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Among Women Podcast 148: “Coming Home” While on Pilgrimage

This week the Among Women podcast welcomes Joanne Mc Portland, the blogger at Egregious Twaddle at Patheos. Joanne describes her most recent pilgrimage to the Marian shrines of Portugal, Spain, and France in a fascinating series of blog posts.   Together we talk about the importance of the integration of faith and life, the gift…

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Welcome to the Year of Faith! (Great links to get you started and to bookmark.)

Welcome to the Year of Faith! The Year of Faith is actually slightly longer than a full year: October 11, 2012 through November 23, 2013.  It has a three-fold focus: knowing our Catholic faith, living it out both sacramentally within the church and in the world, and sharing the faith through evangelization and catechesis. This…

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I’m at CatholicMom.com. Here’s “Spiritual Growth Within a Catholic Family,” Part 2.

Bob and I have been parents for over 25 years. (Gosh, we’re pretty young there^.) Yet, we’ve learned a few things along the way. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find in my column today at CatholicMom.com… The context for spiritual growth of children presumes that the parents enjoy a relationship with Christ and his…

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This makes me think… about a woman’s tears.

Christ promises that in heaven all tears will be dried, and Kierkegaard comments about the sad condition of those who have never shed a tear. We should cry over the daily offenses to God, cry over our sins, cry over the ingratitude of man. the most holy of all women, Mary, is called the mater…

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Blessed, Beautiful, & Bodacious

My first book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious, Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood, has been published by Ave Maria Press. The print edition of the book or the e-book is now available from Amazon or from Barnes and Noble. Or ask for it at your local Catholic bookseller.  From the publisher: Pat Gohn draws on decades of women’s ministry…

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In print and online

My articles have appeared in print and online. Amazing Catechists Catechist Catholic Digest Catholic Mom Catholic Exchange Catholic Lane Family Foundations (Couple to Couple League) Patheos – “A Word in Season” (column, Catholic channel) Shalom  Washington Post – “On Faith” series My books: Find my book, ALL IN here. Find my book, BLESSED, BEAUTIFUL, and BODACIOUS…

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Among Women Podcast

The Among Women podcast celebrates the beauty and grace that women experience in their Catholic faith and life. Hosted and produced since March 2009, Among Women focuses not only on faith sharing but faith building… inspiring women in their call to holiness by encouraging them to draw closer to Christ and the Catholic Church. Click here to find…

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Suggested Talk Topics

Talks based on ALL IN: Why belonging to the Catholic Church matters Pat will tailor a talk for your event. While this book’s title may seem very intimidating to some, the book was really written for Catholics who may not feel “all in”… they may be discouraged or wobbly in their relationship with the Church….

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Recommendations

“The retreat evaluations have rave reviews of Pat.  She is gifted with “humor”, “energy”, “intelligence”, “spirituality’’, “approachableness”……… they loved her!!  (And so did I!) A long time team member stated it was the best retreat she has ever attended and she admits to never taking notes and this time she couldn’t write fast enough!  We all…

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