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Amoris Laetitia - Pope Francis Apostolic Exhortation Coming Soon

9 Days for Life: Praying for Life Year-Round


The bishops' annual, pro-life novena, 9 Days for Life, is a focused period of prayer, penance, and pilgrimage surrounding the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children (January 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade).

Although the 9 Days for Life novena has concluded for 2016, the bishops invite continued prayers for life throughout the year.

Praying for Life: July 2016

Praying for Life: July 2016Intention: May our ability to care for others not be diminished by threats to religious freedom.

Jesus's heart moved him to heal the sick, comfort the grieving, and raise the dead. Love moved him to work wonders. This same love also moves us to care for those in need, but in recent years, the Church and her members have faced increasing obstacles to doing so.

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