Defending Life Season 29

Began airing March 2, 2016

This series on EWTN features Executive Director Janet Morana, with co-hosts Fr. Stephen Imbarrato, Priest Associate and others as they discuss pro-life strategies and interview fascinating guests.

Airing Schedule: Watch on EWTN, Wednesdays at 3:00 am and Thursdays at 11pm ET.  Listen on EWTN Radio and EWTN shortwave on Sunday at 5am and 1pm. Also on EWTN shortwave every Saturday at 6:30pm. On EWTN RadioPlus Sunday at 9am and Saturday at 7:30pm. (All times Eastern). You can also stream EWTN online by going to EWTN.com and clicking on the "television" tab. 

See our media schedule to find the topic for each week.

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Episode 1: Divine Mercy, Abortion and the Year of Mercy Part One

Hear theological insights into how the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and its meaning are deeply and historically connected to saving humanity from the sin of abortion.

Guest: Fr. Seraphim Michalenko, M.I.C., an expert in Saint Faustina and Divine Mercy.

Take Action: JubileeofMercy.net is a special website where you will find prayers, articles and other resources.

Featured Product: Year of Mercy & Healing From Abortion CD. Order at Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 or orders@priestsforlife.org.

 




Episode 2: Divine Mercy, Abortion and The Year of Mercy Part Two

Gain insight into the relationship between the Year of Mercy and the sanctity of life, both at its beginning and its end, and through the lens of Saint Faustina, Saint John Paul II, and Pope Francis.

Guests: : Very Rev. Kazimierz Chwalek, M.I.C. and Bryan Thatcher, M.D., founder of Eucharistic Apostles of The Divine Mercy

Take Action: JubileeofMercy.net is a special website where you will find prayers, articles and other resources.

    Featured Product: Abolishing Abortion.  Fr. Frank Pavone has written this pro-life manifesto, calling on both Church and state to fulfill their responsibilities to the unborn.




Episode 3: How Sr. Faustina Became A Saint

 Behind every saint is a team of people who guide the canonization process. Go behind the scenes of that process for Saint Faustina, and learn some history about her Diary, which bears the message of Divine Mercy!

Guests: Fr. Seraphim Michalenko, M.I.C., an expert in Saint Faustina and Divine Mercy.

Take Action: JubileeofMercy.net is a special website where you will find prayers, articles and other resources.

Featured Product: Recall Abortion. Janet Morana delves deeply into abortion as a bad product that should be recalled by our government.  Available in hardback and paperback.




Episode 4: America Will Not Reject Abortion Until Sees Abortion

This show will explain how the revelations about Planned Parenthood’s sale of baby body parts fits into an overall strategy that the pro-life movement has long advocated: expose the ugliness of the abortion industry to the light of day, and people will reject it!

Featured Product: Year of Mercy & Healing From Abortion CD. Order at Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 or orders@priestsforlife.org.




Episode 5: Healing The Shockwaves of Abortion

Abortion damages multiple people beyond the baby and the parents. Through the insights of post-abortion counselor Theresa Bonopartis, it explores in particular the impact of abortion on siblings.

Guests: Theresa Bonopartis, Director of Lumina/Hope & Healing after Abortion

Featured Products:  Fr. Denis Wilde's In Concert With Life CD and EWTN Homily CD’s




Episode 6: We're Making Progress

Chuck Donovan brings decades of experience to the pro-life movement and in this episode shares with viewers his insights on some key pro-life research he has done showing the progress our cause has made. He also shares insights regarding how the pro-life movement is having political and legislative impact.

Guests: Chuck Donovan, President of the Charlotte Lozier Institute

Featured Product: Abolishing Abortion.  Fr. Frank Pavone has written this pro-life manifesto, calling on both Church and state to fulfill their responsibilities to the unborn.




Episode 7: Abortion Didn’t Solve My Problem After Being Raped!

Through the testimony of the Silent No More director for Canada, Angelina Steenstra, this episode reveals clearly how abortion cripples a mother in her relationships, emotions, and physical health, and how she can embark on the journey of healing.

Guests: Angelina Steenstra, Silent No More Awareness Campaign, National Coordinator in Canada

Take Action: Promote the March for Life Canada, on May 12, 2016. See SilentNoMoreCanada.com and CampaignLifeCoalition.com

  Featured Product: Recall Abortion. Janet Morana delves deeply into abortion as a bad product that should be recalled by our government.  Available in hardback and paperback




Episode 8: Always A Dad

Two men who lost children to abortion share their pain and healing in this episode, including the unique perspective of Fr. Stephen Imbarrato who embarked not only on the road of healing, but on the road to the priesthood!

Guest: Scott Miller, founder House of Esau program post abortion ministry for men

Take Action: Promote the March for Life Canada, on May 12, 2016. See SilentNoMoreCanada.com and CampaignLifeCoalition.com.

Featured Products:  Fr. Denis Wilde's In Concert With Life CD and EWTN Homily CD’s




Episode 9: Canada Is Silent No More

The voices of mothers who had abortions and found Christ’s mercy resound throughout the world. Two of those voices from Canada are part of this episode, and reveal many poignant details of how abortion blocks a person’s relationship with God and hurts others in the family who only realize it decades later.

Guest: Anita Sonntag, Regional Coordinator of SNMAC in Saskatoon, Canada and Dale Barr, Regional Coordinator in Ontario, Canada

Take Action: Promote the March for Life Canada, on May 12, 2016. See SilentNoMoreCanada.com and CampaignLifeCoalition.com.

   Featured Product: Recall Abortion. Janet Morana delves deeply into abortion as a bad product that should be recalled by our government.  Available in hardback and paperback




Episode 10: Did My Baby Feel Pain?

In this episode we listen to two mothers who aborted their children in later stages of pregnancy, and we consider how discussions about realities like fetal pain, and legislation based on it, can help to protect such children.

Guests: Theresa Bonapartis, Director of Lumina/Hope & Healing after Abortion and Linda from Silent No More Awareness in Ottawa, Canada

Featured Product: Year of Mercy & Healing From Abortion CD. Order at Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 or orders@priestsforlife.org.




Episode 11: Saving Lives On The Frontlines!

Debbie Nieport shows us how pro-life people in pregnancy centers help both the baby and the parents, and also relates the inspiring story of how she and her colleagues used spiritual tools to close a local abortion mill.

Guest: Debbie Nieport, Director of Elizabeth New Life Center in Dayton, OH

Featured ProductAbolishing Abortion.  Fr. Frank Pavone has written this pro-life manifesto, calling on both Church and state to fulfill their responsibilities to the unborn.




Episode 12: Making Pregnancy Centers Medical Clinics

Thomas Glessner, a leader in providing legal guidance to pregnancy centers, explains why their effectiveness at attracting abortion-minded clients and persuading them to choose life rises dramatically when the center operates as a medical clinic. He explains what is needed for centers to obtain that status.

Guest: Thomas Glessner, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates

Featured Product:  Year of Mercy & Healing From Abortion CD. Order at Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 or orders@priestsforlife.org.




Episode 13: Ministry To The Latino Youth

There are ways to reach youth and Latinos with the pro-life message, and Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR, is doing that in New York and nationwide through his ministry, marked by concrete service to the poor, a call to purity, and the awareness that nobody is more in need than the child in the womb.

Guest: Fr. Agustino, C.F.R. , Corazon Puro Ministry

Featured ProductAbolishing Abortion.  Fr. Frank Pavone has written this pro-life manifesto, calling on both Church and state to fulfill their responsibilities to the unborn.





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