February 28, 2024

The abortion pill has become a popular choice for women since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. Even after taking the pill, however, there is a possibility for women to change their minds.

Watch this short video about three moms who changed their minds:...Read more

Volulnteer to Change Lives

September 21, 2023

"You will never know the bond and change you all created between me and my mother after we left. We were different and she has been very supportive and super excited ever since my appointment at Mary's House."

Imagine the surprise of a mom finding out her high school...Read more

God has a plan for your life!

June 20, 2023

Embrace Grace and Embrace Life

God loves you and has a plan for your life!

That's what 12 weeks of Embrace Grace classes help single and pregnant moms experience. You provided LOVE - shown as...Read more

A Blessed Gift - Sweet Adoption Story

June 19, 2023

Thanks to your support more than 3000 women have come to Mary's House for help in their pregnancies. Here’s an adoption story we thought you’d want to know about… Michael and Josie* recently stopped by Mary’s House on their way to the airport to catch a flight home – they...Read more

So many emotions...

October 3, 2022

Have you or someone you know had an unplanned pregnancy? Talk about a flood of emotions...every young woman has her own story.

It might be her first baby, or she might have other children already. Her family might not be happy about her situation and the pregnancy, the father...Read more

"I'm worried I might be pregnant."

September 30, 2022

You might have seen our Facebook post last week about “I’m worried I might be pregnant.” Worry is what brings many women to Mary's House...

"Am I really pregnant?" "How far along am I?" "I need to call a doctor..."

Andrea* thought she was...Read more

Abortion is illegal in Louisiana. Now what?

September 29, 2022

Since Roe v. Wade was overturned, the 3,000+ women who were going to choose abortion in Shreveport are asking...

"Now what?"

More pregnant women than ever are coming to Mary's House for help and your partnership makes help possible! When a...Read more

Her Story Will Make You Smile

April 13, 2022

Mary's House is a place for hope and encouragement. Pregnant women receive love, education, and guidance even after her first appointment at Mary's House -- and God does the rest.

Meet Stacie

Five years ago, Stacie (far right) was a mother-to-be...Read more

Join the Mary's House Team

April 12, 2022

Join the Mary's House Team

Do you have a knack for making people feel comfortable?

Do you enjoy showing hospitality and kindness?

Or do you have good computer skills?

If so......Read more

We're on a Mission

November 13, 2020
The Mission is Simple

You give hope to pregnant women who feel alone and afraid.

Mary's House believes every woman deserves love and support throughout her pregnancy. You make that possible by your support of Mary's House. Because of you, we...Read more

Story of Hope and Good News

July 21, 2020

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

Faith - Losing the doubt

June 8, 2020
I went to confession this week... the priest stressed that what I needed was faith. Then my friend posted a quote and video on her Heart Lifts Facebook page from a priest who was in solitary confinement in Russia for 30 years. When he was released, he...Read more

Need a little hope?

June 1, 2020

Since January, things have changed for all of us, haven't they?

Here are two INSPIRING stories from Mary's House for you... "Stacy" wanted to end her pregnancy 2 years ago but changed her mind a few days after her appointment at Mary's House....Read more

Mary's House during COVID 19

April 13, 2020

COVID-19 has been such a trying time, full of sorrow, stress and not knowing what will happen tomorrow. And now, it's Holy Week when we turn our eyes to Jesus and what He took on for us. He is our hope, we have faith in Him. His love...Read more

Silver Linings

March 26, 2020

Embrace Life Bloom reaches out to another mom

Last week, even though Embrace Life isn't meeting anymore - because of the virus - one of the Blooms called another pregnant mom in the class who was alone...Read more

Fr. Long's video

March 26, 2020

Take time to find peace and pray during COVID-19

at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Shreveport open daily 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (except Thursday)

Click here to watch videoRead more

Three Reasons to Volunteer

March 13, 2020

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

Truly blessed and grateful

November 18, 2019

"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

It's not too early...

November 14, 2019

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

2020 Christmas Card Front

Inside CardRead more

You are helping her!

September 27, 2019

You are helping her change her life. This is what young women are saying about Mary's House:

"I love this place sooo loving so kind so sweet.they are like sisters even though we are not the same color the love was there.and they...Read more


September 27, 2019

I came that they might have life and have it to the full. John 10:10



Copyright © 2019 Mary's House of...Read more

After Mary's House, What Then?

September 5, 2019

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

Do You Know What to Say?

August 8, 2019

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

4th of July, Prayer & Fortitude

Happy 4th of July
July 29, 2019

The Cajun Factor

I’ve been reading The Beginning of the End of Abortion by Shawn D. Carney who started 40 Days For Life. The book is full of stories and inspired me as I realized again how important the sidewalk...Read more

Why We're Grateful for Fathers

June 14, 2019

So many times in life, we get thrown up into the air, not sure where we might land. We start reaching out for anything to hold on to.

Isn’t it great when the arms that catch you are trustworthy, loving and kind?

Isn't it great...Read more

One-Liner Mission Statement

June 6, 2019

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

I "Liked" It

May 11, 2019

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

Meet our Open House chef

May 2, 2019

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

Discover how YOU can help!

April 11, 2019

God Has Plans For You

Abortion is an especially hot topic right now with the release of the movie, UNPLANNED . It might make some of us feel stressed because we feel helpless in doing anything and it’s a controversial topic. We know morally it’s...Read more

Good for North Louisiana

April 8, 2019


Give For Good is a 24-hour giving challenge that brings North Louisiana together to benefit our local nonprofits. Whether you give a little or a lot, be a part of...Read more


March 26, 2019

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

You Are Not Alone!

October 17, 2018

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.

I...Read more

Are You Missing Something?

July 22, 2018

Is there a puzzle piece missing in your life?

Maybe you can find it at Mary’s House as a volunteer!

Mary’s House volunteers have hearts like this - ...Read more

Embrace Grace - Coming To 3 Parishes!

July 17, 2018

Most churches advocate life and discourage women from getting abortions, but once a brave and courageous girl chooses life, what can the church do? Lend a hand to your Embrace Grace Group!

at The Cathedral/Mary's House ...Read more

Supreme Court Victory

Ruling For Pregnancy Care Centers
June 27, 2018

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.

In...Read more

Sip 'n' See - Open House

Open House at Mary's House
April 12, 2018

Sip ‘n’ See Open House at Mary's House Where Love Changes Lives - See the house - Hear stories - Be inspired

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

You’re Invited. Bring a friend!

906 Margaret Place...Read more

Today Is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life

March 6, 2018

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’m Pregnant, Now What?

March 2, 2018

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

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