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Catholic Connection – June 22, 2023 – Hr 2

Guest host Vanessa Denha Garmo talks with Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. about the US one year after the Roe/Dobbs decision. Fr. Fred Jenga talks about the work of Holy Cross Family Ministries.



Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 & 3 – Cultural Connection with Fr. Mitch
One Year After Roe/Dobbs Decision

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.


Segment 4 – Holy Cross Family Ministries, Fr. Patrick Peyton and more
Fr. Jenga’s shares his vision for Holy Cross Family Ministries, his call to the priesthood, Fr. Patrick Peyton’s cause for canonization and how to help Catholic families strengthen their faith.

Fr. Fred Jenga is the new President of Holy Cross Family Ministries.  In this role, Fr. Jenga follows in the footsteps of Venerable Patrick Peyton spreading the devotion to Mary and encouraging family prayer, especially the Rosary. Holy Cross Family Ministries’ mission is dedicated to inspiring, promoting and fostering the prayer life and spiritual well-being of families throughout the world.




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