Episodes

10/15/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

Guest: Mary Lenaburg, author of Be Brave in the Scared: How I Learned to Trust God During My Most Difficult Days of My Life.  The book is an uplifting account of human frailty (and stubbornness) surrendered to faith. It is a heart-rending story of how caring for Mary's severely disabled daughter affected her self-image, marriage, family life, and faith. To learn more, visit MaryLenaburg.com

10/8/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women. In this episode they take on parenting choices, living authentically, and family culture.

Guests: Kathryn Whitaker author of Live Big, Love Bigger and Kristin Reilly, creator of instagram @OneHailMaryataTime daily Rosary.

10/1/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

In the season nine premiere, the hosts discuss parenting choices, living authentically, and family culture.

Guests: JoAnna Wahlund, author of The Catholic Working Mom's Guide to Life; Liz Cotrupi, Director of Family Life and Ecclesial Movements for the Archdiocese of Boston.

01/22/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

Guests: Ryan Bomberger, co-founder of "The Radiance Foundation", shares about the impact of their pro-life billboard campaign throughout the country and Ryan's inspiring life story.  Betty Breuder and Laura Gandia discuss "St. Gianna's Place, Inc.", a new pro-life home for expecting mothers providing "A Safe Harbor for Mother and Child" in New Hampshire.

01/15/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

Guests: John Yazwinski, the CEO of Fr. Bill's Place & Mainspring organization discusses the needs of those facing homelessness. Blogger and author Mary Elizabeth Sperry shares how organization is tied to the spiritual, from her new book "Making Room for God: Decluttering and the Spiritual Life".

01/8/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

Interview with Father Mark-Mary Maximilian Ames of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal who shares how his order's unique use of social media has gained popularity and changed hearts. 

Interview with YouTube sensation Lizzie's Answers who talks about her conversion to the Catholic Faith, Christian Unity, and how bipolar disorder brought her closer to Jesus Christ.

01/1/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

In thus episode, they discuss fighting the stigma of mental health and making sure children's needs are met.

 

Guests: Tricia Coffey, MSW, of Franciscan Children's discusses care for children and adolescents experiencing behavioral and emotional problems. For more information email: kidshealthyminds@franciscanchildrens.org | Magnus MacFarlene-Barrow, CEO and founder of Mary's Meals, a charity that provides one good meal to some of the world’s poorest children every school day. Visit MarysMeals.org to learn more.

12/14/2018

Rachel Balducci, Danielle Bean and Carolee McGrath share Christmas memories and traditions, open gifts and talk about the meaning and spirit of Christmas on this special episode of our Catholic show for women

from 2013

12/11/2018

Rachel Balducci, Danielle Bean, and Carolee McGrath share Christmas traditions and exchange gifts. Carolee and her daughter sing Christmas carols.

from 2012

11/27/2018

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

Guests: Andrea Jo Rogers, author of On Heaven's Doorstep and writer/blogger Laura Kelly Fanucci.

11/20/2018

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

Guests: Liz Powers, founder of ArtLifting.com and Jiza Zito, co-founder of SpokenBride.com

11/13/2018

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women.

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About

The Gist

The Gist is CatholicTV's show for Catholic women. Join hosts Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci and Carolee McGrath as they talk about Catholic family life, their personal faith journeys, and topics like abortion, parenting, confession, marriage and dating.

Danielle, Rachel and Carolee are talking about the women's issues you care about on a family friendly show you don't have to worry about. 

Watch:

Tuesdays 11 am & 8 pm, Wednesdays 5 am & 6 pm, Thursdays 12:30 am

all times Eastern | subject to change

 

 

Host bio

Rachel Balducci is a mother of six and a columnist for the Souther Cross, the newspaper for the Diocese of Savannah. She blogs at Testosterhome and has been writing for Faith & Family Magazine since 2008. Read more.

Danielle Bean is the editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest and the former director of Faith & Family magazine. She is also a Catholic speaker and is the author of 'Small Steps for Catholic Moms'. Read more.

Carolee McGrath is a pro-life reporter for the Diocese of Springfield and a writer for the Catholic Mirror. Her work has been featured in the Knights of Columbus Columbia Magazine and in Faith & Family Magazine. Read more.

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