Leticia Velasquez is a wife and mother to three girls. Christina, her youngest, has Down syndrome. She is the co-founder of KIDS Keep Infants with Down Syndrome. Leticia blogs about daily life with Christina at Cause of Our Joy, and Causa Nostrae Laetitae. is her Culture of Life blog. She reviews books and films at Catholic Media Review. Her articles have been published in Canticle, Faith and Family, and Celebrate Life magazines, and the National Catholic Register . You can find her work online at Catholic.net, Catholic Exchange, and Catholic Online. The Velasquez family lives in rural Connecticut.
Do we help those around us overcome the attitude we hear from society that babies are not welcome in our lives?
If Leticia Velasquez could give her daughter a gift for Christmas to really make her happy, it would be a friend like Charlotte.
Leticia Velasquez shares the memories of a woman who inspired her and must be arriving in heaven “with a suitcase full-to-bursting.”
We still buy the lie. Women are told that if they want to be successful in the world, they have
When Rick Santorum’s article “Two Years Worth Every Tear” was included in my book, “A Special Mother is Born” my
Now I am going to him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, `Where are you going?’ But
In a nation where you have to kill over two dozen people to reach the top of the mass murder
The emptying nest. I have dreaded this era of my life since June 2, 1993. It was the day I
Editor’s note: Today, I’m happy to share CatholicMom.com contributor Leticia Velasquez’s recent interview with talented actor Eduardo Verastegui. Enjoy! LMH Velasquez:
Editor’s Note: Like my friend Leticia Velasquez, I too have had a “sneak peek” at the upcoming new game show