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Forty Days for Life Prayer Vigil, September 24 through November 2
40 Days for Life.com ^ | 09-24-08 | 40 Days for Life

Posted on 09/24/2008 7:26:43 PM PDT by Salvation

40 Days for Life

'Being Human' spotlights 40 Days for Life just prior to kickoff!

Just days before simultaneous campaigns launch in more than 170 cities in the United States and Canada, the 40 Days for Life effort was the focus of a world premiere documentary on the EWTN global network. Here's a brief excerpt:

"This episode of BeingHuman focuses on the stories and successes that prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil have accomplished through 40 Days for Life campaigns that have now spread across the country and around the globe," said national campaign director David Bereit. "This show offers a great opportunity to get people in communities across the nation involved in this initiative."

The campaign runs September 24 through November 2.

Which will be the first abortion-free states?

“Despite the increasingly shrill rhetoric of the abortion industry, the simple truth is that business is off,” said David Bereit, national campaign director of 40 Days for Life.

“Abortion numbers have dropped so significantly that several states are now down to only one or two remaining abortion centers," he said. "This fall’s 40 Days for Life campaign presents a great opportunity to finish the life-saving work in these states, creating abortion-free zones and encouraging other states to follow suit.”

This fall, 40 Days for Life vigils will take place at the last remaining abortion centers in North Dakota and Mississippi, states which each have only one remaining abortion facility, as well as the last two abortion facilities in Nebraska and the last two in Kentucky.

Please sign up for 40 Days for Life updates using the box at the upper right to see how you can take part in the ambitious plans God has put before us.

Get involved with 40 Days for Life!

David Bereit, the national campaign director of 40 Days for Life, recently spoke to a pro-life group in Baltimore. His remarks were captured in the video below. He related stories about some of the campaign's heroes and listed six key points involved in discerning your role in this fall's 40 Days for Life effort:

Watch the video ... then find a local campaign to get involved with!



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40 Days for Life

1 posted on 09/24/2008 7:26:47 PM PDT by Salvation
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Catholic Prayer Ping!
 
Please send me a FReepmail to be added or taken off the Catholic Prayer Ping List.
 

2 posted on 09/24/2008 7:29:14 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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I’m not sure which day I am going. I think on Saturdays or maybe Wednesdays. But you will see me there!


3 posted on 09/24/2008 7:30:41 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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New video from CatholicVote.com

Powerful
http://www.creativeminorityreport.com/2008/09/new-video-from-catholicvotecom.html


4 posted on 09/24/2008 7:44:32 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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40 Days for Life kicks-off tonight! -- Tues. 09-23-08

This is probably the most effective pro-life grassroots campaign currently in operation. My housemates and I here in DC hosted a kick-off party last weekend for the DC participants where the founder of 40 Days, David Bereit, was generous enough to stop by.

Watch their video and

Learn more about how to get involved at their website.

Volunteering at a pro-life crisis pregnancy center is also a fantastic committment, I must add.


5 posted on 09/24/2008 9:52:11 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Pray for an end to abortion and the conversion of America to a mindset of life!
Day Two

6 posted on 09/25/2008 9:15:19 AM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Three

7 posted on 09/26/2008 11:08:06 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation
Day Four

 
Pray the Rosary. 
Pray without ceasing.

8 posted on 09/27/2008 12:18:07 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Five

9 posted on 09/28/2008 10:23:10 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Six
 



~ PRAYER ~

St. Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle
 Be our protection against the wickedness
and snares of the devil;
May God rebuke him, we  humbly pray,
 and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host,
 by the power of God,
 Thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits
who wander through the world seeking the ruin of souls.
 Amen
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10 posted on 09/29/2008 9:37:58 AM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Placemarker ... thank you for the heads up.


11 posted on 09/29/2008 10:39:04 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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September 30th was

Day Seven

12 posted on 10/01/2008 10:20:30 AM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Eight

13 posted on 10/01/2008 10:21:23 AM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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I certainly forgot yesterday, didn't I?

