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Lisa Hendey Contributes to "Prayers to St. Gianna" App

April 29, 2011

Notre Dame, IN—Ave Maria Press author Lisa Hendey is among the contributors to eVotions, a brand new series of devotion apps for Catholics, available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Little i Apps, the now-famous developer of Confession: A Roman Catholic App, announced today that "Prayers to St. Gianna Molla" is approved and available from the iTunes store. Lisa Hendey, whose website ministered to a community of over 500,000 Catholic moms in 2010, wrote the introduction to this new app. St. Gianna was an Italian pediatrician, wife, and mother, and is best known for risking her own life by refusing an abortion when she was pregnant with her fourth child.

The eVotions series makes its debut on the iTunes App Store and Android Marketplace with the release of three new apps, including St. Joseph, St. Gianna, and Blessed John Paul II.

About Lisa M. Hendey

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder of and the bestselling author of The Handbook for Catholic MomsA Book of Saints for Catholic Moms, The Grace of Yes, and The Chime Travelers children’s fiction series. She serves as editor-at-large at Ave Maria Press. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs, including Catholic Mom TV and Making the Grade, a program aimed at promoting quality Catholic education. Lisa has additionally appeared on EWTN, CatholicTV and as a part of the Momnipotent DVD series. Hendey is a blogger on several sites and also serves as the technology contributor for the Son Rise Morning Show. Her articles have appeared in Catholic DigestNational Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor.

Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics. She has spoken at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Catholic Marketing Network, the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, National Catholic Youth Conference, the Midwest Family Conference, and the National Council of Catholic Women. In 2013, she was selected as an Egan Journalism Fellow and traveled with Catholic Relief Services in Rwanda to write about the aftereffects of the Rwandan genocide on the eve of its twentieth anniversary. In early 2016, Hendey went to Columbia to see the work of CRS there. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.

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