Podcast peels back the ‘feminine genius’
Growing up, Rachel Wong had this image of what a Catholic woman looked like.
A Catholic woman has a quiet and demure strength. She is sensitive, soft-spoken and wears a lace veil to church. Maybe she’s a homemaker, maybe she has her own career, but the Catholic woman Wong had in her mind was also a one-dimensional stereotype.
“I think sometimes, as Catholic women, we can get painted into this stereotype and you think, ‘Oh, I’m not holy enough’ or ‘I don’t want to be this beautiful homemaker that just prays the rosary all day,’ ” said Wong. “It feels ridiculous to