Lumina in the Media

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EWTN Sunday Night Prime with Fr. Benedict Groeschel – September 16, 2011
Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR , Teresa Bonopartis, Director of Lumina, and Robert Filitor, Participant, Lumina Men’s Retreat speak about men and abortion.

Yonkers, New York, Respect Life Week 2010
Theresa Bonapartis, Director of Lumina speaks at Yonkers Respect Life Week 2010. Theresa Bonapartis is a recipient of the 2010 Advocates for Life Award. “Every Life is Worth Living”

Air Maria – Healing from Abortion
Theresa Bonapartis uncovers the true nature of the “Choice” of abortion and the trauma it induces. She explains how this led to the complete destruction of her own life and how she could not find help for getting over this hidden pain.

About Lumina – A Light on the Path
Joseph Pronechen, Correspondent for the National Catholic Register, a service of EWTN, offers a comprehensive overview of the the mission behind Lumina, a light in abortion’s darkness, in this article from October 26, 2009.

Cradle My Heart Radio
Theresa Bonopartis, Director of Lumina, visits Kim Ketola on the Cradle My Heart radio show on Sunday, June 30, 2013.  Click here to listen to the podcast.

Saving New York’s Women
Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review Online, March 11, 2013
With 111,000 abortions a year, expanded abortion access is the last thing New York needs.

Mercy at World Youth Day
Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Catholic Register, August 18, 2012
Media coverage of abortion and reconciliation at WYD is like salt on open wounds. It shouldn’t be!

Before Marching, Prayer, An Afternoon of Prayerful Remembrance
Gretchen R. Crowe,, January 22, 2009
Some religious and pro-life supporters spent the afternoon before the March for Life in prayer at the National Shrine.

Reports of adverse reactions to abortion: How should mental health professional groups respond?
Warran Throckmorton,, July 30, 2008
In addition to my work in sexual identity issues, I am quite interested in policy relating to the psychological reactions of women who have had abortions.

Women’s Equality Day
Westchester  County Board of Legislators, August 14, 2009
Legislator Gordon A. Burrows was proud to sponsor the annual Women’s Equality Day Reformed Committee’s program August 7 in the meeting room of the Board of Legislators. The committee gathers to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting voting freedom to women, and honor pro-life women of outstanding civic and personal achievement. The 2009 honoree was Theresa Bonopartis, director of Lumina Hope and Healing After Abortion. Guest speaker was acitivist and teacher Brigid Faranda.

Mother of Sorrows, Four women tell their stories of hope and healing after abortion
Lori Hadacek,, January 22, 2004

Mercy Meditations
Marian Tascio,, August 10, 2007
Former ‘Tormented Soul’ Tends to Those Who Need Mercy Most

A Culture of Faux Choice Meets Divine Mercy: Why There’s Hope for Life After Abortion
Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Catholic Register, October 31, 2011
An interview with Theresa Bonopartis, director of Lumina post-abortive ministry.