Rachel Troche is a graduate of St Patrick School in Carlisle, PA and Temple University. A storyteller at heart, Rachel has used her skills in filmmaking, photography, and writing to assist in the marketing and advertising efforts of companies both large and small, including Pediasure, Cuisinart, and Mystery Science Theatre 3000. She is married to a Staff Sergeant in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and is a mom to three young boys. When she’s not scripting or hosting Candid Catholic Convos, she enjoys coffee, comfort food, and cuddles with her babies.
Candid Catholic Convos is the newest weekly program brought to you by the Diocese of Harrisburg. Our mission is to humanize the Church, and to help our listeners grow in their faith, love and understanding. Candid Catholic Convos is hosted by Rachel Troche: a mom, army wife, and cradle catholic who’s struggled with faith on multiple occasions. Each week, listeners can expect to hear honest and engaging interviews mixed with actionable strategies for easy implantation into their lives to help them grow closer to God.
If the phrase “pick up your cross” has ever stirred frustration in you, especially at a time when it feels like too much to carry, today’s episode is for you. We’re chatting with retired priest Father John McFadden, who ministers to prisoners at the Camp Hill State Correctional Facility about what we can do when we feel trapped by the heaviness of our personal crosses.