Rest in Peace Viola, La Leche League Co-Founder


From CathNews today, news of the passing of Viola Lennon, one of the co-founders of La Leche League.  Countless women and children have been aided by Viola’s life long commitment to breastfeeding education.  I loved watching the video below that shares some of the origins of La Leche League.


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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. Lisa's 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 has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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  1. Lisa, thank you so much for sharing this video! It’s wonderful! I am going to share it with the Lactation Consultant at my WIC Clinic, I know she’ll love to see it! Thanks for all that you do!

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