Five children were born to Nikola and Dronda Bojaxhiu, yet only three survived. Gonxha was the youngest, with an older sister, Aga, and brother, Lazar. This brother describes the family's early years as "well-off," not the life of peasants reported inaccurately by some.
Look down upon the vast numbers of babies not allowed to be born, of the poor whose lives are made difficult, of men and women who are victims of brutal violence, of the elderly and the sick killed by indifference or out of misguided mercy.
Obtain for them the grace to accept that Gospel as a gift ever new, the joy of celebrating it with gratitude throughout their lives, and the courage to bear witness to it resolutely, in order to build, together with all people of good will, a civilization of truth and love, to the praise and glory of God, the Creator and lover of life.
Jan 4- America, your very future as a nation depends on your willingness to protect the Right to Life of the most defenseless in your society. Ronald Reagan Jan The war on the unborn is never-ending. In the first century it was stated: The difference between the way of life and the way of death is great.
Therefore, do not murder a child by abortion or kill a newborn infant. In America decriminalized abortion and perfected the methods of killing the unborn. Pray to end abortion and euthanasia.
Jan Just because something happens to be legal does not make it moral, ethical or right. Abortion is perhaps one of the most dramatic examples of a situation where something is legal decriminalized but is very much a sin against God and against humanity. We need affordable health care, but not at the expense of the unborn, the elderly, and the infirm.
Pray that our legislators will deliver to us affordable health care without abortion and euthanasia. Feb 8- If the pro-death forces were not in control of the press, I am convinced that not only would the debate on abortion be over by now.
The Pro-Life side would be victorious because we would have seen the pictures every night on television of what is taking place behind the doors of the abortion clinics and hospitals. Pray for an end of abortion and euthanasia. Silent No More Feb Worldwide, it has been estimated that there have been more than 1.
This is a trend that is not lessening but growing exponentially as more countries embrace and legalize abortion. It is certainly true that a change of heart is more important than a change of law.
What is forgotten, however, is that the law is the great teacher. Children grow up believing that if a practice is legal, it must be moral. It wounds families and the future of our nation.
Action possesses the land. We must have pro-life action to win the war against the culture of death. In reality, what might seem logical and humane, when looked at more closely is seen to be senseless and inhumane. John Paul II March Many times truth and justice are compromised by the desire to avoid offending anyone!
This applies to those of us who may be afraid to speak the truth about abortion. April 5- He who denies that human life begins with conception does not need to contend with religion, but science.Mother Teresa found meaning through her vocation and was influenced by many beliefs and teachings of the Church such as, the option for the poor and vulnerable, life and dignity of the human person and the two commandments spoken by Jesus.
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A religious fundamentalist, a political operative, a primitive sermonizer, and an accomplice of worldly secular powers. Her mission has always been of this kind.
The irony is that she has . Linocut of Our Lady by Mother Telchilde NEW TRANSLATION OF THE ASSUMPTION HYMN: O GLORIOSA DOMINA August 15th, the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, is the Feast Day of the Abbey of Regina Laudis, named for the "Queen of Praise".