Girlfriends (A Podcast for Catholic Women)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

366 episodes of Girlfriends (A Podcast for Catholic Women) since the first episode, which aired on May 5th, 2017.

  • Women Made New (with Crystalina Evert)

    January 31st, 2023  |  42 mins 21 secs
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    Danielle is joined by special guest Crystalina Evert. Crystalina shares about her new book titled Women Made New: Reflections on Adversity, Transformation, and Healing. She shares about what led her to write this book and why she believes it is such an important topic.

  • The Secret Power of Showing Up

    January 24th, 2023  |  42 mins 31 secs
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    There is power in showing up. Today, Danielle shares about a recent experience in her own life where she felt God calling her to show up. She shares some of the ways God might be asking us to show up and how we can trust in him and his graces.

  • Scents of the Saints (with Anna Camacho)

    January 17th, 2023  |  37 mins 6 secs
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    Danielle is joined by special guest Anna Camacho. Anna is the founder and owner of CORDA Candles. The company makes beautiful scented candles in honor of the saints. Anna shares how the company came into existence. Danielle and Anna also share their experiences of keeping a work-life balance.

  • 23 Things for 2023

    January 10th, 2023  |  42 mins 43 secs
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    Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Danielle shares about a different method for setting goals in the new year. Not only does Danielle share the method, but she also shares some of her own goals for this year.

  • How to Fall in Love With Your Catholic Faith (with Sarah Swafford)

    December 20th, 2022  |  48 mins 52 secs
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    Danielle is joined this week by Sarah Swafford. Sarah shares about how she came to love her Catholic faith and what she has done in her life to help others do the same. She also shares about her brand new series called What We Believe.

  • Finding Peace in Advent

    December 13th, 2022  |  40 mins 58 secs
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    Does peace seem especially illusive this time of year? Amidst the business of the season with shopping, cooking, baking, hosting and more, how are we supposed to find peace? Danielle shares six ideas to find peace during this Advent season.

  • Why Our History Matters (with Anna Mitchell)

    December 7th, 2022  |  45 mins 14 secs
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    This week’s guest is Anna Mitchell, producer and host of the Son Rise Morning Show on Sacred Heart Radio. Anna is a dear friend and longtime colleague, and today she shares about Our Lady of Sorrows, teaching kids about redemptive suffering and more!

  • 6 Ways to Dive Into Advent

    November 29th, 2022  |  40 mins 6 secs
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    Ready or not, here is Advent! This week, Danielle shares six simple ideas to encourage you not to look at Advent as an exhausting season that you need to create, but as an invitation from God to grow deeper in your relationship with him.

  • Learning and Growing With Your Kids (with Dr. Jordan Alamzar)

    November 22nd, 2022  |  45 mins 17 secs
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    This week’s special guest is Dr. Jordan Almanzar, a professor at Magdalen College in Warner, New Hampshire, who also teaches Greek and Latin at Kolbe Academy. He is author of When the Earth Was Flat : One Boy’s Life at the Edge of the Millennium. Jordan and I discuss homeschooling, and ways that all parents are called to be the primary educators of their children.

  • How to Grow in Gratitude

    November 15th, 2022  |  37 mins 22 secs
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    In anticipation of Thanksgiving next week, we are focusing on gratitude. How can we be more grateful for the many blessings we receive from God? How can we practice gratitude for the many ways people love us and serve us? In this episode, Danielle leads us into the holiday season reminding us of four practical ways we can give thanks to God and give back to others.

  • Gaining Strength with Fasting (with Beth Bubik)

    November 8th, 2022  |  46 mins 37 secs
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    This week’s special guest is Catholic Fasting Coach Beth Bubik. Beth shares how she came to understand the benefits of fasting in a very personal way and how she came to work full time in helping others to benefit from it as well.

  • Here’s Why You Should Push Yourself

    November 1st, 2022  |  35 mins 11 secs
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    This week, we are talking about important reasons why you should consider stepping outside your comfort zone, challenging yourself, and trying something new and scary. When I first began this podcast, I was terrified to try something new, and yet I have learned and grown so much through this experience and I am so glad I pushed myself.

  • Praying With Music (with Sarah Hart)

    October 25th, 2022  |  41 mins 23 secs
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    Today’s special guest is wife, mom, singer, and songwriter Sarah Hart. Sarah has been making music for decades and all of her work is inspired by and fed by her Catholic faith and family life.

  • Ways to Grow in Humility

    October 18th, 2022  |  45 mins 34 secs
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    This week we are talking about that unpopular virtue – HUMILITY – and ways to grow in it. Humility is something we think we don’t want, but let’s really examine what it is and some of the ways that God calls us to greater holiness through its practice.

  • Make Your Home a Holy Place (with Pamela Niles and Haylee Minihan)

    October 11th, 2022  |  33 mins 16 secs
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    Many of us want to make our home a holy place and build a “domestic church” that will encourage our kids to grow in their faith, but we get stuck on the “how” to do that. It might seem like everyone else is living liturgically and praying as a family, but we don’t know where to begin. Today’s guests are here to help with that!

  • 5 Ways to Be More Productive

    October 4th, 2022  |  41 mins 16 secs
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    Do you want to be more productive? Productivity is not an indication of our worth nor does it define who we are. However, learning how to be productive can be very helpful for our daily lives. Danielle offers five ways to become more productive.