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Judie Brown
Judie Brown
January 31, 2016

What are we to do as we find ourselves steeped in a society replete with depravity, sin, and immorality?

Events of the past week seem to intersect at the corner of morally bankrupt and socially corrupt. Let me explain.

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The Presentation: Prophecy of Mary Co-redemptrix

The New Testament prophecy of the climax of Mary’s role as Co-redemptrix comes from the inspired words of Simeon at the Presentation of the infant Lord to the Temple (cf. Lk 2:25-37). It is here, by the power of the Holy Spirit (cf. Lk 2:26-27), that Mary receives the prophetic message of Simeon foretelling the climactic sharing by the Mother of Jesus in the price of Redemption.

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Melchior Broederlam – The Presentation of Christ (detail) – WGA03231 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Virgin Mother, though not truly bound under a law given for an expiation of sin, nevertheless obediently subjected herself to the Mosaic Law. In the Temple she fulfills the duties of ritual purification, offering the “poor offering” of one young pigeon for a holocaust and another for a sin offering. There, too, she offers her male-child to the Lord. (1)

In this great paradox, the Mother and Son, who will offer themselves as the “sin offering” for all humanity at Calvary, enter the…

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“This Picture Will Precede a New Dogma”

In this April 15, 1951 Message from the Lady of All Nations, Our Lady explains her own historic role as the “Co-redemptrix,” how her image will prepare the way for a “new dogma” and how the Church will only grow stronger and more powerful through struggling for this new Marian Dogma of Mary Co-redemptrix -Ed.

April 15, 1951

I see that great bright light again. Very slowly the Lady comes forth from that light, and then she is standing before me clearly. The Lady is not yet saying anything, but looking at me with a smile. This lasts for a while, and then she begins to speak. The Lady says, “Child, look carefully once more.”

The Lady now points at the sash wrapped around her waist; I have to look at it carefully. The Lady says, “You have described everything correctly. You are on the right path. But look carefully at this…

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“Mary’s Role as Co-redemptrix”

In this extraordinary homily given at the Marian shrine in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Pope John Paul II not only uses the Marian title, “Co-redemptrix,” but also provides a larger theological context which makes unquestionably clear the doctrinal legitimacy of both the title and coredemptive role of the Woman who was, in the words of the Holy Father, “crucified spiritually with her crucified Son.” -Ed.

Most Reverend Archbishop, Brother Bishops, Authorities, Beloved Brothers and Sisters:

1…You have chosen for this sanctuary the significant title of Our Lady of Alborada, which with symbolic beauty speaks to us of the first light that announces the day. Mary is, in fact, the light that announces the nearness of the Sun about to rise, who is Christ. Where Mary is, Jesus will soon appear. With her luminous and resplendent presence, the Most Holy Virgin shines brightly with the light that awakens faith, prepares…

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Padre Pio and the Mother Co-redemptrix

It has been written, and rightly so, that “if there is an aspect of the mystery of Mary especially fitting to the life and work of Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, it is certainly the coredemptive aspect of the person and mission of the Immaculate in God’s salvific plan of love” (1).

The mystery of Mary Coredemptrix is present in the life and writings of St. Pio of Pietrelcina at the highest levels of mystical experience which he lived out in body and soul, and of the theologia cordis transmitted by him to his spiritual children in the language of that wisdom transcending by far a language limited to the solely notional and conceptual (2).

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St. Pio of Pietrelcina in the first place lived the mystery of Marian Coredemption in his exceptional mystical experience of the Passion of Christ Crucified, of which he bore the living and bleeding stigmata in his body…

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Sr. Lucia and Mary Co-redemptrix

After the inspired Word of Sacred Scripture and the doctrinal grace of the Catholic Catechism, I believe the third book that every Fatima devotee should have close at hand is the book of Sister Lucia, “Calls” From the Message of Fatima, which was released in English in 2002. A work truly directed by the Holy Spirit through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, “Calls” From the Message of Fatima constitutes a veritable Marian catechism of faith and life, written in a down to earth mode, which can be grasped by all members of the Faith and all people of good will. I have no personal doubt that Sister Lucia’s recent masterpiece will eventually become a spiritual classic, rightfully identified as the fruits of a mystic and of a saint.

This veritable Fatima catechism which includes inspired treatments on “In the Presence of…

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Mary Co-Redemptrix as a Help in the Pursuit of Interreligious Dialogue

In 2004, I attended in Rome the Plenary of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue (May 2004) and also the Study Days on Vatican II’s Decree Ad Gentes (October 2004). At both these events it was emphasized that the Church’s commitment to Evangelization and to Dialogue go hand in hand. This eventually led me to dedicate this short reflection on “Mary Co-redemptrix as a help in Dialogue.”

In inter-religious dialogue it is of the utmost importance that both sides come to know each other’s faith position as accurately as possible. Now it is my contention that a Catholic’s presentation and explanation of Mary’s title and role as Co-Redemptrix would greatly help his/her dialogue-partner to understand correctly some basics of the Church’s teaching.

