Beloved and Blessed

Based on the wisdom of Scripture, especially Proverbs 31, the Beloved and Blessed podcast speaks to the desires and strengths of women in all walks of life. Host Kimberly Hahn brings her decades of experience helping women live out their call to be daughters of God. Find inspiration, hope, and strength in each episode. Subscribe to Beloved and Blessed at Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Have Your Questions Answered on the Show Sign up to ask Kimberly a question and receive updates on the podcast! You might have your question answered on the show. Email Kimberly at kimberly@belovedandblessed.com.
Bad Examples from Scripture
May 3, 2021

Scripture is full of worthy examples for us to follow. But in this episode, Kimberly Hahn highlights some examples of women who turn away from the Lord and the devastating consequences when smart women choose to do evil.

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Want to find some virtuous examples we can follow? Check out Stacy Mitch’s Courageous Women: A Study on the Heroines of Biblical History.

Share the inspiring lives of one-hundred saints with children in Saints Around the World.

 The devil’s lies are subtle. Fr. Vincent Lampert shares how to detect and reject these lies.

Scripture is full of worthy examples for us to follow. But in this episode, Kimberly Hahn highlights some examples of women who turn away from the Lord and the devastating consequences when smart women choose to do evil. Visit https://bit.ly/2SEUEMk to learn more about “Courageous Women.”
A Mom’s Ministry of Presence
Apr 26, 2021

Our culture promotes the idea that power is found outside the home. But Kimberly Hahn challenges that it's not about how we can gain power, but how we can serve.

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Staying at home can be a struggle at times. Kimberly Hahn offers encouragement in Graced and Gifted: Biblical Wisdom for the Homemaker’s Heart.

Making a house a home is one of the greatest blessings a mom can give. Learn more in this blog.

Spend time reading—and sharing the faith—with children. Get your copy of Saved by the Lamb: Moses and Jesus, part of the Old and New Series. 

Our culture promotes the idea that power is found outside the home. But Kimberly Hahn challenges that it's not about how we can gain power, but how we can serve. Visit https://bit.ly/3etKWsl to learn more about “Graced and Gifted.”
Tithing
Apr 19, 2021

What is tithing? Everything we have is a gift from God, and we’re called to give back to Him. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn explains the importance of tithing and the blessings it brings.

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Find more practical wisdom for living out strong marriages in Kimberly Hahn’s Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

Our ability to receive depends on our ability to give. Learn more in this blog.

We can also give back through the gift of hospitality. In The Catholic Table, Emily Stimpson Chapman shares the power of food to bring people together. 

What is tithing? Everything we have is a gift from God, and we’re called to give back to Him. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn explains the importance of tithing and the blessings it brings. Visit https://bit.ly/3k15mtt to learn more about “Chosen and Cherished.”
How to Handle Finances in Marriage
Apr 12, 2021

Finances are the number one reason for divorce and marital strife, but following Godly principles for handling finances can strengthen our relationships. Kimberly Hahn shares advice for dealing with debt, budgets, and more in this episode.

 

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Find more practical wisdom for living out strong marriages in Kimberly Hahn’s Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

Our career should never keep us from enjoying our family and resting in the Lord. Read more in this blog.

In Getting Work Right, Michael Naughton shares principles for a Catholic approach to work, leisure, and family. 

Finances are the number one reason for divorce and marital strife, but following Godly principles for handling finances can strengthen our relationships. Kimberly Hahn shares advice for dealing with debt, budgets, and more. Visit https://bit.ly/3k15mtt to learn more about “Chosen and Cherished.”
Beautiful and Beneficial: Homemaking and Staying Home
Apr 5, 2021

Kimberly Hahn has a magnet on her refrigerator that reads “Do I Work? Of Course I Work, I’m a Mom!” See why a mother who works in and for the home brings many blessings—spiritually, emotionally, financially—to her family.

 

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Find more advice on homemaking and motherhood in Kimberly Hahn’s Graced and Gifted: Biblical Wisdom for the Homemaker’s Heart.

Children may be familiar with the Bible stories of Moses and Jesus, but there’s so much more to discover! Help children uncover the exciting connections in Saved by the Lamb by Maura Roan McKeegan.

As parents, the greatest gift we can give children is our time. Learn more in this blog.

Kimberly Hahn has a magnet on her refrigerator that reads “Do I Work? Of Course I Work, I’m a Mom!” See why a mother who works in and for the home brings many blessings—spiritually, emotionally, financially—to her family. Visit https://bit.ly/3u9uFh0 to learn more about “Saved by the Lamb”.
Staying at Home Is Not a Waste of Time
Mar 29, 2021

When we view the roles of husband and wife as complimentary rather than competitive, we see how both work together in service to each other and to the family. We see that staying home with our children is not a waste of our talent. Take a new look at what it means to be a stay-at-home mom on this episode.

