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Today's Pro-Life Reflection
(From Fr. Frank Pavone's Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day) 
April 1
Palm Sunday - "The crowds...kept shouting, 'Hosanna to the Son of David!'" (Matthew 21:9)
Reflection: Jesus' entry into Jerusalem is triumphant, a stark contrast to the shouts of the crowd on Friday saying, "Crucify him!"
The triumph of Palm Sunday represents the fact that by coming to Jerusalem, he is bringing about the triumph of grace over sin and life over death. His being lifted up on the cross is a lifting up in glory. It is not weakness, but strength – the strength to give one's life for others who need to be saved.
Prayer: Jesus, grant me the palm of victory to give myself away for those who cannot defend themselves. Amen.
    

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Deacons for Life To Provide Networking and Encouragement
By Deacons for Life Posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
 
New York City -- Deacons for Life, a national ministry which is part of the Gospel of Life/Priests for Life Family of ministries, has announced a renewed launch of its efforts to network, equip and encourage deacons in their role as heralds and servants of the Gospel of Life.

A renewed website, at DeaconsForLife.org, enables deacons to obtain resources for prayer and preaching, as well as connect with national pro-life action items. Some of the projects on the horizon include:

National Voter Registration Sundays June 29 and July 6, to help voters prepare for the mid-term elections;
“Turning the Hearts of Fathers,” an effort to assist Churches to proclaim healing to men affected by abortion;
A call to the US Senate to schedule a vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act;
Preparation for the National Day of Remembrance, an observance in September by which simultaneous memorial services are held at the gravesites of aborted children.

Assisting in the leadership of this effort, along with Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, are the following deacons:

Deacon Keith Fournier 
Diocese of Richmond 

Deacon Dominick Pastore 
Archdiocese of Detroit 

Deacon Tim Kennedy 
Archdiocese of Newark 

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers 
Archdiocese of Portland

For more information, see DeaconsForLife.org.







 
 
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