The title “Co-Redemptrix” would naturally provide the occasion to present our doctrine concerning the Redeemer. This would be preceded by the explanation of the mystery of Redemption. This would…

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“The Sensus Fidelium” of Mary Coredemptrix, Mediatrix of all Graces and Advocate

The  two articles which follow, by Bishop Joseph Danlami Bagobiri and Dr. Judith Gentle, were recently presented, March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation, in Rome at the Inside the Vatican Forum’s Marian Day of Dialog on the Fifth Marian Dogma. – Ed.

“THE SENSUS FIDELIUM” of Mary Coredemptrix, Mediatrix of all Graces and Advocate of the People of God – a Nigerian Perspective of the Vox Populi Mariae Mediatrici Movement

Since the launching of the “Voice of the People for Mary Mediatrix” in May 1993, as a popular movement of the People of God from the five continents of the world praying and petitioning the Vicar of Christ to papally define the fifth Marian Dogma of Our Lady as “the spiritual Mother of all Peoples”, in her three motherly roles as Co-redemptrix, Mediatrix of all Graces and Advocate, a lot of good things have…Read More…

Mary Co-redemptrix: The Fulfillment of Maternal Love

Calvary is the summit of human history, where the drama of God’s salvation of man reaches its climax. Every human experience and expression, every action, every thought, every exercise of free will, finds its meaning and fulfillment only through the Cross.

It is at Calvary that we see enacted the fulfillment of the Mother Co-redemptrix, but in a category of human experience that transcends the dignity and efficacy of any other human vocation. At Calvary, the Mother partakes in the very act of Redemption, which in turn gives Christian meaning, purpose, and value to every other human act throughout the course of history. For it is by the objective measure of salvation, according to the ultimate meaning of love and truth, that all acts will be weighed.

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Our Lady as Woman, Warrior, and Co-redemptrix

When researching the subject of the Blessed Virgin Mary, what is most obvious is the wealth of material which one must grapple with and, secondly, the greater and greater degree of doctrinal and dogmatic definitiveness with which the Catholic Church has presented to the faithful the complete reality of the Mother of God. Whereas, by the seventh century, the doctrinal questions concerning the nature and person of Our Lord Jesus Christ had been resolved by the first six Ecumenical Councils of the Church, the doctrinal and dogmatic clarification concerning the Blessed Virgin Mary has continued into the nineteenth and twentieth century (e.g., the dogmatic definitions of the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption), and we can even assert that such an attempt at clarification continues into our own (e.g., concerning Our Lady as Co-redemptrix and Mediatrix of All Graces. Cf. Newsweek, Aug. 27,…Read More…

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​​Flame of Love: Only A Few Will Respond

“Take up my cause.  You cannot rest.  Do not be tired.  Do not give up.  All interested in my Cause must come together….Do not be passive about my sacred Cause.  Through a few people, a great outpouring of graces will change the world.  No one must excuse themselves or refuse my invitation.”

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English: Noah’s ark, The Church as a nave. Stained glass window. Church Saint-Etienne-du-Mont. Paris. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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* January 30 – Virgin of the Annunciation (Greece, 1823) – Saint John Chrysostom (in Eastern Churches)  * By all appearances, the icon had been buried for 850 years  —-- A Moment with Mary --
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January 30 – Virgin of the Annunciation (Greece, 1823) – Saint John Chrysostom (in Eastern Churches)

By all appearances, the icon had been buried for 850 years 

In March 1821, at the monastery of Kechrovouni, on the Greek island of Tinos (in the Cyclades), Michel Polyzoes and Sister Pelagia saw the Virgin Mary three times in a vision. She was wearing a gold robe and was surrounded by a bright, heavenly light. The Virgin asked them to dig in a field outside a nearby village, in a place she referred to as “her home.” The excavations revealed the ruins of an old church. On the same foundations a new edifice was erected, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and the Mother of God, Source of Life.

In 1823, construction workers unearthed an icon of the Annunciation, belonging to a Byzantine church that was destroyed by the Turks in the 10th century. By all appearances, it had been buried for 850 years… and was still intact.

The shrine was built out of marble from the temples of Neptune, relatively quickly—the construction took just 8 years—despite the war of independence waged by Greece against the Ottoman Empire. The church was completed in 1830. Among the countless miracles obtained through the Virgin of the Annunciation was the liberation of Greece.

The spirituality of this shrine resembles that of Lourdes: penance, conversion, reconciliation, trust and hope in the intercession of the Mother of God.

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It was a great day in Washington, D.C., and you can’t always say that. The federal government shut down due to the storm, and tens of thousands of pro-lifers braved the same storm to stand for life.

As we discussed last week, the March for Life is never an empty symbol, though many couch-sitters like to characterize it as such. It is important to make the most of the chances to meet with other leaders and network, to be inspired, and to give the media another chance to ignore the fact that the momentum in this country is against abortion. One classic example of this intentional ignorance was the New York Times‘s report that “hundreds” of people attended the March.

