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Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood

by Pat Gohn

“I cannot help but think the Holy Spirit wants this message out!"

—Elizabeth Scalia, The Anchoress and Catholic Managing Editor, Patheos

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

This new book proclaims the Church's compelling vision for women: you have dignity, you are gifted, and you have a mission.

You Had Me at Bodacious! Read a Book Excerpt

You Had Me at Bodacious! Read a Book Excerpt

"Christianity and the Catholic Church value and esteem womanhood much more than our present culture does...Pope John Paul lauded it as 'the feminine genius.'"

What People Are Saying

What People Are Saying

"Live, love, and laugh with Gohn and you'll soon discover that you too are blessed, beautiful, and yes, even bodacious in your own unique way!"—Lisa M. Hendey

The Feminine Genius: A Q&A with Pat Gohn

The Feminine Genius: A Q&A with Pat Gohn

There are four universal gifts that women have in and through their femininity: receptivity, generosity, sensitivity, and maternity. 

Patheos Column: A Word in Season

Patheos Column: A Word in Season

Visit Pat Gohn's weekly column at Patheos.

"Among Women" Podcast

To listen to podcasts with Pat Gohn and guests, click here.

Pat Gohn's Website

Pat Gohn's Website

Gohn is a Catholic columnist, author, speaker, and hosts the Among Women podcast and blog. Visit her website here.

Book Club Roundtable

On My Best of 2013 List

On My Best of 2013 List

Sarah Reinhard

Modern thinking meets Church teaching, written by the woman who's pouring you coffee and pulling out her stash of chocolate to share. 

A Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious Theology of Womanhood

A Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious Theology of Womanhood

Elizabeth Scalia

I'm excited for the people who read this book and find themselves exposed to a theology of womanhood that can heal and uplift.

Mary as Spiritual Companion

Mary as Spiritual Companion

Bruce Epperly

We are all - male and female - beloved by God, given a beautiful spirit, and invited on bodacious adventures as God's companions in healing the Earth.

A Hymn to Woman’s Essential Femaleness

A Hymn to Woman’s Essential Femaleness

Rebecca Hamilton

Reading Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious was like opening a series of chocolates, all wrapped in shiny paper, and finding that the treat inside was prettier than the wrapping. 

Women are Individuals, Too

Women are Individuals, Too

Bethanie Ryan

Part Catholic feminist manifesto, part spiritual memoir, written like an intimate conversation...It makes you feel as if Gohn is sitting at your kitchen table talking to you.

Womanhood and Life

Womanhood and Life

Calah Alexander

In the end, what I appreciated most about Pat's book wasn't that it explained the particular gifts of womanhood, but that it explained what it means to be a woman. 

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