Peggy Stanton

Peggy Stanton is a news correspondent, author, illustrator and painter, who served ABC-TV as the first woman news correspondent in Washington, DC. She has produced numerous video documentaries and has been published in The Washington Post, The Washington Star, The Saturday Evening Post, The News Leader, The Islander and Medjugorje magazine. Her book, The Daniel Dilemma, featured nine public figures, including Gerald Ford and Coach Don Shula, and examined how their faith impacted their decisions in public life. Peggy also writes and broadcasts The Order of Malta Minute for The Order of Malta on Ave Maria Radio.

Peggy’s paintings have been featured in one woman exhibits in Washington, D.C. and the Marian Museum at the University of Dayton, the largest Marian Library in the world. In 1990, inspired by a visit to Medjugorje, she created a 501(c)3 organization, The Mary Anne Foundation, named after the Mother and Grandmother of the Prince of Peace. The Foundation’s mission is to foster world peace through spiritual means.

Peggy has also assisted in rehabbing houses in New Orleans and has been a frequent pilgrim to Lourdes as a Dame of Malta, caring for malades who are taken to the Shrine annually by the Order of Malta. She has also produced several videos on Lourdes and has served on the Boards of the National First Ladies’ Library, the Ivy Foundation and the Order of Malta.

Program Details:

Times: Saturday, 11:00-11:30 am EST & Sunday 9:30-10:00 am EST

Call-in Phone: n/a

This is a program about the Beautiful People. Host Peggy Stanton travels the world in search of Christ’s committed laity who are participating in or creating ministries that are making a real difference in their parishes, in their communities, and in the world. Broadcasts have come from as diverse destinations as Rio de Janeiro; Aspen, Colorado; New York City, Ave Maria, Florida; and Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Wherever God’s grace is glowing through his intentional disciples, “Power from the Pews” wants to tell their stories.

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Peggy Stanton's Latest Posts

  • Power From the Pews – December 8, 2018(encore presentation from October 6, 2018): When Is Gay Not Gay?

    • Description: Dan Mattson, author of the book, "WHY I DON’T CALL MYSELF GAY” is Peggy’s guest. He explains why the gay lifestyle did not bring him fulfillment and how living a chaste life has brought him and how his identity is so much larger than his sexuality. For more information: view powerful documentary with Dan Mattson “Desire of the Everlasting Hills” which can be seen on YouTube and Vimeo couragerc.org/speaker/daniel-mattson and you can also purchase his book "WHY I DON’T CALL MYSELF GAY” at https://www.amazon.com/Why-Dont-Call-Myself-Gay/dp/1621640728 ‎
  • Power From the Pews – December 1, 2018(encore presentation from September 8, 2018): Sacred Scripture...The Big Picture

    • Description: Theologian, Catechist, Director of Catechesis for the Archdiocese of Kansas, and Author Marc Cardoranella expands on the over arching “big picture” of Scripture which spans the Old and the New Testament. The show was recorded during the St. John Bosco Catechetical Conference at Franciscan University where Marc Cardoranella presided over 4 workshops. ‎
  • Power From the Pews – November 24, 2018(encore presentation from September 22, 2018): Sr. John Dominic

    • Description: Peggy interviews Sr. John Dominic Co-Foundress of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist on how to form a good conscience and they discuss Sisters involvment in the publication of a new catechetical book called "Echoing the Mystery". For more oonformation on Sister or the book visit the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist website at https://www.sistersofmary.org ‎
  • Power From the Pews – November 17, 2018(encore presentation from August 25, 2018): Who Is The Holy Sprit And What Does He Do For Us?

    • Description: Dr. Mark Gintner, Theologian and teacher of 35 years, has just published a book all about the Holy Spirit. Join Peggy in a very lively discussion, not only on the Holy Spirit, but what mortal sin does to our souls, why we struggle with the magnitude of God and how those who do not believe in God because they have never heard of Jesus Christ, might still be saved. ‎
  • Power From the Pews – November 10, 2018(encore presentation from July 28, 2018): Dr. Joseph White

    • Description: WHAT IS CONVERSION and what drives a person to radically re-align their life? Dr. Joseph White, Author, Speaker, Clinical Psychologist and Catechetical Consultant for Our Sunday Visitor Publishing and Curriculum tells his conversion story and advises HOW NOT TO BE BORING when teaching about Faith. His website is: www. SharingCatholicFaith.com ‎
  • Power From the Pews – November 3, 2018(encore presentation from August 11, 2018): WE ARE MADE TO FALL IN LOVE

    • Description: ‘WE ARE MADE TO FALL IN LOVE.” says Dr. Bill Keimig, Assistant Director of Franciscan University’s Catechetical Institute. Dr. Keimig is Peggy's guest and he gives unique and powerful insights as to true intimacy and why we are called to such intimacy. To learn more go to: franciscanathome.org ‎
  • Power From the Pews – October 27, 2018(encore presentation from August 18, 2018): Dr. John Bergsma

    • Description: Dr. John Bergsma, theology professor at Franciscan University reveals how the five covenants of the old testament relate to the covenant of the new testament. For more information on Dr. Bergsma’s work, go to: https://www.johnbergsma.com/ ‎
  • Power From the Pews – October 20, 2018(encore presentation from August 4, 2018): WHAT IS GRACE AND HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND TO IT?

    • Description: Deacon Drake McCalister’s response to divine Grace will bring him into the unique position of becoming a Catholic priest even though he has a wife and 3 children. HOW CAN THIS BE? Deacon McCalister tells his fascinating story on Power From the Pews’ new series, “More Than a Minute” with the Catechism. Deacon McCalister was a Pentecostal Pastor for 14 years. He is now a Deacon in the Catholic Church and Coordinator of Catholic Practicum in the Office of Catechetic at Franciscan University. for more information go to: www.franciscan.edu ‎
  • Power From the Pews – October 13, 2018(encore presentation from July 21, 2018): Sr. Ann Sheilds

    • Description: Sister Ann Shields discusses Faith; a man of great faith - Father Michael Scanlon - and how to discern God’s will on the new "More Than a Minute with the Catechism" series on Power From the Pews. Sister was one of the renowned spiritual Catechists, Theologians, Philosophers and Clergy from all over the country who delivered workshops at Franciscan University/Steubenville for the University’s annual St. John Bosco Conference on Catechesis. www.renewalministiries.org ‎
  • Power From the Pews – October 6, 2018: When Is Gay Not Gay?

    • Description: Dan Mattson, author of the book, "WHY I DON’T CALL MYSELF GAY” is Peggy’s guest. He explains why the gay lifestyle did not bring him fulfillment and how living a chaste life has brought him and how his identity is so much larger than his sexuality. For more information: view powerful documentary with Dan Mattson “Desire of the Everlasting Hills” which can be seen on YouTube and Vimeo couragerc.org/speaker/daniel-mattson and you can also purchase his book "WHY I DON’T CALL MYSELF GAY” at https://www.amazon.com/Why-Dont-Call-Myself-Gay/dp/1621640728 ‎