Lent

Among Women 219: Almsgiving and Fasting

In the latest episode of Among Women, author and Catholic.Mom found Lisa Hendey shares her amazing trip to India and her ongoing association with the mission of Unbound.org. We talk about how personal sponsorship can be a loving almsgiving plan. I also discuss my own struggles with fasting and disciplines when their demands begin to…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #13: My Adoration Story

Let me invite you to listen to Episode 13 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot” – a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn. This episode’s topic: My Adoration Story This 15-minute show is a short discussion of my Adoration roots and my developing a more intimate relationship with Jesus…

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Offer a bookclub for your girlfriends and walk closer with Jesus with… Walk in Her Sandals

It’s here! I’ve shared about this book before its release, but now you can get it in your hands! Its a great book to share with the women you know, whether through church, or right around your kitchen table. Walk in Her Sandals: Experiencing Christ’s Passion through the Eyes of Women  is a labor of love…

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Among Women Espresso Shot: The Wisdom of St Katharine Drexel

Listen to Episode 7 of Among Women “Espresso Shot”– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn. Today’s topic: The Wisdom of St Katharine Drexel Following up on my recent post, this short podcast dives into some of the writings of St Katharine Drexel. We recently passed her feast day,…

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Among Women 204: Lenten Almsgiving and CRS Rice Bowl #4Lent4Life

Welcome to Lent 2016! This episode of Among Women introduces a simplified and practical way to accomplish Lenten almsgiving — with CRS Rice Bowl. In this program we look at the art of giving — specifically, alms-giving this Lent. Together with my guests, Sherry Brownrigg and Lisa Hendey, we talk about the work of almsgiving this Lent…

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#Fast Fridays in #Lent… Taming my will and not crushing my spirit when fasting

This Lent, I’ve been working on a deeper sense of fasting. Of course, that’s supposed to be between me and the Lord, but I thought I’d share just a few things that I’m learning about myself and that perhaps these things will resonate with you. If not, just move along with your day, don’t let…

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#Fast Fridays in #Lent… not that we might do, that we might be… not the sins, but the faith.

Lent is not a punch card. It is not a ticket to heaven. It is not dues paying or making deposits in some holy account. Lent, in the briefest way, means 40 Days. In the longer way it means this. 40 Days. Productivity experts tell us that it takes more than 30 days to make…

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This makes me think… a prayer from St Thomas Aquinas to be diligent and to order my day

For Ordering a Life Wisely O merciful God, grant that I may desire ardently, search prudently, recognize truly, and bring to perfect completion whatever is pleasing to You for the praise and glory of Your name. Put my life in good order, O my God. Grant that I may know what You require me to…

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#Fast Friday in #Lent… cleaning grime outta the corners

I’ve been at home a lot. There’s some much snow up here in New England, it’s keeping me indoors. Clutter within the four walls is starting to drive me crazy and slowly. As part of my Lenten penances, and to grow in humility and diligence, I’m cleaning a lot of grime out of the corners….

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