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.
Friday, January 27, 2017
9 Days for Life: Day Seven: For Those Longing for a Child
those who long for a child of their own be filled with trust in God’s loving
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory
It can be very difficult
and painful when the Lord doesn’t answer our prayers the way we hope. We may
have many doubts and questions, wondering why we face the challenges that we
do. Yet even though our suffering is often shrouded in a sense of mystery, we
believe that the Lord loves us with great tenderness and compassion that is
beyond our imagination. Knowing this, we can trust that “all things work for
good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose” (Rom 8:28).
Acts of Reparation (choose one)
Smile. Ask God today for
the grace to be extra joyful and share Christ’s love with those who need
encouragement the most today.
Today, pray the Rosary, or even
just a decade, for someone who has hurt or disappointed you, and ask for the
grace to forgive that person. (Pro-Life Rosary Prayer Intentions)
We can sometimes forget how
blessed we are to have many of our daily comforts. Give up sleeping with your
One Step Further “Seven Considerations While
Navigating Infertility” seeks to provide
compassionate guidance that is both practical and informative for married
couples who are walking on this road. Although geared to such couples, the
article is also helpful for anyone to read, offering insight into the
experience of infertility and giving awareness of the need for sensitivity in
our relationships with those who may be affected.