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.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Pray for Life: Novena for Life
PRAY FOR LIFE
(featuring the Call to Prayer!)
a change in the U.S. Supreme Court move our nation closer to the day
when every human being is protected in law and welcomed in life.
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's announcement that he will retire has catapulted Roe v. Wade
into the news. Pro-abortion groups are pulling out all the stops to
urge the U.S. Senate to reject any nominee who does not promise to
publicly endorse Roe. And they are misrepresenting the legal and social reality of Roe and what would happen if it is overturned.
The upcoming Supreme Court vacancy provides us with an occasion requiring focused
prayer. The USCCB does not support or oppose the confirmation of any
presidential nominee. However, given this historic moment, the U.S.
bishops are urging all people of good will to pray for nine
weeks—starting Friday—that a change in the U.S. Supreme Court may move
our nation closer to the day when every human being is protected in law
and welcomed in life.
Choose one day this week to offer a fast for the intention of the novena. (Get information and ideas for fasting.)
Congress to stand up for fairness and life in filling the vacancy on
the Supreme Court. Send your Senators a message today at https://bit.ly/2Lif0Kh! Then share on social media to encourage others to join you.