Among Women 250: The Emptying Nest

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 facing the empty nest (or the emptying one) and what might be next: Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood.

Links for this episode:

Adoration Live-stream from Philadelphia, the Pink Sisters

Adoration Live-stream from Lithuania, where the original Divine Mercy image is

Consecration to St. Joseph by Donald H. Calloway, MIC

Giving Thanks and Letting Go by Danielle Bean

The Gist – on Catholic TV

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Check back on October 7 – feast of Our Lady of the Rosary – to see the launch of our new website and place your name in our free drawing for goodies related to Mary and the Rosary.

Other shows of related interest:

AW 186: On faith, grace, and prayer in marriage and family life

AW 196: Praying with your children

AW 76: Raising saints for the Church

AW 151: The Mid-life Madres


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Book Photo courtesy of Ave Maria Press

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