Support Angela Faddis, A Catholic Mom Fighting for Her Life


I’ve never had the pleasure of meeting Angela Faddis in person, but when I learned of the tremendous battle this Catholic wife and mom of two is currently engaged in, my heart was so moved for her. Angela, a lovely young mom, was recently diagnosed with Stage IV Colorectal Cancer which has spread to her liver. Angela’s best friend and husband Chris Faddis, an amazing Catholic author and speaker, has devoted much of his life to bringing others to Christ. It seemed only fitting to me that we should all, as that Body of Christ, collectively gather together to support this family during their time of greatest need.

Angela’s case is very advanced, and so an immediate and critical health protocol is needed. To make this possible, the Faddis family and their friends are encircling Angela with love and action. Love, in the form of prayers and encouragement, action in the form of an immediate and wide spread fundraising effort. Why — in a time when we’re being bombarded by constant pleas for help at every turn — offer a small sacrificial gift to help Angela? I can’t think of any more compelling reason than that offered by her loving husband Chris:

All I can say is that as Angela’s husband I am desperate for a way to help her heal from this cancer. I desperately desire for her to be cured of this. We have two children, Gianna, who is four and Augustine who is two. The reasons why our children need their mother are many. We all need her. We can’t imagine life without her.

Please visit Angela’s website today and consider a small (or large!) donation to help Angela Faddis. If each of my Facebook and Twitter contacts donated the price of a Starbucks coffee, we’d have the Faddis family well along the way to helping Angela heal and continue her Catholic wife and mom vocation blanketed in love and support from around the country.

For those who prefer to make a donation by check:

Make Checks Payable to: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (write Angela Faddis in Memo)

Please send to: Meehan, c/o Support Angela Faddis, 4309 E Graythorn Ave Phx, AZ 85044

OLMC has been gracious enough to accept donations on behalf of the Faddis family. Donations written to OLMC are tax deductible.


About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. She blogs at multiple online venues including Patheos. Her articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and the Catholic Press Association tour of Israel as a guest of the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. Hendey lives with her family in the Diocese of Fresno, California.

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