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Ministering to Mothers in Crisis at a Pro-Life Pregnancy Center

“What is it we can continue to do throughout the year to really be that pro-life generation we chant about?”

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March for Life 2018: Preaching the Sanctity of Human Life

On Friday, January 19th 2018, the Dominican friars marched among thousands at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

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Diana Banister: The Pro-Life Movement and the Dominican Charism

Diana Banister is President of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs—the Washington-based firm that coordinates media outreach for the March for Life—and a member of the Dominican Foundation Board.   What is the state of the Pro-Life movement today?   The Knights of Columbus recently did a poll on what people believe about life issues, and

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Project Rachel Ministry: Healing the Trauma of Abortion

Project Rachel Ministry: Healing the Trauma of Abortion   By: Br. Pier Giorgio Dengler, O.P.   For years—as an avid pro-lifer—I’ve known the “day job” of the Good Shepherd as He leads us to green pastures and guards us from the enemy. Through Project Rachel, I have come to know why He rejoices so greatly over

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A Letter from Father Gabriel

A Letter from Father Gabriel “If you live today, you breathe in nihilism… it’s the gas you breathe. If I hadn’t had the Church to fight it with or to tell me the necessity of fighting it, I would be the stinkingest logical positivist you ever saw right now.” — Flannery O’Connor In responding to

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A Dominican Witness to the Sanctity of Human Life

A Dominican Witness to the Sanctity of Human Life   By: Br. Peter Joseph Gautsch, O.P.   Saint Dominic preached far, wide, and often about the goodness of creation. One way we friars continue to witness to the sanctity of human life—from its earliest stages—is to participate each year in various ways in the March

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Jesus in the Flesh and the Problem of Abortion

Jesus in the Flesh and the Problem of Abortion Adapted from a blog post on DominicanaJournal.org   By: Br. Reginald Hoefer, O.P.   Restlessness seems ubiquitous today. People are uncomfortable with the stability of human nature and obsessed with the idea of personal autonomy. The abortion industry feeds on this discomfort because it offers us

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A Prayer for Life

Father and maker of all, you adorn all creation with splendor and beauty, and fashion human lives in your image and likeness. Awaken in every heart reverence for the work of your hands, and renew among your people a readiness to nurture and sustain your precious gift of life. Grant this through our Lord Jesus

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Respect Life

Respect Life By Nicole Rocco We hope you are inspired by this young woman’s amazing story. Afterwards, she told us how she finds great joy in praying at Our Lady of Grace Monastery where Father Steven Boguslawski, O.P., is chaplain to the Dominican nuns. She also attends Mass at the Dominican parish of Saint Mary’s

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