New Planned Parenthood defector hopes to glorify God and save lives (plus special appearance at 40 Days for Life Kickoff Rally!)
Fall Pro-Life Trainings this Saturday
Speakers Bureau Training, Sept. 17
Youth Leadership Conference, Sept. 17
TOBET Young Adult Conference, Sept. 17
Additional Pro-Life Events
Evening with the Bishops, Oct. 2
St. Gabriel Pro-Life Movie Night, Sept. 24
Hike for Life, Sept. 24, Oct. 8, 15
National Life Chain, Oct. 2
Breaking Pro-Life News
HHS Blocks Abstinence Education As 'Unallowable'
Texas Bishops Disappointed in Federal Court Ruling on Sonogram Law
Bishop Farrell Joins Interfaith Commemoration of 9-11
Save the Dates for the two major pro-life events in 2012 with Bishop Farrell: Roe Memorial Mass and Dallas March for Life on January 21, 2012 and The Bishop's 19th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner on April 14, 2012.
“We wept together, we prayed together and we reached out to one another in love and compassion” – Bishop Farrell remembers 9-11
As we approach the tenth anniversary of 9/11 we remember with great sadness the thousands who died and suffered in the horrendous events of that morning and their families whose lives have been scarred by the tragedy.
As is often the case, out of our grief and mourning emerged a sense of unity and singleness of purpose that enabled the healing process to begin. We wept together, we prayed together and we reached out to one another in love and compassion.Continue reading.
We Remember: Community Remembrance of 9-11-01
On September 11th, the Dallas community will gather from 2-3:15 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre to reflect and remember the events of ten years ago and all those who were lost. Bishop Kevin Farrell will be among those speaking. RSVP to Lynn Rossol at or 214-379-2854. More info
Upcoming Pro-Life Events
Remembering Life & Freedom on the Sidewalks
Date: Saturday, Sept.10
Join Bishop Mark Seitz as he celebrates Mass with Fr. Joseph Mehan and offers a special blessing for CPLC Sidewalk Counselors and Prayer Partners who stand vigil for the precious unborn outside the five Dallas abortion centers.
Youth For Life is forming a council of adults interested in planning and chaperoning youth pro-life events throughout the year. At monthly meetings, we'll stay informed about pro-life current events and strategize on how to engage today's youth in the fight to end abortion.
For more info, contact Jacquelyn Smith, 972-416-9591 or .
The rally kicking off the Fall 40 Days for Life-Dallas campaign will begin with praise & worship music followed by a spectacular speaker line-up featuring the powerful testimony of Ramona Trevino, the former manager of the recently-closed Sherman Planned Parenthood. You won't want to miss this amazing event!!
All students and moderators who want to start or grow a youth pro-life club are invited to this half-day training. Learn strategies, hear ideas and make plans for the new school year! Admission is FREE.
Online registration required (to receive materials) and available here. For more information, contact Jacquelyn Smith, 972-416-9591 or .
Youth For Life is looking for a part-time assistant. Applicant will be expected to help organize and moderate presentations on abortion and related life topics, create promotional materials, communicate well with youth and adults, write articles for the YFL newsletter, update our Facebook pages, work YFL events and perform general office tasks. Hours will vary from 10-14 hours per week, depending on upcoming events. Salary will be based on skills and experience. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, have previous youth ministry experience and be willing to go through the Diocese of Dallas Safe Environment program. Submit a resume by e-mail to .
Office Copier Needed
To best serve our ministries, the CPLC office is in need of a free-standing office copier with an automatic document feeder, multiple trays/drawers and the capacity for duplex printing and copying originals of various sizes. A digital copier with scanning capabilities would be a plus!
If you can donate a copier (or provide one at a discounted rate), please contact Becky Visosky at or 972-267-LIFE (5433). Thank you!
Breaking Pro-Life News
Planned Parenthood CEO Lies about Blocked Texas Ultrasound Bill
by Eric Scheidler
As part of my work fighting Planned Parenthood, I regularly monitor the abortion giant’s e-mail messages to supporters. I’m rarely surprised by the heated rhetoric and propaganda I see in these e-mails, but last Friday’s message from Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards betrayed such contempt for the truth that even I was struck by it. Continue reading.
"One man upended the process" – DMN Sunday Points publishes CPLC Director of Communications Becky Visosky's letter re: the federal ruling obstructing enforcement of Texas' sonogram law.
"In the Vatican's official newspaper, Church officials blasted the decision of New York officials on Wednesday, criticizing the approach which teaches students how to use contraceptives and when to . . . have sex. The Church has pointed out the high rates of pregnancy, abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases in those places where parents leave sex education to the state." Read entire article.
"A recent request for grant proposals issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) states that 'preference will be given to grantees that will offer all [human trafficking] victims referral to medical providers who can provide or refer for family planning services and the full range of legally permissible gynecological and obstetric care.' . . . This is government-speak that means this: If you do not provide or refer for abortion or contraception, you will receive no money. The policy not only gives priority to applicants that provide surgical abortions but also to those that provide abortion-causing intrauterine devices (IUDs), abortion-causing morning-after pills, abortion-causing birth control pills and devices, and ella, the abortion-causing drug."Read entire article.
Have you sent your comment to Health and Human Services regardingthe federal mandate for free contraceptives and sterilization? If not, click here. Deadline for comments is Sept. 30th – Let your voice be heard!Learn more.
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