Day Nine

14 posted on 10/03/2008 10:23:03 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Ten

15 posted on 10/03/2008 10:23:49 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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For Saturday

Day Eleven

16 posted on 10/05/2008 6:50:36 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Pro-Life Sunday -- Life Chain Sunday

Day Twelve

17 posted on 10/05/2008 6:51:30 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Thirteen

18 posted on 10/06/2008 11:34:37 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Fourteen
 
 
Pray for an end to abortion and the conversion of America to a mindset of life!

19 posted on 10/07/2008 11:06:28 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Bump for life.


20 posted on 10/07/2008 11:44:57 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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The Lord's Prayer:  OUR Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Day Fifteen

21 posted on 10/08/2008 10:56:54 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Sixteen

22 posted on 10/09/2008 10:51:27 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Gospel
Lk 11:27-28

While Jesus was speaking,
a woman from the crowd called out and said to him,
“Blessed is the womb that carried you
and the breasts at which you nursed.”
He replied, “Rather, blessed are those
who hear the word of God and observe it.”
 
Day Seventeen

23 posted on 10/10/2008 9:45:31 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Eighteen



The Angelus 

The Angel of the Lord declared to Mary: 
And she conceived of the Holy Spirit. 

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of
our death. Amen. 

Behold the handmaid of the Lord: Be it done unto me according to Thy word. 

Hail Mary . . . 

And the Word was made Flesh: And dwelt among us. 

Hail Mary . . . 


Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. 

Let us pray: 

Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts; that we, to whom the incarnation of Christ, Thy Son, was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection, through the same Christ Our Lord.

Amen. 


24 posted on 10/11/2008 12:32:27 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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After Two Weeks of 40 Days for Life - 114 Babies Saved from Abortion

(And those are just the ones that get counted. I pray that there are many more.)

25 posted on 10/11/2008 12:36:45 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Nineteen
 
Responsorial Psalm
Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6

R. (6cd) I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
In verdant pastures he gives me repose;
beside restful waters he leads me;
he refreshes my soul.
R. I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.
He guides me in right paths
for his name's sake.
Even though I walk in the dark valley
I fear no evil; for you are at my side
with your rod and your staff
that give me courage.
R. I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.
You spread the table before me
in the sight of my foes;
you anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
R. I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.
Only goodness and kindness follow me
all the days of my life;
and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD
for years to come.
R. I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.

26 posted on 10/12/2008 8:18:29 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Halfway there!

Day Twenty

27 posted on 10/13/2008 11:01:16 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Hail Mary: HAIL Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now, and in the hour of our death. Amen.

Day Twenty-one

28 posted on 10/14/2008 10:54:16 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Reading 1
Gal 5:18-25

Brothers and sisters:
If you are guided by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
Now the works of the flesh are obvious:
immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry,
sorcery, hatreds, rivalry, jealousy,
outbursts of fury, acts of selfishness,
dissensions, factions, occasions of envy,
drinking bouts, orgies, and the like.
I warn you, as I warned you before,
that those who do such things will not inherit the Kingdom of God.
In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
patience, kindness, generosity,
faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.
Against such there is no law.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified their flesh
with its passions and desires.
If we live in the Spirit, let us also follow the Spirit.

Day Twenty-two

29 posted on 10/15/2008 12:51:24 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign Credited With Saving 268 Babies From Abortion

Day Twenty-three

30 posted on 10/16/2008 6:02:55 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Heads Up

Alfred E Smith Dinner coming up.

Both Obama and McCain are going to be speaking.

Mc needs to bring up the life issue.


31 posted on 10/16/2008 6:09:15 PM PDT by mware
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Looks like Fox News is going to cover it.I have not checked CSPAN but I would think they would be covering it.

My dear FRiend Fr Paul who passed away in the summer use to announce at the dinner.

