Girlfriends (A Podcast for Catholic Women)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • How to Know and Do God’s Will

    September 20th, 2022  |  35 mins 53 secs
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    Do you struggle to know and do God’s will? It can be so hard to understand what God wants us to do and it can be even more difficult to do it. Danielle shares five ideas to help you grow in understanding and persevering in God’s will.

  • How Busy Moms Can Find Peace (with Lisa Canning)

    September 13th, 2022  |  40 mins 33 secs
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    Do you have peace in your vocation? Danielle is joined by Lisa Canning to discuss the truth about women’s worth, discernment, and how to find peace in our vocations. Lisa offers great insight from her role as wife, mom, entrepreneur and business coach.

  • 9 Back-to-School Tips for Moms

    September 6th, 2022  |  40 mins 59 secs
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    Are your kids back in school or preparing to go back? Whether you have kids going back to school this fall or not, this time of year can feel like an opportunity to reset. Danielle shares 9 tips to help you make the most of this season.

  • Getting Real About the Messiness of Marriage (with Beth Sri)

    August 30th, 2022  |  39 mins 3 secs
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    Danielle welcomes special guest Beth Sri to discuss her new book The Good, the Messy, and the Beautiful: The Joys and Struggles of Real Married Life. Beth shares how her idea of marriage changed over time and the ways she has grown in faith due to the challenges of marriage.

  • Ideas and Help for Working Moms

    August 23rd, 2022  |  43 mins 11 secs
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    Are you struggling with the balance of work and motherhood? Danielle shares ideas and encouragement for any woman who finds herself in the role of working mother.

  • Finding Hope When Kids Leave the Faith (with Roxane Salonen and Patti Maguire Armstrong)

    August 16th, 2022  |  46 mins 37 secs
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    Danielle is joined this week by authors Patti Maguire Armstrong and Roxane Salonen. Patti and Roxane share about their new book What Would Monica Do?. Together they discuss how to navigate the heartbreak of loved ones leaving the Catholic faith.

  • How to Forgive When It’s Hard

    August 9th, 2022  |  39 mins 37 secs
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    Is there someone you are struggling to forgive? Are you tempted to hold onto bitterness and resentment? Danielle shares ideas to help you forgive even when it’s hard.

  • A Call to Christian Boldness (with Rebecca Ryskind Teti)

    August 2nd, 2022  |  43 mins 32 secs
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    Danielle is joined by popular speaker and writer Rebecca Teti. Danielle and Rebecca discuss the intersection of faith and culture and how we are called to be bold in our Christian faith.

  • Forming Authentic Online Communities

    July 26th, 2022  |  40 mins 48 secs
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    Is it possible to form authentic community online? What if online communities could be a real source of support and encouragement in matters of faith and family? Danielle shares about a new online community she has founded to do just this!

  • The Gift of Personal Connection (with Ashley Slavik)

    July 20th, 2022  |  39 mins 22 secs
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    Do you desire personal connection? In this episode, Danielle welcomes guest Ashley Slavik, who shares about her mission to form personal connections through handwritten letters.

  • Multi-Tasking Is a Myth (and How to Stop It)

    July 12th, 2022  |  40 mins 40 secs
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    Do you feel yourself getting pulled in multiple directions and ending your day exhausted? So many of us are perpetually busy and don’t realize that multi-tasking is a myth. In this episode, Danielle gives six ideas on how you can start “single-tasking” this summer.

  • What Does a Mom’s Prayer Life Look Like (with Rachel Balducci)

    July 5th, 2022  |  39 mins
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    Danielle is joined by author Rachel Balducci to discuss the prayer life of a mother. Rachel shares how she came to write her new book as well as some of the real challenges to growing in relationship with Jesus while living a busy life and raising a family.

  • How to Increase Your Willpower

    June 28th, 2022  |  35 mins 24 secs
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    Do you struggle with willpower? There are a lot of areas in our lives that require willpower: diet, exercise, budget, prayer, and so many more. Danielle shares ideas on how to help you increase your willpower.

  • Every Kind of Saint (with Meg Hunter-Kilmer)

    June 21st, 2022  |  48 mins 41 secs
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    This week, Danielle is joined by author Meg Hunter-Kilmer. Meg shares stories and inspiration from the lives of little-known saints that can also be found in her new book Pray For Us: 75 Saints Who Sinned, Suffered, and Struggled Their Way to Holiness.

  • 3 Things to Do When You’re Burned Out

    June 14th, 2022  |  33 mins 6 secs
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    Are you feeling burned out? This time of year can be especially exhausting with weddings, graduations, sacraments and so much more. Danielle offers encouragement and three things that can help you in the face of burn out.

  • Living the Feminine Genius (with Lisa Cotter)

    June 7th, 2022  |  43 mins 2 secs
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    This week’s guest is author and speaker Lisa Cotter. Lisa and Danielle discuss topics from Lisa’s new book Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius. Lisa also shares some of her own experiences as a woman in today’s culture, especially as a wife and mother.