Catholic = Pro-LIFE
Join our Prayer Vigil!
Leaving from St. Michael’s Every Friday at 1:00 P.m.
40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that takes a determined, peaceful approach to showing local communities the consequences of abortion in their own neighborhoods, for their own friends and families. It puts into action a desire to cooperate with God in the carrying out of His plan for the end of abortion. It draws attention to the evil of abortion through the use of a three-point program:
Prayer and fasting
The 40-day campaign tracks Biblical history, where God used 40-day periods to transform individuals, communities … and the entire world. From Noah in the flood to Moses on the mountain to the disciples after Christ’s resurrection, it is clear that God sees the transformative value of His people accepting and meeting a 40-day challenge.
How Do I talk to Compassionately?
‘Com-passion’ means ‘suffering with’. The Word of God, Christ Jesus, seeing man’s pain, Himself became poor and took on our lowly condition, that we might become rich in Him. He calls us to suffer with those to whom we bring the Gospel of salvation.
Here are some helpful guides to Sidewalk CounselinG:
By a former Planned Parenthood specialist: http://www.ewtn.com/library/prolife/sidewalk.txt
A list of various Do’s and Don’ts:
Remember: Conquer all with love!