Raising Catholic Kids
Patti and Mark Armstrong
Some of Our Spoken Works

Confessions of a Catholic Couple
Listen to Patti and Mark's speech about their relationship and marriage. It was delivered to the North Central Catholic Family Conference in Ilinois in September 2005.
You can listen to the audio stream free above or buy the CD for $5. 100% of the proceeds go to One More Soul.

Joash Joins the Armstrong Family
The Armstrong's adopt another, making 10 children in their home. But this isn't just another child; Joash is special to all of us. Joash comes to us from Kenya where he has lost his parents to AIDS.
To learn more about Joash's story, make sure you also check out this article from The Oregonian, November 22nd, 2009, "Childhood Hardships Now Guide University of Portland Runner Joash Osoro."
Listen to Mark Armstrong as he guest hosts for Relevant Radio on occasion for both Sean Herriott on Morning Air and The Drew Mariani Show. Below you can listen to the most recent shows. Guests include Monsignor John Esseff talking both about the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the beginning of the Year of the Priest on June 19th. Father Mitch Pacwa's Marketing Director Gail Coniglio and the Year of the St. Paul and Priests Scouting Patch programs. Dr. Christine Muggeridge reports live from Rome about the Year of the Priest and what the Holy Father and his papal instructions for all of us. Catholic author Mark Shea talk about a series of articles on Catholic Exchange about the "Return to Paganism." And then we will talk about the tragedy of human trafficking with Luke Armstrong and Patrick Atkinson with God's Child Project live from Antiqua, Guatemala and finally listen how one Dad has adopted 20 special needs kids. John Kurtz talks about St. Joseph's House.

June 19th, 2010 Drew Mariani Show

On June 22nd Mark filled in for Morning Air host Sean Herriott and his guest included Dr. Christine Muggeridge, live from Rome where the Holy Father had just concluded a visit to the final resting place of St. Padre Pio. We will also talk to Brian Rooney from the Thomas More Law Center on the feast day of St. Thomas More. A remarkable story of a couple who decide to have a reversal and are now finally pregnant again. Then hear a talk with Mary Kochan, senior editor of the Catholic Exchange website. Following that a live interview from Beijing, China with Francesco Sisci who will talk about his article in First Things magazine that talks about China's Catholic Movement. In the final hour we will talk to Steve Wood about the importance of being a good Dad.

June 22, 2010 Morning Air

July 17, 2010 - Mark guest hosted Morning Air and talked to Father Shane Tharp, Steven Greydanus, Dave Durand, Donna Marie Cooper O’Boyle and John & Donna Kurtz

July 20, 2010 - Mark guest hosted Morning Air and talked to Father Mike Fones, Rob Evans, Dr. Tim O’Donnell and Dr. Grattan Brown

July 21, 2010 - Mark guest hosted Morning Air and talked to Monsignor John Esseff, Father Bob Pagliairi, Chris Padget and Alan Napleton

July 22, 2010 - Mark guest hosted Morning Air and talked to Luke Armstrong & Patrick Atkinson, Monsignor John Dewane, Dr. Reuven Brenner, Colin Mason and Mary Eberstadt

July 23, 2010 - Mark guest hosted Morning Air and talked to Patti Armstrong, Cheryl Dickow, Michael O’Neill, Mike Maguire and Father Mitch Pacwa

July 24, 2010 - Mark guest hosted Morning Air and talked to Father Tom Richter, Dave Durand, Steven Greydanus, Father Shane Tharp and Molly Miller

August 3, 2010 - Mark guest hosted The Drew Mariani Show with gusts John Essef, Mike Maguire, Colleen Raezler, and Colin Mason

August 4, 2010 - Mark guest hosted The Drew Mariani Show with guests Fr. Daniel Rolland, Fr. George Rutler, Jeremy Rivera, and Dan Lynch.

August 5, 2010 - Mark guest hosted The Draw Mariani Show with guests Fr. Mike Jones, Richard Thompson, Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, and Shawn and Lisa.

October 21, 2010 - The Drew Mariani Show: Mark Ginella, talks about the latest on the Soledad Cross Case, Susan Fani, Catholic League spokesperson, speaks out against FOX TV and a Simpson Halloween special that crosses the line, Steve Mosher, from the Population Research Institute talks about healthcare reform, Colleen Carroll Campbell gives her view on a real "working" mom, Dr. Chistine Mugridge analyzes the Anglican reform, David Bereit, founder of 40 days for Life tells how the campaign is going thus far.

October 22, 2010 - The Drew Mariani Show: Randy Hain tells his remarkable conversion story to the Catholic Faith, Jim Sedlak talks about the evils of Planned Parenthood, Shannon Wirrenga talks about how Girls Scouts is not about God or family values, Robert Struble thinks it is time to call for a constitutional convention, Genevieve Kineke's book the Authentic Catholic Woman.

October 23, 2010 - The Drew Mariani Show: Comic Taylor Mason uses clean fun to get laughs, Anna Rae-Kelly on October 24th's worldwide Lay Fast for Priests, Father Nathan Cromley with a program on the True Devotion to Mary, Dr. Grattan Brown on the latest news about embryonic stem cell research Dr. Theresa Deisher on which vaccines contain aborted babies in them.

Mon, 28 Feb, 2011 - Patti's interview with Wendy Wiese on Relevant Radio about Homeschooling