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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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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2 Flannery, Not Just Peacock Poppycock

Roxane Salonen introduces readers to the great Catholic writer, Flannery O’Connor, and invites them on a spiritual journey to Flannery’s former digs in Georgia through her personal blog. Grab a mint julep or lemonade and come along to the South with her and her fellow Catholic writer pilgrims this week!

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