Former Entertainer Lola Falana Founds New Catholic Apostolate

Lola Falana had been involved in show business since she started dancing at three years of age. She sang and danced in several Broadway productions, and had her own television shows in Italy and on ABC. She did a world-wide performing tour with Sammy Davis, Jr. in the '70s and afterward became a headliner in Las Vegas, where she was voted “Female Performer of the Year” by the American Guild of Variety Artists, as well as “Most Popular Entertainer of the Year” in Italy.

Tragedy struck in 1987 when Lola awoke one morning to discover that the entire left side of her body was paralyzed. After a series of tests, she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and told that she would never sing or dance again. With that, she turned immediately to God and placed her alarming situation into His merciful hands.

Now a convert to the Catholic faith, Lola has dedicated her life to giving testimony to the miracle that has healed her. She urges audiences at every opportunity to embrace God. “I am not a star. I don't want to be called that vain word,” she is fond of saying.

Broken by disease and reborn, “I am confirmed in Christ. I am absolute in Christ,” she says. “Ain't no man in the world can compete with my Lord. I got a guy who can walk on water.”

The Healing Power of God

Now, she lives on an uncertain income largely free of her disease. She is unsure whether it will return, yet she says she is largely content. She advocates a dependence on God and devotion to the Blessed Mother in language that is sometimes childlike, as when she urges listeners to her radio appearances and audio tapes to “choose your daddy,” and “love your mother.”

Her story involves a claim of a specific encounter with the healing power of God — an episode she describes as a tingling warmth ebbing slowly down her neck, past her paralyzed throat and tongue and into her useless left arm and hand as she lay abed at home, freshly stricken with multiple sclerosis in November 1987.

Over the next year, there followed slow healing, a deepening faith, several mystical encounters with Jesus Christ, Mother Mary, her own guardian angel, a glimpse of heaven and a close encounter with the personification of evil.

The process, she says, has left her a transformed Catholic convert, willing to speak out about faith, chastity and spiritual commitment — each one, she says, a hard-won souvenir of her own journey.

The Lambs of God Ministry

Recently Lola founded a new apostolate — The Lambs of God Ministry — whose primary mission is to come to the aid of some 13 million orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa — over one million of whom are afflicted with HIV-AIDS. Working in conjunction with Save Sub-Saharan Orphans, the Lambs of God Ministry desperately needs your prayers and support.

Presently she is revealing a powerful message she received concerning the September 11 attacks on the United States. She will be appearing live on a variety of radio and TV programs across the country, so be sure to tune in if you can. For a complete schedule, visit


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  • Cadizcondo

    does anyone know where Ms. Lola Falana is?? both Save Sub-Saharan Orphans and THe Lambs of God Ministry’s website are not running. TY

  • Miz Michele

    I was wondering too

  • Bill Brown

    I pray that I have found you there are two other people hear on facebook looking
    for you. After I sent you my paper God our Father took me away to train and
    study his word. Like you, I consider myself nothing, I pray that we might be
    prayer partners because the scriptures say that we are children of God. Like i said
    before i consider myself nothing, but scriptures say that Jesus is the the first born
    of many bretheren I claim that relationship wholeheartedly with a childlike faith
    I called the 700 club to pray for Jesus’ return but all I got was a sadducee, pharacee
    attitude and they quoted scriptures and refused to pray. Then as I remembered
    what the Father showed me in His word, You won’t have to tell them to know me
    I’ll tell them myself. I pray that since they won’t pray for Jesus’ return that God our Father will make Himself known. You consider God your Father, I consider God my Father. We consider Jesus our Brother I pray that you would be my prayer
    partner Again my e-mail account is

    Your Brother in Christ
    Bill Brown

  • Bill Brown

    I pray that all is well with you. I explained my experience with the 700 club only
    God knows what is going on. I asked their prayer warriors to pray for Jesus’
    return. They quoted scripture that no one knows the day or hour, but with prayer
    can’t that day come sooner than later. Also where two or three are gathered in
    His name He is there. I was told they could not pray for me when I did not ask them
    for prayer for myself, but I was asking for Jesus’ return. Only God knows.
    They wouldn’t help me get touch with you but Praise His Holy Name I found you or at
    least your facebook account.

    Have a Blessed Day

  • Mychael Zappalort

    me tooo
    ,for some reason i wanted to no ,how she feels about Medjugorje now …