Author Roxane Salonen

Roxane B. Salonen, a wife and mother of five from Fargo, N.D., is an award-winning children’s author and freelance writer who also enjoys Catholic radio hosting and speaking. Roxane co-authored former Planned Parenthood manager Ramona Trevino’s memoir, Redeemed by Grace. Her work is featured on "Peace Garden Passage" at her website,

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4 My 'Fling' with Planned Parenthood

We all have stories that drive our life’s directions. As the writer of “Redeemed by Grace: A Catholic Woman’s Journey to Planned Parenthood and Back,” Roxane Salonen has delved deeply into story of the author, Ramona Trevino, and has recalled some of her own, earlier experiences that made her question Planned Parenthood’s true motives.

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0 A Song for Our book, "Redeemed by Grace!"

What could make the release of a new book even more so? How about a song written in the middle of the writing of said book, by the author and her daughter, and performed by her daughter? Hear the debut of this mother-daughter creation in whole here, for the first time; “Only You,” written by Ramona Trevino and her daughter, Lorena, during the writing of “Redeemed by Grace: A Catholic Woman’s Journey to Planned Parenthood and Back.”

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2 Why Matter Matters

Why does matter matter to Catholics? With the help of a scholar on the ancient world, and a recent presentation he gave at a Catholic Answers conference in Minnesota, Roxane tries to explain in a way that will make sense to the lay person.

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