Save the Date for these 2013 Events for Life with Bishop Kevin Farrell: January 19 – 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade – Mass and Dallas March for Life April 6 – The Bishop's 20th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner
A Message of Love, A Message of 'Yes': 40 Days for Life-Dallas
Last year 3 men prayed at the vigil site for 24 consecutive hours … There were those who came to the vigil site every day (or almost every day). . . . There were others who came to the sidewalk for the first time, and left forever changed. . . . These prayer warriors made a difference. They made a difference to the other 24 hour "club" that no one really wants to join.
That's the women who come for an appointment with an abortionist and wait for at least 24 hours (by TX law) to contemplate the "choice", that they so often feel forced to make, of whether to end the life of their child.
For at least 24 hours, these women are contemplating: “YES” (I will choose Life for this child) or “NO” (I will not allow this baby to live).
The peaceful, prayerful presence of 40 Days for Life is a message of love, a message of "Yes" to these women and their children.
How much time can you commit for one woman? … for one child? ... for one soul?
Come pray with us… come pray for Life!Click here to learn more about how you can be a part of this amazing campaign!
Join other young singles and marrieds for a sunset cruise aboard the Star of Texas party boat on Lake Lewisville. Cost: $20 per person, including dinner, drinks and free Voices 4Life membership. Free for current Voices 4Life members. Click here to reserve your ticket today! Space is limited.
CPLC Classic / Bishop’s Cup – Registration Now Open!
Date: Mon., October 22
Please join us for the 12th Annual CPLC Classic/Bishop's Cup Pro-Life Charity Golf Tournament at The Tribute Golf Club in The Colony, a U.S. top-rated course inspired by the famous links of Scotland. Bishop Seitz will be attending the golf tournament and will be presenting the Bishop’s Cup to the winners! For more info, visit prolifedallas.org/golf or contact or 972-270-3019.
Learn how to effectively share your pro-life beliefs with others. The CPLC Speakers Bureau will train you to spread the pro-life message to both youth groups and adults. Learn the new and fun activities that we incorporate into our presentations! For more info and to register, contact Jan Storey, 972-986-5463 or .
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: St. Monica, Dallas, (Rm. 212, Family Ctr)
Those interested in learning to counsel women facing unanticipated pregnancies are most welcome to attend. All materials are included. This is a two-part training, and attendees must be present for both sessions. For more information and to register, please contact Fred Fink, Executive Director, at 214-631-2402. Sponsored by Birth Choice of Dallas.
The CPLC is presenting free Faithful Citizenship seminars discussing how our Catholic beliefs and civic responsibilities intersect and what it means to be a Catholic voice in the public square.
For more information, or to schedule a presentation to your group or parish, please contact the Catholic Pro-Life Committee, 972-267-LIFE (5433), or .
Breaking Pro-Life News
Komen Insider’s New Book Exposes How Planned Parenthood Bullied It by Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com
Karen Handel, former Senior Vice President for the breast cancer group Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the author of a new book, Planned Bullyhood.
Hitting bookshelves Tuesday, the new book is a behind-the-scenes exposé of Planned Parenthood’s ruthless, orchestrated efforts to take down Komen in February for making a decision to revoke its funding for the abortion business.
Planned Bullyhood: The Truth Behind the Headlines About the Planned Parenthood Funding Battle With Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the title of the tome and it will be an eye-opening experience for readers. Handel was intimately involved in the decision-making process that led to de-funding Planned Parenthood and she was excoriated by the press and pro-abortion activists for doing so. Continue reading
Risk of death increases after abortion: Danish study By Hilary White, LifeSiteNews.com
While the abortion industry continues to say that abortion is safer than natural childbirth, more research is finding that abortion significantly increases the risk of maternal death. A new study of 463,473 women from Denmark over a 30-year period shows that the risk of death following a first trimester abortion is significantly increased compared to women delivering a first pregnancy. The heightened risk ranges from 84 percent after 180 days to 39 percent after 10 years. Continue reading
October Baby DVD Released
The surprise hit OCTOBER BABY – an independent film that topped $5.3 million at the box office, sparked debate in national media and touched audiences nationwide with its entertaining love story and compelling message about the sanctity of life – debuted Sept. 11 on DVD with more than 2 hours of bonus features! Order here.
Plus the October Baby novel hit stores September 1.
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