Episode 272

"True Femininity", "Advice for Single Catholics" & "Trusting Jesus"


March 18th, 2024

52 mins 29 secs

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About this Episode

Questions answered this episode:

  • I’m a single Catholic woman in my early 30’s. I’m normally drawn to things that are typically associated with men. A spiritual director from the past attempted to direct me to more traditionally feminine things. What does femininity and masculinity really mean? Can not having a feminine or masculine enough personality constitute an impediment to marriage or to religious life?
  • Do you have any advice for single Catholics that are feeling a lack of Jesus’s love?
  • I’m a single 34 year old Catholic woman. I long for marriage but I haven’t found a man this is looking for the same things as me. Could it be that my vocation is not marriage even though it is not what I long for? How can I continue to trust Jesus?

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