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(LifeSiteNews) — Today’s episode of The John-Henry Westen Show features another young traditional Catholic trying to navigate these utterly confusing times in the life of the Church. (If you missed yesterday’s show with another young traditional Catholic, Joseph Rigi, click here.)

Gabby Maccio, a psychology major from Texas and practicing Catholic, describes the damage done by Latin Mass restrictions in her diocese and shares what motivated her to courageously start speaking out against them.

As part of Preserve the Latin Mass‘ “Suffering Faithful Video Series,” Maccio shared a 90-second testimonial that ended up going somewhat viral. Maccio tells me on today’s show that she initially stumbled upon the Latin Mass “by accident” but was drawn in by its great beauty and reverence.

Maccio believes Latin Mass restrictions negatively affect young people like her the most.

“I went to Mater Dei in Dallas, Texas, recently. I don’t even think I saw a single person over the age of 50,” she says. “Everyone was a young adult, almost everyone, and it was packed. They had six Masses on Sundays and it was filled to the brim with people, even outside in a different room watching it on a screen, because there was not even space in the church.”

“I think a lot of bishops actually have that kind of inverted, ironically, that they think that people don’t like [the Latin Mass],” Maccio continues. “I think young people love it. Young people want to be there and and learn how to pray through it.”

The John-Henry Westen Show is available by video on the show’s YouTube channel and right here on my LifeSite blog.

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John-Henry is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of He and his wife Dianne and their eight children live in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario, Canada.

He has spoken at conferences and retreats, and appeared on radio and television throughout North America, Europe and Asia. John-Henry founded the Rome Life Forum an annual strategy meeting for pro-life leaders worldwide. He co-founded Voice of the Family and serves on the executive of the Canadian National March for Life Committee, and the annual National Pro-Life Youth Conference.

He is a consultant to Canada’s largest pro-life organization Campaign Life Coalition, and serves on the executive of the Ontario branch of the organization.  He has run three times for political office in the province of Ontario representing the Family Coalition Party.

John-Henry earned an MA from the University of Toronto in School and Child Clinical Psychology and an Honours BA from York University in Psychology.