As canonist Ed Peters retorted on Facebook: “Don’t underestimate the influence of the New York Times. Hundreds of people read it.”

I see many of those whose work has directly led to the saving of thousands of lives and conversion of many, many hearts at the March, full of conviction and encouragement.

If the March – and others like it around the country and around the world – were the goal of the pro-life movement, or just some chance to pat ourselves on the back while the slaughter continues, I would understand the criticism. But the reality is that the March and all the events around it are quite valuable for those actually in the fight.

Attendance was certainly down this year as many cancelled flights or buses who would normally have been there. At the expo, HLI’s staff were still able to engage many in conversation and, for example, show why contraception is the gateway drug for abortion and why true marriage is essential for a Culture of Life. I was honored to concelebrate Holy Mass at the Franciscan Monastery with fellow pro-life priests, bishops and meet with other pro-life leaders. I was also pleased to be able to celebrate Mass for those who were trapped by the storm in our own and neighboring hotels, and to give a couple of spontaneous talks to groups who remained. You can see photos of some of the events on HLI’s Facebook page.

So the March is a chance to begin again the essential work of fighting the greatest cause of death and suffering from which our nation and the world suffers. This is why HLI has always engaged in so many different ways in the fight for life.
In HLI’s mission field, we are seeing yet another push to expand abortion “rights” for poor women, who, we are told by the abortion profiteers, are having babies that they don’t want to have.

I’m sure many of you have heard of the Zika virus, which is spreading throughout Latin America, and has been especially widespread in Brazil. People are starting to use the word “pandemic”, though this designation is still premature. Basically, people are linking this virus with a burst of cases of microcephaly in Brazil, a condition suffered by newborns whose mothers contracted Zika during pregnancy.

Following the raised concern about the Zika virus and its effects, we put out a statement yesterday that called for caution on several aspects of this troubling situation. We also warned, in part:

[O]ne expects the call to avoid pregnancy to be exploited by population control advocates who are always telling poor women and families to avoid pregnancy, most likely with renewed fund raising campaigns and anti-natalist propaganda. We also expect this very difficult situation to result in demands for radical expansion of access to abortion in law, as if killing a child is tantamount to curing a disease.

Well, it didn’t take long. This is from an NPR interview with an abortion activist:

That’s why the [abortion] debate should be on the table. In countries like Colombia, women have the option of using emergency contraception or interrupting the pregnancy legally if they are infected with the Zika virus. However, most women – especially those in the most affected areas – do not have clarity over these laws. There is a lack of information and access to these services. And that is for the countries where these kinds of reproductive health services are legal. In some other countries, like El Salvador, these kinds of reproductive rights are illegal. This might lead to women getting more unsafe abortions, and putting their health and life at risk.

As progressives like to say, never let a crisis go to waste. Possible viral epidemic? More abortion. Natural disaster? More abortion.

We all want to see women and families getting the best possible care, and to see this virus stopped in its tracks. We are all against women being harmed by abortion, but abortion is never safe for the baby who is targeted for death. These death profiteers refuse to look at Chile, which has seen great improvement in maternal health outcomes even with increased and strong restrictions on abortion.

Fr Marx-bw What does all of this have to do with events like the March for Life? There is now a network of pro-life warriors throughout Latin America in large part because a priest named Father Paul Marx met a great woman named Magaly Llaguno at an HLI conference. From this great meeting came a great friendship and collaboration, and a network of others who attended conferences, were educated, met new friends who challenged and inspired them – all of whom have had many silent and not-so-silent victories. Another meeting at an HLI conference, this one between HLI’s founder Fr. Marx and Jorge Serrano, has led to many victories in Mexico and over 150 crisis pregnancy centers throughout Latin America. This network, which continues to grow and adapt, will be fighting for moms and babies who will be under greater pressure as the abortion industry exploits the real concerns of those faced with the Zika virus.

The fight for life is certainly and primarily a spiritual battle. It is political. It is cultural. It is a battle in which human beings are the soldiers, and human beings need to be nourished, to be energized, and to be introduced to others in the fight. What began decades ago with Father Marx continues today both through HLI networks and other wonderful pro-life organizations that continue to pop up with creative ways to stop the Culture of Death and recover a Culture of Life.

