Deacon Doug Wigton to be interviewed on Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo

Please help spread the word that our own Deacon Doug Wigton will be interviewed by Teresa Tomeo on the Catholic Connection radio show this coming Monday, November 4th, 2013 at 8:35am!

Deacon Doug is the principle coordinator of a presentation RESPECT LIFE of the Diocese of Gaylord is hosting at Christ the King Church in Acme, MI on November 24th. The presentation will focus on a youtube video created by The Sisters of the Children of Mary titled “You Deserve to Know the Truth…about contraception.”

Deacon Douglas Wigton, DO, the father of ten children, two of whom are priests of the Diocese of Gaylord: Fathers Matthew Wigton and Peter Wigton. Deacon Wigton is a knowledgeable and gifted man who also serves as an organist and cantor, as needed. But mainly, he is a humble and holy man able to present the Truth in a delightfully simple and clearly articulate way.

Please visit the web site to find a radio station in your area or listen to it live from the internet by clicking on the orange “Listen Live” box in the upper right corner.

An audio recorded version may also be available afterward from to listen to the interview.

Links Added

We’ve added links to our Links Page for documents and instruction on Respect for Human Life.

Dignitas Personae (The Dignity of a Person) 2008 – An Instruction from the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) on ethical issues arising from biomedical research, provides guidance on how to respect human life and human procreation in our heavily scientific age. Dignitas Personae is considered a “sequel” to Donum Vitae, both by the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

The Gift of Life (Donum Vitae) 1987 – Instruction on Respect for Human Life In its Origin and the Dignity of Procreation: Replies to Certain Questions of the Day

Link: Marquette bishop: contraception a ‘clear factor’ in decline of church numbers

Ave Maria Radio’s Al Kresta writes about a recent interview with Bishop Alexander Sample from the Diocese of Marquette. In the interview Bishop Samples talks about how contraception has impacted church numbers and how as a society we must protect all stages of life, from the unborn to the elderly.

Read Marquette bishop: contraception a ‘clear factor’ in decline of church numbers at Kresta in the Afternoon

You can read the entire interview at

Natural Family Planning Information

We’ve added a section for Natural Family Planning (NFP) on our website. We’ll be posting more information soon, but in the meantime you can learn about our NFP Racks in parishes across the diocese and download a NFP re-order form for re-ordering rack materials.

Pictured is our Office Manager Kathryn Mousseau with the NFP Rack.