Raising Catholic Kids (with Rachel Schluenderfritz)

Our special guest this week is Rachel Schluenderfritz who joins us to discuss her family’s new apostolate 5 Sparrows. Rachel shares about how the website got started as well as describing many of the resources available there. We discuss her hopes for the future, the growing of a community online, and the kinds of resources that really nurture kids in their personal prayer lives.

Snippet from the Show

“Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!”- 1 Corinthians 9:16


Check out 5 Sparrows here: https://5sparrows.com/

Follow them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/5sparrowskids/

You and your family will really enjoy learning more about this ministry and using some of the daily content to learn and pray together.

At the end of today’s show, I share a question from listener Laura about how to begin a podcast, and I offer some of my thoughts on getting started.

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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 28 years, and together they have eight amazing children.

Danielle is host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV, and author of several books, including 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, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday.


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