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Among Women Espresso Shot #41: Blessed are the merciful

Let me take this time to wish you a blessed Easter. I know this has been a difficult time as we experience together pandemic-related life changes. It is in this time that we must hold fast to our faith and lean into prayer even more. I am praying for you. Please pray for me.   Jesus…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #40: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

Here’s the latest Among Women “Espresso Shot” in our beatitudes series. Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” In this espresso shot, I examine the third Beatitude from Matthew 5:6: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” This…

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Among Women 246: The Stations of the Cross

This newest episode of Among Women is a departure from our usual format. It’s been a few weeks since my last podcast and in that time the United States has taken many measures to attempt to curb the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. This has been a difficult time for many…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #39: Blessed are the meek…

This is part of a continuing series on the Beatitudes – “Blessed are the meek.” In this short Espresso Shot podcast, I examine the third Beatitude from Matthew 5:5: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” This Among Women podcast continues to explore the inspiration we have in Jesus with respect to the Beatitudes…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #38: Blessed are those who mourn

I’m back with another Among Women Espresso Shot with my continuing series on the Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount. I’m taking the eight beatitudes and unpacking them in three ways: 1) How the beatitude paints a picture of Jesus and reveals his countenance – or shows us a summary of his life. 2) How…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #37: Blessed are the poor in spirit

The latest Among Women Espresso Shot podcast continues with examining the Beatitudes. This 15-minute podcast delves into one verse: “Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (MT 5:3) This podcast examines the inspiration Jesus, where we put our trust, and the call to be humble — like Jesus. My reflections…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #36: The Beatitudes, an overview

Listen to Episode 36 of Among Women “Espresso Shot” – a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching. The topic: The Beatitudes – A Snapshot of Jesus and Christian Life In this espresso shot, I begin a series looking at the Beatitudes, as found in Matthew 5:1-12. This podcast offers a brief overview of…

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Among Women 248: Catholic Working Mothers

One of the most popular topics on the Among Women podcast has been that of working mothers. In this latest episode, I welcome longtime listener and now author of The Catholic Working Mothers’ Guide to Life — Joanna Wahlund — to tackle this important subject. This episode of Among Women examines the challenges of mothers who…

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Among Women 247: Becoming Women of the Word

In this new episode of Among Women, we ponder the call based on the title of Sarah Christmyer’s new book Becoming Women of the Word. It’s a wonderful conversation filled with the story of Rahab’s faith, as found in the book of Joshua. This is the kind of faith that calls us to trust in…

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Among Women 246: 5 New Saints and a Manual for Women

In this new episode of Among Women I offer a summary of the lives of 5 new saints being raised to the altar today (3 religious women, 1 laywoman, and 1 priest-Cardinal): Dulce Lopes Mariam Thresia Marguerite Bays Giuseppina Vannini John Henry Newman I’m also happy to be joined by my friend, Danielle Bean, and…

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