Among Women Podcast

Among Women Podcast

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May 8, 2021 46 min

After an unexpected hiatus, I'm back in the studio and delighted to kick off our spring and summer line up of podcasts with my guest Allison Gingras. Together we'll explore the latest book*** offering from WINE (Women in the New Evangelization): Called By Name.

***BOOK GIVEAWAY!!!
For those who act quickly when this podcast is released... leave a comment and have your name placed in the free drawing for a copy of this new b...

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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 use of time? Keeping my calendar in front of Jesus, and keeping a daily prayer time, and keeping Sundays holy—and as a day of joy—have been life-saving. Trusting Jesus with my ca...

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Welcome to Episode 45 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot” – a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: Mary, the Mother of God

In this espresso shot, I begin the first in a year-long series on the Marian feast days and Marian titles that honor our Mother Mary.

This episode examines the feast day we celebrate on January 1, and the title of Mary as Mother of God.

 

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December 17, 2020 54 min

In this episode get a behind the scenes look at the creation of a new book for children, A Saint in the Making, written by Lisa Hendey and illustrated by Katie Broussard. Both join me for a delightful conversation on this topic for families and caregivers for children.

Also in this episode, enjoy a read-aloud segment with Pat sharing Charles Dickens' essay "What Christmas Is as We Grow Older." Plus a look ahead to the n...

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In this episode we explore the care of caregivers ... and look to find ways to be demonstrably thankful for their good service to others. In our conversation segment, we are joined by Debra Kelsey-Davis and Kelly Johnson, authors of the The Caregiver's Companion. We also take inspiration from the writing of St. Hildegard of Bingen and St. Paul as we look to develop deeper thankfulness in our lives.

 

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November 2, 2020 55 min

This episode 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 brings many stories of the saints in her book Radical Saints: 21 Women for the 21st CenturyAlso from the book, we delve into the life of St. Dulce of the Poor from Brazil.

Saint segment: St. Dulce of the Poor

"Amon...

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October 16, 2020 54 min

October 16, 2020

In this episode:

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 Spiritual Journey from Worry to Trust. 

I also share from my own life my love for St. Francis de Sales and the inspiration to give my worry over to God during a difficult t...

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October 3, 2020

In this episode:

"Blessed are They": St. Faustina

"Among Women" Guest: Kathryn Jean Lopez

This week we 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 does, too, in the saint segment dedicate...

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September 20, 2020 63 min

September 20, 2020

In this episode:

Saint segment: St. Joseph

Conversation segment Guest: Danielle Bean

Back after a hiatus, I recap a little about the ups and downs of my pandemic experience and 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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Welcome to Episode 44 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes - "Blessed are who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

In this espresso shot, I examine the final Beatitude in this series from Matthew 5:10: "Blessed are who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of...

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Welcome to Episode 43 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes - "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be children of God."

In this espresso shot, I examine the seventh Beatitude from Matthew 5:9: "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be children of God." (NAB)

This is the seventh podcast in a 9-podcast se...

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Welcome to Episode 42 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”

In this espresso shot, I examine the sixth Beatitude from Matthew 5:8: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.”

This is the seventh podcast in a 9-podcast series devoted to reviewing the eight Beatit...

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Welcome to Episode 41 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.”

In this espresso shot, I examine the third Beatitude from Matthew 5:7: “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.”

This is the sixth podcast in a 9-podcast series devoted to reviewing the eight Beatitu...

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Welcome to Episode 40 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

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 podcast examine...

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This episode 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 people. Most difficult for Catholics has been the temporary suspension of public Masses. Given that this is Lent I exhort you to lean into prayer even more — ...

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Welcome to Episode 39 of Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are the meek.”

In this espresso shot, I examine the third Beatitude from Matthew 5:5: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”

This podcast examines continues to explore the inspiration we have in Jesus with respect to the Beatitudes as it applies t...

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Welcome to Episode 38 of Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are those who mourn.”

In this espresso shot, I begin a look at the second Beatitude from Matthew 5:4: “Blessed are those who mourn… for they shall be comforted.”

This podcast examines the inspiration we have in Jesus with respect to mourning. And we look at how we d...

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Welcome to Episode 37 of Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are the poor in spirit…”

In this espresso shot, I begin a look at the first Beatitude from Matthew 5:3: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

This podcast examines the inspiration Jesus, where we put our trust, and the call to be hum...

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Welcome to Episode 36 of Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s 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 the Beatitudes, with reflections based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, paragraphs 1717 and 1...

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November 19, 2019 56 min

November 19, 2019

In this episode:

“Blessed are They”: Fulton J. Sheen

“Among Women” Guest: Joanna Wahlund

This episode of Among Women examines the challenges of mothers who work either by choice or necessity. While each woman’s situation is unique, we look at how important connections to faith and family are for the mothering vocation. Joanna Wahlund, a longtime listener to Among Women, and now author of The Catholic Working Mothe...

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