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Nov 16, 2021

Mamas Can Be Saints (with Kelly Guest)

Danielle Bean

This week I am joined by Catholic mom and author Kelly Guest whose first book, Saintly Moms: 25 Stories of Holiness, is newly available. In the book, Kelly shares the stories of moms who are saints in ways that are sure to inspire you on your own path toward heaven. 

Snippet from the Show

“We can relate to that idea of being sanctified by our children and being called to greater holiness in various ways by our kids. It is so humbling.”


Kelly Guest is a contributor at Catholic Mom, and a blogger on her own website. You can connect wight Kelly on social medias as well:




How about you? What small practices help you to be more grateful every day?

At the end of today’s show, I share my response to a question from Margaret who is worried about hosting difficult relatives this Thanksgiving. Here is the video I reference where Fr. Mark Mary and I discuss ways to love people, even when they are annoying.

Also mentioned in today’s show: The Catholic Momcast, a podcast from Catholic Mom that I love getting work on with Lisa Hendey and Allison Gingras. Check it out!

Have feedback or an idea to share? I would love to hear from you!

Meet Your Host:
Danielle Bean

A writer, speaker, wife, and mother, Danielle helps women from all walks of life discover their dignity and worth so they can find peace, balance, and joy in family living. Danielle has been married to her husband Dan for 23 years, and together they have eight amazing children. Currently, Danielle serves as brand manager at and host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV.

Danielle’s books include, You Are Enough: What Women of the Bible Teach You About Your Mission and Worth and Momnipotent: The Not-so Perfect Guide to Catholic Motherhood, as well as her latest book, Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood.

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