Sometimes, life feels too overwhelming to “choose joy.” When we suffer, it becomes especially hard not to pray that those burdens are taken away.
Today, Lisa Cotter shares the story of Servant of God Chiara Corbella Petrillo, who encourages us not to choose joy, but to receive joy, even in the midst of suffering.
Live Authentic Catholic Womanhood
In Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius, Lisa uncovers a transformational vision of a woman’s purpose, meaning, and gifts, which might not be exactly what you expect.
Meet Lisa Cotter
Lisa Cotter is a leading Catholic speaker and author known for her practical insights on relationships, femininity, and living life with excellence. After serving as FOCUS missionaries for over 10 years, Lisa and her husband Kevin have continued to share their passion for evangelization with young adults all around the country.
Lisa was the creator and host of the popular How-to Catholic podcast which ran from 2016-2019. She is the founder of Made to Magnify ministries and co-authored Dating Detox: 40 Days of Perfecting Love in an Imperfect World with her husband in 2017.
Lisa has traveled widely as a presenter for national conferences such as SEEK, Steubenville youth conferences, and NCYC, inspiring young Catholics with her messages about virtuous dating, marriage, and femininity.
Lisa and Kevin Cotter live with their four children in Denver, CO, where Lisa is completing a Master’s in Theology from the Augustine Institute.