Danielle Bean

Danielle Bean is the Brand Manager for of Holy Cross Family Ministries and author of books published by - Ave Maria Press. Bean is a self-described Catholic "communicator" She has a large following on Facebook and Twitter, where she spreads her message of faith and family.

She is also the author of "Momnipotent"; "My Cup of Tea: Musings of a Catholic Mom"; "Mom to Mom, Day to Day: Advice and Support for Catholic Living"; and "Small Steps for Catholic Moms: Think. Pray. Act. Every Day". She also wrote the forward on Jason Free’s book "Parenting on Purpose!" She has written for the National Catholic Register and still writes for Crisis Magazine and Catholic City.

Besides hosting The Gist, Danielle also works as a Catholic speaker. She does all this on top of raising and home-schooling her eight children with husband Dan. Danielle has been featured on CatholicTV’s This is the Day and has written for the “On Faith” section of The Washington Post’s website.