Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
9 Days for Life: Day 1
DAY ONE January 17, 2015
For the conversion of all hearts and the end to abortion.
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be
Gospel reading from Mark (Mk 2:13-17) recounts Jesus dining with tax
collectors and sinners. When the Pharisees question Jesus about this, he
responds, "Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.
I did not come to call the righteous but sinners." In a society where
millions of people have fallen prey to the false promises of the culture
of death, let us witness to the mercy of Jesus and invite all who've
been wounded to experience his abundant love and healing.
Acts of Reparation (choose one)
to an abortion clinic and pray, or set aside an hour today to pray for
those who are struggling with a decision of life or death for their
Spend some time reflecting upon today's Gospel passage.
Use Facebook or another form of social media to post something that builds up the culture of life.
One Step Further:
health, women's equality, and women's marriage prospects have suffered
from over 40 years of nationally legal abortion throughout all 9 months
of pregnancy. Learn how in "Life Matters: Roe Plus 40." (Visit www.bit.ly/RoePlus40 to access the full article).