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Catholic Connection – Jan 25, 2024 – Hr 2

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. discusses pro-life messaging and the Catholic response to new pro-abortion measures from Joe Biden. Kerry Johnston tells us all about Kolbe Prison Ministries.




Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 & 3  Cultural Connection w/Fr. Mitch
Pro-Life Messaging and the Catholic Response to new Biden/Harris abortion measures.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is a Jesuit priest, President and Founder of Ignatius Productions, world renowned lecturer, spiritual director for over fifty Holy Land pilgrimages, and EWTN host of television and radio shows.  An accomplished biblical scholar and apologist, Father Pacwa, S.J. earned his Ph.D. in the Old Testament from Vanderbilt University. He also holds a Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology at Loyola University. He speaks 12 languages, including Arabic, Aramaic, Hebrew, and Koine Greek.

Biden announces new pro-abortion measures on Roe v. Wade anniversary


Segment 4 – Kolbe Prison Ministries
Kolbe Prison Ministries (KPM) is a Catholic lay organization of men and women who volunteer to serve the incarcerated with 3-day retreats and follow-up education, including but not limited to, RCIA and Bible studies. Since 2009, KPM has brought many hundreds of retreats into prisons, serving in over 60 facilities across several U.S. states and is recognized by the USCCB by being listed in the Official Catholic Directory.  Ascension Donates $338,000 in Bible Study Materials to Kolbe Prison Ministries: “Truly a Godsend”

Kolbe Prison Ministries Board Member Kerry Johnston has an extensive background as a for-profit executive, non-profit director, fundraising organizer and web developer. Before his retirement,  his technical and business education had served him well in his long career in the energy industry. However, his true passion is to serve God and help others grow in faith. Kerry has volunteered with several Catholic organizations, but now focuses primarily on the communication aspects of KPM, including its website, social media and public relations. In 2017, he was the recipient of a Lumen Gentium Award from the Archbishop of San Antonio for his ministry work.




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