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.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
From USCCB: Praying for Life Year-Round: June 2015
Praying for Life Year-Round
May those who mourn the loss of a child through abortion know the limitless mercy and healing love of Jesus.
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be
in abortion and the experience of the subsequent aftermath is one of the
great sufferings of our time. However, there can be deep healing
through Christ's love, grace and mercy. The month of June honors the
Sacred Heart of Jesus, the heart that offers us infinite mercy and
peace. Let us pray that those who have participated in abortion find
peace and healing through Christ's forgiveness and everlasting love.
some spiritual reading. We have a wealth of wisdom and inspiration at
our fingertips in the writings of the saints, who can offer helpful and
transformative words that can strengthen our relationship with God. If you're not sure where to start, take a look at these quotes on Divine Mercy.
you encounter difficulties today, unite yourself with Christ in the
earthly suffering of his Passion, and offer your own suffering for those
who have lost a child through abortion. We have the opportunity of
drawing closer to Christ, who "has given a new meaning to suffering,"
when we unite ourselves with him in His earthly suffering (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 1505*).
One Step Further
affects countless marriages more than many people recognize. But there
is no doubt that God will bring great healing to those who trust in his
"Healing within Marriage from an Abortion"discusses
post-abortion healing within a marriage, recognizing that even if an
abortion did not occur within the marriage, it can still have a negative
effect on the marriage. It might feel daunting to consider seeking help
or embracing healing, but "for God, all things are possible" (Mt 19:26).