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 Cooper O’Boyle as host of EWTN’s “Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms” and “Catholic Mom’s Café”. She is a popular speaker and the author of numerous Catholic books including, “Mother Teresa and Me”, “Embracing Motherhood”, “Rooted in Love: Our Calling as Catholic Women” and “Catholic Mom’s Café: 5-Minute Retreats for Every Day of the Year”.
It’s that wonderful and holy time of year that our Church calls “Advent.” We might be planning (or at least hoping) to observe this Advent season in a holier way than we have in the past but aren’t quite sure how to accomplish it. After all, there’s that crazy time factor to deal with – […]
I am exceedingly thankful that God has given me a very interesting life—filled with many struggles, challenges and endless heart-warming joys too. I constantly pray that I can be His hands and feet, to be His humble instrument to impart the faith—first in my family where He has placed me to be a wife and […]
Moving Closer To The Crib During a Season of Struggles and Great Hope We read in the Catechism, “When the Church celebrates the liturgy of Advent each year, she makes present [the] ancient expectancy of the Messiah, for by sharing in the long preparation for the Savior’s first coming, the faithful renew their ardent desire […]
It’s only natural to be thinking about possible new beginnings and changes in our lives at this time of year. After all, we as Catholics are embarking on a Year of Faith proclaimed by our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI. What is Our Lord expecting of us in this brand new Year of Faith? We […]