Media Advisory: EWTN Catholic Television and Radio host Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. to debut at 2019 D.C. March for Life & National Prayer Service

Priests for Life

January 16, 2019

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., founder and president of Ignatius Productions, Catholic biblical scholar, and television and radio host of the EWTN Global Catholic Network will take part for the first time in the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.

He will begin that day celebrating Mass at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) in DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D. St. NW, then will deliver an address during the 25th annual National Memorial for the Pre-born (, an interdenominational prayer service hosted by the National Pro-life Religious Council in the same location that will begin at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). The National Pro-Life Religious Council and Priests for Life will present Fr. Pacwa with the 2019 National Pro-Life Recognition Award at the conclusion of the service.

This is a free event and no tickets are required. Individuals and groups alike are invited to the service, which can also be viewed live at www.EndAbortion.TV, where you will also see multiple other platforms to view it.

Following the service Fr. Pacwa will be attending the March for Life Rally and then will join the March for Life on Constitution Avenue. Once Fr. Pacwa arrives at the Supreme Court of the United States he will then be asked to lead the opening prayer before testimonies are given by numerous post-abortive women from the Silent No More Awareness Campaign.

That evening, Fr. Pacwa will attend the Rose Dinner being held at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C. where Vice-President Pence is expected to speak.

Fr. Pacwa will be available for interviews throughout the day and leading up to the March for Life.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. was ordained a Catholic priest in 1976 with the Society of Jesus. He continued his studies receiving his Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology of Loyola University and a Master of Arts, Ph.D. in Old Testament at Vanderbilt University. Being a well-known biblical scholar, he has lectured at thousands of conferences and churches around the world, and has appeared and hosted international radio and television programs and is best known for his appearances on the EWTN Global Catholic Network. Father Pacwa is fluent in 12 languages, has led more than 50 pilgrimages to the Holy Land and also has the privilege of being bi-ritual, which means he can also celebrate the Maronite Mass of the Eastern Catholic Church.

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