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.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Spirit & Life - The Spirit of Easter Through the Sacred Heart
One of my
favorite images of Jesus is the image of the Sacred Heart with His Red
Heart in his Hand, saying, "Here, I give it to you freely."
two-fold meaning in this wonderful gift, His Sacred Heart. The gift is
given, meant to be received, but then that gift is meant to be transform
the individual who can then share it, transforming the world.
Easter time as we contemplate this beautiful gift, be assured of the
prayers of Human Life International's family: our directors, affiliates,
and collaborators around the world. Be assured of our prayers for your
family and friends.
We pray that
our diligence in defense of life may transform our world as Christ
himself came that all might have life -- and have it abundantly.
Macau - For my second
pro-life mission to Macau, I [Dr. Ligaya Acosta] was joined by HLI
President Father Shenan Boquet and Dr. Brian Clowes, the director of
education and research. During the late winter trip we reached almost
4,000 people and received an invitation to return for a more complete
pro-life training mission for clergy and religious by the Macau Bishop,
His Excellency Jose Lai Hung Seng. We hope this next mission might take
place this November to coincide with HLI's Asia-Pacific Congress (ASPAC)
on Faith, Life and Family in Taiwan. - continue-
CEBU, Philippines - A
campaign to say "no" to legalized divorce is underway in the Philippines
as pro-family advocates find ways to educate Filipinos on the country's
proposed House Bill 1799. HLI Philippines country director Rene
Bullecer, MD spearheaded the rally and subsequent three-kilometer march
to draw attention to the harmful effects that are expected to follow the
passing of anti-life bills. - continue-
Dear Lemondrop, it's your daddy. I want you to know how hard your mommy and I prayed for you.I have loved you from the moment I found out about you, and long before that even. You have already been with us for 19 weeks. I remember a couple months ago, we heard your heart beating for the first time. Your mommy and I will always be there to love you along the way. No matter what. - continue -
Send a reminder: Catholic=Pro-Life!
Benedictine Abbott Basil Christopher Butler inspires the reader to embrace the fullness of the Christian faith through the Catholic Church in this beautifully written book.
Mercedes Wilson, advisor to Pope Saint
John Paul II, explains the disastrous problems in societies all over
the world -- caused by the population control movement and its
endorsement of artificial birth control and abortion. Audio CD is a
worthy listen and share.
HLI's newest prayer card features the beautifully illustrated St.
Joseph with the Christ Child. The card includes a prayerful request to
the protector of the Word Incarnate to intercede on Human Life International's behalf for abundant graces in this great pro-life work.