Sunday, April 17, 2016

Prayers for Fr. Pacwa

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. suffered a heart attack on Saturday, April 16, 2016.  He is responding well to treatment, but keep him in your prayers.

As many of you may know, Fr. Pacwa took over Mother Angelica's "Live" program when she suffered a stroke years ago.  

Here's the statement from EWTN regarding Fr. Pacwa:

Statement of Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, EWTN Global Catholic Network: 
"At about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, April 16, 2016, Mitch Pacwa, S.J. suffered a heart attack while here in Birmingham. He has responded well to the angioplasty that was done Saturday night. In typical Fr. Mitch fashion, he commented, 'Apparently Heaven doesn't want me and Hell is afraid I will take over.' We ask our EWTN Family to keep Father Mitch in your prayers as continues his recovery."
On Fr. Pacwa's Facebook page:

Update 4/30/2016:

We pray for Fr. Pacwa's return to health and return to EWTN - as the Lord wills.  Amen.


  1. UPDATE, 4/20 - On Fr. Pacwa's FB page:
    Fr. Mitch is doing well and was released from the hospital this morning! He thanks everyone for their concern and their prayers as he rests and recovers. Please continue to remember him in your prayers.

  2. Here is the link to our article reporting Fr. Pacwa's return to EWTN after his heart attack. A very good show on the Apostles Creed with Dr. Scott Hahn, I might add!


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