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 23, 2016
9 Days for Life: January 23 Day 8: For an End to Domestic Violence
you love your cup of tea or coffee in the morning? Fast from caffeine today, or
try your coffee black.
how to pray the Angelus prayer and consider saying it every day— on awakening,
at noon or at 6 p.m. (or all three times).
up your favorite form (or all forms) of social media for the day. Spend some of
the extra time meditating upon a Scripture verse or passage.
One Step Further
in four Americans are reported to know a victim of domestic violence. Learn to
recognize some of the signs in “Life Matters: Domestic Violence,” which
discusses the painful assault on human dignity that is domestic violence.
you believe someone you know may be in a troubled situation, you should call a
domestic violence hotline number for assistance, or encourage the person to
call the hotline or emergency services themselves.