40 Days for Life Spring 2011, March 9 to April 17

40 Days for Life: Pray to End AbortionDue to my so-called health (and life piling up on me) recently, I didn’t get to go to the march in Birmingham last weekend. And I’m too broke to attend the events in D.C. this weekend. But all is not lost. The spring campaign of 40 Days for Life runs from March 9 to April 17 and I plan to put in as much time there as I am able.

Being down there, praying on the street outside the abortion mill, Continue reading “40 Days for Life Spring 2011, March 9 to April 17”

Divine Mercy and abortion, prayer cards with special papal blessing

I mentioned in an earlier post that I discovered a special papal blessing given by Pope John Paul II back in 2003 to the Eucharistic Apostles of Divine Mercy and all the faithful who would pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy to end abortion and the culture of death, with 5 special intentions the Pope offered. I’ve been spreading the word to every Catholic I’ve talked to, and so far, none have heard of it before. I spent some time tonight (after I said I was going home after my last post) doing a web search for “Divine Mercy and the abortion connection”. What did I find? Well, one of my posts was listed on the search results, but not the actual specific post about the blessing. But I did (finally) find this interesting tidbit. Continue reading “Divine Mercy and abortion, prayer cards with special papal blessing”

Special papal blessing by JPII, Divine Mercy for end of abortion

Over the past weeks I’ve spoken or written to lots of Catholics about the special papal blessing that Pope John Paul II signed for all the faithful who would recite the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy for the end of abortion and the culture of death. So far no one I’ve talked to knew about this special blessing beforehand and no one knew of the special intentions that the Pope suggested. After I emailed a copy of Fr. Frank Pavone’s column (linked above) to a fellow prayer vigil attendee, she pointed out to me that there happen to be five intentions, Continue reading “Special papal blessing by JPII, Divine Mercy for end of abortion”