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Month: September 2011

JOIN THE 24TH ANNUAL LIFE CHAIN

JOIN THE 24TH ANNUAL LIFE CHAIN

This year’s annual Life Chain will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2011. With over 1400 Life Chains scheduled all over the United States and Canada, chances are there is one in your community. Please visit www.lifechain.net for a complete listing of Life Chains. (dates and times may vary per location) Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for 60-90 minutes praying for our nation and for an end to abortion. It is a…

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On Oct. 18, Keep Quiet for Life

On Oct. 18, Keep Quiet for Life

Twelve-year-old Haley Altman was sent to the principal’s office. Before third period, Courtney Woodward was out of red duct tape. Josiah Wadsack only broke his silence for an after-school Bible study. The three youths were among thousands of students across the nation and around the globe who took part in last year’s Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity. With more than two weeks to go until this year’s event – set for Oct. 18 – students at nearly 1,193 colleges, high…

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Bryan Kemper to Lead Youth Rally in DC on Jan. 21, 2012

Bryan Kemper to Lead Youth Rally in DC on Jan. 21, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 29, 2011 Contact: Andre Kim 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Bryan Kemper, founder of Stand True Ministries and Director of Youth Outreach for Priests for Life, and James Nolan, president of Crossroads, will serve as masters of ceremony for the March for Life Youth Rally, to take place Jan. 21 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, D.C. Youth are the future of the pro-life movement but they are also very much its present leaders….

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Unity or Death

Unity or Death

Unity doesn’t always/necessarily mean doing or saying or even praying exactly the same thing. We can all sing the same worship song to God – singing individual parts in unison or on parts yet as we sing together it is the same song with a united purpose to glorify God. We each have a part on the Pro-Life Movement, and may not fully understand another’s role. But rather than fight and oppose each other let’s pray for one another. Let’s…

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Baby Joseph: A Life Worth Living

Baby Joseph: A Life Worth Living

By Fr. Frank Pavone Tuesday, September 27, 2011 I learned with sadness tonight of the passing of Baby Joseph Maraachli, the boy from Canada who, earlier this year, made international headlines as his family fought to give him the basic care he needed in order to breathe. I extend my condolences and prayers to his family. This young boy and his parents fulfilled a special mission from God. Amidst a Culture of Death where despair leads us to dispose of…

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‘Baby Joseph’ Dies in His Canadian Home (FoxNews.com)

‘Baby Joseph’ Dies in His Canadian Home (FoxNews.com)

Published September 28, 2011 | FoxNews.com The baby who in March was hours from being pulled off life support at a Canadian hospital but was rescued by the national director of Priests for Life and taken to the U.S. for treatment, has died Tuesday night at his Windsor, Ontario home. Twenty-month-old Joseph Maraachli, who suffered from a rare, progressive neurological disease that left him in a vegetative state beyond recovery, had been kept alive by a respirator until he underwent…

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Official Statement on Protests by Fr. Frank Pavone

Official Statement on Protests by Fr. Frank Pavone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 27, 2011 Contact: Andre Kim 347-286-7277 I’m here in Amarillo and every few seconds some message of support comes in via e-mail, text, or phone. I’ve spent the last 20 years building up relationships with pro-life activists throughout the nation and around the world, and I can tell you it’s enormously gratifying to me to have such a wide array of friends. As I have said in previous interviews (e.g. Al Kresta), I would not…

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Statement of Fr. Frank Pavone on Passing of Baby Joseph

Statement of Fr. Frank Pavone on Passing of Baby Joseph

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 28, 2011 Contact: Andre Kim 347-286-7277 Amarillo, TX – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement this morning on the passing of Baby Joseph Maraachli, the infant who earlier this year was flown from Ontario, Canada to St. Louis to receive treatment previously denied to him, which allowed him to spend his last months at home with his parents. “I learned with sadness tonight of the passing of Baby…

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Pro-Life Reflection for September 27

Pro-Life Reflection for September 27

Opposition to abortion and euthanasia does not excuse indiffernece to those who suffer from poverty, violence and unjustice…. But being “right” in such matters can never excuse a wrong choice regarding direct attacks on innocent human life. – “Living the Gospel of Life,” 23 Reflection: Consistency cuts both ways, and challenges those with blind spots to human right. The most common mistake is to tolerate child-killing while advocating for adults. Prayer: Lord, free us from ever trying to use justice…

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Alveda King Bible Study

Alveda King Bible Study

August 2009 Ezra 8:22 – For I was ashamed to ask the king for a band of soldiers and horsemen to protect us against the enemy on our way, since we had told the king, The hand of our God is for good on all who seek him, and the power of his wrath is against all who forsake him. Neh. 1:3 – The remnant there in the province who had survived the exile is in great trouble and shame….

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