 

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Find encouragement and indispensable wisdom on caring for our homes and families in Kimberly Hahn’s Graced and Gifted: Biblical Wisdom for the Homemaker’s Heart.

Worldly accomplishments don’t define our worth—our identity as God’s children does. Learn more in this blog.

Parents are the primary teachers of the faith. Find resources and kid-friendly activities to share the life of Christ in Through the Year with Jesus: Gospel Readings and Reflections for Children

When we view the roles of husband and wife as complimentary rather than competitive, we see how both work together in service to each other and to the family. Take a new look at what it means to be a stay-at-home mom on this episode. Visit http://bit.ly/3etKWsl to learn more about “Graced and Gifted.”
Openness to Life
Mar 22, 2021

The world gives us a distorted view of children as a burden or a possession to acquire. But the Church considers children the supreme gift of marriage and a reflection of the unconditional love of God. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn shares the beauty of generous fruitfulness.

 

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The Church’s teaching on birth control is often misunderstood and rejected. The Contraception Deception dispels the myths and answers your questions.

Kimberly Hahn’s Graced and Gifted: Biblical Wisdom for the Homemaker’s Heart draws from Proverbs 31 to give women indispensable wisdom on caring for our homes and families.

Bestselling author Emily Stimpson Chapman explains the broad applications of the Theology of the Body in These Beautiful Bones: An Everyday Theology of the Body.

The world gives us a distorted view of children as a burden or a possession to acquire. But the Church considers children the supreme gift of marriage and a reflection of the unconditional love of God. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn shares the beauty of generous fruitfulness. Visit http://bit.ly/3va9SLz to watch “The Bible and the Mass.”
Dating and Marrying a Non-Christian
Mar 15, 2021

In dating and marriage, our relationship with the Lord must come first. For a marriage to thrive we must live out the principles given by God. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn shares wisdom for living out the faith in our relationships, even with non-Christians.

 

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Marriage is the most fundamental building block of society. Scott Hahn explains in his book The First Society: The Sacrament of Matrimony and the Restoration of the Social Order.

The book of Genesis reveals God’s plan for marriage as a covenant. Learn more in this blog.

The grace of the Mass strengthens us in our vocation. Go deeper in the Mass in Parousia: The Bible and the Mass.

In dating and marriage, our relationship with the Lord must come first. For a marriage to thrive we must live out the principles given by God. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn shares wisdom for living out the faith in our relationships, even with non-Christians. Watch “The Bible and the Mass” at http://bit.ly/3va9SLz.
The Key to Communication
Mar 8, 2021

Communication is essential for healthy relationships, but learning to communicate well is also one of the most difficult challenges of marriage. How do we overcome differences in styles of communication? Kimberly Hahn shares her tips.

 

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Find more advice on communication and more in Kimberly Hahn’s Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

Communication is also important with children, especially teaching them to speak the truth. Learn more in this blog. 

Root your marriage and your life in the Mass. Watch Parousia: The Bible and the Mass for free this Lent.

Communication is essential for healthy relationships, but learning to communicate well is also one of the most difficult challenges of marriage. How do we overcome differences in styles of communication? Kimberly Hahn shares her tips. Visit https://bit.ly/3k15mtt to learn more about “Chosen and Cherished.”
Be Subject to One Another: What This Really Means
Mar 1, 2021

Kimberly Hahn’s Chosen and Cherished helps couples unlock the wisdom of Scripture in practical ways for their marriage.

Unpack the necessity of God’s grace in our relationships with a free audio course from Scott and Kimberly Hahn, Signs of the Covenant: Transforming Lives and Renewing Relationships.

Parents are called to be the primary teachers of children. Through the Year with Jesus is an all-in-one tool for sharing the faith with children.

Ephesians 5 commands husbands and wives to be subject to one another—what does this require of us? Kimberly Hahn explains what this means for both husband and wife. Visit https://bit.ly/3k15mtt to learn more about “Chosen and Cherished.”
Should Wives Be Subject to Their Husbands?
Feb 22, 2021

What does St. Paul mean when he says wives are subject to their husbands? Ephesians 5:21-28 is one of the most difficult passages to accept for the modern woman. If you’ve struggled with this teaching, listen as Kimberly Hahn explains its true meaning.

