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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #8 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

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This is from the USCCB website...

Intercession: For an end to legal abortion in our nation and for the conversion of all hearts, so that the inherent rights of every human being—especially those most at risk of abuse and rejection—will be upheld.

 

Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

 

Reflection: On this memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, we hear St. Paul’s words to them: “do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord.” These words ring true for us today, especially as we speak the truth that life is worth living, and that every person, without exception, deserves the chance to live his or her life, and experience its beauty and goodness. Blessed John Paul II reminds us that our first step in giving our testimony is to have an outlook of wonder on the beauty of life, “discovering in all things the reflection of the Creator and seeing in every person his living image” (Evangelium Vitae, 83).

 

Acts of Reparation (choose one):

  • Read about a Church teaching you don’t understand in the Catechism.
  • Make an honest assessment of your “giving finances” – are you giving too little? Make a resolution to give a set weekly or monthly donation to your parish or favorite local charity.
  • Do you love your cup of tea or coffee in the morning? Fast from caffeine today or try your coffee black.