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This makes me think… about women as guardians of life

The maternal mission is also the basis of a particular responsibility. The mother is appointed guardian of life. It is her task to accept it with care, encouraging the human being’s first dialogue with the world, which is carried out precisely in the symbiosis with the mother’s body. It is here that history of every…

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Among Women 162: Culture of Life Africa – How One Woman’s Letter started an international ministry

In this week’s episode of Among Women, I caught up longtime Among Women listener, Uju Ekeocha. She describes how she was blessed by the ministry of Among Women and how it deepened her faith and helped her strengthened her call to become a saint and be a force for good in the world. Over time she discovered…

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Dr Theresa Burke of Rachel’s Vineyard shares from her heart about pain, suffering, and help for post-abortive women

You may recall Dr. Burke being a guest on Among Women 75 on “Healing from the Hurt of Abortion“, and on Among Women 79 on “Overcoming the Trauma of Sexual Abuse”. She’s a leading expert in her field, and she takes both a clinical and pastoral Christian approach to healing. I hope you’ll check back to…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #9 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Even though this is the last day of the Nine Days, if you’ve missed out on joining in, you can start your own nine day novena for life right now! There’s no limit to how and when this novena gets prayed. Learn more about the Nine Days initiative and find PDF’s with the prayers, as…

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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)

Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. 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…

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Podcasts with Pro-Life Themes… share these!

Here’s a quick review of some of the Among Women podcasts that may interest you as we conclude this year’s March for Life. (Click on the links for each show and find valuable resources related to the subject matter.) Among Women 121: Pro-life advocate Leticia Velasquez combats the culture of death and discusses her book…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #7 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

We’re on Day 7 of a 9-day novena! The home stretch! Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For elected leaders who oppose any restriction on the abortion license: may God allow them to grasp the brutal violence of abortion and the reality of post-abortion suffering experienced by countless…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #6 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Pray to support life initiatives in this country –especially the events taking place in Washington DC over this weekend. Are you late to this novena? No problem! Start today. Any and all prayer counts. Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For those whose work involves promoting abortion and…

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Among Women 155: Woman, you are a gift! A look at the feminine genius…

This week Among Women looks at the amazing dignity of woman and the gift of physical and spiritual maternity. This is one of those programs that is really foundational — theologically — to the mission of Among Women. I’m so happy to share some of the “feminine genius” that you will find in the writings…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #5 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Pray with Americans from all over the country  in support of life! Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For scientists and pharmaceutical employees who help create and manufacture contraceptive and abortifacient drugs: that the Lord will open their eyes to the moral danger and health risks these drugs…

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