Tag: pro-life

2009 Public Square Rosary Crusade

Saturday, October 10 — Find a Rosary Rally near you. “Public prayer is far more powerful than private prayer to appease the anger of God and call down His Mercy and Holy Mother Church, guided by the Holy Spirit, has always advocated public prayer in times of public tragedy and suffering.” — Saint Louis de…

October 4 is pro-life Sunday

Excerpts from Where Do We Go from Here? The Challenge of Building a Culture of Life by Cardinal Justin F. Rigali, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities. +++ The right to life is not more important or higher than all other rights. In a sense the…

Worldwide Rosary for Unborn Babies

The second annual Worldwide Rosary for Unborn Babies will take place on October 16th, 17th, and 18th – 2009. Participants will will pray at least one Rosary on any one of the three days for an end to the surgical and non-surgical killing of unborn persons. The purpose of this event, sponsored by The Saint…

St. Louis: Wash U. teams with Barnes to train abortionists

Missouri Family Policy Council and Joe Ortwerth’s Jeff City Update reports: Washington University Teams with Barnes Hospital to Train Abortionists Missouri Family E-News, September 14, 2009 — Washington University has joined forces with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Planned Parenthood of St. Louis to train abortionists. It is called the Family Planning Fellowship Program, and its stated…

Thine Eyes: a witness to the March for Life

The documentary Thine Eyes was shown last Thursday in St. Louis. It is a witness to the March for Life. Right now, but only for a short period of time, you can watch the entire show at www.thineeyes.org. Thine Eyes is politically conscious without being partisan. It is factual without being preachy. It is sobering…

Majority of Americans pro-life on issue of abortion

Thanks to Allen of Is Anybody There? for this post: Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new Gallup poll shows that the majority of Americans self-identify as pro-life on the issue of abortion for the first time in 15 years. The Gallup survey shows the percentage of Americans saying they are pro-life at its highest point…

The Conscience Clause – voice your opinion!

There are at least two sites where you can voice your objections about the proposal to remove the Conscience clause for all those working in the health field. One is www.freedom2care.org and also www.usccb.org/conscienceprotection. We only have until April 9 to voice our opinions to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Sending Red Envelopes just got easier

Order envelopes for a nominal charge from the Red Envelope website. Envelopes will be held until March 31. Your return address will be used on the envelope. No envelopes will be shipped to your house, they will be shipped directly to the White House on March 31. For more info visit redenvelopeday.com.

Pray for dismissal of lawsuit against prolifers

I recently wote a post about the renewed effort of praying and picketing outside the abortion clinic near my home. The abortionist there has now filed a lawsuit against three people who have been instrumental in organizing and getting people out to picket. The hearing is March 17. Please pray for the defendants, their attorneys,…

Pray Tomorrow!

Excerpts from a CatholicVote.com email: Tomorrow in San Francisco, yet another critical issue hangs in the balance. The California Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on whether to void the Marriage Amendment passed by an overwhelming majority of California voters last November. CatholicVote.org urges all of its supporters and friends to pray tomorrow for…

Witness for life

Sad to say, but there is an abortion clinic within a 10 minutes walk from our house. Several years ago, my family spent a lot of time picketing in front of this clinic during the 3 times weekly that abortions are scheduled. We would sometimes be joined by other pro-lifers, but for the most part,…

Lenten Pro-Life Prayer

Thanks to Joan, wonderful friend and Ida’s Godmother, for sending this on to me: Lent is a season of repentance, which leads to life. Priests for Life urges all Christians to join us in saying the Lenten Pro-life Prayer, and making a special commitment to help others to see and defend the dignity of every…

Dear Mr. President:

Read Bob’s Open Letter to President Obama. And, along those same lines: Esther posted this quote from Father Benedict Groeschel: We did not declare war on Obama; Obama declared war on us. Les Femmes advises us to Keep Punching. Lastly, check out what Ebeth has to say to our new President Concerning the Abortion Funding…

National Night of Prayer for Life 2008

The National Night of Prayer for Life, now in its 19th year, bridges the feasts of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, and St. Juan Diego, December 9, to honor our Blessed Mother and to pray for the sanctity of all human life. It is a pro-life prayer service consisting of exposition and adoration to the…

Go, Bishop Hermann!

Boston Globe reports: Catholic bishops warn Obama they’ll fight on abortion “We have lost perhaps 50 times as many children in the last 35 years as we have lost soldiers in all the wars since the Revolution, and that is a horrible, horrible thing to answer to,” said Bishop Robert J. Hermann, administrator of the…

Prayer & fasting for this election

Thanks, Esther, for this reminder: November 3rd and 4th – National Days of Prayer & Fasting Just as our forefathers did in founding this great nation, we declare that we are one nation under God, and recognize that under God’s care we remain. At this crucial time of transition, please join your fellow Americans in…

Bishop Hermann: ‘I thought you should know’

We just found out today that Bishop Hermann will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to daughter #4 in January! Below are 2 excerpts from ‘I thought you should know,’ Bishop Hermann’s weekly column in the St. Louis Review: Week of prayer for the protection of human life Together with the other bishops of Missouri, I…

Fast for Hope

I found this at Catholic Fire. Thanks, Jean! Fast for Hope: National Days of Prayer and Fasting — November 3rd and 4th Just as our forefathers did in founding this great nation, we declare that we are one nation under God, and recognize that under God’s care we remain. At this crucial time of transition,…

Links of the Month – Holy Rosary

October is the month of the Holy Rosary and it is also “respect life” month. If you don’t already, begin praying rosary each day with your family. You won’t be disappointed! Respect Life Month by Cardinal Justin Rigali “We Cannot Tolerate an Even Greater Loss of Innocent Human Lives” On October 5, 2008, Catholics across…

Circling the earth with multiple waves of Rosaries

The Saint Michael the Archangel Organization encourages you to unite with people throughout the world for the first annual Worldwide Rosary for Unborn Babies. This prayer event will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2008. Participants will pray the Rosary during the 9 a.m. hour for an end to the surgical and non-surgical killing of…