Yes, it’s far from over. But this is why we need to stick together. I am deeply grateful for your prayers for HLI’s pro-life missionaries and for our other friends and warriors in the pro-life and pro-family movement.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Father Shenan J. Boquet
President, Human Life International
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Another presidential election season is upon us. This may fill you with dread, hope or anticipation, depending on your interest in politics and this year’s candidates. For myself, it is easy to experience election fatigue, wherein I tire of the endless parodies, smear campaigns and the ubiquitous political platitudes found on social media. Regardless of our personal feelings-be they positive or negative-we have a responsibility not only to vote, but to vote with knowledge and discernment. – continue
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We share the concern of our brothers and sisters in Latin America who are worried about the spread of the Zika virus, and who wonder about its cause and its effects. Much is still not known, but there seems to be a growing concern that the mosquito-borne virus is linked to the serious birth defect of microcephaly in infants born to mothers who contracted the virus during pregnancy. With this elevated concern have come calls for the postponement of pregnancy for entire nations for as many as two years, although some nations are still debating what measures to be taken and what duration to advise couples to postpone pregnancy. – continue
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Of the several key questions MacIntyre poses, one of the most crucial is “Nietzsche or Aristotle?”, the title of the chapter in which he grants these two giants the honor of having the most coherent moral programs on offer. The Enlightenment dismantled, on MacIntyre’s view, the framework of traditional Aristotelian morality which had dominated after Aquinas, but it failed to present a coherent framework as an alternative. That Nietzsche realized this and exposed the errors of the Enlightenment and remaining Christian attempts at creating a moral obligation is to his credit, but where Nietzsche left the conversation should trouble us all. – continue
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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report

Friday, January 29, 2016

For pro-life news updated throughout the day, visit LifeNews.com.

Top Stories
• Whoopi Goldberg “Thrilled” the Indicted Pro-Life Activists are “Getting Their Behind Handed to Them”
• Supreme Court Sets Date for Little Sisters of the Poor’s Challenge to Obama HHS Mandate
• D.A. Who Indicted Pro-Lifers Has Extensive Relationship With Attorney for Late-Term Abortionist
• Ted Cruz Leads Pro-Life Rally: “I Have Stood Up to Fight to the Right to Life” of Unborn Babies

More Pro-Life News
• Planned Parenthood Caught Violating Same Law Against Organ Sales David Daleiden Was Indicted Over
• Chris Christie: “Thousands of Unborn Children are Murdered in the Womb.” What Could be Worse?
• Rand Paul: “I Think Abortion is Always Wrong,” We Need to Protect “the Individual in the Womb”
• Carly Fiorina: Something’s Wrong When Pro-Life People are Indicted But Not Hillary Clinton

• Planned Parenthood Has Broken the Law or Been Fined in 8 States Since the Expose’ Videos
• University of Texas Caught Buying Aborted Baby Body Parts From Planned Parenthood
• Mike Huckabee During Republican Debate: “Let’s Get Rid of Abortion Once and for All”
• NARAL Threatens Pro-Life Rand Paul: “Keep Saying S— Like That and You’re Gonna Get Punched”
• Man Drove His Two Teenage Kids to Planned Parenthood to Spray Pro-Lifers With Tomato Juice
• Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio Will No Longer Kill Disabled Babies in Abortions

• Planned Parenthood Breaks State Law to Open Unlicensed Abortion Clinic in Kentucky
• United Airlines Bans Travelers From Viewing Pro-Life Web Site During In-Flight Internet Usage
• Indiana Senate Panel Passes Bill to Ban Abortions Based on Down Syndrome
• Sierra Leone: Pro-Life People Protest Proposed Law to Legalize Abortions

SIGN THE PETITION: Drop the Charges Against David Daleiden and Charge Planned Parenthood




Whoopi Goldberg “Thrilled” the Indicted Pro-Life Activists are “Getting Their Behind Handed to Them”
When it comes to the Texas indictment of pro-life activists, Whoopi Goldberg is interested in only one point: Planned Parenthood is not guilty. But she was shocked when one of her co-hosts defended the unborn.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/whoopi-goldberg-thrilled-the-indicted-pro-life-activists-are-getting-their-behind-handed-to-them/

Supreme Court Sets Date for Little Sisters of the Poor’s Challenge to Obama HHS Mandate
The Supreme Court has set the date for oral arguments for Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the Obama HHS mandate. The nation’s highest court will hear debate from attorneys representing the Catholic religious order and the Obama administration on Wednesday, March 23 at 10 a.m.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/supreme-court-sets-date-for-little-sisters-of-the-poors-challenge-to-obama-hhs-mandate/

D.A. Who Indicted Pro-Lifers Has Extensive Relationship With Attorney for Late-Term Abortionist
Since her office indicted pro-life advocates acting as undercover journalists to catch Planned Parenthood selling the body parts of aborted babies, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson has faced significant criticism.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/d-a-who-indicted-pro-lifers-has-extensive-relationship-with-attorney-for-late-term-abortionist/


Ted Cruz Leads Pro-Life Rally: “I Have Stood Up to Fight to the Right to Life” of Unborn Babies
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz touted his record on abortion at a packed pro-life rally Wednesday in Iowa. “Every candidate in a Republican primary says they’re pro-life. That’s what you say in a Republican primary, regardless of the facts,” Cruz said.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/ted-cruz-leads-pro-life-rally-i-have-stood-up-to-fight-to-the-right-to-life-of-unborn-babies/



Planned Parenthood Caught Violating Same Law Against Organ Sales David Daleiden Was Indicted Over
Just days after a Texas grand jury ignored evidence of Planned Parenthood selling aborted babies’ body parts and indited whistle blower David Daleiden instead, a pro-life group released new documents that appear to show the abortion chain billing for aborted babies’ body parts.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/planned-parenthood-caught-violating-same-law-against-organ-sales-david-daleiden-was-indicted-over/

