we tell you how …

Sorthodox Cabinets with Martha

December 17th, 2020


Oh goodness. Oh God. I just stepped in cap. I should clean that. Uh, rambling discussion in theology that ends up with too many cabinet puns.

We Review Our 2020 New Year Resolutions

December 11th, 2020


The time is nigh for us to review our New Years's resolutions. Of course when we made them we didn't know that the year 2020 will be THE year 2020. …

A Journey Through Serbian COVID Hellscape And Back

December 1st, 2020


In today's very serious episode we follow M, his brother and his father to HELL (and back!) - by 'hell' we mean the crumbling health system of a …

Brigid and the Minefield of Pandora's Boxes: Her Journey to Orthodoxy

November 23rd, 2020


Brigid is back so we finish where we left off - to answer the question how did she convert to Orthodoxy? What were her struggles? What was the most …

Conflicting News On The Serbian Patriarch

November 19th, 2020


A serious episode today. As you might have heard, the Patriarch of Serbia Irinej has passed away due to Covid-19-related complications. You might have also heard that he's still alive and in critical condition. We …

It's a Monastery Thing - With Brigid (Guest Episode)

November 16th, 2020


How do we approach the lockdown measures from the Church point of view? How to deal with kids as they grow up to find their church under a lock? Just …

Catchup Episode (On St. Luke, Halloween and Met. Amphilochius)

November 5th, 2020


Wanna see how friends catchup after 2 weeks? :) You're right, "friends" might be taking it too far. But we talked about many things with a smile, join us :)  Hint: Troparion to Met. Amphilochius played at the end of the …

Mice VS Ivan The Teenager

October 20th, 2020


Our new special guest is an altarboy, a judoka, a Russian, an American and a teenager - and an aspiring physicist! What are his altarboy pet peeves? What is in vogue with today's youth? Physics, really? Find out that …

Austin Suggs, Protestant Consultant From Gospel Simplicity

October 16th, 2020


The mice have their own Official Protestant Consultant! His name is Austin and he's awesome, as you'll see within the first 15 minutes of our …

We Failed To Record An Episode So You Get THIS Instead!

October 9th, 2020


We wanted to record today so badly! But life (and our town manager Mr. Idiot) said NO! So we give you an impromptu, raw account on our failed day today. Enjoy if possible. 😂

There Is An Impostor Among Us

October 3rd, 2020


Electrical. Sus. Impostor. Not 'Imposter'. Where? Vent. Emergency meeting. Report. Crewmate. Meltdown. Sabotage. Download. Wiring. If these words don't mean anything to you in succession, you're missing a bandwagon to …

Eastern Orthodox Half-Jew Half-Sorcerer

September 16th, 2020


In this one we have a special guest whom we decided to describe with the most click-baity keywords we could think of (hopes up that YT doesn't …

Livestream Numero Uno

September 10th, 2020


We are trying this new 22nd century tech over here and we are ready to engage. People were so cool in comments BTW :)

Conspiracy Theories 2, Hot Takes

September 8th, 2020


Okay, you guys really liked our previous episode... or not, we have no idea, we're writing this stuff in bulk, who knows if it even got published?! …

Conspiracy Theories

September 3rd, 2020


Your two favorite lizards ...err ... mice ... have formed a cabal in order to rule the world .. of YouTube podcasts ... by unleashing 5G frogs that …

We Do Not See The Other Person

August 20th, 2020


Times are changing. Our daily lives are becoming increasingly more self centered. In such a climate, it is all too easy to focus entirely on ourselves and simply lose sight of others. Our mice have that exact issue: we …

The Churchnapping of Hagia Sophia

August 12th, 2020


In another entry to the huge book of 'Persecution of Christians' we add the taking of the famed cathedral of Haghia Sophia. Mind you, it was a functional cathedral nearly 600 years ago. Then it became a mosque, then a …

Mice Talk About Their Childhood 1/2

July 23rd, 2020


We left the previous episode at a cliffhanger. What was the TV show based on a game or whatever that starts on "M" that B loved when he was a kid? …

Mice Talk About Their Childhood 1/2

July 22nd, 2020


Our mice share their dreams and memories of their childhood. What were their neighborhoods like? Whose parents nearly divorced over a horror movie? Who suffers more from nostalgia? This is the episode where half of our …

Mice & Covid 19: Our Experience and Social Background

July 15th, 2020


Well, the mice have pulled through, thanks to M resourcefulness and no thanks to B's initiative. What does having corona feel like? How many people …

Mice On Cancel Culture

July 8th, 2020


What does it take to make B go from a nice church mouse to a rabid rat? Cancelling his favorite YouTuber, of course! M, being an avid Twitter user, is no stranger to the concept as well. We bring out the big guns …

The Mice Perform an Autopsy on Serbian Elections

July 3rd, 2020


The elections in Serbia have ended. We have boycotted them, as well as pretty much anyone sensible. The elections themselves have been pretty much …

Mice Play "Would You Rather?" (More Like "Never Again")

June 24th, 2020


Ok, guys, we know, it's a stupid game. But nobody told us! We just weren't at all impressed with the questions, even though we admit there were some …

