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, January 21, 2016
9 Days for Life: Day 6 January 21, 2016: May We Discover the True Meaning of Love
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DAY SIX: January 21, 2016
all people reject pornography and discover the true meaning of love through an
encounter and relationship with Christ.
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory
we honor the life of St. Agnes, a 12 or 13-year-old girl martyred in Rome in
304 AD. Agnes never wavered in her commitment to remain a virgin and to give
her whole life to the Lord, refusing proposals to marry. Her innocence and
heroism facing death helped bring an end to the persecutions of Christians in
Rome. Following the example of St. Agnes, let us remain steadfast in
recognizing Christ, who is Love Incarnate, as the source and summit of our
lives. May his love give us the determination and courage to live for him and
for others, especially the most vulnerable among us. St. Agnes, pray for us!
Acts of Reparation (choose one)
push the snooze button. Get right out of bed and offer your day in prayer to
from snacking today. Eat three meals only.
easy to put our headphones on and ignore our siblings or parents. Instead,
enjoy the opportunity you have to talk to them; ask them how they are
One Step Further
We are created with
a desire to love and be loved. We long to be known, understood, and accepted
for who we are. Pornography, in contrast, distracts us from our call to love. Learn more about the
spiritual, emotional, and neurological impact of pornography in "Life Matters:Pornography and Our Call to Love."
Being pro-life means loving authentically. Why is chastity about how to love? Find out this and other benefits of chastity in "Love 101: Back to Basics."
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