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Dear Respect Life Coordinator/s,
It is that time again where I need to know if you are still active at your parish as the Respect Life Coordinator/s, and whether or not you have commission, please fill the online form by Monday, August 29, 2016. ONLINE FORM
Saturday, September 10, 2016
9:00 am Mass
St. Louis Church
Main & Edward Street, Buffalo
~PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED~
Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Gallagher
Please register by Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
or register on-line at https://www.cognitoforms.com/ProLifeOfficeDioceseOfBuffalo1/RespectLifeCoordinatorsInServiceLuncheon
Hope to see you on Saturday, September 10th, 2016
Take a look and read about some of the things we've been up to in the Office of Pro-Life Activities.
Praying for Life: August
May married couples, encouraged by Our Lady's example, give witness to faith and love through their marriages.
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be
Married couples are
called to give witness to faith with love that is total, faithful, and
fruitful, and therefore open to life. This love, though beautiful, is not easy.
But we can take courage from Our Lady's faith. As Pope Francis
reminded us last August 15th, the Solemnity of the Assumption, "Mary believes
and proclaims that God does not leave his humble and poor children alone, but
helps them with mercy, with care."*
One wife and mother
asks, "Is God trustworthy? For many of us, the idea of being open to children
can be a scary prospect." Find
why she shares later, "the next time we're asked 'Are you done?' we can say,
'We don't know yet. God's not finished working with us.'"
Acts of Reparation(choose one)
- Spend some time in prayer,
focusing upon one or more of the Scripture passages suggested in "Coffee & Conversation." What is God saying to
- Reflect: What are some life
experiences when you took the more challenging road? What did God give
you through those experiences?
- Pray one decade of the Rosary, reflecting on the Second
Luminous Mystery, the Wedding Feast at Cana (John 2:1-12). (Pro-life reflections for this mystery
are available to guide your prayer.)
One Step Further
Sex, and Sterilization." This article
explores the Church's beautiful teaching on love and sexuality, as it
pertains to sterilization, with encouragement and an invitation to deeper
relationships with God and with one's spouse.
from Angelus, Saturday 15 August 2015 © 2015, Libreria
Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City. Used with permission. All rights reserved.
Acts of Reparation:
for the protection of religious freedom in our country and around the
world. (Prayer card available to order.)
short flyer on Saints Thomas More and John Fisher. How do their
witnesses apply to our lives today?
- Reflect upon what Pope Francis has said
freedom and "polite
One Step Further
Intercessions and Bulletin Briefs 2016
We travel throughout the diocese to promote the cause of pro-life. Come see where we've been.