Co-Founder, Silent No More Awareness
Executive Director, Priests for Life
A. Morana serves as the Executive Director of Priests for
Life and the Co-Founder of the Silent No More Awareness
Campaign, the world’s largest mobilization of women and men
who have lost children to abortion.
Mrs. Morana was born in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a degree in
foreign languages and a Masters degree in Education, as well
as a Professional Diploma in Reading from St. John's
University, graduating with several awards for academic
excellence. For eleven years, Mrs. Morana served as a
full-time public school teacher in Staten Island, New York.
During that time, she spearheaded numerous literacy,
science, cultural and educational programs and won many
awards and financial grants for her school district.
Since 1989, Mrs. Morana has held various local and national
leadership roles in the pro-life movement. She served on the
board of the Staten Island Right to Life Committee. She ran
for the New York City Council on the Right-to-Life Line and
received the largest percentage of votes of any Right to
Life candidate in the Party's history.
She has assisted Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of
Priests for Life, since his ordination in 1988. She has
traveled extensively throughout the country and the world,
giving pro-life training seminars for clergy and laity,
including at Pontifical universities in Rome, and
representing Priests for Life at national and international
pro-life conferences. She has helped coordinate
relationships between pro-life organizations and the Vatican
as well as the White House.
She is featured on Fr. Pavone's Defending Life television
series on EWTN. She is the Co-host and Producer of the
Gospel of Life series seen on Sky Angel Network. She is a
weekly guest on EWTN Global Catholic Radio with Teresa Tomeo
and numerous other media outlets. She is the co-founder of
the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, an international
effort to assist women who have had abortions to share their
testimonies. In 2003 she addressed the Pro-Life Caucus of
the U.S. House of Representatives on life issues. In 2009
the international Legatus organization bestowed upon her the
Cardinal John O’Connor Pro-life Hall of Fame Award.
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