Mice Comment on Serbian Parliament Elections 2020

June 16th, 2020


Now this one is gonna be one crazy episode people! The people of Serbia are about to experience another ridiculous round of pre-determined parliament …

Mice Answer Questions from "Dear God" by Dax

June 11th, 2020


Somewhere within the endless stream of questions B gets on a regular basis there was a request to check out a song by an artist named Dax, titled …

M & B: The Inside Story

June 7th, 2020


The mice care for their audience. We've developed a bond of trust that can hardly be shaken. And we care for you guys so much we're doing something special in this episode: we are taking you to a journey to our …

On Ecumenism and Ridiculous Song Lyrics

May 29th, 2020


The mice just can’t let it go. Ecumenism is a thing. Not our thing maybe, but it seems to be important to many Christians. The mice wonder what motivates ecumenists, tell a joke, remeniss about times when B used to work …

Forest Q&A

May 21st, 2020


Our mice have finally left their city lair and are enjoying the greenery for the first time in forever (for M) or for the first time since last week (for B). We answer all the world's most googled questions: why is M …

Movies and Shows and Oh My

May 16th, 2020


Our mice have too much time on their hands, and that simply won't do! In this very special and final quarantine episode, mice give you their best and …

Mice Hot Takes - Why Does God Want Us to Worship Him?

April 28th, 2020


Let us be frank - we didn't know what to make of today's episode. But, we had a plan! Turns out B has a backlog of questions from his other YouTube channels he didn't answer yet...   So we picked a question at random, …

Christ Is Risen! The 2020 Truly-Indeed Schism

April 20th, 2020


Our mice are celebrating the glorious Resurrection of Our Lord! One of them got a special blessing to attend the Paschal liturgy (spoiler warning: it's not the prettier mouse), but the other one had his eggs die. That …

Guest Episode: Ft. John Cox - On Not Having It Our Way, and Pizza

April 14th, 2020


In today's episode, we decided to take a breather from all the corona talk and dump all of our viral worries unto Fr. John Cox, mostly because he was …

Guest Episode: Fr. Photius Avant - Is Corona Chastisement from God?

April 8th, 2020


Our mice have successfully hunted down their first priest. And what a great guest he turned out to be :)  We spoke with Fr. Photius Avant, the pastor …

We Shall Have A Joyous Pascha!

April 4th, 2020


Our mice are in high spirits and they won't let some run-of-the-mill microbe put them down! They especially won't let it spoil the joy of Pascha for them, or anyone else. There will be 'Christ is risen.' There will be …

Mice Debate If Christians Should Take Communion

March 28th, 2020


Our mice are on the brink of insanity (doing Church Mouse show being one of the symptoms). They must not succumb to writing poetry! Or God forbid B …

My My My My Corona (Stay Healthy)

March 18th, 2020


It was only a matter of time - our mice were separated by illness, but not in spirit! We share our thoughts on the Serbian response to the widespread COVID-19 pandemic, sacrificing video and audio quality for the sake …

The Great Lent Challenge

March 4th, 2020


Our mice (and their fellow Orthodox Christians) are entering Lent, a time of fasting (diet), intense prayer (quantity matters) and pious showmanship (wink wink). Can you pray and fast more than the mice this year? Are …

Mice Talk About Real Life Miracles

February 26th, 2020


Mice talked about...miracles! More or less successfully, because making fun of Catholics and Copts was just too tempting... Anyways...miracles! Which …

Mice Talk About Moles And Toes (Failed Miracles Episode)

February 24th, 2020


Mice really really wanted to talk about miracles. But they got side-stepped by B's mole. Not just any mole, mind you. A mole shaped like...any other …

Mice Reflect On Morality And The Church

February 24th, 2020


Morality...such a "sigh" kind of a topic. But mice are not shy to discuss and reflect on how morality looks like in the Orthodox Church and in Serbia in general. Hint: it doesn't looks that good.

Mice Talk About Their Pet Peeves

February 24th, 2020


Pet peeves... Let's face it, everyone's got them! Christian or not, philanthropist or not, things annoy us. Sometimes these are very specific, little things that makes us go mad and run in circles. What about the mice? …

Mice Wonder If Vampires Are Real?

February 24th, 2020


Our mice have returned from the land of the dead to plague the living from the shadows with lame jokes, fine clothing (mostly) and bloated bodies (again, mostly). But ways to repel these bloodthirsty mice exist! What …

Mice Talk About Their New Year's Resolutions

February 24th, 2020


New Years Resolutions... we all love them, we all make them, we all FAIL them. Instantly! Like, the very next day! Why is that now? How should …

Mice React to 16 Observations About Orthodoxy Online

February 24th, 2020


On January 1st, 2020 Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick published his 16 Realistic Observations about Orthodoxy Online article on the Ancient Faith Ministries blog, and it is such an objective and detailed report on the English …

Ideas That Went To Oblivion

January 23rd, 2020


We talked about ideas. Ideas that we had (or someone else had) that never came to life. Are there many? Sure. Are they great? Absolutely not. But …