32 posted on 10/16/2008 6:10:59 PM PDT by mware
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CPAN is covering the speech. John McCain coming up right now.

Announcer just said that we all know JOhn McCain suffered very much in his past history. We all know what happen to him on The View.

33 posted on 10/16/2008 6:13:53 PM PDT by mware
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Day Twenty-four

34 posted on 10/17/2008 11:54:27 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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We give thanks to God always for all of you, remembering you in our prayers, unceasingly calling to mind your work of faith and labor of love and endurance in hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father, knowing, brothers and sisters loved by God, how you were chosen.

(from today's second reading!)

Day Twenty-five

35 posted on 10/18/2008 9:42:58 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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A Call for a Rosary Novena [Father John Corapi]

Day Twenty-six

36 posted on 10/19/2008 8:53:40 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Responsorial Psalm
Ps 100:1b-2, 3, 4ab, 4c-5

R. (3b) The Lord made us, we belong to him.
Sing joyfully to the LORD all you lands;
serve the LORD with gladness;
come before him with joyful song.
R. The Lord made us, we belong to him.
Know that the LORD is God;
he made us, his we are;
his people, the flock he tends.
R. The Lord made us, we belong to him.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving,
his courts with praise.
R. The Lord made us, we belong to him.
Give thanks to him; bless his name, for he is good:
the LORD, whose kindness endures forever,
and his faithfulness, to all generations.
R. The Lord made us, we belong to him.

Day Twenty-seven

37 posted on 10/20/2008 11:57:28 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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So then you are no longer strangers and sojourners,
but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones
and members of the household of God,
built upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets,
with Christ Jesus himself as the capstone.
Through him the whole structure is held together
and grows into a temple sacred in the Lord;
in him you also are being built together
into a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.
 
Day Twenty-eight

38 posted on 10/21/2008 11:20:18 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Meditation - The Sorrowful Mysteries
The cross appears in many forms. All that is in man must suffer and bear the punishment of sin, either personal sin or the sins of others. The soul must suffer because mind and will are primarily responsible for sin. Therefore Jesus suffers His agony, sad unto death, trembling and sweating blood, but accepting the chalice of His Passion because it is His Father's will. The pain of the scourging atones for the sins of the flesh, all sensuality and pampering of the body; the humiliation of the crowning with thorns, for the pride by which man seeks to be like unto God and despises His will; the carrying of the cross, for the pleasure-seeking and forgetfulness of duty; the crucifixion, for the spirit of rebellion against the restraints of God's law binding man at all times and under all circumstances.

The sorrowful mysteries are found in the life of every true follower of Christ. Through agony of mind and body, through humiliations patiently borne, through fidelity in carrying the burdens of life, through perseverance in the attitude of loving submission to God's will he must atone for sin, conform to the image of Christ, and through such conformity with Christ Crucified prove his claim to the glory of life everlasting.

Excerpted from Our Lady's Litany, Rev. A. Biskupek S.V.D.

 

Day Twenty-nine

39 posted on 10/22/2008 12:06:10 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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At Least 32 Babies Were Saved During the Pro-life Day of Silent Solidarity Yesterday
40 posted on 10/22/2008 7:52:42 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Thirty
 
Ten more days

41 posted on 10/23/2008 10:26:08 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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After Two Weeks of 40 Days for Life - 114 Babies Saved from Abortion

I know there was at least one saved right here, in the Tri-Cities. Probably among the 114 counted.

The Power of The Rosary!

42 posted on 10/23/2008 10:31:30 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurture™)
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**The Power of The Rosary!**

Amen!


43 posted on 10/23/2008 10:33:06 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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We Pray.

Rosary.

Every need is heeded.

We read Zenit daily.

May the Peace of God be with you.

We as Members of St.Maximilian Kolbe at this Moment through Our Mother of Mary at the foot of the Cross with her suffering. Mary chose a sinless life.

May St.Maximilian live on in that same humble suffering. Almighty to you Lord.

