Among Women 248: Catholic Working Mothers

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 Mothers’ Guide to Life is my guest. Together we discuss the foundations of the book, plus women saints who might be good patrons for working mothers, as well as tips for growing in prayer, discernment, and finding sisters in Christ. And, in a departure from our usual fare, based on the news of the week, I’m dedicating our Blessed Our They segment to talk about the upcoming beatification of Bishop Fulton J. Sheen.

Links for this episode:

News of the Beatification of Fulton J. Sheen

The Worlds’ First Love (Mary, Mother of God) by Fulton J. Sheen

The Catholic Working Mothers’ Guide to Life by Joanna Wahlund

Facebook Group: Catholic Working Mothers 

Other shows of related interest:

AW 237: A Bishop We Can Rely On (about Fulton J. Sheen with Alexis Walkenstein)

AW 161: Catholic Pediatricians Make a Difference (with a saint segment on Gianna Molla)

AW 11: A very early Among Women podcast with a bio about Gianna Molla.

AW 159: Faith-filled Women at Work

AW 180: Working Women, Leadership, and the Devotional Life


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