In this episode Catherine interviews Eleanor McCullen, a veteran sidewalk counsellor of 17 years outside the Planned Parenthood facility in Boston. She is God's chosen instrument to reverse the buffer zone law and give back our First Amendment right for free speech. She is the "Grandmother" who goes to the Supreme Court to put a new face on the pro-life movement, one that is loving, caring and compassionate in its ways. The spiritual talk is on one's consecration to Our Lady, and how St. Teresa of Calcutta lived out her life in her consecration to Mary.
This week's interview is with Monica Siefker, a prayer vigil leader, who heads up the prayers of a pro-life group which meets weekly outside a Planned Parenthood facility located very near the University of Indiana's property. Monica speaks well on the spiritual reasons for being out at the facility visibly rather than just relying on our own prayers from afar. Catherine then follows the Rosary being prayed for all those involved in abortions at the Attleboro facility with a spiritual talk on Divine Mercy and forgiveness.
In this episode our guest host, Kathy Hill, interviews Kevin Mooney, a sidewalk counsellor outside the abortion facility in Attleboro, MA. This encouraging interview explains, by personal experience, what it is like to be praying there where you are the very last witness for the unborn who may lose their lives. It will likely change people's preconceived ideas about the prayer warriors who go out there week after week to give witness to the unborn. Kathy, then, gives a spiritual reflection on this God-given duty of ours to witness to all and to be out there for the moms, dads and their children. Many times during this episode we are invited to join the few faithful people who are out there praying.
In this episode our guest host, Jay Hamel, interviews Stephanie Gray, a seasoned and international speaker especially on the pro-life side of the abortion issue. She has even debated abortionists in campus lecture halls. The spiritual lesson is on the Blessed Virgin's visit to her cousin, St. Elizabeth. She gives us the example of how to come to the aid of the pregnant mother.
In this episode our guest host, Jay Hamel, interviews Marian Desrosiers, the Fall River Diocese's Pro-life Director, who is speaking on the upcoming Pro-life Boot Camp and then on Project Rachel. The spiritual lesson is on Our Lady's role in the Wedding Feast of Cana; how She anticipates the spiritual needs of us all when we put our trust in Her.
In this episode our host interviews Catherine Anthony Adair, a former Planned Parenthood counsellor in Boston, who has left that employment and has since experienced God's mercy and blessings. The spiritual lesson is on Our Lady of Guadalupe and her protection for human life. Every human being is precious to the Mother of Life, and she desires to guide every one to Communion with Her Son, through the Sacrament of Baptism.
In this episode Catherine interviews Dr. Lucy A. Bayer, ObGyn in the Boston area specializing in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She is pro-life and has helped hundreds of people by being a resource to serveral pregnancy hotline organizations in order to "salvage" a pregnancy, even reversal of the abortion pill. The spiritual lesson covers explaning simplely the devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This is the first episode to begin airing on Thursday afternoons.
In this episode Catherine interviews Sr. Veronica, a Sister of Life, whose institute was founded by the late John Cardinal O’Connor. These Sisters know how to reach and care for the mother in a crisis pregnancy. The final part is an introduction to the Seven Sorrows Rosary and prayed by Catherine and her husband.
In this episode Catherine interviews the President of the Pro-life Legal Defense Fund. These attorneys are the ones responsible for overturning the infamous Buffer Zone law here in Massachusetts. Then we have a spiritual talk on humility, followed by the Holy Rosary.
In this episode we cover the March for Life in Washington D.C. It includes an encoraging speech from Vice President Pence at the Rally along with interviews from several of the leaders of the pro-life cause. A theme for some interviews was asking about what can be done to address the pro-life youth's attitude that use of contraception is not a big deal in the fight against abortion. A nice Theology of the Body is tied into the theme.