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Praying for Life: October 2016
For all who are abused: May they experience God's love and receive the support and resources they need to find help.
3 Hail Marys, Glory Be
In his recent Respect
Life Month statement, Cardinal Dolan reflected, "God
loves us, treats us with respect, and asks us to do the same with others. ...No
one should ever be treated callously or carelessly—everyone should be cherished
Celebrated as Respect
Life Month, October also shares the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness
Month. As noted by the bishops, "violence against
another person in any form fails to treat that person as someone worthy of
Let's pray this month
for all who are not treated according to their God-given dignity, especially
those suffering abuse.
Acts of Reparation(choose one)
- In "Saying 'No' to Violence in the Home"
Bishop Malone refers to Pope Francis's commentary on "throwaway
culture," wherein people are treated as disposable. Other than
domestic violence, where do you see examples of a "throwaway
culture," and how you can counteract it?
- On October 28, join in a united day of prayer.
- Throughout this month, keep up the prayers and
spread the message of peace and mercy on social media. (A social media toolkit is available online, and
other sample posts are on page 2.)
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.