Persecution of the Church in Montenegro

January 6th, 2020


We had our fair share of dark episodes - burning of Notre Dame, serving the Black Mass, but this one is especially dark. We explain the issue with the new so-called "Law on Religious Freedom" that came into force in …

Serbian Christmas Customs

January 6th, 2020


Christmas is a big thing in Serbia. Except... it does not fall on December 25. Oh no. Not by a long shot. And that is just a small speck in the weirdness that is a typical Serbian Christmas. It is a weirdness that we've …

Pot City, CA, USA

December 24th, 2019


M goes to LA, where he is exposed to two things he probably dislikes the most: weed and traffic jams. Of course, he gets mercilessly mocked by B, who stayed behind, and is not salty about it at all, especially when it …

Boredom and Black Mass

November 28th, 2019


Our mice are back after a long hiatus! No, we did not have a falling out, but you know those days when you simply can't match with the other people? Well, it was a conga of such days for the two of us!

Sadly, it wasn't …

Beasts & Bumpkins

October 29th, 2019


Our mice are huge fans of Halloween! Okay, one is, but he is in charge of writing the description for this episode. Okay, he's not even a huge fan, but the other mouse keeps accusing him of it.

Anywhoo, what great scary …

Deflecto Blameo: IT Trolls and Dark Saints

October 20th, 2019


What does it take to make our Orthodox wizard-mice snap? Is it parking issues? Is it petty drama over things we know nothing about? Or are those energy vampires that breed in your chatroom? The answer is yes. Join us in …

Perchance to Dream of Sleep

October 15th, 2019


Today are mice are awake. They have been awake for quite some time now. Each mouse is sleep deprived for different reasons - whether it's work and …

Dungeons & Depressions

October 10th, 2019


Well, our mice have a lovely ride today. Join us on the rollercoaster of emotion, where we go steep down (depression), then down some more (Serbian …

Work Work Work And No Mosquitoes

September 30th, 2019


Our mice share about their work. It’s mostly boring... But also super fun! Did you know B used to work with M? Or that IT people in Serbia all want to start organic food production? Or how to vanquish mosquitoes in the …

Birthdays, Books and CVs, But No Politics

September 25th, 2019


B: “Happy birthday M! Let’s talk about work!” M:“Sure, B”. The mice talked about books, birthdays and CVs... Did you know M remembers a birthday present he got from B 10 years ago!? Was it a good one? Nah, but hilarious …

Vacation Is Over, Back to YouTube Drama and Twitter Toxicity

September 17th, 2019


With both M & B back from their respective vacations, it's time to move on with the podcast! And where better to start then with some YouTuber drama and a little bit of Twitter love n' hate! Also, B is petty and M …

On The Balkan Mentality Vol. 1

August 21st, 2019


As you already know M & B are from Serbia, which is a part of a geographical area called the Balkans (the Balkan peninsula that is). The time has …

Old Games Good Games (Guest Episode)

August 12th, 2019


We have a guest again! His name is awesomeeeee! But it's in Serbian. So we'll have to translate for you.

Our guest Ognjen (try reading it if you …

Trip to Paradise or Vacation to Hell

August 5th, 2019


Our mice go to vacation. Obviously things don't go smoothly. That's what you get when you:

  • go to Greece!?
  • visit that town where you were told not …

Belgrade of Yore 2/2

July 22nd, 2019


Belgrade, Serbia... What a city! Our mice M & B live here since birth but have never even begun to unravel the mysteries of this old and …

Belgrade of Yore 1/2

July 15th, 2019


Guest episodes are getting some love! And guest are getting more and more talkative with amazing knowledge and experiences to share! Finally M & B can just sit back, relax and listen to someone else's voice (yeah …

Friendly Chat With Awesome Initials (Guest Episode)

July 8th, 2019


Our very first guest episode on the podcast! Yey!

M & B are joined by a very chatty Korean American...can we even say that??? Ok, a very chatty....person...with AWESOME initials and a great sense of humor. Just the …

Ban Ban Banana

June 24th, 2019


Some people like wielding power, and B is no stranger to banning people, whether it's forums or Youtube channels. M opts for a different kind of approach - where does one draw the line at reporting people on Twitter? We …

Gotta Have Friends and All That

June 17th, 2019


Having friends is awesome, really. Even when it's just an online relationship. But don't be that boring friend. Also call your friends. But don't …

Lie Lie Lie

June 10th, 2019


Lies hurt people, but sometimes they are SUPER FUN! And sometimes we call people who lie and tell tales "barons" and we are pretty sure you do not know why :D



Overweight People Are Not Fat!

June 3rd, 2019


Our church mice lament over the good old days when they were thin and (thought they were) good-looking. No seriously, they were! We also discover …

There's Nothing More Cold Than Charity

May 27th, 2019


In our first episode M talked about a negative experience with giving money to a homeless person, who ended up being a serious drunk. It was terrible! But there are many fun experiences with giving and charity B & M …

On Notre Dame and Other Fires

May 20th, 2019


Mouse B and mouse M in the FIRST EVER episode of the Church Mouse Chronicles podcast discuss the Notre Dame fire and related topics from their perspective... or something like that... It's a mess. But funny.


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