Author Archive: Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle
Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is known to millions as the friendly face and soothing voice of Catholic motherhood. Her frequent appearances on radio and television, her many books, and her speaking engagements are the public face of a life devoted to seeking holiness in the context of a happy Catholic family.
She grew up in a in a large, close-knit Catholic family, married, and is raising five children, the youngest now in college. Family life has always been her first vocation.
But in addition to her work as a mother, Donna-Marie has found opportunities to serve God both close to home and throughout the world. She has been a catechist for over twenty-five years at her parish and a Eucharistic minister to the sick and the congregation, as well as an EWTN TV host and world-renowned journalist and author.
Donna-Marie’s decade-long friendship with Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta led to a long correspondence and meetings around the world. Following in the footsteps of Blessed Teresa, Donna-Marie became a lay Missionary of Charity and founded a branch of the lay Missionaries of Charity. Today, Donna-Marie is passionate about encouraging others to follow in the footsteps of her blessed friend, caring for the poorest of the poor.
Look for Donna-Marie in her EWTN television series, “Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms” which airs on EWTN TV and some episodes can be seen on Youtube. Donna-Marie is currently creating a new television series for Catholic mothers. She launched a project for the Year of Faith called, “Catholic Moms Talk” in an effort to bring inspiration to Catholic moms and families.
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