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Among Women 265: Avoiding Overcommitment

I’m happy to share the latest episode of Among Women. In the past year, I’ve been trying to avoid burnout. The coronavirus pandemic has brought scheduling challenges and changes that have required me to take a harder look at discerning how I spend my time. What am I saying “yes” to —in terms of my…

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Kicking off the new year with a podcast series on Mary’s titles and feast days

Hello and happy new year! As we open 2021, I feel led to a back-to-basics approach with Among Women, and I’ll be doing an “espresso shot” series throughout the coming months on Mary’s titles and her feast days. (And yes, I know this is the Year of St. Joseph… so I’ll be adding that aspect…

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Wishing you joy… amidst it all …

I have no deep wisdom to share as we wrap up 2020. Other than this: we are already in the new year and we ought to embrace it… it started on the First Sunday of Advent and right now we’re getting ready for the Christmas season. And that means awakening to the goodness that we…

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Catching up with Among Women — 2 podcasts in recent weeks!

I don’t know about you, but life seems to have sped up on me. As I review my schedule I know it is related to my increased workload at my job, and my increased home responsibilities amidst the enduring months of this pandemic. Yet, as we come to the final week of Advent, my schedule…

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Among Women 253: Radical Saints

This latest episode of the Among Women podcast celebrates the communion of saints—this amazing aspect of the Body of Christ both on heaven and earth. And we recall the beauty of November’s month of the holy souls. My guest is Melanie Rigney who shares many stories of modern saints from her book Radical Saints: 21…

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Among Women 252: Seeking Peace

The latest Among Women podcast is back with a very timely topic… The times we live in — oh! — we all need to anchor our trust in God and seek peace amidst the chaos. Allison Gingras shares her faith story and lasting lessons in her new journal in the Stay Connected series: Seeking Peace – A…

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It’s here! A free drawing to celebrate Our Lady of the Rosary & more!

Celebrate Our Lady of the Rosary!  Stop back here on the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7th to enter a free drawing for books that honor Mary and to unveil our new websites for Pat Gohn, and the Among Women podcast. Commenters will be automatically entered in the free random drawing…

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Among Women 251: A Year with the Mystics

In this latest episode of Among Women, I catch up with Kathryn Jean Lopez to examine her book, A Year with the Mystics. We share about the how the Christian life is enhanced by learning more about the mystics and great saints who have gone before us. Kathryn reads an excerpt from the book, and Pat…

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Free Registration going on now — The Catholic Moms Summit is Nov. 13-15!

This might be the biggest gathering of Catholic moms ever hosted on the internet — and it just would not be the same without you! So, check this out: Free registration. Content galore with more than 60 presenters offering real-life we’re-with-you inspiration and practical encouragement. (So many of the women involved are women you may…

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Among Women 250: The Emptying Nest

Among Women is back after a hiatus. In this newest episode I recap a little about the ups and downs of my pandemic experience. I also talk about adapting spiritual practices including “virtual streams” of adoration and a renewed love for St. Joseph as a spiritual patron. Beyond that I’m happy to catch up with author Danielle Bean about a wonderful book about…

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