Amidst the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, besides all the important safety reminders, remember to pray daily. For Catholics that might mean praying with a live stream of a Mass (especially on Sundays), praying the Rosary, or other devotions like the Divine Mercy chaplet. Spiritual reading is also a support to a strong prayer life…Read More
I love when these sales come around — it’s time to stock up! Or to do your Christmas shopping early! My titles Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious and ALL IN: Why belonging to the Catholic Church Matters are part of this sale! Plus you’ll find those books I’ve collaborated on: The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, Walk in…Read More
In this latest episode of Among Women we discuss the difficult subject of news reports regarding the Catholic Church in the U.S. with regard to sexual abuse by clergy. In this challenging time, as confidence in our nation’s bishops may be waning, my guest, Alexis Walkenstein and I discuss the matter in light of her new…Read More
Church scandals getting you down? I’m giving away 30 free copies of ALL IN — the book I wrote on why I’m still a confident Catholic.
I cannot help being deeply saddened as I read the current reporting unraveling details of sex scandals involving some members of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church and numerous corruptions surrounding those events. For those of us who have lived through previous scandals, there is a sickening sort of PTSD swirling about. Yet I believe in…Read More
No matter how low your opinion of the Church might be right now, the opinion of Jesus Christ matters most.
Until we get to the bliss of heaven, much of what we experience in the Church may look a lot like the up-and-down, back-and-forth seasons of marriage: “in sickness and in health, for richer and for poorer, in good times and in bad.” – Pat Gohn, All In I get it. In the wake of more…Read More
Happy Birthday Church! June 4th is Pentecost — when we celebrate of the birth of the Catholic Church! In honor of the Church, I’m giving away, in a random drawing 5 copies of ALL IN: Why Belonging to the Catholic Church Matters. Please leave a comment below to enter the random drawing that will take…Read More
So here’s something rare: Two podcasts from me in the same 24-hour period. I would have written, “the same day” but it seems the second one posted just after midnight. Oh, the life of podcasting … is never predictable. First up : here’s the third and final installment to my read-aloud narrations for ALL IN: Why belonging…Read More
Welcome to Episode 15 of Among Women “Espresso Shot” – a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn. Today’s topic: Chapter 1, The Beloved, from ALL IN: Why Belonging to the Catholic Church Matters This is an excerpt from my latest book, All In: Why belonging to the Catholic Church Matters. I…Read More
Welcome to Episode 14 of Among Women “Espresso Shot” – a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn. Today’s topic: An Introduction to ALL IN: Why Belonging to the Catholic Church Matters Listen now! This is an excerpt from my latest book, All In: Why belonging to the Catholic Church Matters….Read More
My wonderful publishers are having a book launch sale event! Now through March 20, get my new book, ALL IN, for 20% off the cover price! You can even get my first book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious, for 20% off! Full details here! Go to Ave Maria Press and place your order. Be sure to…Read More