Janet A. Morana

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Executive Director, Priests for Life

Janet A. Morana is the executive director of Priests for Life and the co-founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the world’s largest mobilization of women and men who have lost children to abortion.<br /> <br /> Mrs. Morana was born in Brooklyn, NY. She holds an undergraduate degree in foreign languages and a Master’s degree in Education from St. John's University. She was a New York City public school teacher for 11 years, spearheading numerous literacy, science, cultural and educational programs and winning many awards and financial grants for her school district. <br /> She met Father Frank Pavone in 1988 when he was assigned to her parish on Staten Island. When he took the reins of Priests for Life in 1993, she was integrally involved in the organization’s growth, first as a volunteer and later as its first executive director.<br /> <br /> Mrs. Morana has traveled extensively throughout the country and the world, giving pro-life training seminars for clergy and laity, including at Pontifical universities in Rome, and representing Priests for Life at national and international pro-life conferences. She has helped coordinate relationships between pro-life organizations and the Vatican as well as the White House.<br /> <br /> She is featured on EWTN’s Defending Life television series and is a co-host of The Catholic View for Women, also seen on EWTN. She also hosts a weekly show on Radio Maria called The Gospel of Life.<br /> Mrs. Morana is the author of Recall Abortion published by Saint Benedict Press in 2013.