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Understanding Scripture is key to living out God’s call for marriage. Learn more in Kimberly Hahn’s Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

Despite what critics say, women have great authority in the Catholic Church. Find out more in Monica Migliorino Miller’s The Authority of Women in the Catholic Church.

Mary is the perfect model of feminine authority. Learn more in this blog.

What does St. Paul mean when he says wives are subject to their husbands? Ephesians 5:21-28 is one of the most difficult passages to accept for the modern woman. If you’ve struggled with this teaching, listen on as Kimberly Hahn explains its true meaning. Visit https://bit.ly/3k15mtt to learn more about “Chosen and Cherished.”
No Prenup in Paradise
Feb 15, 2021

We often think of marriage in terms of a contract—a legal promise that can be broken in divorce. But marriage is much more. It’s an oath that creates a bond that lasts a lifetime and beyond. In this episode, Kimberly Hahn shares the meaning of marriage as a covenant.

 

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Parents are the primary teachers of the faith. This can be a daunting thought, but Katherine Bogner has a new tool to make sharing the faith easier than ever. Get your copy of Through the Year with Jesus.

Marriage is the fundamental building block of our society. Learn more in Scott Hahn’s The First Society: The Sacrament of Matrimony and the Restoration of the Social Order.

What does it mean to say that God created marriage as a covenant? Learn where we find this in the Bible in this blog.

We often think of marriage in terms of a contract—a legal promise that can be broken in divorce. But marriage is much more. It’s an oath that creates a bond that lasts a lifetime and beyond. In this episode, Kimberly Hahn shares the meaning of marriage as a covenant. Visit http://bit.ly/2Z1KOYf to learn more about “Through the Year with Jesus.”
Restoring Marriages in an Unfaithful World
Feb 8, 2021

Adultery is difficult to talk about, but it’s important to address in order to protect, restore, and enrich our marriages. What can we do if we’re walking down the path to adultery? If our spouse is? If our friends are? On this episode of Beloved and Blessed, Kimberly Hahn shares concrete steps to restoring the faithfulness of marriage in an unfaithful world. 

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God is always faithful to us and he always welcomes us back. Learn how God invites us into his divine family in Parousia: The Bible and the Mass. 

We’re all faced with temptations. Here’s some advice for overcoming them from the Doctors of the Church.

Find more advice from Scripture in Kimberly Hahn’s Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

Adultery is difficult to talk about, but it’s important to address in order to protect, restore, and enrich our marriages. On this episode of Beloved and Blessed, Kimberly Hahn shares concrete steps to restoring the faithfulness of marriage in an unfaithful world. Visit http://bit.ly/36hwmPL to learn more about “The Bible and the Mass.”
Setting Boundaries
Feb 1, 2021

When we marry, our spouse becomes our top priority and most important relationship. How can we balance our other relationships with friends, co-workers, and others in ministry? On this episode of Beloved and Blessed, Kimberly Hahn reminds us of the importance of setting boundaries in order to protect our marriage. 

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Chris Stefanick’s Living Joy: 9 Rules to Help You Rediscover and Live Joy Every Day equips you with the wisdom you need to experience joy to the fullest.

One Body: A Program of Marriage Preparation and Enrichment for the New Evangelization helps couples talk through all aspects of marriage with help from Scripture and Church teaching.

Marriage can have its challenges, but the God provides us grace through the sacrament. Learn more in this blog.  

When we marry, our spouse becomes our top priority. How can we balance our other relationships with friends, co-workers, and others in ministry? On this episode of Beloved and Blessed, Kimberly Hahn reminds us of the importance of setting boundaries in order to protect our marriage. Visit http://bit.ly/3onoxOJ to learn more about “Living Joy.”
A Woman of Worth
Jan 25, 2021

Many of us feel unworthy of love for so many reasons. It’s especially difficult to know our worth if we’ve fallen into sexual sin. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn reminds us that nothing can cut us off from God if we seek his mercy. Our worth is rooted in the Lord. 

 

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Find more encouragement from Kimberly Hahn in Chosen and Cherished. 

Our worth doesn’t come from fame, money, possessions, or physical health—it comes from the Lord. Read more in this blog.

God calls each of us to live in his joy. Learn more in Chris Stefanick’s Living Joy: 9 Rules to Rediscover and Live Joy Every Day.

Many of us feel unworthy of love for so many reasons. It’s especially difficult to know our worth if we’ve fallen into sexual sin. On this episode, Kimberly Hahn reminds us that nothing can cut us off from God if we seek his mercy. Our worth is rooted in the Lord. Visit https://bit.ly/3oHyZlc to learn more about “Chosen and Cherished.”
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