Chris Christie: “Thousands of Unborn Children are Murdered in the Womb.” What Could be Worse?
The question moderator Bret Baier posed to Gov. Chris Christie Thursday night was simple: “Can you name one thing the federal government does now that it should not do at all?” It could’ve been answered a million different ways, but the New Jersey governor took it in a pro-life direction.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/chris-christie-thousands-of-unborn-children-are-murdered-in-the-womb-what-could-be-worse/



Rand Paul: “I Think Abortion is Always Wrong,” We Need to Protect “the Individual in the Womb”
During last night’s Republican presidential debate, pro-life candidate Rand Paul made his abortion views clear — he thinks abortion is “always wrong.”

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/rand-paul-i-think-abortion-is-always-wrong-we-need-to-protect-the-individual-in-the-womb/

Carly Fiorina: Something’s Wrong When Pro-Life People are Indicted But Not Hillary Clinton
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina didn’t back down from taking on Planned Parenthood in the GOP debate last night. She said there’s something wrong with the justice system in the country when pro-life advocates exposing Planned Parenthood are indicted but not Hillary Clinton.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/carly-fiorina-something-wrong-when-pro-life-people-are-indicted-but-not-hillary-clinton/

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Planned Parenthood Has Broken the Law or Been Fined in 8 States Since the Expose’ Videos
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/planned-parenthood-has-broken-the-law-or-been-fined-in-8-states-since-the-expose-videos/

University of Texas Caught Buying Aborted Baby Body Parts From Planned Parenthood
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/university-of-texas-caught-buying-aborted-baby-body-parts-from-planned-parenthood/

Mike Huckabee During Republican Debate: “Let’s Get Rid of Abortion Once and for All”
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/mike-huckabee-during-republican-debate-lets-get-rid-of-abortion-once-and-for-all/

NARAL Threatens Pro-Life Rand Paul: “Keep Saying S— Like That and You’re Gonna Get Punched”
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/naral-threatens-pro-life-rand-paul-keep-saying-s-like-that-and-youre-gonna-get-punched/



Man Drove His Two Teenage Kids to Planned Parenthood to Spray Pro-Lifers With Tomato Juice
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/man-drove-his-two-teenage-kids-to-planned-parenthood-to-spray-pro-lifers-with-tomato-juice/

Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio Will No Longer Kill Disabled Babies in Abortions
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/christ-hospital-in-ohio-will-no-longer-kill-disabled-babies-in-abortions/

Planned Parenthood Breaks State Law to Open Unlicensed Abortion Clinic in Kentucky
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/planned-parenthood-breaks-state-law-to-open-unlicensed-abortion-clinic-in-kentucky/

United Airlines Bans Travelers From Viewing Pro-Life Web Site During In-Flight Internet Usage
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/united-airlines-bans-travelers-from-viewing-pro-life-web-site-during-in-flight-internet-usage/

Indiana Senate Panel Passes Bill to Ban Abortions Based on Down Syndrome
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/indiana-senate-panel-passes-bill-to-ban-abortions-based-on-down-syndrome/

Sierra Leone: Pro-Life People Protest Proposed Law to Legalize Abortions
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/29/sierra-leone-pro-life-people-protest-proposed-law-to-legalize-abortions/

 
 
   
   


 


* January 29 – Our Lady of Nasturtiums (Italy, 1630)  * Our Lady will save us from barbarism —-- A Moment with Mary --
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January 29 – Our Lady of Nasturtiums (Italy, 1630)

Our Lady will save us from barbarism

Our Lady of Nasturtiums

Still deeply shocked by the November 13, 2015 terrorist attacks, many French people now measure the gravity of the situation—such attacks could happen again anytime, anywhere…

Our response must first be spiritual. It is our responsibility to live the mysteries of our faith in a more profound way and to anchor ourselves in the hope of Salvation. Faced with barbarism, it is our Christian duty to live more interior and prayerful lives. Do we have an active prayer life? Do we have regular recourse to the sacraments? Are we familiar with the Bible and Catholic traditions? Is our family a good example of Christian joy and missionary zeal?

Confronted with the challenge that awaits us, it is no longer possible to be just lukewarm. We must entrust ourselves to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Since Our Lady has touched the hearts of so many Muslims, and since we have entered the Jubilee year of Mercy, let us launch a major campaign of prayer to ask the Mother of God to intercede for our Muslim brothers and sisters. May they also discover the face of Divine Mercy—Our Lord Jesus Christ—crucified and risen, the Alpha and the Omega of the history of mankind.

Father Fabrice Loiseau
Founder of the Missionaries of Divine Mercy
www.laneuvaine.fr


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J.M.J.

January 29, 2016
 
Dear Family of Mary!
 
