Being Pro-Life – September 01, 2023

Father Carter Griffin joins Patrick for a conversation about Being Pro-Life.

  • (7:32) What is the Catholic Moral teaching on Abortion?
  • (14:29) What is so fundamental about the right to life?
  • (18:55) how can we get involved with the pro-life movement to combat abortion
  • (22:09) Heather – How i Participate in culture of life- 40 days for life and donating to pregnancy ministries
  • (29:00) how to not vilify people who are pro abortion
  • (37:13) Kathy – I had abortion and now volunteer at women’s center and help people not to not have abortion
  • Mike – how I came up with pro-life commercial- abortion stops a beating heart and its success.


Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.