Radio Today: Meet the “Crabby Mystic” & Roxane Salonen


Today’s episode of Catholic Moments on Radio Maria promises to be fun. My guests are Twitter’s Crabby Mystic, Sr. Mary Lea Hill and my good buddy Roxane Salonen. Sr. Mary Lea Hill is a Massachusetts native who has served as a Daughter of Saint Paul for past 50 years. Roxane Salonen Roxane B. Salonen is [Read More...]

Head Out Tonight to See “The Drop Box!”

Image credit: The Drop Box, used with permission

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of screening the new film “The Drop Box“. Produced by Focus on the Family, this award-winning documentary highlights a South Korean pastor’s heroic efforts to embrace and protect the most vulnerable members of society. It is being released in theaters this week, March 3-5th, via Fathom Events. The evening [Read More...]

Louisiana Right to Life–Friends of Fiat

It’s “launch week” for my brand new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To celebrate, we are paying tribute to seven very special examples of “The Grace of Yes in Action”, the seven winners for our “Name the Goldfish” contest. I will be making a personal donation to these organizations and invite [Read More...]

Diocese of Bismarck Offers Retreat for Men & Women Suffering After Abortion

For those who may have in some way been touched by the pain of abortion, there is great healing and peace to be found in the work being done by Rachel’s Vineyard. The following landed in my mailbox. Please share with anyone you know who may be supported by this retreat. Lisa BISMARCK, N.D. – [Read More...]

1st Way of Burlington County Crisis Pregnancy Center – Friends of Fiat

Friends of Fiat

Today is a special day in my life. It’s “launch day” for my brand new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To celebrate launch week, we are paying tribute to seven very special examples of “The Grace of Yes in Action”. As I mentioned last week, we had seven winners for [Read More...]

Even if You’re Not in ND or TN, Pay Attention to This Legislation

From Patti Armstrong this week at National Catholic Register comes important information on legislations in that states of Tennessee and North Dakota which could quickly establish unrestricted abortion in those states. Armstrong writes in part: Tennessee and North Dakota are launching a counteroffensive in the battle for life that could reverberate across the country. Both have [Read More...]

I Want You to Know

New out in advance of the Walk for Life West Coast, a brief but compelling video that gives the viewer a look at the range of emotions confronted by post abortive women: Click through to read the accompanying statistics. [Read more...]

40 Days for Life: Day 13 – 135 Babies Saved

I’d intended to provide more regular updates on the amazing 40 Days for Life campaign but somehow we’re already on Day 13. 40 Days for Life is a pro-life campaign working to end abortion through prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils outside abortion centers, and community outreach. I’m registered to receive their daily emails, so I’ve [Read More...]

40 Days to End Abortion and Change Your Life

I’m late to the party sharing this item — I’ve been busy the past few days getting my youngest son off to college. More on that later, but for now I want to bring you up to speed on a few news items that have occurred this week. First off: 40 Days for Life Many [Read More...]

Post-abortive Woman Shares Compelling Testimony & Advice

I don’t do a ton of pro-life stuff here at Patheos. I hope my readers know my feelings in this arena (100% pro-life from conception until natural death) and I have the sense that there are other outlets that can more effectively cover this subject. But every once in a while I run across a [Read More...]