Voices Editorial Board
Mary Jo Anderson is a Catholic journalist and speaker whose articles and commentaries on politics, religion and culture appear in a variety of publications. She is a frequent guest on “Abundant Life”, an EWTN television program, and her monthly “Global Watch” radio program is heard on EWTN radio affiliates nationwide. Mary Jo was appointed to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops National Advisory Council (NAC), 2010-2014; served as member of the NAC Executive Committee in 2011.
Mrs. Anderson is co-author with Robin Bernhoft of Male and Female He Made Them: Questions and Answers about Marriage and Same-Sex Unions, published in 2005 by Catholic Answers. (Info: http://shop.catholic.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.exe/online-store/scstore/p-CB292.html?L+scstore+csch2490ffd3add3+1180798981 )
She and her husband, Frank, live in Orlando, Florida, where they are members of St. James cathedral parish and of Legatus. They have three grown children and seven grandchildren.
Mary Jo blogs sporadically at Properly Scared <http://properlyscared.wordpress.com> .
Voices articles online
A Moment of Grace (My Grace is Sufficient for Thee) Pentecost 2013
The Commodification of Women and Children -- Pentecost 2012
How Shall We Live Now? -- Eastertide 2009
Political Responsibility Shapes the Culture -- Michaelmas 2008
God in My Garden: Meditations at Season's End -- Michaelmas 2008
The Roots of American Democracy -- Pentecost 2008
Is the World Ready for a Moratorium on Abortion? -- Eastertide 2008
Book Review: A Cajun Christmas -- Christmastide 2007
“S.O.S. Cardinal Wojtyla” -- The Woman's New Life Center and the Hurricane -- by Mary Jo Anderson & Susan Mire, Michaelmas 2006
Assault on Women -- Ten Years after Beijing Eastertide 2005
Women of Grace Michaelmas 2003 Vol. XVIII, No.3
Faith of the Eldest Daughter -- Can France Retain Her Catholic Heritage? Lent/Easter 2003 Vol. XVIII, No. 1
Heroic Youth - A Tonic in Tough Times - World Youth Alliance at World Youth Day Michaelmas 2002 Vol. XVII, No. 3
Sustainable Development - The UN, Population Control Lent/Easter 2002 Vol. XVII, No. 1
UN: Parental Rights Overshadowed by "Brave New World" Michaelmas 2001 Vol. XVI, No. 3
UN: World Summit for Children: A Threat to Families? Pentecost 2001 Vol. XVI, No. 2
NGOs: Key to Defense of Traditional Family? A Report on the Beijing + 5 Struggles Summer 2000 Vol. XV, No. 2
UN Frontline Report Spring 1999 Vol. XIV, No. 1
Global Watch articles at www.lhla.org.
World Net Daily at http://www.worldnetdaily.com
Mary Jo's debate with a lawyer from the Independent Gay Forum on "Is Gay Marriage a Civil Right?" http://www.publicsquare.net/
She was not permitted to use religious arguments in favor of marriage--only natural law, science, human custom, etc.
Please take a moment to visit the debate and put in your thoughts in for authentic marriage.
Posted October 10, 2006
Ramadan a time of military favor?
1,300 years after decisive Battle of Tours, Muslims still wonder why they lost
Posted October 9, 2006
As the day dawned over Lepanto, in Rome Pius V called the faithful to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. *There he led the people to pray the Rosary and ask the Mother of God to intercede on behalf of Christian Europe. Throughout the morning prayers were offered for the victory of the Christian fleet. Near noon the Pope is said to have had a vision of the victorious Christian fleet and shouted in joy, “Our great task at present is to thank God for the victory which He has just given us.” To this day, October 7th is celebrated by Catholics as the Feast of the Holy Rosary. *Keep the faith! MJA -- Click link for related article posted: October 7, 2006 - © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com: GLOBAL JIHAD, Clash of civilizations: Battle of Lepanto revisited, Today marks anniversary of crucial war between Islam and West
**Women for Faith & Family operates solely on your generous donations! See Join Page or for Credit Card Donation see Network for Good instructions page!**
WFF is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible.
Click donation button below to donate with PayPal.
Voices copyright © 1999-Present Women for Faith & Family. All rights reserved.
All material on this web site is copyrighted and may not be copied or reproduced without prior written permission from Women for Faith & Family,except as specified below.
Permission is granted to download and/or print out articles for personal use only.
Brief quotations (ca 500 words) may be made from the material on this site, in accordance with the “fair use” provisions of copyright law, without prior permission. For these quotations proper attribution must be made of author and WFF + URL (i.e., “Women for Faith & Family www.wf-f.org.)
Generally, all signed articles or graphics must also have the permission of the author. If a text does not have an author byline, Women for Faith & Family should be listed as the author. For example: Women for Faith & Family (St Louis: Women for Faith & Family, 2005 + URL)
Link to Women for Faith & Family web site.
Other web sites are welcome to establish links to www.wf-f.org or to individual pages within our site.
Back to top -- Home -- Back to Board & Staff Index
Women for Faith & Family
PO Box 300411
St. Louis, MO 63130
314-863-8385 Phone -- 314-863-5858 Fax -- Email