March 25, 1990 “Dear children! I am with you even if you are not conscious of it. I want to protect you from everything that satan offers you and through which he wants to destroy you. As I bore Jesus in my womb, so also, dear children, do I wish to bear you into holiness. God wants to save you and sends you messages through men, nature, and so many things which can only help you to understand that you must change the direction of your life. Therefore, little children, understand also the greatness of the gift which God is giving you through me, so that I may protect you with my mantle and lead you to the joy of life. Thank you for having responded to my call.”
 
Fr. Maximilian gave an extraordinary homily of January 27, 2016 for English Mass in Medugorje. I have transcribed it here for you because it explains so much! The Gospel for that day was from Mark 4: 1-20, the parable of the sower and the seed. You will be blessed by what he teaches us:
 
Fr. Maximilian Dalve – English Mass, January 27, 2016 – Medjugorje:
 
Who is the sower? The Father is the sower. And the seed is the Word, Christ. He is the Word of God, and He is also the vine keeper. The Father is the sower. And in His goodness He sows plentifully, even on those people who might not receive the Word fruitfully.
 
Who are those who are on the street? They are people who go to Church, and then they go back out on the street and they save nothing. I go into the Church and I go out as I entered. They never left the street. Their body was in the Church but their body never left the street. That is one big temptation. Jesus says they bear no fruit, the fruit is taken away by the devil. He is afraid of the Word, because He knows that the Word transforms us into new life, and so he has lost his prey.
 
Who are those on which the seed falls on rocky ground? Mary speaks in certain messages about people who come to Medjugorje and receive the grace of salvation, and they return home and start a new life of praying and fasting, but then they fall away. And Mary says she is sad about them. In another message she says, “If something is good, you have to persevere. You have to go on. And don’t think, God doesn’t see me, God doesn’t hear me.”
 
And those seeds that fall on ground with thorns and thistles? We have all experienced that we go into prayer but there are so many distractions, we are so carried away by worries and earthly labors that we have to do or plan or realize, that we never enter into prayer. And so sometimes our prayer is really unfruitful. Before we go into prayer we have to put aside all these earthly worries. And to be as much as possible free to encounter God in prayer.
 
But who is the good soil? How can we become good soil? What soil did the Father use to form the new Adam? He formed the first Adam from the soil of the ground. What soil did He use to form the new Adam? You all know it! He used Mary. She is the good soil. She is not “a” good soil, she is “the” good soil. It is like saying she is not immaculately conceived, instead she is The Immaculate Conception. Or like St. Maximilian Kolbe would say, “She is not just white, she is “whiteness”!
 
It was by the power of the Holy Spirit, because we can see how it was accomplished. By the power of the Holy Spirit the Divine Word was planted in her womb. Her womb was that earth that the Father favored and made fruitful by the power of the Holy Spirit. It bore the tree of life, which is Christ.
 
So if we want to bear much fruit, we have to become Mary! We have to allow Mary to live in us. It is the deep sense of her purity that there is nothing of self in her. The deeper you search in Mary, the more you look into Mary, you will only find Christ. You find nothing of her.
 
Jesus said to St. Catherine of Siena, “Remember, I am the one who is, you are the one who is not.” Mary lived that in the most perfect way. In her the purity was so great that the Divine Word could take on her flesh to make it His own flesh, which even today He gives us from His altar.
 
So let’s not be afraid. Let’s trust the purity of Mary. She says in a message, “I want nothing for myself, but everything for the salvation of your souls.” If we give ourselves into the hands of someone we can trust “more or less.” But if we give ourselves to Mary we can trust perfectly. And she said, “I would like to carry all of you in my embrace. As I carried Jesus in my womb, I would like to carry you on the way of holiness.”
 
So we can entrust ourselves to her, and if we let her work and act in us, if the Holy Spirit finds Mary in us, He will come. The more He finds Mary in us, the more He will come. Because it was His collaboration with His favorite Bride through which He accomplished the masterpiece of creation, the God-Man. And so that is His way.
 
She is the Mother. She gave birth to the head. And so now she wants to give birth, and she is called to give birth to the whole body of Christ, the Church. And St. Augustine says, “She carries us all in her womb until we are born into new life unto heaven.” So our earthly living is actually living in the heart of Mary. She is the Mother of humanity, the Mother of the new humanity. She is the new Eve.
 
And we see that the fruits are incredible. Because normally in Palestine at the time of Jesus, from one seed the most you could get out of it was 1 to 10. One seed could produce up to tenfold. But here Jesus speaks of thirtyfold, sixtyfold, hundredfold. That is humanly impossible. That is a miracle of the Holy Spirit. When we let Him work in us. And that is the purity and beauty of Mary, that she was so docile to the Holy Spirit. She was so “earthly” – the true meaning of earth is humility, it is docility, it is readiness. He could do whatever it pleased Him to do. There were no clumps in it, there were no stones in it, no thorns in it, it was pure earth.
 
And so in the measure that we are pure earth, we are Mary, who is that clay that the Father used to form the new Adam.
 
