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Post date: 03/15/2017
I have been the sacristan at St. Gerald Parish in Ralston for the past nine years. I have always brought my grandsons with me when I have had jobs to do at the parish’s church in Omaha. Pretty much, wherever I go they go. My grandma did the same with me. Sometime during Lent eight years ago, I was at the main altar preparing for the Sunday Mass....
Post date: 05/20/2016
Imagine if you were faced with a choice between life and death.  You had a low income, were still in college and afraid of what people would think.  We need to let these mothers know that God loves them no matter what choice they make. There is a difference between being pro-life and anti-abortion.  Anti-abortionists feel like to stop abortion...
Post date: 05/20/2016
A Culture of Life is a Cradle of Life St. Benedict’s motto for his order, Ora et Labora, is the perfect perspective for young people seeking to help mothers in crisis pregnancy.  A crisis pregnancy doesn’t usually happen immediately, but instead many unfortunate circumstances lead up to it over a period of time, so the help offered and the...
Post date: 05/20/2016
Life starts with the pregnant mother and her unborn child.  Life starts the minute of conception and every human life is very valuable no matter how old they are.  A baby’s heart starts beating 18 days after conception.  As an advocate for unborn babies and their mothers is very important, and I feel that they need a lot of support, love, and...
Post date: 05/20/2016
Life Being pro-life is so much more than just agreeing that life is precious.  Being pro-life means to take action and stand up for lives everywhere including the unborn.  We are called to show consideration for life and defend it even in difficult situations.  In the U.S. alone, there have been over 57 million abortions since 1973.  This number...
Post date: 05/20/2016
We are called to defend life, from conception to death, and this includes not only defeating the culture of death, but also cultivating a culture of life.  One way to do this is to support mothers in difficult situations, because it is from an environment of love and acceptance that they will find the confidence to choose life.  To be pro-life...
Post date: 05/19/2016
Students from Catholic schools and home-school programs are among five winners of the annual Pro-Life Essay Contest sponsored by the Respect Life Apostolate of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Seventh-graders through juniors in high school were invited to write about ways to help mothers in crisis pregnancies choose life for their babies, and the contest...

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