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Octavia* and her 14-year old daughter, Jenny,* arrived at Mary's House for a scheduled appointment. After confirming her pregnancy, Jenny said she wanted to talk with the peer counselor alone, so Octavia asked to speak to someone about their situation. This is her story. Many of the women Octavia...Read more
The work truly matters - everyone needs encouragement, especially young pregnant women - volunteers encourage and give them so much more Use your skills, talents and faith - share what you have and be challenged to become more than you dreamed Discover - make new friends...Read more
"I'm truly blessed," she said.
Sometimes we're rewarded at Mary's House by hearing from one of our patients. This week a young mom wrote us...
"Thank you for helping me bring my daughter into the world safely. Because of Mary's House I was able to...Read more
Give back... Get a little help with gifts this year...
Make Christmas giving easy while giving back to Mary's House.
Send Christmas cards in honor of your friends, acquaintances and loved ones
Here's what you do:
1. Make a donation online or by mail to Mary's House, 906 Margaret Place, Shreveport, LA 71101
2. Send us your mailing list with name and address by mail or email
3. Let us know how you want us to sign your cards.
We'll sign, address, stamp and mail your Christmas Cards in honor of your friends, acquaintances and loved ones.
Mary's House is helping each pregnant woman believe God has a plan for her and her baby.
"I hope you continue to inspire other women to see a better vision…as you have helped me.” Mary's House patient
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While all the kids are excited about going back to school, there’s a class starting at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton for single and pregnant women looking for help in an unplanned pregnancy. It’s Embrace Grace !
Embrace Grace is a program to help us (in the church)...Read more
Abortion is a hot button political topic, but for a young woman in an unplanned pregnancy, it’s a reality and a popular option the culture puts before her. Most of us avoid political conversations and we especially don’t know how to talk about abortion without getting...Read more
Last Thursday, we had a volunteer meeting at Mary’s House. There are over 40 women who regularly volunteer here, month in and month out. When a company has that many employees, it’s important that there is unity in how to describe that place. We have over 40 volunteers,...Read more
Remember when you were in school and you wanted to show support for something, you wore a t-shirt or a button so everyone could see it ? The same principle applies to Facebook and Instagram with "liking" and "sharing" posts. If you "like" or "share" a Mary's House post,...Read more
We're beyond excited to introduce you to Chef Bryan Overdyke , the mastermind behind the menu at our Open House , Tuesday, May 7th, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chef Overdyke approaches the kitchen with the flavorful philosophy that "food is not merely sustenance. It is a celebration of...Read more
Thursday, March 28th, 5:30 p.m. outside Louisiana Boardwalk Regal Theaters Speakers Amy Blackwell with her daughter and Heather Gardner, Central Texas Coalition for Life
200 FREE MOVIE TICKETS to be given out at the Rally for Thursday, 7 p.m. UNPLANNED showing at Regal Theaters...Read more
Driving to the Cathedral for Sunday Mass when we first moved here in 2006, I was struck by the huge two-story houses along the way. Sadly, so many of them were in disrepair representing the decline of what must have been a beautiful time in Shreveport.
Supreme Court rules for National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) and pro-life pregnancy centers.
On June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court overturned the California law that forced pro-life pregnancy centers to provide free advertising for tax funded abortions.
Wow, I really shanked that one! Somedays wouldn’t it be nice to have a do-over? Just to wipe the slate clean and start all over again. Like when you snuck that second piece of chocolate cake, let your car run out of gas, or left your umbrella at home on...Read more
I am a nurse. You might think that as a nurse, I would have been well-informed and confident when I was pregnant - that I knew all about fetal development, the do's and don’ts of being pregnant, and how to handle the emotional roller coaster of “Six Flags...Read more