Adjusting to Catholic motherhood

(Photo: iStock)(Photo: iStock)
00:00

Our Apr. 18 guest is Jennifer Fulwiler, a lay Catholic writer, speaker and host of The Jennifer Fulwiler Show on "The Catholic Channel," SiriusXM radio channel 129. We discuss her recent article: “In the midst of angst about my growing family, three words helped me find peace.” 

We also discuss these articles:

Advertisement

‘Is my dad in heaven,’ little boy asks pope

Was the British Government right to attack Syria without Parliament’s approval?

Miscarriages are happening in I.C.E. custody. Will the pro-life movement respond?

Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.
Robert Goeke
3 months 4 weeks ago

Towards the end of the discussion Jennifer Fulwiler says (paraphrasing): a couple of generations ago people had to "fall on their sword" get a job and support their family, and now we have the Internet and all sorts of flexibility to work differently and support our families. Hello! That's a typical (upper) middle class version of current society. A couple of generations ago 50% of manufacturing labor was unionized, had (by comparison to today) steady employment, and benefits. Today: no union, no benefits, and short-term 20-hour service jobs for a /large/ fraction of the population. The Internet is of no help when your choice is being a stock clerk at Target or a cashier at Walmart -- both at less than $15/hour.

Advertisement

The latest from america

The Aug. 15 guest is Stephanie Slade
America This WeekAugust 15, 2018
Our Aug. 8 guest is Nick Ripatrazone.
America This WeekAugust 08, 2018
Our Aug 1 guest is Julia Walsh.
America This WeekAugust 02, 2018
Our July 25 guest is Holly Taylor Coolman.
America This WeekJuly 24, 2018