Now the fruits, as we know from Galatians 5:22 are the fruits of the Holy Spirit: love, peace, joy, patience, goodness and so on. We know that the fruit is the fruit of the Holy Spirit. He makes the fruit. They are not human efforts. If you make by human effort an act of patience, which is one of the fruits of the Holy Spirit, that patience will not be sweet at all. But fruits are sweet! We might be patient, grinding our teeth. We might be patient, while thinking how good we are. We might be patient, judging the other person. That would not be a patience filled with divine sweetness. Only the Holy Spirit can produce that type of fruit because fruit speaks about sweetness.
 
Only He can make the fruit that acts sweet. Our love, our joy, our peace, our patience, our goodness, our meekness will be filled with sweetness. That is the sign of the Holy Spirit working and not just our own doing. We always want to do something for God, let’s permit God to do something for us! He wants to do it. Thirty, sixty, or hundredfold…it depends on how much we permit Mary to be in us, to live in us, to form in us Christ. It depends on that.
 
In the beginning we will not be successful because we don’t trust her yet enough. When she says, Abandon yourself completely to me, and don’t worry about anything. Just pray. Let us listen finally to what she says because she wants to form great deeds in us and through us. That she may have the joy to let us bear a hundredfold, that we bear much fruit, that we may all be for the glory of God and the salvation of the whole world. Amen.
 
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
Mary TV
 

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Violence. Hunger. Desperation.
Our staff on the ground are witnessing violence and massive displacement of people without food, water, medicine and other basic needs in the Western Equatoria State of South Sudan. Knowing these communities so well, our staff is heartbroken, wanting desperately to help them at this critical time, but knowing there are very limited resources available.

I am writing to you today because the people we are serving together in this area are in imminent danger, due to new outbreaks of violence in this formerly peaceful area. Many have fled their homes, leaving thousands of families hungry, and without access to safe water or any type of health service.

As one of the very few organizations providing relief and healthcare in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State, we need your help. I humbly ask you to stand with the people affected by this violence and insecurity, face down the inhumanities being committed and provide them with critical, life-saving support. Amidst a backdrop of insecurity in many areas of the world, we are called to remember the downtrodden, the poor, and especially those whose daily horrors may not make it into the daily press. After all the progress we have made together, the people of South Sudan need us now more than ever.

“But if anyone has the world’s good and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” 1 John 3:17-18

I WANT TO HELP TODAY
In solidarity with the people of South Sudan,

Bruce Wilkinson


CMMB President & CEO

P.S. I want to share with you part of a recent message from the Bishop of Tombura-Yambio Diocese: “As news of the shootings and violence of all types in Western Equatoria State spreads through the area, I also pray that you will reach out to one another with the love of God and with a voice that inspires justice, courage and peace. We have to hold on to the hope and comfort we find in the saving grace of Jesus Christ.”

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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report

Thursday, January 28, 2016

For pro-life news updated throughout the day, visit LifeNews.com.

Top Stories
• D.A. Who Indicted David Daleiden Received Over $25,000 From Attorney for Late-Term Abortionist
• David Daleiden’s Attorneys: Use of Fake ID is Protected Under Law For Citizen Journalists
• Megyn Kelly Blasts “Political Hit Job” Indicting David Daleiden Not Planned Parenthood
• D.A. Defends Indictment of David Daleiden Despite Planned Parenthood Official Working for Her

More Pro-Life News
• Attorneys for David Daleiden: This is a “Runaway Grand Jury,” He Likely Won’t be Convicted
• Planned Parenthood Made $1.3 Billion Killing 324,000 Babies in Abortions
• Hillary Clinton on Putting Pro-Abortion Barack Obama on Supreme Court: “Wow! What a Great Idea”
• Planned Parenthood in South Carolina Fights Fine for Cooking Remains of Aborted Babies

• Clinic Refused to Hire Nurse Because She Wouldn’t Help Kill Babies in Abortions
• Viral Video of Boy with Down Syndrome Reciting the Alphabet Gets More Than 13 Million Views
• Zika Virus May Prompt Pro-Life Countries in South America to Legalize Abortion
• Abortion Activists Use High-Tech Virtual-Reality Film to Paint Pro-Lifers as Violent Woman-Haters
• 17 Photos Show What Happened at the Supreme Court During the March for Life
• BBC to Show Businessman Kill Himself in Assisted Suicide Documentary

• Missouri Appeals Judge’s Order Stopping State From Closing Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic
• Malta: Gay Group Sues Pro-Life Group After Claiming Planned Parenthood Funding It to Push Abortion
• Ruling Sets Stage for Challenge to Northern Ireland’s Pro-Life Law Protecting Babies From Abortion

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D.A. Who Indicted David Daleiden Received Over $25,000 From Attorney for Late-Term Abortionist
Today, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson (pictured) defended her indictment of pro-life advocate David Daleiden despite the fact that a Planned Parenthood abortion business board members works as a prosecutor in her office. Now, new information has come to light that Anderson’s campaign received more than $25,000 from the attorney who works for a late-term abortionist.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/d-a-who-indicted-david-daleiden-received-over-25000-from-attorney-for-late-term-abortionist/

