|Personal Details Summary|
|Birthday / Age / Date of Birth / How old / DOB.||October 25, 1991. As of 2021, she is around 30 years old.|
|Marriage & Wedding / Husband / Spouse / Fiance||Married. See below for more details.|
|Who is Catherine Hadro?||Host of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, Catherine Hadro discusses pro-life issues from the Church’s perspective.|
|Children / No. of Kids||None|
|Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race||White|
Catherine Hadro (maiden name Catherine Szeltner) is the host of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, an international television show dedicated to advancing a ‘Culture of Life.’ She used to be a reporter and producer previously.
Personal Life, Parents & Family Background :
- Catherine Hadro was born on October 25, 1991, and is originally from Florida. She has two brothers, Anthony and Sam.
- Her parents raised Catherine and her siblings as Catholics, and it soon became a part of Catherine’s life.
- Catherine’s father was the captain of his university’s soccer team and then went on to be the coach of Countryside’s Youth Soccer team, where he coached his three children.
- Her grandfather was originally from Germany and had immigrated to the US, where he worked night shifts at a steel factory to support his wife and six children. This instilled a sense of hard work and self-discipline within the family, and she grew up having to work summer jobs.
- Her grandma Donna Gene Bailey was a mother of 10 children and completed her 100th birthday in January 2019. Donna was very well educated having a Masters of Education degree.
- She graduated from Florida State University with a major in Communications and Advertising, where she was a part of the News Department and the University’s Advertising Club.
- Since February 2018, Catherine is married to her husband, Matt Hadro, who until June 2019, was the Press Secretary for the US House of Representatives. Matt is also a devout Catholic and is pro-life. Since June 2019, he works as the Senior DC Correspondent for Catholic News Agency.
- Matt and Catherine were first introduced in 2013 in Washington, D.C. by Catherine’s work colleague, Paul. But they didn’t start dating till two years later.
Early Career, Salary & Net Worth :
- Catherine began her career with an internship at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida, in September of 2010.
- In 2011, she interned with the Youth Ministry for the summer in Brunssum, the Netherlands, where she served in youth ministry for American military families.
- She worked in other places like the News Department at WVFS Tallahassee and The Zimmerman Agency while still studying for her degree. She was a researcher and a writer at the former and a junior content creator for the latter.
- Right before she graduated, Catherine went back to WCTV to intern with them for another five months.
Stint with EWTN :
- After graduation, Catherine accepted a job with EWTN in Washington, D.C as a reporter and producer. She worked in that position for almost three and a half years, during which she reported and wrote stories relevant to the station’s global Catholic audience.
- In 2016, she was chosen as the host and producer of EWTN’s new show, “EWTN Pro-Life Weekly,” where she invites pro-life activists and experts to share their insights regarding the latest developments pertaining to abortion and euthanasia. The show just completed its third season.
Trivia, Height & Interesting Facts :
- Catherine replied back to a post by singer Miley Cyrus where Miley was holding a cake that said “Abortion is Healthcare,” which was in collaboration with Planned Parenthood. Catherine’s reply was her holding a cake that said, “Pro-Life is Pro-Woman” with the caption, “@mileycyrus, I’d love to have a slice with you and chat about how you can’t have a birthday cake when there isn’t a birthday.”
- Hadro started to fully embrace her support for pro-life when she attended a March for Life rally during her first year at University in Washington D.C. About 17,000 Catholic teenagers and young adults marched, and this affected her, and she returned home with a newly established sense of self-identity.