A Letter to the Woman Wondering If She Can Be a Catholic Feminist


- Claire Swinarski is the creator of The Catholic Feminist Podcast, an incredible, top-ranked spirituality podcast for Catholic women who want to be inspired, informed, and intentional.

- Check out Clair'e’s upcoming book with Ave Maria Press: Girl Arise! A Catholic Feminist’s Invitation to Live Boldly, Love Your Faith, and Change the World. The book comes out February 8, 2019!

- Claire recommended reading what Saint Edith Stein has to say about women. She also recommend Saint Pope John Paul II’s “Letter to Women,” (a favorite for this show!), and his letter on the dignity and vocation of women.

- Wondering what it means to be a Catholic woman? Here are things you don’t have to do to be a holy, Catholic woman.

- “The Waiting is the Cross” by Christina Dehan Jaloway is an incredible piece that both Claire and I love!

- Find out more about the FemCatholic conference (where Claire is speaking!) here.

A Letter to the Woman Getting Out of Her Comfort Zone


- Mady mentioned her experience at Camp Wojtyla, a camp in Colorado. You can find out more about Camp Wojtyla here.

- If you’re looking to meditation more on the idea of comfort zones, Blessed is She has a beautiful meditation on moving beyond and out of your comfort zone. You can read it here.

- Mady also mentioned the song “Guiding Light” by Mumford and Sons. If you haven’t heard it yet, you can check it out here.

- Some great books mentioned in this episode include “The Practice of the Presence of God” by Brother Lawrence, and “Maurice and Therese: The Story of a Love” by Patrick Ahern.

- You can find Mady on Twitter and Pinterest.

A Letter to the Woman Wondering What Her Gifts Are


- Today's episode was sponsored by Sock Religious. An online Mom and Pop store started by Scott and Elizabeth back in 2017, check out Sock Religious and bring the faith to the workplace and to spice up your Sunday best.


- Jill is the artist, designer, and creator behind Pink Salt Riot. Check out her online shop and blog today!

- Have you ever discerned your charisms before? Check out this great assessment tool!

- Check out Jill’s class, “Branded Beauty,” which provides a valuable framework for growing in charisms and your business!

A Letter to the Woman Struggling with an All-Male Priesthood


- Johnna first came on Letters to Women to talk about Catholic Women Run, an organization that challenges not only women’s workout routines but also their prayer life. Check out that episode here, then head over to Catholic Women Run.

- If you want to hear more about Johnna’s story of discernment, check out her article over on FemCatholic, “Why I Didn’t Become a Priest

- Another great FemCatholic article that Johnna and I both mention is “The Female Priesthood: What I Learned and What I Know Now” by Emily Archer.

- One sacrament that women are called to be ministers in is the sacrament of marriage. I shared how Joseph and I skipped out on a popular Catholic wedding tradition at our wedding and how that emphasized our roles as ministers of the sacrament. Read more about it (and see our wedding pictures!) here.

A Letter to the Woman Who's a Working Mom


- This podcast is sponsored by Chews Life, my favorite Catholic company for the little saints-in-the-making in your life. Chews life provides a wide of products offered by the company, including rosaries, decade rosaries, bracelets, pacifier clips, and Divine Mercy teethers.

- You can find JoAnna’s blog, The Catholic Working Mother, on Patheos.

- If you’re a Catholic working mom, you’re not alone. JoAnna started a Facebook group for Catholic Working Mothers that you can find here.

- JoAnna and I’s conversation reminded me of one of my favorite pieces of writing from Haley Stewart from Candles for Michaelmas, “Things You Don’t Have to Do to Be a Holy Catholic Woman”

- JoAnna mentioned one of my favorite pieces of writing from Saint Pope John Paul II, his 1995 “Letter to Women”. Check it out and read it if you haven’t ever read it before!