Our Lady of Good Help (with Theoni Bell)

Today’s guest is children’s book author Theoni Bell. Theoni joins Danielle to talk about her book, The Woman in the Trees, a novel about America’s first approved Marian apparition: Our Lady of Good Help.

Snippet from the Show
“How am I to teach them when I know so little myself?”


Our Lady of Good Help by Theoni Bell

Theoni shares about how she came to write the book and why the story of Our Lady of Good Help is such a powerfully important one for today’s families especially. She shares some of her own faith journey and the ways in which this apparition has come to have special meaning for her.

You can purchase Theoni Bell’s The Woman in the Trees here!

Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Danielle Bean

Danielle Bean is the author of many books on Catholic marriage, motherhood, and women’s spirituality, and a well-known Catholic podcaster and media figure. In all of her efforts, Danielle encourages and celebrates all women on their unique vocational paths. She is the host of the Girlfriends podcast as well as the author of Momnipotent: The Not-So-Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, and You Are Enough.

Danielle is a dynamic retreat leader and an engaging speaker on a variety of subjects related to Catholic family life, education, marriage, and motherhood. She has been married to her husband, Dan, for 26 years and together they have 8 children.

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