“People” Magazine Features Down Syndrome Adoption Ministry

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Congratulations to former Christopher Closeup guest Andrea Roberts for getting her international Down syndrome orphan ministry, Reece’s Rainbow (named after her son Reece), featured in People magazine. An excerpt: Andrea Faris Roberts figured her new son, born in 2002, got his almond-shaped eyes from her husband, Rich. But when doctors confirmed that Reece had Down [Read More...]

Feminine, Faithful, Free and Bold: One Woman’s Journey Toward Love & Liberation with the Saints

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“In a sense, Teresa of Avila was a party girl.” That may not be the common perception of the beloved saint, but it’s a personality trait that intrigued author and EWTN host Colleen Carroll Campbell, who was a Catholic college student hungry for a deeper relationship with God when she first started exploring Teresa’s life. [Read More...]

The Mother Who Saved 30 Abandoned Babies from the Trash

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H/T to Patricia Heaton who posted the link to this story on Twitter, saying, “In the line at the pearly gates, this lady will be ahead of all of us:” From The Daily Mail: A woman has been hailed a hero after details of her astonishing work with abandoned children has emerged. Lou Xiaoying, now [Read More...]

A Safe Haven for Pregnant College Students

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In 2009, I interviewed a young single mother named Lacy Dodd who was serving on the Board of Directors of the Charlotte, North Carolina-based pregnancy resource center Room at the Inn. As someone who had experienced an unplanned pregnancy while in college, she wanted to help other women in similar situations. Specifically, Lacy was promoting [Read More...]


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