Love Saves Lives . . . March For Life 2018

by Ed Harpring "You may not see the impact of your love, but God sees it. The love in your hearts is totally unique to you . . . and your love saves lives" Sr. Bethany Madonna‘s stirring heartfelt speech to a crowd of over 500,00 epitomized the theme of "Love Save Lives" at the … Continue reading Love Saves Lives . . . March For Life 2018

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Sharing Testimonies About The Sanctity Of Life . . .

by Ed Harpring Wounded Women & Men share their Pro-Life Testimonies at the Annual March for Life – Hundreds from Archdiocese Prepare for Pilgrimage  “Roe v. Wade made it too easy for me to make the fateful and fatal decision to abort my child. The doctor advised that the procedure would hurt no more than … Continue reading Sharing Testimonies About The Sanctity Of Life . . .

Thanksgiving, Families And Adoptive Families

by Ed Harpring November is one of my favorite times of year. Why? Fall, Thanksgiving and family. The month begins with a cool crispness in the air and the myriad of emerging fall colors delighting us with their increasing intensity. The end of the month brings Thanksgiving and the once a year Feast that calls … Continue reading Thanksgiving, Families And Adoptive Families

Respecting The Life Of Creation . . .

by Martine Bacci-Siegel A great way to teach our children about respect for creation is through animals.  Scott Huntington is a writer for the Oxford University Press as well as a middle school Sunday school teacher.  He offers these tips when teaching through animals.  Acquaint them with animals. More specifically, get them used to being … Continue reading Respecting The Life Of Creation . . .

Respecting One’s Own Life . . .

by Michelle Herberger Several years ago, when watching a film on post abortion healing, a woman who had had an abortion spoke something that continues to influence my desire to see people healed from their experience of abortion.  She said, “I made the choice to terminate life and continued to do so by my self-destructive … Continue reading Respecting One’s Own Life . . .

Living Life To Its Natural End . . . Who Decides?

by Ed Harpring “To end a person’s suffering seems a mercy. And does the exact time of death really matter that much?” This candid reflection by Suzanne Marshall caught my attention as I read her account of her mother’s lengthy and painful death. On the surface, it seems merciful to want to end the suffering … Continue reading Living Life To Its Natural End . . . Who Decides?

Suicide Prevention is a Pro-Life Issue

by Ed Harpring Tragically, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, claiming over 40,000 lives per year. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the number of suicides in the United States is at its highest level in 30 years. Their 2016 report revealed a 24% increase in the … Continue reading Suicide Prevention is a Pro-Life Issue