Posts from January 2013

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March for Life 2013

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Braving the freezing temperatures and snowy weather, our group of almost 300 sisters, priests, brothers, family, and friends of the Family of the Incarnate Word joined over 500,000 other pro-life marchers this past Friday, January 25th protesting the Supreme Court ruling Roe vs. Wade.  As it has been for the past 40 years, this event […]

Pro-Life Highlight: Option Line

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Option Line: Available in both English (“Option Line”) and Spanish (“Estas Embrazada”), this project is dedicated to giving women real choices during the terrifying moments of dealing with an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. For women who feel trapped and see abortion as the only (or easy) way out, this site provides anonymous support and someone knowledgeable with […]

Ken’s Story: Conceived In Rape, Born For Love

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“A man named Ken recently called in to a Washington, DC radio talk show discussing the question of abortion after rape. In the midst of a politically charged discussion, his personal story caught the host off guard. Ken explained that he was adopted as an infant, and at age 30, located his birth mother and […]

Promoting a Culture of Life

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  In light of this year’s March for Life we have created a page to help you find reliable pro-life information on the internet more easily.  Do you want to learn why the Catholic Church is pro-life? Are you looking for ways to get more involved in the pro-life movement? Do you, or does someone […]

USCCB Novena for Life

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  As the annual March for Life approaches, the faithful gather to pray for respect for all human life. Spend a few moments visiting the USCCB Pro-life page and take advantage of the resources provided there, especially the Nine Days Of Prayer, Penance & Pilgrimage: Marking The 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade. To receive the novena daily by […]

Highlight on Our California Mission

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The Servidoras on the West Coast have a large apostolate serving two parishes, the Our Lady of Peace Shrine in Santa Clara, and the parish of St. Leo the Great in San Jose.  Here is an update on the mission they carry out in California’s Silicon Valley. OUR LADY of PEACE SHRINE (www.olop-shrine.org) Catechism Program   […]

Three Upcoming Events

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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius will be offered for women in English at The Mattaponi Retreat Center in Upper Marlboro, MD Friday, February 15 to Monday, February 18, 2013 (Presidents’ Day Weekend). This is a silent retreat which includes preached points for meditation, daily Mass, and opportunity for confession. The cost is $175. To […]