Thou we may not be worthy, open your heart.

Hear Our Prayer.

44 posted on 10/24/2008 2:20:30 AM PDT by Global2010 (God Will see us through. Blessings.)
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I received this in an email today: “Among the most important titles we have in the Catholic Church for the Blessed Virgin Mary are Our Lady of Victory and Our Lady of the Rosary. These titles can be traced back to one of the most decisive times in the history of the world and Christendom. The Battle of Lepanto took place on October 7 (date of feast of Our Lady of Rosary), 1571. This proved to be the most crucial battle for the Christian forces against the radical Muslim navy of Turkey. Pope Pius V led a procession around St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City praying the Rosary. He showed true pastoral leadership in recognizing the danger posed to Christendom by the radical Muslim forces, and in using the means necessary to defeat it. Spiritual battles require spiritual weapons, and this more than anything was a battle that had its origins in the spiritual order, a true battle between good and evil.

Today we have a similar spiritual battle in progress, a battle between the forces of good and evil, light and darkness, truth and lies, life and death. If we do not soon stop the genocide of abortion in the United States, we shall run the course of all those that prove by their actions that they are enemies of God, total collapse, economic, social, and national. The moral demise of a nation results in the ultimate demise of a nation. God is not a disinterested spectator to the affairs of man. Life begins at conception. This is an unalterable formal teaching of the Catholic Church. If you do not accept this you are a heretic, in plain English. A single abortion is homicide. The more than 48,000,000 abortions since Roe v. Wade in the United States constitute genocide by definition. The group singled out for death, unwanted, unborn children.

No other issue, not all other issues taken together, can constitute a proportionate reason for voting for candidates that intend to preserve and defend this holocaust of innocent human life that is abortion.

I strongly urge every one of you to make a Novena and pray the Rosary to Our Lady of Victory between October 27th and Election Day, November 4th. Pray that God’s will be done and the most innocent and utterly vulnerable of our brothers and sisters will be protected from this barbaric and grossly sinful blight on society that is abortion. No woman, and no man, has the right to choose to murder an innocent human being.

May God grant us the wisdom, knowledge, understanding, and counsel to form our conscience in accordance with authentic Catholic teaching, and then vote that well-formed Catholic conscience.
God Bless You
Fr. John Corapi”


45 posted on 10/24/2008 5:19:21 AM PDT by SumProVita ("Cogito ergo sum pro vita." .....updated Descartes)
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You beat me. I just found this after posting Fr. Corapi’s message. Sorry...


46 posted on 10/24/2008 5:20:32 AM PDT by SumProVita ("Cogito ergo sum pro vita." .....updated Descartes)
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To: SumProVita

Thanks for your post!


47 posted on 10/24/2008 7:47:18 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Vultus Christi

Madonna Preziosissimo Sangue.jpg

There have been more than 40 million abortions in the United States since 1973.

HEART OF JESUS,
formed by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mary,
have mercy on this nation soaked in the blood of the innocent.

May that vast army of infants slaughtered mercilessly in their mothers' wombs
raise their voices and plead before Thy throne in glory
for an end to the crime of abortion
that has so rightly merited Thy Father's wrath
and caused our nation to become an abomination in His sight.

Do what Thou must, O merciful Heart of Jesus,
to reveal to all the horror of this sin
and to bring us to repentance.

Immaculate Virgin Mary,
thou who didst bear Thy Son for nine months
in the inviolate sanctuary of Thy womb,
intercede for the United States of America,
which claim thy maternal protection.
Amen.


48 posted on 10/24/2008 7:48:55 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Day Thirty-one

BTTT for the 24th.

Sign up on Catholic Culture Chart to say a Rosary for Life -- You can use your nickname

49 posted on 10/25/2008 2:02:22 AM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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Attended a Right to Life Auction tonight. Didn't buy anything, but contributed to the growth of our local RTL office.

Day Thirty-two

50 posted on 10/25/2008 10:57:09 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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