As college students stepped on to the Belmont Abbey College campus this fall to begin a new academic year, MiraVia (“Miraculous Way”) quietly reached a special anniversary: 10 years of providing love, practical support and encouragement for pregnant and parenting moms who are pursuing a higher education.
Debbie Capen, MiraVia's Executive Director, joined host Traci DeVette Griggs on NC Family Policy Council's Family Policy Matters on July 1, 2023 to discuss what our College Residence looks like and how it serves women in college.
Debbie Capen, MiraVia's Executive Director, joined Dr. Mario Sacasa on Always Hope Podcast on May 17, 2023 as they discussed effective ways of spreading the pro-life message through local service.
May 19, 2023: Debbie Capen, MiraVia's Executive Director, discusses the successes of MiraVia that helps pregnant college students pursue a degree.
May 19, 2022: A home called MiraVia at Belmont Abbey College works to provide college-aged mothers with the help they need to finish their education, and offers them an option besides abortion, rooted in love and compassion.
By SueAnn Howell — October 25, 2022 — It was a moment to remember when more than 1,200 joy-filled pro-life advocates rose to their feet to applaud the reversal of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision during the “Leading the Way to Life” fundraiser for MiraVia. Read entire article here.
By Susan Klemond — August 2, 2022 — “I think they’re casting a wide net on pregnancy-resource centers and making assumptions about what we do and say,” said Debbie Capen, executive director of MiraVia. Read entire article here.
By Debbie Capen — May 23, 2022 — With a Supreme Court decision coming that may change the practice of abortion in this country, I have great empathy for people on both sides of the debate – because I have lived on both sides. Read entire article here.
September 22, 2021 — Host Elza Spaedy interviews special guest Debbie Capen, Executive Director of MiraVia. Listen to the radio interview here.
By Kelly Salomon — January 22, 2020 — This year’s theme for the March for Life, “Pro-Life is Pro-Woman,” is likely to resonate with the thousands of college students who will travel to Washington, D.C. — especially those from America’s most faithful Catholic colleges. Read entire article here.
By Thomas Graham — June 14, 2018 — Debbie Capen, Executive Director of MiraVia, a pregnancy care center on the campus of Belmont Abbey College, discusses her personal story and the mission of MiraVia. Listen to the radio interview or read the full transcript here.
BELMONT — March 15, 2018 — Motherhood can be a challenging vocation – even more so when the pregnancy is unplanned and the mom-to-be is a young college student. Read entire article here.