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Hello and welcome to NOLA Catholic Parenting podcasts. NOLA Catholic Parenting podcasts are a natural progression of our weekly column in the Clarion Herald and our three-times-a week blog written by Catholic moms and dads who are raising their children in our faith. The podcasts will share our thoughts, experiences and challenges as Catholic parents every other week at and Thanks for listening. If you have a topic you would like covered, please email

Feb 18, 2020

NOLA Catholic Parenting host Christine Bordelon talks with bloggers and columnists Ana Borden, Sarah McDonald and Gaby Smith about the Catholic aspects of Carnival and how Catholic families celebrate in New Orleans and include family, food and Mass.

:18 - Mardi Gras is coming up Feb. 25. Sarah said growing up she was...

Feb 4, 2020

Clarion Herald and NOLA Catholic Parenting associate editor Christine Bordelon talks with bloggers and columnists Gaby Smith LaMorte discuss the “5 Love Languages” by Dr. Gary Chapman, physical touch, quality time, acts of service.

1:05: Stacy LaMorte wrote about it in September 2019. It is something important to...

Jan 20, 2020

Episode #9
:20 - Christine: So much to tackle in January. Celebration of National Pro-life Week, School Choice week. What better way to celebrate life than Sarah Zagorski. She is a survivor of abortion’.
1:03: Her mom died in 2010, and she tries to look at her in the best light because she made a choice to keep...

Jan 7, 2020

Episode #8

Christine Bordelon talks to columnists and bloggers Gavin Lewis and Gaby Smith about getting kids back on track after the Christmas break.

:29 – Gavin Lewis has four kids at home, so it’s not so much of a break. His family tries to take a trip out of town to at least one family’s house. They went to...

Dec 24, 2019

Episode #7

Host Christine Bordelon talks with the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Catholic Counseling Service director Joey Pistorius and bloggers and columnists Sarah McDonald and Gaby Smith about how they have peaceful holidays with family.

Christine Bordelon finds holidays can be fun but also stressful. Professor Dr....