David Daleiden’s Attorneys: Use of Fake ID is Protected Under Law For Citizen Journalists
Attorneys for David Daleiden, the pro-life advocate indicted by a grand jury after he exposed the sale of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood, says Daleiden is innocent of the two charges the grand jury filed.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/david-daleidens-attorneys-use-of-fake-id-is-protected-under-law-for-citizen-journalists/

Megyn Kelly Blasts “Political Hit Job” Indicting David Daleiden Not Planned Parenthood
Reacting to the news that the filmmakers related to the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) would be indicted on criminal charges in the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal, Monday’s Kelly File concluded with host Megyn Kelly and senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano excoriating the liberal Harris County, TX prosecutor for enacting “a political hit job” on the pro-life figures that exposed the massive scandal.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/megyn-kelly-blasts-political-hit-job-indicting-david-daleiden-not-planned-parenthood/


D.A. Defends Indictment of David Daleiden Despite Planned Parenthood Official Working for Her
As LifeNews reported Monday, a Texas grand jury has ignored the videos exposing a Houston-based Planned Parenthood abortion clinic caught selling aborted baby body parts and has instead indicted the man behind producing the expose’ videos.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/d-a-defends-indictment-of-david-daleiden-despite-planned-parenthood-official-working-for-her/



Attorneys for David Daleiden: This is a “Runaway Grand Jury,” He Likely Won’t be Convicted
Attorneys for pro-life advocate David Daliden, the man behind the expose’ videos catching Planned Parenthood selling the body parts of aborted babies, said the grand jury that indicted him got carried away and they expect Daleiden likely won’t be convicted on the bogus charges.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/attorneys-for-david-daleiden-this-is-a-runaway-grand-jury-he-likely-wont-be-convicted/

Planned Parenthood Made $1.3 Billion Killing 324,000 Babies in Abortions
To say that 2015 was not the year Planned Parenthood dreamed of would be putting it mildly. The release of a series of undercover videos that showed high-level executives haggling over the price of intact fetal livers, kidneys, and lungs brought a firestorm of outrage and launched congressional investigations. It required a presidential veto to prevent a redirection of most of PPFA’s funding to community health centers.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/planned-parenthood-made-1-3-billion-killing-324000-babies-in-abortions/



Hillary Clinton on Putting Pro-Abortion Barack Obama on Supreme Court: “Wow! What a Great Idea”
As I read that Hillary Clinton responded with a “wow” when a Iowan asked if she’d consider Barack Obama for the Supreme Court, I couldn’t help thinking back to the opening of an “exclusive” interview Mr. Obama gave POLITICO. Glenn Thrush began

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/hillary-clinton-on-putting-pro-abortion-barack-obama-on-supreme-court-wow-what-a-great-idea/

Planned Parenthood in South Carolina Fights Fine for Cooking Remains of Aborted Babies
South Carolina has a long history of grotesque abortion stories — from aborting a baby who lived 21-days to documenting an abortionist grinding up babies’ bodies in a common sink disposal.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/planned-parenthood-in-south-carolina-fights-fine-for-cooking-remains-of-aborted-babies/

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Clinic Refused to Hire Nurse Because She Wouldn’t Help Kill Babies in Abortionsrtion
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/clinic-refused-to-hire-nurse-because-she-wouldnt-help-kill-babies-in-abortions/

Viral Video of Boy with Down Syndrome Reciting the Alphabet Gets More Than 13 Million Views
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/viral-video-of-boy-with-down-syndrome-reciting-the-alphabet-gets-more-than-13-million-views/

Zika Virus May Prompt Pro-Life Countries in South America to Legalize Abortion
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/zika-virus-may-prompt-pro-life-countries-in-south-america-to-legalize-abortion/

Abortion Activists Use High-Tech Virtual-Reality Film to Paint Pro-Lifers as Violent Woman-Haters
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/abortion-activists-use-high-tech-virtual-reality-film-to-pain-pro-lifers-as-violent-woman-haters/



17 Photos Show What Happened at the Supreme Court During the March for Life
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/17-photos-show-what-happened-at-the-supreme-court-during-the-march-for-life/

BBC to Show Businessman Kill Himself in Assisted Suicide Documentary
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/bbc-to-show-businessman-kill-himself-in-assisted-suicide-documentary/

Missouri Appeals Judge’s Order Stopping State From Closing Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/missouri-appeals-judges-order-stopping-state-from-closing-planned-parenthood-abortion-clinic/

Malta: Gay Group Sues Pro-Life Group After Claiming Planned Parenthood Funding It to Push Abortion
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/malta-gay-group-sues-pro-life-group-after-claiming-planned-parenthood-funding-it-to-push-abortion/

Ruling Sets Stage for Challenge to Northern Ireland’s Pro-Life Law Protecting Babies From Abortion
http://www.lifenews.com/2016/01/28/ruling-sets-stage-for-challenge-to-northern-irelands-pro-life-law-on-abortion/