Episodes

12/3/2019

Advent and Christmas preparations. Guest: Maxwell Perry, founder of "Beantown Blankets", an organization that donates one blanket to a homeless individual or shelter for every blanket sold, known as a "one for one" business model.

11/26/2019

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

Guest: Susan Brinkmann, OCDS, author of A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness and Alex Jones, the co-founder and CEO of the Hallow app for Catholic meditation and contemplative prayer.

11/19/2019

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

Guests: Lori and Ava Ubowski, Authors of Side by Side, a mother daughter journal;  and Olivia Colombo, host of the To the Heights podcast

11/12/2019

Hosts Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci and Carolee McGrath talk about Catholic prayer, relationships and offer some marriage advice.

Guests: Dr. Michael DiPaolo, relationship therapist and clinical psychologist; Amanda Vernon and Father Matt Fase, CSC, authors of When God Wrecks Your Romance.

11/5/2019

Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath host The Gist, the CatholicTV series for women, now in its 9th season on The CatholicTV Network.

In this episode, the Gisters talk about how they met and how today's screentime struggles are another side of social media.

 

10/29/2019

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

Guests: Kimberly Bowler, Pure in Heart America, young adult chastity ministry and Crystalina Evert, a Catholic Speaker and Author of “Made New” talks about surviving abuse

10/22/2019

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

Guests: Alveda King, director of Civil Rights for the Unborn and the African American outreach pastoral associate of Priests for Life; Eve Lindquist, executive director of Visitation House for pregnant women in Diocese of Worcester, MA.

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".

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