Peggy Stanton

Peggy Stanton is a news correspondent, author, illustrator and painter, who served ABC-TV as the first woman news correspondent in Washington, DC. She has produced numerous video documentaries and has been published in The Washington Post, The Washington Star, The Saturday Evening Post, The News Leader, The Islander and Medjugorje magazine. Her book, The Daniel Dilemma, featured nine public figures, including Gerald Ford and Coach Don Shula, and examined how their faith impacted their decisions in public life. Peggy also writes and broadcasts The Order of Malta Minute for The Order of Malta on Ave Maria Radio.

Peggy’s paintings have been featured in one woman exhibits in Washington, D.C. and the Marian Museum at the University of Dayton, the largest Marian Library in the world. In 1990, inspired by a visit to Medjugorje, she created a 501(c)3 organization, The Mary Anne Foundation, named after the Mother and Grandmother of the Prince of Peace. The Foundation’s mission is to foster world peace through spiritual means.

Peggy has also assisted in rehabbing houses in New Orleans and has been a frequent pilgrim to Lourdes as a Dame of Malta, caring for malades who are taken to the Shrine annually by the Order of Malta. She has also produced several videos on Lourdes and has served on the Boards of the National First Ladies’ Library, the Ivy Foundation and the Order of Malta.

Program Details:

Times: Saturday, 11:00-11:30 am EST & Sunday 9:30-10:00 am EST

Call-in Phone: n/a

This is a program about the Beautiful People. Host Peggy Stanton travels the world in search of Christ’s committed laity who are participating in or creating ministries that are making a real difference in their parishes, in their communities, and in the world. Broadcasts have come from as diverse destinations as Rio de Janeiro; Aspen, Colorado; New York City, Ave Maria, Florida; and Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Wherever God’s grace is glowing through his intentional disciples, “Power from the Pews” wants to tell their stories.

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Peggy Stanton's Latest Posts

  • Power From the Pews – July 11, 2020(encore presentation from January 3, 2015): Dec. Larry Oney

    • Description: Growing up black in 20th Century AMERICA..DEACON LARRY ONEY tells what it was like as a child, picking cotton in brutal heat in the 1960s. A shocking yet hopeful story. You can get his book on Amazon or to learn more on Dec. Larry's ministry visit the website http://hopeandpurpose.org/
  • Power From The Pews – July 4, 2020: Matthew Pinto

    • Description: Matthew Pinto, Founder and President of Ascension, an award winning MULTI-Media COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, talks about the need to educate Catholics as to the truths of their Catholic faith. For more information on Matthew or to purchase his books visit https://ascensionpress.com or http://matthewpinto.com ‎
  • Power From The Pews – June 27, 2020: Fr. Dwight Longenecker

    • Description: Is spiritual warfare at the root of America’s rivalry and resentment? Father Dwight Longenecker, author of IMMORTAL COMBAT says yes and shares the tools to stifle the strife. For more information on Father or to purchase his books go to www.dwightlongenecker.com ‎
  • Power From The Pews – June 20, 2020: The Eighth Wonder of the World - Kevin Wells

    • Description: Author KEVIN WELLS talks about the astounding World Villages For Children and the saintly priest , Father Al Schwartz who founded them. for more information on the World Villages and Fr. Al Schwartz visit: https://www.worldvillages.org/ and for information on Kevin Wells or to Purchase his books visit: https://thepriestsweneed.com or www.kevinwells.org ‎
  • Power From The Pews – June 13, 2020(encore presentation from June 6, 2020): Love Means Giving Until It Hurts - Saint Mother Teresa

    • Description: Peggy was present when Mother Teresa spoke truth to power in her famous speech before the National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 3, 1994. Because Mother Teresa’s prophetic words apply directly to today’s turmoil, excerpts of the speech which was preserved by C-Span, are presented here. ‎
  • Power From The Pews – June 6, 2020: Love Means Giving Until It Hurts - Saint Mother Teresa

    • Description: Peggy was present when Mother Teresa spoke truth to power in her famous speech before the National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 3, 1994. Because Mother Teresa’s prophetic words apply directly to today’s turmoil, excerpts of the speech which was preserved by C-Span, are presented here. ‎
  • Power From The Pews – May 30, 2020: The Better Part...Inside the Passion - Fr. John Bartunek

    • Description: Fr. John Bartunek talks about his two major works; his 4 volume series THE BETTER PART, methods of meditating on the 4 Gospels and insights, back stories from the set of INSIDE THE PASSION. for more information, go to: rcspirituality.org or SophiaInstitute.com ‎
  • Power From The Pews – May 23, 2020: Fr. Dave Pivonka

    • Description: Peggy interviews the President of Franciscan University, Fr. Dave Pivonka and talks about the remarkable gift the University is making to new Students the Fall of 2020. For more Information go to: https://franciscan.edu/ ‎
  • Power From The Pews – May 16, 2020: Teresa Tomeo

    • Description: Peggy interviews host of Catholic Connection, Teresa Tomeo. Teresa is a prolific author and speaker and talks about her latest book, CONQUERING THE CORONAVIRUS, full of inspirational and practical ideas as to how one can cope with the unprecedented times in which we are living. For more information, go to: teresatomeo.com ‎
  • Power From The Pews – May 9, 2020: Don Shula, in Memoriam

    • Description: The Lion in Winter - In a final interview with a longtime friend, legendary football Coach, Don Shula, reflects on his relationship with God and how it affected the way he lived his life and played the game. ‎