Speaker Info

Patti Maguire Armstrong is a correspondent for Our Sunday Visitor and the National Catholic Register.  She is an award-winning author, journalist and blogger and was the managing editor and co-author of Ascension Press’ bestselling Amazing Grace series. Her latest books are: Holy Hacks: Everday Ways to Live Your Faith and Get to Heaven and  Big Hearted: Inspiring Stories From Everyday Families.

Patti has appeared on EWTN, Catholic TV, Fox & Friends, and many radio programs across the country. She studied a year of journalism at University of Detroit, has a B.A. in social work and an M.A. in public administration, and worked in both those fields before staying home to raiser her family and began freelance writing. She and her husband met in the Peace Corps in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia. They live in North Dakota where they are still raising the tail end of their 10 children.

E-mail: PattiArmstrong [at] Mac [dot] com 

Author, speaker, and mother of 10, Patti Maguire Armstrong offers workshops and talks for both students and adults: 

Lead Me Lord - A journey from the Peace Corps to 10 children via learning the faith, reversing a vasectomy and adopting 2 AIDS orphans, and beyond. 

Read, Pray and Write - An interactive workshop that does more than just improve writing; it teaches life skills in union with the Holy Spirit 

Surrender to Divine Mercy-  Surrendering to a better plan, post-pill, a reversal and from 3 to 10 children. 

Stories of Amazing Grace - Amazing stories to make your spirit soar. 

Mary, Our Mother; Why it's Biblical and Powerful to Go to Our Heavenly Mother. 

And talks tailored to any theme! 


  1. Patti
    So great to run into your blog. Thanks for all that you do! Kathy Grafsgaard (mom of Fr. Tom)

    1. Hi Kathy, Thanks for all your kind words. Fr. Tom was the speaker last year for the Women's Retreat I help put on every year. He did a fantastic job. You raised a wonderful son. Good to hear from you.

  2. Hi Patti, This is Ann. Im the one my sister has emailed you about concerning Charlie Johnstons site. Could you email me privately? Im beside myself with this and it has shaken my faith that a good catholic man, prophet and his followers are still, to this day, emailing, interrogating...I just dont know what to do.

    halfpint1412@gmail.com...thats the screen name I used on his site.

  3. Hi, I'm sure I'v heard you on EWTN. I'm going to recommend your site as an alternative to one recently published in our bulletin, Catholic Women Preach [ catholicwomenpreach.org ] Check it out. I have written to my priest about it; waiting for a reply.

  4. When your website or blog goes live for the first time, it is exciting. That is until you realize no one but you and your. learn more


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