“Come. let us worship Christ, the Son of Mary!”
The mission of Mary’s Touch is to remind us of the grace and unconditional
love that Mother Mary brings to us and the world.
She always brings us to her Son, Jesus.
Links to resources from our shows.
The Boston Lourdes Center—The
Lourdes Center is the original distributor of Lourdes Water in the United States and Canada, and was established in 1950 by Boston Archbishop, Cardinal Richard J. Cushing and the Bishop of Lourdes, France, Most Reverend Pierre-Marie Theas.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel and the Brown Scapular
The Maternal Exchange—Featured on our Mary’s Touch program
The Schoenstatt Movement
The Consecration of Oneself to Jesus through Mary
Dedication Prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Dad’s Thoughts on Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary—by Father Mark Hirsch
Prayer for Vocations
Rosary Stars Praying the Gospel—by Family Theater Productions
Austin Coalition for Life—Providing counseling and support for women and girls in at-risk pregnancy.
Catholic Pro-Life Ministries
Gabriel Project—Provides counseling and support at the parish level to women in at-risk pregnancy and single mothers in need of support.
Click here for assistance in the Diocese of Austin
Click here for assistance in the Diocese of Dallas
Click here for assistance in the Diocese of Fort Worth
Click here for assistance in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Click here for assistance in the Archdiocese of San Antonio
Paul Stefan Home for Expectant Mothers
Seton Home--A residential facility in the Archdiocese of San Antonio that provides housing and supportive services for homeless, abused, pregnant and/or parenting teens and their children.
Helpers of God's Precious Infants
Monsignor Philip J. Reilly
Monastery of the Precious Blood
5300 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11219
John Paul II Life Center
National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing
P.O. Box 070477
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0477
Post-Abortion Help: Rachel's Helpers
Reclaiming Fatherhood: Post-Abortion Healing for Men
Advocating for children with scoliosis who need family! Click here to view waiting children
Africa’s Promise Village—A collaborative project designed to provide immediate assistance and long-term support to people suffering from the effects of hunger, disease, and extremely overcrowded conditions in the life-threatening environments of the districts of Arusha and Simanjiro, in Tanzania.
AIDS Alive®—Dedicated to educating the community about HIV/AIDS; promoting acceptance and respect between individuals, trust in families, and accountability and abstinence of individuals; and developing resources and services to address the psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs of HIV/AIDS patients and their families.
All Things Girls—A nonprofit organization whose mission is to combat the current trend of suggestive clothing, help women find their dignity, and improve their self-esteem.
Care for Kids La Paz—A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of impoverished children and their families in La Paz, BCS, Mexico.
Corpus Christi Watershed—A nonprofit publishing organization dedicated to promoting the work of religious musicians and artists.
Food For The Poor
I Found Hope—Orphanage for HIV-Positive Children
Live Action—A new media movement for life
Knights of Columbus of Texas
Mobile Loaves and Fishes—Providing food and clothing and promoting dignity to our homeless brothers and sisters in need.
Prayer for Life
Prayer Power—A Eucharistic Adoration movement founded in 1983 to encourage people to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for an increase in vocation to the priesthood and religious life, Christ centered families, and holy priests and religious on fire with love for the Eucharist.
Priests for Life
Serra International—Dedicated to fostering and promoting vocations to the ministerial priesthood in the Catholic Church
Tepeyac Family Center—Dr. John Bruchalski
Flight of Faith: My Miracle on the Hudson—by Frederick Barretta
Men and Women are from Eden—A Study Guide to John Paul II’s Theology of the Body by Mary Healy
Miracles: Healing for a Broken World—by Father Stefan Starzynski
Offering of Suffering—Paul A. Mihalik (ISBN: 1-57918-157-0)
Stories of the Rose, The Making of the Rosary in the Middle Age by Anne Winston-Allen, 1997. Penn State University Press.
Unbridled Grace—A True Story About the Power of Choice by Dr. Michael J. Norman, 2011. Dog Ear Publishing.
Doug Barry—Radix Guys
Douglas Bushman (Author/Inspirational Speaker/Professor of Theology, Ave Maria University Institute of Pastoral Theology)
Father Christopher Crotty
Claire Culwell (Abortion Survivor/Inspirational Speaker)
Ret. FDNY Capt. Alfredo (Al) Fuentes (Survivor of WTC Collapse on 9/11 and Inspirational Speaker)
Annie Karto (Musician)
Jason Kotecki (Cartoonist/Inspirational Speaker/Fighting Adultitis Since 2000)
Marcel LeJeune (Author/Inspirational Speaker/Director of Campus Ministry at Texas A&M)
Carol McCrady (Artist)
Nan’s florigraphy ministry
Father Leo Patalinghug—Grace Before Meals
Robert Ricks, Jr. (Hurricane Katrina Forecaster)
Dave Roever (Committed to bringing a message of hope and healing to Troops, Vets, and America’s Wounded Warriors)
Heidi Saxton (Author)
Sister Ann Shields, SGL
Christine Watkins (Inspirational Speaker)
Twelve Things Everyone Should Know About the "Contraceptive Mandate":
A report from the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities
Annunciation Maternity Home
Catholic Charities of Central Texas
List of Ministries offered by the Diocese of Austin
Central Texas Fellowship of Catholic Men
Austin Catholic New Media - "Responding to the Call" - Daily Readings and Homilies, Faith Blog, Vlog, Podcasts in English (and soon en Español)
Ministry & Support (GEMS)—A program that assists unmarried pregnant women and single mothers in learning parenting skills and developing self-esteem. GEMS provides literacy, education, and career planning classes and teaches women how to become self-sufficient and build a financial future. It provides assistance with grooming, makeup, and dressing for success, which helps women develop a greater appreciation of their self-worth and God-given talents and abilities. Additionally, for those contemplating adoption for their children, GEMS provides counseling and assistance. All of these services help women to be better mothers to their children.
A Time to Heal—Programs and services for victims of domestic violence, as well as couples in troubled marriages, an/or persons separated, divorced, or widowed.
Respect Life Ministries—If you are suffering because of a crisis pregnancy, contact the Gabriel Project at 713-225-5826.
If you are experiencing post-abortion distress, please contact Project Rachel at 713-741-8728. Your call is confidential.
Mother and Baby Support
Services—The Gabriel Project accepts donations of baby items to fill
needs throughout the Galveston-Houston diocese. There is a constant demand for large items like cribs and car seats, which are often too expensive for our expectant mothers.
Heart of Nation Online Mass—For Catholics unable to be present for Mass at a parish, Heart of the Nation produces and broadcasts a Sunday TV Mass faithful to Roman Catholic liturgical norms and yet uniquely attentive to the elderly and sick, the lonely or imprisoned, and others in need of pastoral care.
EWTN Sunday Mass
Relevant Radio Sunday Mass - 9:00 AM Central Time
How to become a Catholic
How to make a good Confession
A guide for Confession
Rosary for the Bishop—A campaign aimed at supporting Catholic Bishops through prayer of the Rosary.
Find out how to:
• Beat debt and build wealth, God’s way
• Make a budget that you will understand and use
• Communicate with your spouse about finances
• Invest with confidence
• Change your financial future
The Church of the Resurrection of the Lord Emmaus Catholic Parish offers courses in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. They are currently accepting regstrations for a class that begins on September 12, 2011.
Other parishes in the Diocese of Austin also offer this course. For a list of classes being offered in your area, click here.
Diocese of Jefferson (Anti-pornography campaign)
Diocese of St. Louis (Anti-pornography campaign)