Joy is the Executive Director of Her Choice Birmingham Women's Center where she mobilizes every possible resource to encourage mother's to choose life, protect children at risk and to offer post abortion healing. Joy is a gifted communicator and teacher who passionately and joyfully proclaims the Gospel of Life, Marriage and Family.
The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), the largest Catholic cable and satellite network in the world, airs the Pinto's @Home with Jim and Joy and Marriage and God's Plan short teachings to over 250 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. Joy has co-anchored EWTNs coverage for the West Coast Walk for Life, the March for Life Canada and served as part of EWTNs Media Team for the D.C. March for Life. Joy also serves as an EWTN Media Missionary.
Joy was born and raised in Guttenberg, New Jersey and is one of eight children. Married to Jim Pinto for 38 years; they are blessed with four children and fifteen grandchildren.
Joy is a cancer survivor and has experienced joy in the midst of suffering. It has been a difficult journey, but one she would not have missed for anything. With the depth of her faith strengthened, she is more in love with her grooms, Jesus and Jim. Joy is a Christian optimist and lives in the assurance that, the best is yet to come!